American Orthotic And Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

CPO, CO, CP, OR BEOP

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Pacific Medical, Inc.
Salinas, California, United States
21 days ago

Description

At Pacific Medical, our philosophy is that Patient-Centric Care comes from the heart. Our clinicians are passionate about what they do every day to make positive impacts on patients' lives. Pacific Medical is dedicated to the advancement in technology, evidence-based medicine, and the professional success of our growing team. Pacific Medical has exciting opportunities for full-time positions in Salinas, Modesto, and Walnut Creek, CA; Bend and Portland, OR; Richland, Tacoma, and Yakima, WA Patient Care Facilities. These individuals will be responsible for the evaluation, fabrication, and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces, specialize in designing and making artificial limbs, designing and fitting orthopedic braces such as surgical supports and corrective shoes, and a willingness to supervise and work with a dynamic team.  This position is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to produce results in an expanding market. Competitive salary, benefits, and profit-sharing are offered based on experience.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Examine, interview, and measure patients in order to determine their appliance needs, and to identify factors that could affect appliance fit.
  • Fit, test, and evaluate devices on patients, and make adjustments for proper fit, function, and comfort.
  • Instruct patients in the use and care of orthosis and prostheses.
  • Design orthopedic and prosthetic devices, based on physicians' prescriptions, and examination and measurement of patients.
  • Maintain patients' records in accordance with ABC and CMS standards
  • Make and modify plaster casts of areas that will be fitted with prostheses or orthosis, for use in the device construction process.
  • Select materials and components to be used, based on device design.
  • Confer with physicians in order to formulate specifications and prescriptions for orthopedic and/or prosthetic devices.
  • Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthopedic appliances.
  • Construct and fabricate appliances or supervise others who are constructing the appliances.
  • Train and supervise orthopedic and prosthetic assistants and technicians, including COF.
  • Update skills and knowledge by attending conferences and seminars.
  • Show and explain orthopedic and prosthetic appliances to healthcare workers.
  • Maintenance of inventory of material in main and any satellite locations.


Requirements

  • Must be currently licensed and/or certified and in good standing by governing agency in your field of study either ABC or BOC.
  • Must maintain CME’s annually in accordance with ABC and BOC guidelines.
  • Must practice within your scope of work unless privileged by a supervisor or practitioner of another specialty.
  • Must adhere to the guidelines as set forth in the employee handbook of Pacific Medical Inc. upon hire.
  • Must attend and show competency in HIPAA compliance, sexual harassment training and universal precautions training.
  • If required by state law must have additional licensing to perform duties in said state/ region.
  • Maintain compliance with ABC facility accreditation and be a leader in its implementation.
  • Lead and/or participate as necessary with facility support staff in the annual performance reviews.
  • Mandatory attendance and participation in Pacific Medical hosted trainings and meetings.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58507902
  • Location:
    Salinas, California, United States
    Walnut Creek, California, United States
    Bend, Oregon, United States
    Portland, Oregon, United States
    Richland, Washington, United States
    Tacoma, Washington, United States
    Yakima, Washington, United States
    Modesto, California, United States
  • Position Title: CPO, CO, CP, OR BEOP
  • Company Name: Pacific Medical, Inc.
  • Job Function: Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist
  • Setting: O&P Patient Care Facility
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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