Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Relief Senior Orthopedic Technician (.001 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Clinical Services

.001 FTE, 8-Hour, Day ShiftsLucile 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 Sr. Orthopedic Technician is accountable to and evaluated by the Patient Care Manager (or designee) for the 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:

  • 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 equivalentExperience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceLicense/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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.

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 identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.