Certified Orthotist - Technologies Focus
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Requisition: ALB00417018
Salary Range: $42.69 - $56.80 per hour
Job Type: Regular Full Time

Your Opportunity:
The Certified Orthotist or Orthotic Resident will work within an interdisciplinary team to serve inpatients as
well as outpatients within Northern Alberta and the NWT. The clinician will assess patients, design,
fabricate, fit and repair custom devices working closely with technicians. The successful candidate will be
comfortable working with computers and will have experience or a keen interest in scanning, carving and
3D modelling/printing. This position will include dedicated time to becoming a technologies champion and
expert in the department. This position will help to enhance the team's use of CAD CAM processes,
streamline processes for ease of use and be the primary resource for problem solving on a day-to-day
basis. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and is keen to support and mentor others
along the way.

Additional benefits of working at the Glenrose include: Access to state-of-the-art computer aided design
and manufacturing devices such as digital scanners, 3D printers and a 7-axis carver. Exposure to a broad
range of patients across the lifespan with a broad range of diagnoses and device needs (Helmets, CO,
WHO, TLSO, AFO, KFO, etc.) Working in collaboration with physicians and other allied health colleagues
(OT, PT, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Recreation Therapy etc.) Being surrounded by an
experienced, high functioning team. Opportunities for support with professional development, participation
in research, project work and supervision of students. Potential for subsidized relocation costs as per
AHS relocation policy. Start date negotiable upon offer.

As a Certified Orthotist, you will provide specialized care to patients with medical conditions of the
neuromuscular-skeletal structure of the body by evaluating, measuring, designing, fabricating, fitting and
aligning orthotic devices. You will instruct the client/patient on the proper use and manipulation of the
orthoses in activities of daily living and refer clients/patients to private clinics when needed. You will
provide training and educational programs to health care professionals, interns, students and external

Required Qualifications:
Active or eligible for registration with the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists

Additional Required Qualifications:
Actively Certified or in pursuit of certification with Orthotics and Prosthetics Canada (OPC). Able to lift up
to 50lbs on an occasional basis. Able to kneel, bend and carry up to 15 lbs on occasional basis. Ability to
tolerate standing/walking for the majority of the day. Comfort and familiarity with the use of hand tools and
power tools is required. Familiarity with digital shape capture and design programs required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in a public health context is preferred. Previous experience with electronic
documentation preferred (Connect Care) Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Access, Outlook, Word and


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