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

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
This outpatient clinic is located in sunny San Diego, CA and minutes from our beautiful beaches and central to the vibrant La Jolla community. You will experience the pride, and support of being a member of an outstanding team at our Torrey Pines clinic where we share a culture of providing excellent care to our patients and each other.
The Orthopedic technician 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.

This is a full-time position (80 hours per pay period), with Monday through Friday work schedule.

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
  • Current BLS
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 repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today

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.