Orthotist/Prosthetist

Job Number 63581
Posted 7/19/2019
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Orthotics & Prosthetics
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8:00am to 16:30pm
Job Details
JOB SUMMARY: Upon written referral, the Orthoptist/Prosthetist evaluates, measures and fits patients with the appropriate orthosis or prosthesis; documents all provided care in the medical record

Duties to include, but not limited to:

· Appropriately focuses on customer needs and expectations as part of the care team, making referrals or transitions when necessary

· Ensures technicians are well trained in O/P techniques

· Provides excellent customer service, both for inpatient and/or external customers

· Collaborates with provider regarding product to be delivered

· Fabricates as appropriate or has produce fabricated

· Instructs patient and family in proper use and care of product

· Assists in obtaining product authorization with timely and accurate documentation

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an approved school in Orthotics and Prosthetics; Board certified by ABC or BOC

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: manual dexterity and visual acuity required to operation equipment in the fabrication shop; walking and standing throughout the facility 75% of the day

WORKING ENVIRNMENT: Physical plant average. Daily exposure to dust and heat. Ovens during summer months raise the room temperature


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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