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Sutter Health Orthopedic Technician in Burlingame, California

Organization:

PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation MPD

Position Overview:

Follows clearly defined orthopedic procedures to provide support to physicians and other health care providers for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injury or disease. Integrates education, technical competence and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers. Documents and assists patients' progress throughout their plan of care. Supports the functionality of the department by distributing supplies and performing equipment maintenance and setup as needed. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety to help deliver optimal patient care.

Job Description :

EDUCATION

HS Diploma: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) or equivalent education/experience

EXPERIENCE

1 year in the orthopedic medical field.

1 year applying, adjusting, and removing casts and splints.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

General knowledge of orthopedic principles, procedures, views, and equipment.

Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

Written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.

General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).

Ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Ability to identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

Ability to build collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities & working conditions at the following link:

License/Certifications:

Education:

High School Diploma (Required)

Job Shift:

Days

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

Rotating Weekends

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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