Job Description

Payroll Title:
Orthopedics Clinic OPC
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 10 hrs/day, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116211 Orthopedic Technician I

Initial Review Date: Thu 5/26/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/17/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/26/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, incumbents perform advanced duties on a regular basis by working with the more difficultcases requiring more thorough experience and education and exercise of more independent judgment. These advancedduties are typically performed in operating rooms during surgery. Incumbents may, in addition, direct the work ofOrthopedic Technicians. Performs other related tasks as needed.


  • Graduate of a NAOT certified program(National Association of OrthopedicTechnologists).

  • One (1) year of experience as an OrthopedicTechnologist, preferably in a large, complexhealthcare environment.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire withcommitment to get BART within six (6) months ofhire date.


  • Two (2) years experience.
  • NAOT certification.
  • Knowledge with addressing casting and splinting issues and how to apply & troubleshoot wound vac therapy
  • Worked in an academic / teaching setting as teaching casting & splinting will be a large part of the position.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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