Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Working Title: Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Prosthetics and Orthotics Div
Posting Date: 02-09-2018
The Prosthetics and Orthotics Division in the University of Virginia's School of Medicine seeks Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) to consult, provide, and fabricate orthotic and prosthetic devices for adults and children with musculoskeletal impairments throughout Central Virginia. The incumbent is responsible for managing comprehensive orthotic and/or prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, and follow-up care and practice management.
The successful candidate will have either a bachelor's degree with completion of an NCOPE affiliated certificate program in Orthotics, and completion of NCOPE affiliated residency program for prosthetics and orthotics; or an associate degree with at least 10 years of direct P&O experience. Qualified candidates must be a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) through the American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics and have one year of post-certification experience. Some experience with foot/ankle and pediatrics is required.
The individual must be knowledgeable with DME billing codes, insurance compliance, and current trends in the prosthetic and orthotic industry. Prior supervisory and/or office management skills a plus. The incumbent must possess interpersonal skills to help build referral bases, and a history of prior practice management is preferred.
Applicants must complete a staff application through the Jobs@UVa website and provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.
For more information about the division, please visit https://med.virginia.edu/orthopaedic-surgery/orthopaedic-divisions/orthotics-and-prosthetics/
This position is restricted and contingent upon continued funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Comprehensive orthotic patient-care management skills
2. Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
3. Skilled in the use of various orthotic and prosthetic fabrication materials
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