Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. 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?
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
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.
The successful candidate will work primarily 8 hour days between Monday to Friday. Please note schedules may change based on operational needs.
Band OPSEU03: $29.86 - $34.39 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Completion of a recognized Orthopaedic Technologist program, or apprenticeship program and sponsorship by an Orthopaedic Surgeon or recognized equivalent
Successful completion of the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists examination (written, oral and practical components) or commitment to complete within 1 year of hiring
Current registration with the Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists (CSOT)
A minimum of 3 years of recent Orthopaedic Technologist experience preferred
Experience with dressing applications is an asset
Experience working in a hospital setting preferred
Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of anatomical structures and their relationships with one another
Ability to interpret simple fractures and dislocations on x-ray film
Ability to maintain continuing education program as established by the Certification Board of the CSOT
Excellent assessment and problem solving skills
Effective time management skills; ability to organize work and set priorities
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well independently and as a member of the team
Working knowledge of computer technology
Demonstrated good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
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
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, 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.