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Certified P and O Clinician

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted January 21, 2023.

The certified clinician or clinical resident is responsible for the assessment, shape capture and treatment planning/implementation and ongoing evaluation of orthotic or prosthetics services.  Our clinical staff work under the direction of a physician referral.  P&O treatment is provided in an ambulatory setting but may also include duties such as attending physician clinics, or working in interdisciplinary environments such as rehabilitation and inpatient environments.     

  1. Successful completion of an Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC) credential clinical training institute.
  2. Certified clinician status with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada or must be an eligible OPC clinical resident.  Certification in both Prosthetics and Orthotics, CPO(c) designation would be considered an asset. 
  3. Registered as an authorizer in good standing with the Assistive Devices Program of Ontario
  4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience (within the last 5 years), in the ability to assess and treat and provide ongoing care to those who require prosthetic and/or orthotic treatment.
  5. Self-directed, flexible, independent clinician who is also able to collaborate effectively within an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  6. Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholder groups including patients, families, support staff/caregivers, funding agencies and other members within the circle of care.
  7. Strong written skills with the ability to maintain an electronic health record related to the treatment provided.
  8. Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to make adjustments to meet urgent deadlines.  
  9. Demonstrated ability to perform repetitive bending, reaching, pushing, lifting and assessment/fabrication techniques using appropriate body mechanics.
  10. Demonstrated knowledge of patient and workplace safety procedures/protocols with the ability to apply this knowledge in multiple settings.
  11. Demonstrated commitment to supporting resident and student education, as well as participating in continuing professional development.
  12. Demonstrated commitment to being involved or leading initiatives that improve patient care, education, workplace health & safety and research.
  13. As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Package

Salary: 35.53-45.55