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Orthopedic Technician - Orthopedics



Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking an Orthopedic Technician for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $24.35 – $36.53. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

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Responsible for applying and removing orthopedic appliances including casts, splints and braces. Educations patients on proper care and application of appliances.

Details of the position:

  • Coordinates and schedules surgery procedures with physicians, hospital surgery scheduling, managed care, and patient.
  • Applies and removes orthopedic appliances including casts, splints, and braces.
  • Educates 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years Preferred: Cast room experience.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of sterile technique and of orthopedic supplies.
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support.
  • Preferred: National Board for the Certification of Orthopedic Technologists.


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

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.