Orthopedic Doctor Job Description

orthopedic doctor job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Orthopedic Doctor Job Description

An orthopedic doctor (also orthopedist or orthopedist) is a specialist who treats diseases and injuries involving the musculoskeletal system (e.


, bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and spine).

An orthopedic doctor may specialize in sports medicine, trauma (broken bones), or surgery.

Orthopedic surgery involves the correction of deformities and injuries, such as torn ligaments, fractures, and tumors.

Many orthopedic procedures involve the use of metal and plastic hardware.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Orthopedic Doctor to work with us in our clinic. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Orthopedic Doctor Duties:

  • Provide medical care and treatment to patients who suffer from acute or chronic injuries or diseases of the musculoskeletal system
  • Develop and direct the orthopedic department
  • Direct all actions of the orthopedic department
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction by responding to inquiries and resolving problems in a timely manner
  • Maintain the physical condition of company facilities and equipment
  • Conduct office and administrative duties related to the department

Orthopedic Doctor Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical services and surgical care to patients to prevent, diagnose, and treat orthopedic injuries and conditions
  • Offer preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative care, including the administration of medication and anesthesia
  • Operate on patients under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Perform physical assessments to identify and treat any orthopedic impairments
  • Perform diagnostic and noninvasive imaging procedures
  • Perform surgery on patients, including minimally invasive procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of operating rooms
  • Consult with patients, their families, and other medical professionals about treatments, medications, and surgical procedures
  • Represent the hospital at professional conferences, and in joint medical, nursing, and anesthesia committees
  • Review patient progress, and report relevant information to physicians and other medical personnel
  • Identify any irregularities or deficiencies, and report the concerns to the appropriate personnel
  • Develop treatment plans for patients, including surgical interventions

Requirements And Skills:

  • Doctorate degree in orthopedic surgery
  • Valid medical license
  • Evidence of at least five (5) years of experience treating orthopedic conditions
  • Preparation for board certification
  • Ability to speak and write both English and Mandarin
  • Knowledge of patient insurance and reimbursement practices

[Company name] is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We strongly encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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