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Certified Prosthetist Orthotist

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 256840
  • Occupation ProsthetistOrthotist

Job Description

Position Type (Portal Searching): Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Shift: Day
Remote: No
FTE: 1
Hire Type: New
Job Posting: Internal & External
Priority Status: High
Original Approval Date: 5/2/2024
Job Folder: Approved
Requisition ID: 2024-5130
Detail: General Information
Job Code 3515

Recruiter: Kerri Mercier, [email protected]
Hiring Manager: Frank Caruso, [email protected]
Location: Greenville
950 West Faris Road
Greenville, South Carolina 29605
United States

Company Overview
Shriners Children’s is a family that respects, supports and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Job Overview
We have an opportunity for a Full Time Certified Prosthetist Orthotist to join our team. The department posted hours are 8AM-430PM.

Responsibilities
The Prosthetist/Orthotist is responsible for:

  • The assessment, measurement, casting, modification, fabrication and fitting of prosthetic and orthotic devices under appropriate prescription criteria.
  • Evaluates Orthotic and Prosthetic prescription for appropriateness and need for specific design criteria.
  • Knowledge of CAD O&P Design.
  • Development of patient treatment plans including the design of the appropriate device and component selection in accordance to the physician prescription.
  • Teaches patient, families and staff appropriate care and wear of Orthosis/Prosthesis, maintenance and use.
  • Appropriate, timely and compliant patient documentation utilizing EMR system; and the establishment of short- and long-term patient goals for documented outcomes.
  • Direct the technical staff in fabrication of specific ortho c and prosthetic devices following an organized and orderly workflow with reasonable delivery dates of the orthosis/prosthesis to patients.
  • Assesses quality of finished devices when fi ed to patients.
  • Assists technicians in maintaining machines and equipment.
  • Performs all other dutes as assigned by the department head.

Qualifications
Required

  • Bachelors Degree
  • American Board of Certification in Ortho cs (ABC)

Preferred

  • Masters of Science in Prosthe cs & Ortho cs
  • 2 years clinical and technical O and P experience
  • 1 year Pediatric experience
  • BLS

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