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Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinician (Health & Wellness)
Portland, OR 97217
Recruited by: Jocelyn Cervantez | Recruiter | Pacific Medical See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Pacific Medical, Inc.
  • Industry: Health & Wellness
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Feb 10, 2021
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Job Description

Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinician

Established in 1987, Pacific Medical Prosthetics and Orthotics has become a tenured company for patient care products and services. With the heart of the company dedicated to helping and serving others, we provide our services directly to the patient, medical networks, physician clinics and offices. We are dedicated to the advancement of patient care through excellent service and product technology.

We have an immediate opportunity to join our growing Ortho Life Orthopedic platform. We are currently seeking a full-time Practice Manager, Certified Prosthetist/ Orthotist. This individual will be responsible for the evaluation, fabrication and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces, specialize in designing and making artificial limbs, designing and fitting orthopedic braces such as surgical supports and corrective shoes and a willingness to supervise and work with a dynamic team.

Job Responsibilities:

Examine, interview, and measure patients in order to determine their appliance needs, and to identify factors that could affect appliance fit.
Fit, test, and evaluate devices on patients, and make adjustments for proper fit, function, and comfort.
Instruct patients in the use and care of orthoses and prostheses.
Design orthopedic and prosthetic devices, based on physicians' prescriptions, and examination and measurement of patients.
Maintain patients' records in accordance with ABC and CMS standards
Make and modify plaster casts of areas that will be fitted with prostheses or orthoses, for use in the device construction process.
Select materials and components to be used, based on device design.
Confer with physicians in order to formulate specifications and prescriptions for orthopedic and/or prosthetic devices.
Repair, rebuild, and modify prosthetic and orthopedic appliances.
Construct and fabricate appliances or supervise others who are constructing the appliances.
Train and supervise orthopedic and prosthetic assistants and technicians, including COF.
Update skills and knowledge by attending conferences and seminars.
Show and explain orthopedic and prosthetic appliances to healthcare workers.
Maintenance of inventory of material in main and any satellite locations.

Requirements:

Must be currently licensed and/or certified and in good standing by governing agency in your field of study either ABC or BOC.
Must maintain CME’s annually in accordance with ABC and BOC guidelines.
Must practice within your scope of work unless privileged by a supervisor or practitioner of another specialty.
Must adhere to the guidelines as set forth in the employee handbook of Pacific Medical Inc. upon hire.
Must attend and show competency in HIPAA compliance, sexual harassment training and universal precautions training.
If required by state law must have additional licensing to perform duties in said state/ region.
Maintain compliance with ABC facility accreditation and be a leader in its implementation.
Lead and/or participate as necessary with facility support staff in the annual performance reviews.
Mandatory attendance and participation in Pacific Medical hosted trainings and meetings.


This position is an excellent opportunity for a candidate that is self-driven/motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit that is looking to produce results in an expanding market. Candidates that apply must be hard working, possess strong clinical skills, strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn. Only those with the ability to manage varying as well as scheduled tasks should apply. The final candidate will submit to a detailed background check.