Working Title: Certified Orthotist
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Prosthetics and Orthotics Div
Posting Date: 10-16-2017
Prosthetics and Orthotics division in the University of Virgina's School of Medicine seeks Certified Orthotist (CO) to consult, provide, and fabricate orthotic devices for adults and children with muscoskeletal 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 Orthotist (CO) through the American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics and have one year of post residency experience. Some experience with foot/ankle and pediatrics is required.
Applicants should 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.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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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