Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
- Greenville, SC
What you'll be doing
- Collaborate with physicians in the evaluation and analysis of a patients need for prosthetic or orthotic services; recommend treatment options to physicians when necessary. Examine and evaluate patient's needs in relation to disease and functional loss. Formulate design of prosthetic or devices. Select materials, make cast measurements, model modifications, and layouts, taking into account new techniques and materials. Perform fitting, including static and dynamic alignments. Evaluate prosthesis on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work. Instruct patient in use of prosthesis. Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided. Provide follow-up with patients and physicians. Provide in-service training to physicians and allied health care professionals. Utilize effective materials management, quality and performance processes to maximize device quality and medical efficacy, maintaining a proper balance with costs and operational/financial performance. Meet with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to review prosthetic services and capabilities; develop and enhance business relationships to identify and secure ongoing and future sources or referrals. Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
What your background should be
- The ideal person should have experience in related field. Thorough understanding of the principles of biomechanics, pathomechanics, gait analysis, kinesiology, anatomy and physiology. Thorough understanding of componentry and its suitability and reliability for specific uses. Thorough understanding of medical terminology. Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral and written presentation and reports to patient and staff. Ability to instruct clinical and non-clinical personnel and customers on objectives of patient care services. Active listening, reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports, charts and correspondence. Ability to assess patient condition and advise physician on treatment options. Good interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships with physicians, therapists and patients.
Required Schooling / Training
- Bachelor degree.
Who is the client company
- This is the leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care, product distribution and therapeutic solutions offering a full range of services.
- If you are interested in this position, send your resume to email@example.com