Department: Orthopedics
Reports To: Director of Orthopedics
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
Ensures the highest level of customer satisfaction and positive clinical outcomes by properly evaluating, measuring, manufacturing and fitting custom orthotics for our patients. Consults and communicates with physicians to understand and interpret their prescriptions and goals for their patients. Develops and documents progress notes for each patient.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform a variety of orthopedic related activities including applying and removing dressings, applying and removing
  • Evaluate and interview patients to determine their needs
  • Measure patients in order to design and fit medical devices
  • Design orthopedic and prosthetic devices based on physicians’ prescriptions
  • Take a mold of the part of a patient’s body that will be fitted with a brace or artificial limb
  • Select materials to be used for the orthotic or prosthetic device
  • Fit, test, and adjust devices on patients
  • Instruct patients in how to use and care for their devices
  • Repair or update prosthetic and orthotic devices
  • Document care in patients’ records
  • Assist in back office duties including rooming patients, taking patient history, and assisting with minor
  • Adhere to prescription
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive
  • Maintain professional appearance and personal conduct at all
  • Work as a team member within the orthopedics department and all other departments.
  • Document work processes as

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of Orthopedics, and experience in a health care environment
  • Knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair prostheses according to patient measurements, casts and in compliance with a physician’s prescription
  • Mechanical ability and hand-eye coordination to use laboratory tools safely and
  • Effective organizational, time management and planning
  • Willingness to be coached/trained.
  • A desire to be innovative, find creative and new solutions, stay abreast of new technology and advancements in the
  • Experience with electronic health/medical record, purchasing and inventory.
  • Excellent typing skills and computer literacy skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proven time management, organizational skills, multi-tasking, prioritization and follow-up skills in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, while being a productive member of the team

Education and/or Experience:

  • Certification as an Orthotist and/or Pedorthotist from ABC
  • Completion of a Certified Orthopedic Technology training program
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a clinic and/or Orthopedic/Mastectomy setting

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Certification as an Orthotist and/or Pedorthotist from ABC

Reason Ability

  • Demonstrates the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems and resolve issues.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, work instructions and safety rules. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to speak and communicate well with co-workers, patients and referrals.

Physical Requirement:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals will need to sit or stand as needed. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

To apply, please send your resume to hr@chcsolutions.com and state the position you are applying for in the email subject line.