Orthopedic Technician Days FT

Tenet Healthcare

Job Description
Up to $8,000 Sign on Bonus, based on amount of relevant experience Childrens Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrens Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrens Hospital of Michigan, Childrens Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites. Job Description: Under direct supervision of qualified orthopedic personnel, and according to established policies and procedures, performs both technical and non-technical duties such as applying traction equipment, applying and removing casts, providing operation room assistance, maintaining equipment, ensuring adequate inventory and/or supplies, and related duties. Minimum Qualifications: 1. High school diploma or equivalent with additional classes in basic science and anatomy. 2. One to two years experience in related patient care activities. Skills Required: 1. Interpersonal and communication skills necessary for maintaining productive relationships with medical and nursing staff. 2. Manual dexterity and visual acuity for passing instruments, cutting sutures, and related work . 3. Ability to stand and walk while performing daily rounds at least 80% of the time. 4. Ability to reach, bend push, pull and lift while applying/adjusting orthopedic equipment and providing assistance to patients.