Job title: Orthopaedic Technician Certified – Emergency Department
Company: Alberta Health Services
Job description: Your Opportunity:
The SHC has four key pillars of service: Collaborative Practice, Wellness, Patient and Family Centered Care, and Innovation. These pillars are guiding the development and delivery of service of to all patients and families at SHC. Reporting to the Unit Manager, the Registered Orthopedic Technologist (ROT)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Emergency Department you will work as an essential member of the South Health Campus Emergency Department team caring for both adult and pediatric patients of varying acuity.
As an Orthopaedic Technician (Ortho Tech), you will apply, adjust, and remove casts, splints and traction equipment utilized in the care of orthopaedic patients (clients, residents). You will observe, monitor, report and document changes in the patient’s physical, mental and emotional state, while providing safe and effective, quality care. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
- Classification: Orthopaedic Tech Certified
- Union: AUPE AUX
- Unit and Program: Emergency Department
- Primary Location: South Health Campus
- Location Details: As Per Location
- Multi-Site: Not Applicable
- FTE: 0.00
- Posting End Date: 31-JAN-2024
- Employee Class: Casual/Relief
- Date Available: 01-FEB-2024
- Hours per Shift: 7.75, 11.25
- Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
- Shifts per cycle: Varies
- Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
- Days Off: Other
- Minimum Salary: $35.70
- Maximum Salary: $47.02
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Completion of an accredited specialty Orthopaedic Technician program. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications:
Current certification with Canadian Society of Orthopedic Technologists (CSOT). Preferred Qualifications:
Calgary Zone Adult Emergency/Urgent Care ROT/full scope LPN experience preferred; other Emergency/UC experience will be considered. Post-LPN immunization certification and registration with CLPNA preferred.
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.
Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.
We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Location: Calgary, AB
Job date: Fri, 10 Nov 2023 23:19:55 GMT