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Orthopaedic Technologist (Part Time)

Windsor, ON, Canada
Pension

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager of Ambulatory Care, the Orthopaedic Technologist will work under the direction of the Orthopaedic Surgeons, in collaboration with other members of the health care team. The Orthopaedic Technologist will carry out duties as assigned within the scope of practice. The Orthopaedic Technologist complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Standards for the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist Program - required
  • Current registration with the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists (CSOT) - required
  • Current BCLS – required
  • Knowledge and use of basic computer programs - preferred
  • Flexible, self-directed and able to work safely and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of orthopaedic supplies and equipment for a variety of procedures, the positioning of patients, casts and splinting techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to properly apply, adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices while minimizing discomfort to the patient
  • Ability to interpret simple fractures and dislocations on x-ray
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to a large and diversified workload within a fast-paced fracture clinic environment
  • Demonstrates a commitment to participate in Quality Improvement Initiatives/Programs
  • Demonstrated high standards in oral and written communication skills and ability to work as a member of an integrated healthcare team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • General good health and a level of functional ability appropriate to the demands of the position
  • French language skills an asset