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Certified Orthotist

Job ID: 956617
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

A Certified Orthotist is a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management. Orthotic care may include, but is not limited to, patient evaluation, orthosis design, fabrication, fitting and modification to treat a neuromusculoskeletal disorder or acquired condition This includes the provision of partial foot prostheses for transmetatarsal and more distal amputations. Orthotic care does not include independent provision of invasive procedures, including, but not limited to, injections and initial application or replacement of skull pins. The orthotist certified by ABC or BOC is bound by the ABC or BOC Code of Professional Responsibility which is enforced by a Professional Discipline program. The certified orthotist is obligated to support and conform to professional responsibilities that promote and assure the overall welfare of the patient and the integrity of the profession. The time limited certification expires without compliance with requirements of the Mandatory Continuing Education program.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited School of Orthotics/Prosthetics is required. Appropriate degree as seen fit by Accrediting Board is required. Residency in Appropriate discipline, either Prosthetics, and/or Orthotics.

Minimum 2 yrs experience in prescribed discipline not to be. Experience in a medical setting and preferably a rehabilitation sett is desirable. Previous contact and familiarity with the academic community (other than as a student) desirable.

Other Information

Full time with benefits 

 

0800-430 Monday to Friday.  This position will have an on call shift lasting 7 days every third week.  Call starts on Thursday 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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