Orthopedic Technician
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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High School/GED
2 Years of Experience Required
Note: this position will primarily be based at our Walnut Creek site, however, it will float to the Oakland site as needed.

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of an Orthopedic Surgeon, the Orthopedics Technician is responsible for all phases of technical orthopedics including the safe and expert application of all standard and specialized pediatric casts, softgoods, DME and traction as well as accurate billing of cast room procedures and supplies.

Job Requirements:
Education:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Experience: 2+ years of full-time experience as an orthopedic technician. 1+ year of experience in an acute care hospital setting. Pediatric experience is highly desirable.
Certificiation/Licensure: Current BLS Certification
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities; Interact in a courteous and professional manner with children and their families in a high volume, multi-cultural clinical setting. Good oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 3 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 6-8 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Gasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs., over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.