Orthopedic Tech II
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Under the supervision of the Orthopedic Supervisor and/or
departmental physicians or extenders, assists the physicians with
all routine orthopedic procedures to include: applying casts,
splints, bandages, and pre-fabricated braces; furnishing, adjusting
and instructing patients in the use of various orthopedic devices;
setting up and maintaining orthopedic traction. Act as a 1st assist
in any orthopedic surgical procedure in the operating room or minor
procedure rooms. Responds appropriately within a specified time
period to emergency situations when requested by physician or
extenders of any department. -Essential Responsibilities: -$1,500
sign-on bonus eligible position! -
- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles
of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local
- PATIENT PROCEDURES AND ACTIVITIES: All Orthopedic Tech I
duties. Stands call for a specified timeframe on a rotational
basis.Must respond within 30 minutes to emergency situations when
requested by physicians or extenders of any department. Visits
patients at home or nursing facility as required. Assist physician
in developing new techniques and procedures. Act as 1st Assist in
any orthopedic surgical case in operating room or minor procedure
room under the direct supervision of the surgeon. Performs
representative duties of Surgical Technician job description for
Orthopedic procedures. Reviews and prepares each case, preps,
positions and drapes each patient prior to procedure. Ties
pre-placed subcutaneous and skin sutures and applies proper
dressing as directed by surgeon. Assist physicians or extenders
with orthopedic procedures in the emergency room (for example
cleanse wounds, reduce fractures, pin insertions, apply surgical
dressings). Provide Emergency Room or outlying clinic physicians or
extender with information regarding specific type of casting to be
done relating to the specific injury.
- RECORDS AND PATIENT INFORMATION All Orthopedic Tech I
- EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS All Orthopedic Tech I duties.
- ADMINISTRATIVE All Orthopedic Tech I duties. Assist with
orientation and training of new or less experienced personnel.
Coordinate department activities with other departments. Serve as a
resource person to co-workers by answering procedural questions and
assisting in problem solving.
- OTHER ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assume other activities
and responsibilities as needed. Follows established service
standards as set forth in LMP ABC's. That is, Take Initiative, Take
Responsibility, Take Care and Take Pride. Demonstrate compliance in
all above 4 areas. Examples: make a positive first impression,
protect patient privacy and confidentiality, assume ownership,
resolve conflict, show respect, maintain you environment and
support your team. -Assume other activities and responsibilities
from time to time as directed.Basic Qualifications:Experience
- Minimum three (3) years of -work experience in a heavy
Orthopedic Clinic and three (3) years of experience as a primary
assist in the operating room.Education
- Completion of an approved Orthopedic Technician program; or
equivalent training in the military; AND two (2) years of full time
experience as an Orthopedic Technician.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
required.License, Certification, Registration
- Must have Orthopedic Technician Certification. If no
certification upon hire, uncertified Orthopedic Technician II's
will be required to successfully complete and pass the
certification test within the probationary period.
- Completion of an approved Orthopedic Technician program.
- Valid CPR card Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Must be available for Primary assist on call and standby.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. -Preferred
- Must be willing to travel between locations, work varied
locations and varied hours. -Notes:
Scheduled work hours per week will be
20-32.Will be required to work various orthopedic locations and
take call.PrimaryLocation : California,San Marcos,San Marcos
Medical Offices 4HoursPerWeek : 21Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue,
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, SunWorkingHoursStart : 06:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd
: 10:00 PMJob Schedule : Part-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee
Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : B09-OPEIU-Local
30Job Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Clinical
Support,Surgical TechnicianDepartment : San Marcos Outpatient Med
Cntr - Orthopedics-Regular Clinic - 0806Travel : Yes, 15 % of the
TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
Keywords: Kaiser, Chula Vista , Orthopedic Tech II, Healthcare , Fallbrook, California
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