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NEC Codes - HM-8489 Orthopedic Cast Room Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8489 Orthopedic Cast Room Technician


Assists medical officer in application and removal of casts and traction in all forms and in maintenance of traction. Assists in minor operative procedures such as arthrocentesis, suture removal, dressing changes, and insertion and removal of skeletal traction devices. Maintains records on patients treated in cast room.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E3-E6

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E6

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes



Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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