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Orthopedic Technician

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Job ID: 14384
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

PeaceHealth is seeking a per diem Orthopedic Technician for a day shift position.  Hourly compensation starts at $23.42, more depending on experience.

The Orthopedic Technician is responsible for applying and removing orthopedic appliances including casts, splints and braces. Educates patients on proper care and application of appliances.

  • Coordinates and schedules surgery procedures with physicians, hospital surgery scheduling, managed care and patient.
  • Applies and removes orthopedic appliances including casts, splints and braces.
  • Education patient on proper care and application.
  • Evaluates patients who present problems with casts or splints. Makes appropriate modifications or adjustments.
  • May assist physician with pin removal, incision and drainage, setting fractures, joint injections, and other procedures as required and within scope.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of two years cast room experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of sterile technique and of orthopedic supplies preferred.
  • NBCOT (National Board for the Certification of Orthopedic Technologists) certification preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.


  • Experience with relevant PC applications required including basic skills with MS Office applications.
  • Ability to use office equipment and phone systems.


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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