Prosthetics Resident or CPO

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Prosthetics Resident or CPO
Bulow, which is part of an industry-leading network of companies in orthotics and prosthetics, is seeking to hire a resident for prosthetics or a certified prosthetist/orthotist for our clinic in Columbia, South Carolina. In this role, the candidate will work alongside a CP in creating quality transtibial, transfemoral, and hip disarticulation prostheses. A systematic approach will be used to transition the candidate through competencies with increasing levels of amputations and responsibilities. 
Benefits: |-Full benefits package includes insurance, vacation, and retirement
-Bonuses based on performance
-Prosthetics only (no orthotics, shoes, or compression hose)
-No weekend hospital call
-Small office where you will make an immediate impact
-Learn how to interact with physicians, nurses, and hospital personnel
-Learn fabrication Learn the L-code system within insurance guidelines
-Opie EMR

The core responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
-Patient evaluations
-Detailed notation in OPIE
-Hand casting all amputation levels
-Modification and test socket fabrication
-Dynamic test socket fitting, final fabrication, delivery, and follow up
-Hospital visits for evaluation and delivery of post-op devices
-Performing marketing activities, which may include visiting referral sources, nursing homes, clinics, and speaking with physicians
-Managing shipping and receiving activities
-Patient education

As an office that fabricates all our own prostheses, the candidate would be expected to lift up to 50 lb., thermoform test sockets, break out plaster molds, laminate final sockets, and finish sockets using powered machinery. The candidate would also share responsibility for shipping and receiving. Hospital work and marketing are also key responsibilities in this role. The candidate will deliver post-op devices to the hospital, educate the patient and family, and interact one-on-one with physicians about the patient's needs and formulation of treatment plans. Bulow is part of an industry-leading network of companies, which would allow the candidate to have input from some of the top clinicians in the nation.

For more information, contact:
Melisa Swan, PHR SHRM-CP
Human Resource Business Partner
Phone: Human Resource Business Partner
Updated: October 2019
Classified #8694