Orthopaedic Tech - Ortho - Maywood
Loyola University Health System

Maywood, Illinois

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Employment Type:
Full time

If you want to join an organization that truly cares about its employees, consider continuing your career with Loyola!

We offer

Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits on your FIRST DAY!!!
competitive wages
great work atmosphere
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discounts
Flexible Spending Account
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
The Orthopaedic Technologist works under the direction of the unit manager, physicians and nursing
professionals in the application and removal of specific orthopaedic casts, soft goods and braces.
Performs a wide variety of services as a member of the patient care team in the treatment and care of
patients including advanced, technical patient care procedures and general patient procedures. Assists
with tasks which support the unit in order to maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.

Performs application of specific casts: Upper Extremities - short arm, long arm
and sugar tong. Lower Extremities - short leg walking (neutral 90, dorsiflex 90
and above and plantar flex 45), long leg walking, cylinder, hip spica (unilateral
and bilateral), stump (below knee and above knee), body (risser and under arm
risser), splints (posterior arm and posterior leg). Percent of specific job duties will
vary based on scheduled physicians and their specialties.

Performs applications of braces: Hinged knee brace, tibal fracture, stat limbs, hip
adduction, AFO's, ankle braces and milwaukee brace. Percent of specific job
duties will vary based on scheduled physicians and their specialties.

Assist in Gait teaching: Cane, walker, crutches (swing through, non-weight
bearing, 2 point gait, 3 point gait, 4 point gait, up form chair, sitting in chair and
Up and Down stairs.

Minimum Education:
Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education

Minimum Experience:
Required: None

Basic Life Support (CPR)
Certified Orthopaedic Technologist Program (preferred)

Loyola Medicine Core Values

  • Reverence
    We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.
  • Commitment to Those Who are Poor
    We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially those most vulnerable.
  • Safety
    We embrace a culture that prevents harm and nurtures a healing, safe environment for a
  • Justice
    We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of Earth.
  • Stewardship
    We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.
  • Integrity
    We are faithful to who we say we are.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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