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Orthopedic Care Technician I *0.9 FTE, Days, $5,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description $5,000 sign-on bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment. Orthopedic Care Technician I Providence Alaska Medical Center Orthopedic Care Technician I assist patients with activities of daily living and selective procedures delegated and communicated by licensed RN; including application of various orthopedic equipment/traction/braces, and indicated patient education regarding use and maintenance of same. This position does NOT perform casting procedures. These activities focus on maintaining a safe, hazard free, clean environment which facilitates patient focused care. Required qualifications:

  • Completion of nurse aide training program or six (6) months of nurse aide experience Preferred qualifications:
    • Orthopedic specific certification
    • Previous orthopedic experience Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities About the department you will serve. Providence Alaska Medical Center's Orthopedic Unit is a 36-bed unit, providing orthopedic care for elective procedures and admission, injuries, and major multi-trauma. There are two levels of care: Regular medical/surgical care and high level of intermediate care that includes bedside cardiac monitors and telemetry. Nurse to patient ratio varies depending upon acuity and the patient level of care. About Providence Alaska Medical Center Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific. As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska! We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P366616 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Clinical Specialty Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 1017 AK PAMC MEDSURG 3W Address: AK Anchorage 3200 Providence Dr Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Orthopedic Care Technician I *0.9 FTE, Days, $5,000 Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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