To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the supervision of the PSM and under the direction of the registered nurse, performs specific duties and supports patient care in the Pediatric Specialty Centers. Examples of duties include: cast application, assisting with procedures, direct and indirect patient care activities that are essential to providing high quality, efficient, care. Contributing to efficient flow of operations, collaborating with all members of the multidisciplinary team and departments.
high school education or GED, certification in orthopedic technician, Medical Assistant Certification will be considered if experience in an orthopedics.
At least 2 years of orthopedic inpatient or outpatient experience, including pediatrics
orthopedic tech or MA certification
must have knowledge of anatomy & skeletal structure, including experience with cast application (techniques and methods)
Requires good manual dexterity, ability to use power equipment, assist with lifting, transferring, or mobilizing patients. Requires standing and walking throughout the day and use of good body mechanics
CERTIFICATION IN ORTHOPEDIC TECHNICIAN OR MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION WITH EXPERIENCE IN ORTHOPEDICS. MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF ANATOMY & SKELETAL STRUCTURE, INCLUDING EXPERIENCE WITH CAST APPLICATION (TECHNIQUES AND METHODS)