American Orthotic And Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist

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Wright & Filippis
Michigan, United States
15 days ago


Wright & Filippis (W&F) has built a well-earned reputation as one of the country’s leading home healthcare providers by creating personal and professional satisfaction within our associates upon the foundation of Equality, Trust, Mutual Respect and Teamwork. These values have been integrated and celebrated throughout our organization since 1944.  

In 2020, W&F welcomed as an investor one of the world’s leading componentry companies, Ottobock. As a pioneer of some of the most advanced prosthetics and orthotics available including the C-Leg microprocessor knee, the bebionic hand and the C-Brace KAFO, Ottobock has been a global leader in the O&P industry for over 100 years.  

We are looking for a several additional roles for our Michigan patient care clinics: Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist or Certified Orthotist (Kalamazoo) and Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist Floater (Detroit Metro Area).  Also seeking Certified Pedorthists and Orthotic Fitters that have growth opportunities.

For our CPO positions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver quality prosthetics and/or orthotics and professional services in relation to patient care.
  • Provide complete and accurate direction and guidance to technicians responsible for fabrication of orthoses and prosthesis for patients.
  • Does actual fabrication as may be needed to assure, quality, fit function, timely delivery, or responsiveness to individual patient need.
  • Perform fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.
  • Evaluate prosthetic/orthotic on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work and perform outcome measures as appropriate.
  • Instruct patient in use of device.
  • Post-delivery service and adjustments for assigned patients.
  • Provide information to administrative staff to conduct reimbursement activities.
  • Maintenance of all patient charts and records of care and service, current and complete each day.
  • Training of other staff as appropriate and needed.
  • Market the organization's professional services through the development of strong professional relationships and other referral sources.
  • Achieve and maintain professional knowledge and technical skills required to perform all other primary responsibilities. 
  • Identify and create improvements to processes to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Special projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work effectively with a wide range of people, including, vendors, suppliers, providers, co-workers, and management.
  • Ability to interact with clinical and non-clinical personnel, patients, and caregivers professionally and respectfully.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and participate in a team approach.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to completion.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment in resolving issues.
  • Proficient computer skills; Proficient in MS Office and databases.
  • A valid driver’s license with no limitations operating a motor vehicle; must have a reliable vehicle.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR Master’s in Orthotics and Prosthetics.
  • Certified by The American Board for Certification in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics (ABC) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC). Certification must be in good standing.
  • In states where licensure is required, the ability to obtain and maintain state licensure may be required as well.
  • Five years of experience in Orthotics and Prosthetics preferred, depending on CPO or CP.   

Ottobock Global Patient Care Info

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64012937
  • Location:
    Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist
  • Company Name For Job: Wright & Filippis

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