Qualifications:

 Graduate of a recognized post graduate clinical prosthetic and orthotic program

 Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist with the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists (CBCPO) and member in good standing

 Membership in the Ontario Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (O.A.P.O) preferred

 3-5 years related experience

 Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team

 Basic computer skills

 Demonstrated ability to meet production timelines

 Evidence of commitment to continuous education

 Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

 Experience working with computerized assisted design (CADCAM)

 Fully versed in both clinical and technical methods of fabricating and fitting devices

 Well-developed clinical problem solving skills

 Well-developed technical hand skills

 Experience with trunk, cranial and hand orthoses preferred

 

Accountabilities:

 Responsible for evaluating, designing, fabricating, fitting and delivering orthotic devices as well as all related follow up care.

 Provide patient care to treat conditions of the neuro-muscular skeletal system with custom-made or custom-fit orthoses.

 Liaise with physicians and therapists on issues related to orthotic care Participate in the client follow-up process by communicating with multidisciplinary professionals, conducting post orthotic clinic visits and making any adjustments necessary to ensure optimal functional use by the client.

 Participate in Ambulatory Clinics through the provision of orthotic expertise and authorization of devices required.

 Expected to conduct own technical fabrications of devices as prescribed and ability to communicate all specific details to the Prosthetic/Orthotic Technician when necessary.

 Ensure on-going client follow-up and billing by maintaining timely and accurate client records using the SOAP format.

 Repair devices as necessary.

 Responsible for building and developing orthotic business relationships with medical professionals and identifying appropriate opportunities in all aspects of orthotic treatment in conjunction with the manager.

 Responsible for managing all orthotic clinical and technical duties.

 Perform any other duties that are deemed relevant to the position at the manager request.

 Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors including:

o Compliance with the safety standards of the hospital and applicable legislation

o Identification and prevention of safety issues and problems

o Taking corrective action, where possible

o Attendance at safety meetings/training/updates in accordance with the Centre’s standards

 Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of West Park: Excellence, Respect, Trust, collaboration and accountability.

 Evidence of good performance history and attendance record.

 

At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4637. If you’re committed to making a difference, have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a place to contribute and grow, then we would like to talk to you. As a West Park Healthcare Centre team member, you’ll discover the rewards of a caring community of staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families – a community that has inspired people to choose West Park for more than 100 years

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to https://www.westpark.org/CareersatWestPark/Careers or by fax to: 416-243-3422 We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at: www.westpark.org

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