Orthopedic Technician

  • Requisition ID: 177019
  • Department: 200316 Patient Traction
  • Schedule: Part Time - Eligible For Benefits
  • Shift: Night
  • Category: Allied Health


The Ortho Spine/Patient Traction team is in need of Part Time Night shift availability: 2,12hr shifts per week between Mon-Thurs. Hours: 630PM-7AM

Position Purpose

Under the direction of Orthopedics, provides care to patients in accordance with hospital policies. This position works closely with orthopedic and other physicians to ensure proper application and education of traction devices.




Nature and Scope

This position is responsible for the safe application and maintenance of orthopedic and DME equipment supplied through the department . Patient training and education about orthopedic devices and equipment will also be required of the incumbent.

The incumbent must possess ability to improvise and make maximum use of the facility and equipment with a minimum of direction. Incumbent must maintain all equipment in a clean and orderly fashion. Incumbent will be required to log procedures and charges into the hospital mainframe computer. The incumbent will be responsible to ensure cost effective use and tracking of all traction equipment. Incumbent will maintain appropriate par levels of traction equipment through continuous tracking and reordering supplies when necessary.

The incumbent is responsible to operate phones and medical equipment in accordance with State, City, FCC, JCAHO and Renown Health regulations. Unusual circumstances, complicated situations, and out of the ordinary decisions will be referred to the supervisor.

The incumbent must demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensor, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to the Infant, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patient served and meets standards of quality as measured by the unit/department age specific competency standards.

Incumbent must be able to function autonomously and make appropriate decisions pertaining to quality patient care. Incumbent must demonstrate the desire to promote a caring environment.


The incumbent is responsible for the discreet transportation of deceased individuals and is responsible for the reporting of equipment that is not working correctly and any barriers that prevent timely and discreet transportation .


1. Excellent communication and Patient rapport.

2. Dependable and reliable with regard to work performance and attendance.

3. Ability to provide follow-up care of traction Patients, Patient education and post-operative assistance with Patient ambulation.

4 Ability to take direction from nursing and professional staff.

5. Willingness to support Renown Health Standards of Conduct.

6. Ability to apply, monitor, manage, manipulate all Renown Health traction devices.

7. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial and safety appropriate to the age of the patients served.

8. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations, and function professionally in a high intensity work environment.

This position does provide patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.


EMT I (preferred). Prior experience working with Patients with Orthopedic needs and/or the completion of Basic EMT courses.




Valid CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association standards.

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


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