Orthopedic Technologist (Fracture Clinic)

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Job Number:
J0522-1019
Requisition #:
FRACT2205
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
Department:
Fracture Clinic
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Open Positions:
1

Overview 

The Orthopaedic Technologist serves as a technical expert in matters pertaining to orthopaedic devices and techniques providing care to patients through the application, adjustment and removal of a variety of casts, bandages, slings, splints and traction fittings etc.  The Orthopaedic Technologist fullfills the responsibilities of the position with a high degree of autonomy within established guidelines working under the direction of a Supervising Physician to preform enhanced skills.

 

Education 

- Completion of a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist Program.
- Completion of a Physician sponsored Apprenticeship Program (2 years - in a Fracture Clinic) required.
- Current registration with C.S.O.T - Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists required.
- Member of local chapter of the Candadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists required.

 

Qualifications

- 4-5 years of recent relevant experieince is required.
- Demonstrated understanding or anatomical structures and their relationship to one another required.
- Demonstrated ability to describe orthopaedic conditions required.
- Demonstrated ability to apply adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices.
- Demonstrated knowledge of working autonomously under medical directives.
- Demonstrated knowledge and ability to suture within medical directives.
- Excellent recognition, critial thinking and problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the proper application of aseptic technique.
- Knowledge of theory and application of skin and skeletal traction.
- Demonstrated ability to interpret fractures and dislocations on x-ray film.
- Willingness to continue education to maintain certification as required by CSOT.
- Ability to work well autonomously.
- Ability to function collaboratively with other members of the health care team.
- Effective time management skills, ability to organize work and set priorities.
- Effective verbal and written comunication skills.
- Proficient computer knowledge required.
- Ability to perform in a fast paced emergency room envirnonment.
- Good work and attendance record required.
- All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto  East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
- All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of  themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and  practices.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.