ORTHOPEDIC TECH - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY - Casual - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

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Job Description

Performs and assists with patient assessments and technical skills to accurately assess the status of each patient, including procedures as appropriate. Evaluates patients and documents patient interaction. Practices infection control. Contributes to the team as necessary to ensure quality patient care.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: General working knowledge of casting and splint application and removal. Knowledge of universal precautions. Knowledge of sterile field maintenance and instrument sterility. Technical competency in casting skills, suture removal as measured by OTC; basic wound dressing application. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good English language skills. Ability to speak in person and on the telephone; read and follow instructions in English. Patient concern and sensitivity. High school diploma or equivalent.

Required Certification/Registration:: Current OTC certification required. Current BLS required

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:Prefer one or more years of experience in an orthopaedic office or related orthopaedic office or related ortho field.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.