Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00213922
Salary Range: $40.92 - $54.46 per hour
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
The Certified Prosthetist will work with a team of prosthetists, technicians, physicians, nurses and physiotherapists to serve inpatients as well as outpatients within Northern Alberta. The position reports to the Manager of Prosthetics at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. The prosthetist will assess patients and design and fit custom prostheses working closely with prosthetic technicians. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with computers and will ideally have some knowledge of scanning, carving and 3D printing. The position requires working well in a team environment and having excellent communication skills.
As a Certified Prosthetist you will be accountable for the provision and coordination of prosthetic services. You will be responsible for assessment, design, fabrication, fitting and adjustment of all types of prosthetic devices.
2 year completion of a post- secondary diploma in clinical prosthetics at an Orthotic Prosthetics Canada accredited school. Certification with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC). Residents may be considered.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Experience working with patients to assess, design and participate in the fabrication of lower limb prostheses. Be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and to spend a significant amount of time standing throughout the day. Should have a good safety record.
Experience working with an electronic medical record. Ideally, the candidate will have experience with the Epic system. Experience using Microsoft Access, Outlook and Excel. Experience using Vorum and Omega scanning software. Experience with upper limb prostheses.
Apply today and join our dynamic team!