Orthopedic Technician - Clinic-Peds-Sunnyvale 2B (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Clinical Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Sunnyvale CA 94087
Req: 7990
FTE: 1

Clinical Services

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts
 
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

The Orthopedic Technician is accountable to and evaluated by the Patient Care Manager (or designee) forthe Surgical or Orthopedic Unit, in collaboration with appropriate nursing personnel. Support their respective clinical area as it relates to orthopedic procedures, treatment and care.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Acts as a consultant on orthopedic procedures and policies.

  • As necessary, accurately sets up traction and maintains traction beds.

  • Carries out all responsibilities in a pleasant, courteous and cooperative manner.

  • Conducts all communication (verbal and written) in an effective, accurate, courteous manner.

  • Contributes in a positive manner to the unit, department and hospital goals.

  • Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.

  • Effectively maintains and manages their respective clinical area and performs required duties on a daily basis.

  • Establishes and facilitates appropriate working relationships between the orthopedic area and work areas of the Hospital (nursing units, ED, OR, Clinic).

  • Follows unit and departmental guidelines related to staffing and scheduling.

  • Initiates problem-solving techniques on a timely basis.

  • Maintains adequate inventory of materials and equipment

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: Six (6) months of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus

  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions

  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.