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Orthotist/Prosthetist - Orthotics & Prosthetics

at Mercy Health System of Maine

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 1026111
Categories: Other/General

Job Description


Eastern Maine Medical Center

Orthotics & Prosthetics

Regular Full-time


8:00am to 16:30pm


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