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Work Schedule/Shift

5 DAYS - 8 HOURS

Req. No

193988

Job Title

Orthopedic Technician Senior - Pedi Multi Specialty

Market

CHRISTUS Children's

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS Baylor Clinics La Cantera

Address

15900 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX  78256
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Type

FULL TIME

Orthopedic Technician Senior - Pedi Multi Specialty Job in San Antonio

Job Description

Summary:

Responsible for applying and removing plaster or fiberglass casts on patients with fractures, sprains or torn muscles; maintaining cast working area; assisting the supervising physician or nurse as needed; and assisting with surgical procedures and with admitting and screening patients.

The CHRISTUS Children’s Hospital, established in 1959, was the first children’s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children’s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children’s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of standard sterile techniques and principles/methods used in preparing, applying and removing casts
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with staff and patients and work productively and independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a fast-paced clinic with a diverse population
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred
  • Pediatric experience, preferred
  • 2 years of experience in a hospital, institution, nursing home or private practice setting which has included direct basic patient care
  • Orthopedic Technologist certification, preferred
  • CPR certification

Work Type:

Full Time


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Orthopedic Technician Senior - Pedi Multi Specialty