BULLETIN BOARD


Immigrants to Canada, including orthopaedic surgeons, should be aware that
employment as an orthopaedic technician in a Canadian hospital must be acquired
before you can join the CSOT. The CSOT is not set up to assess foreign credentials
before you arrive in Canada. The CSOT is not a training school nor an
employment agency.


 

Duplicate receipts will be issued via email at a cost of $25.00 each. If you allow your
membership to lapse and then require a letter sent to your employer stating you are up
to date with your CEP and a paid member in good standing, the cost for sending
this letter will be
$50.00.


Oral and practical exams - NEW

Held each spring upon successful completion of the written examination.
The fee for the oral and practical exams is $350.00. Once you have started
the practical portion of your exam, you are allowed one year ONLY to complete.
IE if you take part in the practical exam in the spring and fail a redo exam is
scheduled for the fall. If you do not take part in the fall exam, you MUST
attend the next oral and practical exam. If you choose not to
you will be required to do the complete exam not just the portion(s) you failed.

 


POSITION(S) AVAILABLE

We will periodically advertise positions available at various Hospitals.

If you are available for casual, part time or full time employment, please email the CSOT
or call (416) 445 4516

If you would like to place an advertisement on the bulletin board, please call us.

Techs Available for Part Time Employment

If you are available for short term employment  ie. as summer relief or filling in for illness,
please contact the CSOT with your name and months available.

Toronto Area

  • Mohammed Al-Ansari - Available any time and hours are flexible 519-851-3235
  • Desmond Brown R.T. (Orthopaed) available evenings Monday to Friday, Saturday all day
    and Sunday morning and evenings 416 587 2873
  • Lei Chen R.T. (Orthopaed) - 416- 491-1504
  • Simone Chillingworth - 519-697-6965 email: schillingworth@gmail.com
  • Dale DeCaire R.T. (Orthopaed) - 416-809-7469
  • Norm Ellsworth R.T. (Orthopaed) - 709-541-2422
  • Gholam Khalili - R.T. (Orthopaed)  - 416-696-5366 or 416 435-3458
  • Shannon MacIntosh R.T. (Orthopaed) 647-290-7399 Available weekends
  • Kevin McColl - Available on weekends in the GTA, London and Kitchener. Phone 519-822-5350 X 2738
    or Cell 519-616-4538
  • Emily-Ann Nagy - 519-410-1796 or 519-443-7077, email: emilyannnagy@hotmail.com
  • Taylor Piercey - 709-638-9495. email taylorpiercey709@gmail.com
  • Rodney Rolle - 519-870-3846. email: rodney.rolle@yahoo.com
  • Sam Sheng - 519-702-7658 email shengguangjie@hotmail.com
  • Catherine Skrabec R.T. (Orthopaed) available for Thursdays and Fridays, evenings and
    weekends
    Phone - 416 882-8783 or email cskrabec@gmail.com
  • Samantha Webster R.T. (Orthopaed)- 647-781-2427 or sammyj.webster@gmail.com
  • Lynn Welch - 519-755-4600 email: tlwelch@rogers.com
  • Morgan Wood - 226-378-8143 email morganwood051@gmail.com available evenings and weekends
  • Mary Young R.T. (Orthopaed) 905 451-5488


Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Job Title - Registered Orthopaedic Technologist


Job ID  - 10195
Location    - Toronto, Ontario
FTE  - 1.00
Hours of Work  - 37.50
Dept/Program Name  -  Orthopedic Clinic 
Contract Length 
Date Posted   - 31/10/2018 
Deadline to Apply   -  10/11/2018   
Target Openings   -    1


Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world.  As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education.  Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day.  SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.
When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description
 

As an expert in casting, the Registered Orthopaedic Technologist collaborates with other members of the health care team to provide care to patients primarily in (but not limited to) the Division of Orthopaedics. This position performs technical skills in the care of paediatric patients in the Clinic, Operating Room and Inpatient Units. The Registered Orthopaedic Technologist will work within the standards of the Hospital and the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technolgists.
Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Perform a comprehensive assessment of children who have orthopedic musculo-skeletal conditions, and develop an orthopedic care plan in collaboration with the child/family and the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Document on and participate in the development of the interdisciplinary plan of care
  • Under the guidance of the Resource Orthopedic Technologist, implement and document the orthopedic care plan
  • Perform interventions focused on the following areas: Splint/cast application; application of dressings/bandages; removal/repair/re-enforce casts; windowing/wedging casts; removal of sutures/wires/pins/external fixators; application of principles of surgical asepsis; preparation for minor surgical procedures application; and maintenance of traction and traction equipment
  • Perform daily inspection of all Orthopedic patients and equipment throughout the hospital
  • Educate patients/families in cast, skin and other care including danger signs
  • Assess, evaluate and revise the orthopedic plan by re-evaluation of patient status
  • Consult with the child/family, as well as the interdisciplinary team members, within and outside of the Hospital
  • Participate in research and continuing education initiatives

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Successful completion of Grade 12
  • Graduation from an accredited Orthopaedic Technology Program
  • Current registration with the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-direction and motivation
  • Good communication
  • Good time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who relates well to other people
  • Demonstrated commitment to life-long learning and evidence-based practice

Our Commitment to Diversity Please use the link below to apply
 

SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.

SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.
Please visit Sickkids.ca or use this link to apply

 

 

 HORIZON HEALTH NETWORK

Orthopedic Technologist
Saint John, New Brunswick

Horizon Health Network

Imagine yourself contributing to a health authority which plays a major role in research, education, innovation, and health
and wellness. Horizon Health Network, located in scenic New Brunswick, is Atlantic Canada's largest healthcare organization
servicing over a half a million people.

With over 12,600 employees and 1,000 physicians, Horizon operates 12 hospitals and
more than 100 medical facilities and clinics. We are an organization that values and recognizes your contributions, and is
dedicated to patient safety and satisfaction.

Visit our website: http://en.HorizonNB.ca


The Opportunity
Join us as a valued healthcare provider to deliver care to and manage in-patient consults for patients with bone and
joint injuries. Using your strong clinical skills, you will be responsible for the application, adjustment, and removal of
casts, splints, and braces. You will be actively involved in patient and family teaching, and function collaboratively with
other members of your healthcare team.

As an orthopedic technologist, in this permanent full time position, you will organize your workload and fulfill the
responsibilities of your position with a high degree of autonomy, with clinical direction and support from orthopedic surgeons,
urologists, and/or plastic surgeons.

As a key member of our team, we will work together to provide Exceptional Care. Every Person. Every Day.


What You Will Do
 Apply, adjust, repair, and remove casts, splints, braces, and walking devices.
 Remove dressings and assess condition of wounds prior to cast application, consulting with the physician when
problems are identified.
 Remove sutures, staples, pins, and adjustments related to external fixation.
 Assist with procedures in the operating room.
 Teach patients and family about specific injuries, treatment plans, and expected outcomes, and complete follow-up
assessments.
 Collaborate with health professionals such as physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists as
required, to provide optimum patient care.
 Provide on-the-job instruction and demonstration of casting/splinting techniques to other healthcare professionals,
such as medical students and residents.
 Integrate regularly with support service departments such as Medical Records, Radiology, and SPD to obtain needed
resources and to facilitate the flow of patient care.
 Provide support to nursing units and orthopedic clinics held in various facilities within the region.
 Participate in departmental staff meetings, quality care initiatives, and collection and reporting of statistics.


Ideally What You Will Bring
 2-3 years’ experience working as an Orthopedic Technologist.
 Successful completion of a recognized Orthopedic Technologist program.
 Registration with the Canadian Society of Orthopedic Technologists (CSOT).
 Basic knowledge and experience in urological / surgical based procedures.
 Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology related to orthopedics, orthopedic diseases and injuries, basic nursing
functions, and aseptic techniques.
 The ability to interpret x-rays and strong skills in casting and bracing.
 The ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with all members of your healthcare team.
 A focus on delivering quality and safe care to patients, clients, and their families.
 Proper regard for confidentiality.
 Qualifications as a Licensed Practical Nurse would be an asset.


Salary: $23.1388 to $24.9071 per hour

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to Kari Gautreau, Workforce Consultant, at kari.gautreau@horizonnb.ca, indicating
competition number 2018-34687 in your application.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Horizon Health Network. Please note that only candidates selected for
further consideration will be contacted.

 


HEADWATERS HEALTH CARE CENTRE

  Headwaters Health Care Centre is a medium-size acute and complex continuing care facility,
offering both inpatient and outpatient services, as well as an Emergency Department with 24/7
coverage, and serves over 135, 000 primarily from the communities of Dufferin County and the
Town of Caledon. Headwaters is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada,
the highest designation a hospital can receive. By offering care closer to home and putting
patients first, Headwaters aims to provide an exceptional experience every time.
Headwaters is currently seeking a:

087-18 Casual Orthopaedic Technician

As an active member of a high functioning interdisciplinary team, the Orthopaedic Technician
provides client-centred clinical care to support the delivery of the service for orthopaedic patients
in the clinic setting

Carries out responsibilities and assists in the care of patients in the orthopaedic and related
clinics. Functions under the direction of the Orthopaedic Surgeon. Works with the health care
team in providing a safe environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and others.
Works within Headwaters current policies and guidelines maintain corporate vision.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

 Orthopaedic Technician Certification and registration with the CSOT or Regulated Health
Professional in good standing with their college
 Current B.C.L.S. Ontario Heart Foundation Standards;
 1-2 years of work experience working directly in the care of orthopaedic patients
 Demonstrated understanding of anatomical structures and relationships with one another
and the ability to describe orthopaedic conditions;
 Ability to apply, adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices;
 Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and application of skin and skeletal traction;
 Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Headwaters comprehensive
safety programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety,
and participates in regular in-service education in this area;
 Demonstrated effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
 Physically capable of performing all aspects of orthopaedic technician’s duties
 Energetic, highly motivated, detail oriented individual with strong work ethic
 Demonstrated strong organizational skills

For further information about Headwaters Health Care Centre, please visit
www.headwatershealth.ca

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting
job number 087-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.                                                               


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Ambulatory Care
Ortho and Med/Surg Clinics

Job Posting
(CUPE Local 7811)

JOB TITLE:      Registered Practical Nurse (Full-Time)

As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe
environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing “Patient Safety” and our hospital’s
“Senior Friendly Strategies” as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and “The Workplace of Choice”.

DUTIES:      Reporting to the Manager of Ambulatory Clinics, the RPN performs the primary functions of assisting the
orthopedic surgeon in the ambulatory care clinic.   The successful candidate will also perform duties within the
Ambulatory clinics.  Responsible for associated inventory and ordering of supplies

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required

  • Graduate of a 2 year Community College Program
  • Certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Holds a diploma as an Orthopaedic Technologist from an accredited program. 
  • Is a member in good standing with the Canadian Society Of Orthopedic Technologists
  • Minimum  of 5 years of clinical experience
  • Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital
  • Holds RPN medication  administration certification
  • Knowledge and experience in surgical asepsis
  • Demonstrated ability to participate as a member of the health team
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, make recommendations and implement action plans
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed).

Asset:

  • Orthopedic/surgical experience preferred
  • Experience in minor procedures
  • Previous OR experience with a solid knowledge of sterile technique

SALARY:     $28.83 - $29.76 per hour.

HOURS:       Monday to Friday subject to change as per organizational need.

To apply for this position, or if you have any questions please email:
careers@cornwallhospital.ca

We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for
an interview will be contacted.


 

Registered Orthopaedic Technologist - Temporary Part Time - BG

Quinte Health Care (QHC), located in south/central Ontario, is an integrated system of
hospitals working with our partners to provide exceptional care. Our four hospitals:
Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial
Hospital and North Hastings Hospital, offer high-quality, comprehensive health services
to nearly 200,000 people throughout the region.

With fantastic restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, and more than 40 wineries,
the Quinte region is an excellent place to live. The array of parks, picturesque beaches,
golf courses, and waterfront trails, provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure.
This dynamic, growing community offers affordable housing in both urban and rural settings
and is an easy commute to larger centres such as Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal.
Visit www.bayofquinte.ca to learn more about the region.

QHC’s vision is to provide exceptional and compassionate care and to be valued by
our communities and inspired by the people we serve. We strive to enhance the quality and
safety of care, create an exceptional safety experience, provide effective care transitions,
and be an exceptional workplace.


Required
• Current certification of Competence from the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists
or equivalent.
• Current experience as an Orthopaedic Technologist to include aseptic technique.
• Evidence of continuing professional development.
• Must be able to accept direction yet work independently.
• Must have satisfactory work performance in present position.
• Must have previous proven good attendance record.
• Capable of coping with a physically demanding workload.
• May be required to work in other clinical areas.

Duties
• Participates in the Nursing Process by assisting with assessing, planning,
implementing and evaluating patient care.
• Performs acts requiring specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment in assessing health
needs and in planning, administering and evaluating patient care.
• Responsible for supervision of other members of the health care team who contribute to
the provision of patient care.
• Reports pertinent information to other members of the health care team.
• Maintains nursing records.
• Participates in Quality Improvement Programs to ensure a high level of patient care.
• Other duties as assigned.

Quinte Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested candidates for
their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity

Quinte Health Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting needs
under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Our Recruitment process follows the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act in order
to provide a fair and equitable process for all candidates. Applicants requiring accommodation
through the recruitment/interview process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources
Department at 613-969-7400 x2577 for assistance. In order to apply for the posting please go to the
following link.

http://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?page=joblisting&CLID=76411

 


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POSITION:     ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGIST             STATUS:  part time

 LOCATION:   WINDSOR REGIONAL HOSPITAL             POSTING:  17.1176
                        WINDSOR, ONTARIO

 

Reporting to the Manager of Ambulatory Care, the Orthopaedic Technologist will work under the
direction of the Orthopaedic Surgeons, in collaboration with other members of the health care team.
The Orthopaedic Technologist will carry out duties as assigned within the scope of practice. 
The Orthopaedic Technologist complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Standards for
the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist Program - required
  • Current registration with the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists (CSOT) - required
  • Current BCLS  – required
  • Knowledge and use of basic computer programs - preferred
  • Flexible, self directed and able to work safely and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of orthopaedic supplies and equipment for a variety of procedures,
    the positioning of patients, casts and splinting techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to properly apply, adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices
    while minimizing discomfort to the patient
  • Ability to interpret simple fractures and dislocations on x-ray
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to a large and diversified workload within a fast paced
    fracture clinic environment
  • Demonstrates a commitment to participate in Quality Improvement Initiatives/Programs
  • Demonstrated high standards in oral and written communication skills and
    ability to work as a member of an integrated healthcare team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • French language skills an asset

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application through the Windsor Regional Hospital
website at: www.wrh.on.ca.

We thank all those who apply; however, only candidates chosen for interview will be contacted.

 


HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES, MCMASTER CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Job Title:                             Registered Orthopaedic Technologist
Location:                             Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario
Posting #:                            68596
Status:                                  Temporary Full-Time
Hours per week:              37.5
Union Code:                      CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary:             $31.4310 Hourly
Maximum Salary:            $31.9944 Hourly

Unit Summary
The Fracture Clinic at the McMaster Children's Hospital is a dual care delivery model for both adults and children.
It is a dynamic, fast paced outpatient clinic, providing orthopedic surgical follow up care.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Orthopedic Surgeons and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team,
the Registered Orthopedic Technologist provides a complete range of orthopedic technology services.
The Registered Orthopedic Technologist performs skills related to the care of a diverse population of patients,
pediatric and adult, requiring the services of orthopedic surgery. Performs other assigned duties in the Fracture Clinic
and other Clinical areas.

Schedule Work hours
Monday to Friday; days and evenings

This position is temporary until August 2018.

Qualifications
1. Registered with Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technology
2. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
3. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, make recommendations and implement action plans
4. Demonstrated computer skills
5. Self-motivated and the ability to prioritize tasks
6. Ability to understand and follow directions in oral and written format
7. Ability to read, write and understand English

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply via the Careers
website hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/careers

HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES, MCMASTER CHILDREN'S
HOSPITAL

Job Title:                             Registered Orthopaedic Technologist
Location:                             Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario
Posting #:                            68663
Status:                                  Casual Part-Time
Union Code:                      CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary:             $31.4310 Hourly
Maximum Salary:            $31.9944 Hourly

Unit Summary
The Fracture Clinic at the McMaster Children's Hospital is a dual care delivery model for both adults and children.
It is a dynamic, fast paced outpatient clinic, providing orthopedic surgical follow up care.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Orthopedic Surgeons and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team,
the Registered Orthopedic Technologist provides a complete range of orthopedic technology services.
The Registered Orthopedic Technologist performs skills related to the care of a diverse population of patients,
pediatric and adult, requiring the services of orthopedic surgery. Performs other assigned duties in the Fracture Clinic
and other Clinical areas.

Schedule Work hours
Monday to Friday; days and evenings

Qualifications
1. Registered with Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technology
2. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
3. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, make recommendations and implement action plans
4. Demonstrated computer skills
5. Self-motivated and the ability to prioritize tasks
6. Ability to understand and follow directions in oral and written format
7. Ability to read, write and understand English

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply via the Careers
website hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/careers

 


Markham

ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN (1) -
FULL TIME TEMPORARY (UP TO 7 MONTHS) MARKHAM SITE

Link to website:

Who we are:

Markham Stouffville Hospital is a large community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge that has a reputation
for excellence in progressive community care.  The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive
new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community.  With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and
innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital
has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. 
We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and
at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

What we need:

In this role, you will utilize your strong clinical skills in the application and removal of casting materials, conducting
cast checks, limb monitoring, and the maintenance and application of traction equipment. In addition, you will actively
be involved with patient teaching and you will maintain the fracture rooms within the program.

Who you are:

You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs

 Schedule

Hours of work are Tuesday to Friday 10 hour shifts. Please note schedules may change based on operational needs.

What you bring to MSH:

  • ·         Completion of Orthopaedic Technician Program
  • ·         Certification with the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists is preferred
  • ·         Completion of an Aseptic Procedures Course is preferred
  • ·         Experience dressing applications is an asset
  • ·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ·         Ability to work well independently and as a member of the team
  • ·         Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • ·         Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.)
    by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety
    legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

Website: www.msh.on.ca

Email: knash@msh.on.ca

Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Should you require accommodations
during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources


NORTH YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL

Site: General
Union: SEIU
Position: Orthopaedic Technologist
Reports To: Clinical Team Manager
Unit/Department: Emergency
Hours: 0.3 FTE, 12 hours shifts, days and evenings, including every other weekend
and statutory holidays
Status: Part Time Regular
Rate of Pay: $25.3550


IMAGINE
a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above
and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital, we put our patients first in everything we do.
We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care, and as one of Canada's leading
community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and
innovation. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making
a world of difference


Orthopaedic Technologist
Your goal in this position is to perform and/or assist with Ambulatory Care and related activities in the care of orthopaedic
patients. You have effective verbal and written communication skills, including ability to explain the care of orthopaedic
appliances to patient/family and other staff. You have the ability to interpret fractures and dislocations on x-ray film and
also to interpret and follow medical directions. You are able to function with minimal supervision. The position supports
the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through
research and innovation.

On a practical level, you will:

 Support and adhere to Hospital and Emergency Services Program policies and procedures
 Fabricate, adjust and remove orthopaedic devices. Apply mobilization and immobilization devices
 Perform application of specialized casts, i.e., fracture brace, body cast, application and removal of Halo body cast
Day to day planning and coordination of Ambulatory Care, patient flow, discharge and follow-up patient care
 Apply skin, skeletal and manual traction
 Record and report appropriately
 Maintain procedural competence


Working at NYGH
means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of
Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a part time casual position, on as needed basis, days and evening shifts, 8 hour
shifts, including weekends and holidays in Emergency department.
We offer a highly competitive total compensation
package that may include benefits, pension, and vacation.


Qualifications:
 Grade XII or equivalent; graduate, or registration pending, from a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist program or
sanctioned by the CSOT or Apprenticeship program and sponsorship by an orthopaedic physician, good
knowledge of anatomy required
 CSOT membership required
 Computer skills an asset;
 Knowledge/experience in Emergency and/or Ambulatory Care programs and Community Services


How to Apply
Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:
 Please submit a completed transfer form and resume to Human Resources
 Please consider joining our talent community by creating a profile on nygh.on.ca/careers
 Ensure your contact information and the title of the position to which you are applying is accurate
 Ensure to meet the deadline
 We will review all completed applications and will contact those selected for an interview


We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce
that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities, and are committed to
providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with
you to meet your needs.

To apply please go through NYG careers page http://www.nygh.on.ca/careers

 


 

 

Cast Technician
Casual

DEPARTMENT:      Ambulatory Care

SHIFT:                       Days

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exhibits the Core Values of Collingwood General and Marine Hospital:
    Caring Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Adaptable, Teamwork.
  • Minimum 3-5 Related Experience with casting and splinting in an
    orthopedic setting.
  • Active membership with the Canadian Society of Orthopedic Technologists (CSOT) required.
  • Orthopedic Technologist Diploma an asset.
  • Team Player
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills – ability to explain care of casts,
    splints, and orthopedic appliances to patients, their families, and other staff.
  • Well Organized

DUTIES:

  • Application of casts
  • Application of splints
  • Repair of casts and splints
  • Teaching care of casts and splints
  • Application of dressings
  • Suture removal
  • Uses Meditech computer system for order entry as required
  • Adheres to Patient and Occupational Health & Safety responsibilities
  • Assists Ambulatory Care Staff with ordering of supplies for orthopaedic clinics.
  • May participate in recommending the purchase of new equipment or supplies.

START DATE: ASAP

TO APPLY:  Please forward your completed cover letter and updated resume to Human Resources at mcnevinb@cgmh.on.ca


 

       MICHAEL GARRON HOSPITAL

Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is an award-winning hospital and one of Toronto's best-kept secrets.  
As Ontario’s leading community teaching hospital, MGH has proudly served the diverse, multi-cultural
community of east Toronto since 1929 and is known for its friendliness and sense of community
within Canada's largest city.  Recognized as a leader in workplace wellness and offering a quality
work environment focused on learning and development, MGH invests in people to meet their
professional goals and to reach their personal best.

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to advance their career as a

Part-Time Orthopaedic Technologist

The Orthopaedic Technologist serves as a technical expert in matters pertaining to orthopaedic devices and
techniques providing care to patients through the application, adjustment and removal of a variety of casts,
bandages, slings, splints and traction fittings etc. The Orthopaedic Technologist fulfills the responsibilities
of the position with a high degree of autonomy within established guidelines working under the direction
of a Supervising Physician to preform enhanced skills.

 Education:

  •   Completion of a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist Program
  •   Completion of a Physician sponsored Apprenticeship Program (2 years - in an Emergency Department)
    required
  • Current registration with C.S.O.T - Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists required
  • Member of local chapter of the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists required

 Qualifications/Experience:

  •          4-5 years of recent relevant ER Experience is required
  •          Demonstrated understanding or anatomical structures and their relationship to one another required
  •          Demonstrated ability to describe orthopaedic conditions required
  •          Demonstrated ability to apply adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices
  •          Demonstrated knowledge of working autonomously under medical directives
  •          Demonstrated knowledge and ability to suture within medical directives
  •          Excellent recognition, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  •          Demonstrated proficiency in the proper application of aseptic technique
  •          Knowledge of theory and application of skin and skeletal traction
  •          Demonstrated ability to interpret fractures and dislocations on x-ray film
  •          Willingness to continue education to maintain certification as required by CSOT
  •          Ability to work well autonomously
  •          Ability to function collaboratively with other members of the health care team
  •          Effective time management skills, ability to organize work and set priorities
  •          Effective verbal and written communication skills
  •          Proficient computer knowledge required
  •          Ability to perform in a fast paced emergency room environment
  •          Good work and attendance record required
  •          All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health
  •          Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the
    legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
  •          All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff
    safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
  •          All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves
    and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

 

If you are ready to join MGH, please email your resume indicating ER1601 Orthopaedic Technologist
in the subject line to: hr@tegh.on.ca

 

Please visit our Careers page at www.tegh.on.ca Careers, Current Opportunities, How to
Apply to download the application form

Our diverse staff is our most valued resource.
Compassion, Integrity, Courage and Accountability are the values that set Michael Garron Hospital apar

   MICHAEL GARRON HOSPITAL - SECOND POSITION

.Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is an award-winning hospital and one of Toronto's best-kept secrets.  
As Ontario’s leading community teaching hospital, MGH has proudly served the diverse, multi-cultural
community of east Toronto since 1929 and is known for its friendliness and sense of community
within Canada's largest city.  Recognized as a leader in workplace wellness and offering a quality
work environment focused on learning and development, MGH invests in people to meet their
professional goals and to reach their personal best.

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to advance their career as a

Part-Time Orthopaedic Technologist 

 

Orthopaedic Technicians are medically trained individuals who work under the direction of physicians
and in collaboration with other members of the health care team of professionals. They are experts in plaster
and synthetic cast application and are responsible for instructing patients on this form of treatment.
They provide care to patients with orthopaedic problems through the application, adjustment and
removal of a variety of casts, splints and/or traction fittings where applicable. Orthopaedic Technicians
perform casting services primarily in the orthopaedic (fracture) clinic department, and occasionally in
other areas such as the inpatient units and the operating room. The Orthopaedic Technician organizes
the workload and fulfills the responsibilities of the position with a high degree of autonomy, within
established guidelines and procedures. Clinical direction and support are provided by the attending
physicians or house staff for unexpected or unusual clinical problems.

 

Education:

  •           Grade 12 or equivalent required; Post-secondary education preferred
  •          Registered member of the Canadian Society of Orthopaedics Technologists with
    successful completion of all society requirements required
  •          Must meet the continuing education standards established by the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists
  •          Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support an asset

Qualifications/Experience:

  •          1-3 years’ experience as an Orthopaedic Technician/Technologist preferred
  •          Ability to communicate tactfully and clearly
  •          Able, willing, and cooperative worker
  •          Excellent communication skills when dealing with co-workers, other disciplines,
  •          Physicians, other departments, patient and family members
  •          Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility
  •          Ability to multi-task and proven organizational skills
  •          Proven innovation in problem solving and critical thinking
  •          Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  •          in an extremely fast paced environment
  •          Discreet in matters relating to patients, staff, and hospital affairs. Complies with all
  •          Privacy and Conflict of Interest policies and guidelines
  •          Good work and attendance record required
  •          All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health
  •          Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within
  •          the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
  •          All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient
  •          and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and
  •          procedures set by MGH.
  •          -All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of
  •          themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

 

If you are ready to join MGH, please email your resume indicating FRACT1701 Orthopaedic Technologist in the
subject line to: hr@tegh.on.ca

 

Please visit our Careers page at www.tegh.on.ca à Careers à Current Opportunities à How to Apply to
download the application form

Our diverse staff is our most valued resource.
Compassion, Integrity, Courage and Accountability are the values that set Michael Garron Hospital apart