Orthotist Job Description Sample
Lawton, OK; Oklahoma City, OK
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Join the VA professionals in Oklahoma City -- a dynamic place to live that exhibits pioneer spirit, combined with old-fashioned hospitality. Come experience big-city amenities with small-city charm.
Visitors and residents are pleased with the abundant historical, cultural, outdoor, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues offered in this enticing city. Sports fans revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team, the Oklahoma City Dodgers AAA Baseball team, and many national sporting events. In addition to the excellent grade schools in the area, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose. Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, Oklahoma City area residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.
Join the dynamic team of professionals dedicated to providing quality health care to our nation's veterans in the Lawton/Fort Sill region. Located only 85 miles from bustling Oklahoma City, Lawton/Fort Sill is nationally recognized as one of the most culturally diversified communities in the United States.
Ranked as one of the 100 cities to live in Money Magazine, it boasts several museums, casinos, historical sites, galleries, and countless cultural venues, including the Lawton Philharmonic and a community theater. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike the trails and be enchanted by the splendor of the Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, or enjoy boating, fishing and water sports on the beautiful lakes in the area. In addition to the outstanding primary and secondary schools, Lawton is home to the Great Plains Technology Center, Cameron University, Webster University, Platt College, an Oklahoma State University Extension and University of Oklahoma Outreach.
As an Orthotist in the Orthotic-Prosthetic Laboratory Section of the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service, you will provide or manage the provision of a custom designed, fabricated, modified and fitted orthoses and prostheses, based upon independent or consultative clinical assessment of the patient's unique needs and desires, as well as their expectations and pursuant to a physician's prescription.
The duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:
Performs a comprehensive examination of the patient and assessment of the individual needs and desires to obtain an understanding of the patient's orthotic/prosthetic needs.
Create a comprehensive orthotic/prosthetic treatment plan to meet the needs and goals of the patient.
Design component selection, perform measurement and casting of the patient, and fabrication and fitting of the device to the patient.
Perform the necessary procedures to deliver the appropriate orthotic/prosthetic services, which may include fabrication of the orthosis/prosthesis.
Provide continuing patient care and periodic evaluation to assure, maintain, and document optimal fit and function of the orthosis/prosthesis.
Documents properly in the patient medical record.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Application Open Date
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
- More About VA
- This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
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- BASIC REQUIREMENTS
a. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)
(1) A bachelor's degree or higher in orthotics and prosthetics from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited program.
(2) A bachelor's degree or higher in any major along with a post-graduate orthotics or prosthetics certificate from a CAAHEP accredited program.
c. Foreign Graduates. Graduates of foreign degree programs must have proof of a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (or foreign equivalent, as verified through an independent credential evaluation company), with a specialization in orthotics and prosthetics.
d. Board Certification.
Candidates must be board certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) or the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC) as an orthotist, prosthetist, or orthotist/prosthetist. The board certificate must be current and the applicant must abide by the certifying body's requirements for continuing education. Certification as a technician, pedorthist, assistant or fitter does not meet this requirement.
e. English Language Proficiency. Orthotists, prosthetists, or orthotist/prosthetists must be proficient in spoken and written as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d).
f. Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
Knowledge of Current Orthotist/Prosthetist Practices. To be creditable, the experience must have demonstrated the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with current professional orthotic and/or prosthetic professional practice.
Quality of Experience. The experience must be post-degree, from an accredited training program and include work as a professional orthotist/prosthetist directly related to the position to be filled.
Experience satisfying this requirement may be paid or non-paid employment. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher level duties must consist of significantly larger scope, administrative independence, complexity (difficulty) and range of variety as described in this standard at the specified grade level and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time.
Part-Time Experience. Part-time experience as a professional orthotist/prosthetist is creditable according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, an orthotist/prosthetist would receive 1 week of full-time credit for each 2 weeks of half-time work.
Titles. For purposes of this qualification standard the reference "orthotist/prosthetist" is intended to mean orthotist, prosthetist, or orthotist/prosthetist.
Orthotist. An allied health professional specifically trained to provide or manage the provision of a custom designed, fabricated, modified, and fitted orthosis based upon independent or consultative clinical assessment of the patient's unique needs and desires, as well as their expectations pursuant to a physician's prescription.
Prosthetist. An allied health professional specifically trained to provide or manage the provision of a custom designed, fabricated, modified, and fitted prosthesis based upon independent or consultative clinical assessment of the patient's unique needs and desires, as well as their expectations and pursuant to a physician's prescription.
Orthotist/Prosthetist. An allied health professional specifically trained to provide or manage the provision of custom designed, fabricated, modified and fitted orthoses and prostheses based upon the independent or consultative clinical assessment of the patient's unique needs and desires, as well as their expectations and pursuant to a physician's prescription.
Grade Determinations. In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met when determining the grade of candidates.
(a) Education. Education equivalent to 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree in orthotics and/or prosthetics, provided the applicant's total background demonstrates the core competencies for GS-9 level assignment.
(b) Experience. Completion of 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level which demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to provide orthotic/prosthetic services in a hospital setting.
(c) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the education or experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1.Ability to attend clinics and participate as a member of the treatment team. This includes knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, physics, and etiology of diseases as well as knowledge of psychology and age-related competencies.
2.Knowledge of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).
3.Ability to conduct clinical patient analyses such as gait, range of motion, life style, etc., for patients with complex but typical conditions.
4.Ability to take necessary measurements, casts, or scans to develop positive molds of the affected area of the body to create orthoses and/or prostheses.
GS-11 (Full Performance Level):
(a) Experience. Completion of 1 year of experience as an orthotist/prosthetist equivalent to the next lower grade level that demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to provide orthotic/prosthetic services in a hospital setting.
(b) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1.Ability to attend clinics and participate as a fully participating member of the treatment team with considerable influence in the development of the treatment plan. This includes advanced knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, physics, and etiology of diseases as well as knowledge of psychology and age related competencies.
2.Ability to conduct clinical patient analyses such as gait, range of motion, life style, etc., for patients with a wide range of complex medical conditions which include unusual problems or complications, and to design unique or innovative devices to accommodate those conditions.
3.Ability to recognize physical abnormalities, deviations, and complicating conditions with potentially life threatening implications.
References: VA Handbook 5005 and VA Handbook 5005/91 Part II, Appendix G32
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-09 to GS-11.
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The University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center is a large multi-disciplinary clinic dedicated to providing high quality orthotic and prosthetic services for adults and children. The 30,000 square foot facility is located at 2850 S. industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
Why join the Michigan Medicine Orthotics and Prosthetics Team?
The Orthotics and Prosthetics Center at Michigan Medicine is one of the few University based facilities in the country that offers comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic services and has been awarded the maximum three-year accreditation by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics. As a CO, you will assess patient's individual needs and custom design orthoses and prosthesis to meet those needs. This position offers the opportunity work within a highly collaborative multidisplinary care team and the ability to provide clinical instruction to medical residents, prosthetic and orthotic residents, and other medical professionals. If you want to develop and grow, maximize and expand your career experience as a CO, there is no better place.
What perks and benefits can you look forward to?
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
2:1 Match on retirement savings
Generous PTO program
State of the art technology and equipment
Tremendous team support
Supervising and mentorship opportunities
Conduct research relative to new orthotic and prosthetic designs and outcomes
You will evaluate and treat the more complex, specialized patients for orthotic services
You will plan for the fabrication of orthoses in consultation with physicians, patients, and certified technical staff
You will cover an on-call rotation for the University of Michigan Hospital, in Ann Arbor, as part of the orthotic staff, meeting the orthotic needs of in-patient's outside of normal business hours.
You may have the opportunity to represent the Orthotic and Prosthetic staff in UMOPC clinics, seminars and specialty conferences
You will conduct special projects and research directed toward contributing to outcome measurements, new methods or new orthotic designs
Certification in Orthotics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics is required
Minimum of 3 years' experience post-certification in Orthotics
- Experience with use of an electronic health record such as EPIC or OPIE would be helpful
8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. [occasional weeknight and weekend on-call]
2850 S Industrial Hwy, Suite 400 Ann Arbor, MI
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Opening ID 153944
Working Title Certified Orthotist
Job Title Orthotist
Work Location Michigan Medicine - Health Sys
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Organizational Group Um Hospital
Department UMH Orthotics&Prosthetics Ctr
Posting Begin/End Date 2/16/2018 – 9/07/2018
Paid Time Off Yes
Career Interests Orthotics / Prosthetics
Patient Care Services
Center Manager - Orthotist (Co) Or Prosthetist Orthotist (Cpo) - 5K Sign On Bonus - Paducah KY
Novacare Prosthetics and Orthotics is growing and has an immediate need for an ABC CPO (Prosthetist Orthotist) or CO (Orthotist)! This position is for a Center Manager opportunity working with a variety of orthotic and prosthetic patients in Paducah, KY. Top Salary and $5k sign on bonus! CO/CPO license required for KY!
Patient demographics range from pediatric to geriatric seeing 8-15 patients per day. Additional duties include patient demographic, benefits verification, authorizations, preparing paperwork, billing and aging.
CO or CPO will work with amputees of all ages and activity levels, upper and lower. Ideal candidate will be motivated, self driven, willing to learn and up to date on newer technology.
Hours Needed - Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.
Compensation. Salary based on experience.
Benefits. The following is the benefits package:
UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU courses, national certifications and more.
Company matching 401(k)
Affordable PPO Benefits
Generous Paid Time Off
Loan Repayment Assistance
Competitive salary, BONUS and more!
Applying. To apply, create an on-line profile and upload your resume to complete our HR application.
For additional details, contact our Regional Recruiter, Latoya Drummond at Lpdrummond@selectmedical.com
Novacare Prosthetics and Orthotics is part of Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with approximately 1600 locations in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center and KORT.
Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high School. #ACN
Oversees all stages of design, fabrication, fitting and maintenance of orthotic devicesrelated to patients' needs, as indicated by a physician. Assists physicians with the evaluation and analysis of the patient's need for orthotic services.
Ensures proper patient management is consistent with established practices for orthotic care. Identifies and reconciles issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided. Ensures highest standards of patient care are provided to all patients, including but not limited to adequate follow-up with patients and physicians.
Reviews new techniques and materials to ensure the widest range of flexibility andservices offered. Maintains accurate documentation to clearly define goals, issues and solutions for each patient. Provides administrative staff with information to conduct reimbursement activities.Provides information to facility management to ensure proper management of inventoryand materials.
Meets with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to marketorthotics/prosthetics services and capabilities. Provides on-call services, as necessary. Recommends treatment options to physicians, when necessary.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university from a recognized
Orthotics and Prosthetics school.
American Board Certified (ABC) certification in Orthotics required.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in providing orthotic services under the supervisionof a certified practitioner.
Certified Prosthetist / Orthotist
Children are growing
and so are we!
The exceptional pediatric specialty care at the Springfield Shriners Hospital has expanded to include fracture care, sports health and medicine, ultra low dose x-ray imaging, pediatric urology, and by this summer, inpatient acute rehabilitation. These services were introduced to fulfill the needs of children in our community and beyond.
The Shriners Hospital team remains dedicated to caring for children regardless of their families' ability to pay. We invite you to join us!
ABC or BOC Prosthetist/Orthotist to evaluate, measure, cast, modify, assist fabrication if needed, and fit patients with prosthetic and orthotic devices.
Knowledge of OPIE EMR and Scanning Technology a plus. Pediatric experience, effective communication skills, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and participation in Outreach clinics required.
Licensed or BOC in both orthotics and prosthetics. If no state license, ABC certification in both orthotics and prosthetics. CAAHEP approved certificate program in both orthotics and prosthetics.
Check out the many attractions in the greater Springfield, Massachusetts area!
EOE M/F HV
Certified Prosthetist And Orthotist
Based in Charlotte, NC, we are an exciting medical technology company. We have sold a half a million medical products and are a leader in our industry.
Businesses from fortune 500 to start-ups use our medical services to keep their employees healthy. The Wall Street Journal named us one of the best places to work in 2014. We have a great work life balance for all our employees.
The ideal candidate will be Certified by ABC and Licensed by the State of Florida. We have over 20 offices and 90 employees. If this sounds like you, please apply now for this amazing opportunity.
We have a great environment for our employees. Come join our team!
We are urgently looking for a Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist to join us!
What You Will Be Doing
Orthotic care shall include patient evaluation, orthosis design, fabrication, fitting and modification to treat a neuromusculoskeletal disorder or acquired condition.
Prosthetic care shall include patient evaluation, prosthesis design, fabrication, fitting and modification to treat limb loss for purposes of restoring physiological functions and/or cosmesis.
What You Need for this Position
1.) Certified by ABC
2.) Licensed by the State of Florida
OPIE Software experience
What's In It for You
Competitive Salary ($70-85K)
Other great perks!
Are you a fit for this position?
Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Chief Scientific Officer, Dublin
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), Novartis, Dublin, Ireland
Would you like to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people's lives?
Look no further, apply today. Chief Scientific Officer, Novartis, Dublin.
Develop an industry leading Country Medical organization (Medical Affairs and Development). Drive the Medical agenda within the Country Pharma Organisation (CPO) in line with Global, Regional and Country needs. Direct and lead the CPO Medical and MSL organization to enable development of effective value propositions. Ensure compliance to all regulatory and industry standards. Contribute to all Development and Global Medical Affairs activities/plans for key and portfolio brands within the CPO and with Global. Drive the implementation of industry leading Medical and MSL plans that help shape the future direction.
As a key member of the country Pharma Executive Team (PEC), works with other CPO executives to deliver highest possible market presence and penetration of Novartis products
Leads the Medical contribution to CPO strategy and ensures it takes full account of Medical considerations and expertise.
Works with Regional and Global colleagues to input to Development and Medical Affairs plans both within country and at Regional / Global level.
Medical Affairs Strategy and Operations
Sets the Medical strategy for the CPO, with coordination and engagement across other CPO functions
Aligns the CPO Medical strategy with Regional and Global strategies and plans
Establishes system in place to ensure local insights contribute to Regional/Global Medical Affairs strategies and plans.
Deploys the CPO Medical organization including MSLs and Medical Advisors to deliver the CPO Medical strategy
Aligns CPO Medical resource deployment with Region and Global Medical plans
Leads the execution of the global and CPO Medical strategy and supports the activities related to clinical trials and medical affairs studies, to support achievement of brand goals
Is responsible for execution of Novartis local Medical Affairs related clinical studies in the country.
Leads the medical communication, medical education and medical expert/ KOL interaction at the country level.
Leads the establishment and implementation of local clinical study protocols, reports and publication
Ensures the achievement of project registration and market access milestones for planned submissions and approvals that deliver strategically aligned Medical Information (e.g. labels)
Ensures execution of medical affairs activities in the countries with highest standards of quality and compliance
Manages Country interface with Global development, optimizing all Country Clinical trials, while ensuring their safety and compliance and driving their ultimate success.
Ensures CPO provides trial feasibility evaluation to TMO via Medical Advisor support
Achieves registration objectives for CPO working closely with global DRA teams to solve issues and manage exceptions.
Ensures full support for Pharmacovigilance including compliance with Adverse Event reporting and work with CPO Head to ensure Risk Management Plan implementation
Ensures Country specific medical needs are channelled to UK and Region for discussion with Global teams and incorporation into Global CDPs.
Compliance and Risk Management
Leads the Medical and Regulatory teams' activities to ensure all regulatory requirements are met to comply with local and global standards.
Cooperates with internal / external stakeholders to assess external landscape and assists with policy / advocacy efforts.
Ensures implementation of the safety risk management plans for all marketed products.
Accounts for full regulatory and compliance adherence across all medical activities at territorial level (including General Medicines and Oncology)
Develops and manages long-term relationships (in conjunction with peers) with external stakeholders / KOLs.
Represents Novartis at key external Scientific, Clinical, Medical and Regulatory meetings
Leads the Medical organization to deliver effective team work, ensures clarity of accountabilities and develops a culture of high performance and innovation.
Leads the development of medical and scientific excellence in the CPO
Develops and leads outstanding customer facing medical and MSL teams
Provides inspirational leadership, mentoring and coaching to managers and associates in the Medical organization and another related peers functions.
Champions diversity and inclusion within the Medical organization.
About the Novartis Global Service Centre in Dublin:
The Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC), Dublin, was set up in 2013 and is located in a state-of-the-art facility on the Merrion Road in Ballsbridge. The center, one of five around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis divisions and organizations worldwide. Services offered by the Dublin team include scientific and commercial services, IT, HR Operations and Procurement. There are currently several hundred associates employed at the site with 32 nationalities speaking 28 languages.
The operation is continuing to grow rapidly and has a number of exciting vacancies for experienced high-caliber candidates who are interested in working as part of an international team delivering services globally. Novartis offers a rewarding career and a comprehensive benefits package.
Novartis is a world-leading healthcare company that provides innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis is the only global company with leading positions in these areas. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 120,000 full-time-equivalent associates and its products are available in more than 180 countries around the world.
Benefits of Working for Novartis:
Competitive salary; Annual bonus
Pension scheme; Share scheme
Health insurance; 25 days annual leave
Flexible working arrangements
Subsidized dining facilities
Employee recognition scheme
'I came for the job, I stay for the culture'
#LI-P Minimum requirements
Registered Medical Doctor
At least 5-10 years in pharmaceutical industry with a significant track record leading multinational teams responsible for both drug development and commercialization support
Strong track record of a delivery focus for time and quality in clinical development projects and medical affairs
Demonstrated leadership skills within Drug Development with a track record of successful management of costs and headcount
Direct Medical Affairs and/or sales/marketing experience is beneficial, but not required.
We focus on creating an inclusive organization and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.
Program Coordinator - Growing Health Insurance And A Great Team!!!!
About Fallon Health:
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation's top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org.
Under the direction of the Behavioral Health Director ensure timely completion of assigned work in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures. Able to demonstrate independent action. The ACO CP Program Manager presents a clear definition of problem(s) when reviewing with the Manager.
The ACO CP Program Manager serves as the single point of contact for the BH CP and LTSS CP. Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with ACO and ACO partner regarding members involved with BH and LTSS CP
Engage with CP regarding referrals for BH and LTSS CP
Assist in implementation of functions between ACO and CP
Provide performance management to BH and LTSS CP related to documented processes.
Triage urgent calls.
The ACO CP Program Manager works closely with the Fallon and ACO Care Managers. The ACO CP Program Manager refers to the Fallon and ACO Care Managers whenever clinical decision making is required.
Direct communication with community partners, ACOs and EOHHS.
Process referrals and assist in assigning members to the appropriate BH and LTSS CP
Responds to questions or concerns about members referred to BH and LTSS CP
Engage in discussions with Fallon and ACO Care Managers about members assigned, engaged, or lost to care;
Develop rosters for BH and LTSS CP
Develop reports for BH and LTSS CP about assigned members and status of these members
Facilitates performance management with ACO and MCO ensuring BH and LTSS CP are meeting all requirements of documented processes
Attend MassHealth meetings
Attend BH and LTSS CP meetings
Assists in preparation and review of reports for MassHealth
Additional performance requirements:
Excellent communication and organizational skills;
Ability to multi-task;
Ability to coordinate and collaborate with CP;
Accurate and timely data entry; and
Computer literacy required.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor/designee.
- College degree (BA/BS in Social Work, Human Services or Health Services preferred)
- 2-4 yea
Director Clinical Pharmacology Lead- Oncology
The primary responsibilities of this role, Director,
Clinical Pharmacology Lead, are to: Independently represent Clinical Pharmacology (CP)
Oncology in global project teams (GPTs) and related clinical
teams; Take over leadership activities from the Head of CP
Oncology for specific assigned tasks, as
appropriate; Ensure adequate consideration and implementation of
all aspects of CP, Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacokinetics /
Pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) including model-based development
approaches for all phases of Oncology drug development
projects; Set-up, execute and coordinate the CP strategy
including related core CP studies in line with the overall
development and submission strategy for assigned
projects; Drive quantitative PK/PD activities to support
clinical study design and dose/schedule selection for First in
Human (FiH) first-in-human and other exploratory clinical studies
in close alignment with other functions within Translational
Medicine Oncology (TMO), Oncology Development as well as
Pharmacology, Toxicology, DMPK and
Pharmacometrics; Provide in-depth CP, PK and PK/PD advise and
expertise to independently design, plan, execute and evaluate core
CP studies as well as to adequately support relevant Oncology
Development and Global Medical Affairs (GMA) studies with CP
components such as dosing strategies, drug-interaction potential
and exposure-response/safety analysis in close collaboration with
the respective clinical functions and study
teams; Closely interact with other functions within
Translational Medicine Oncology (TMO) as well as within Oncology
Development to define the best use of biomarker concepts in
conjunction with modelling and simulation approaches for
development projects; Independently evaluate and report CP related
results, draw consequences from critical outcomes, adapt the
project plan by implementing appropriate measures to avert risks in
the context of the drug development project; Constantly look for innovative approaches in the
field of CP and ensure optimal utilization of resources and
appropriate strategies to make go/no go decisions on programs in a
timely and cost effective way; Lead and manage the preparation of the CP sections
of major clinical and regulatory documents (e.g. Common Technical
Documents (CTDs), New Drug Applications (NDAs), Investigational New
Drugs (INDs), Investigational Medicinal Product Dossiers (IMPDs)
and provide global CP submission support for all countries /
regions including the US, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific, Canada and
Latin America; Represent CP Oncology externally, e.g. in meetings
with authorities or key opinion leader (KOL) meetings and develop
and manage KOL relationships to facilitate CP strategies as part of
the overall development strategies; Participate in critical in-licensing and
out-licensing activities and independently provide CP, PK and PK/PD
expertise in due diligences.
Prn- Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist, Prosthetics & Orthotics (Registry) (P&O Registry)
- Orthotist (CPO) promotes and provides prosthetic and orthotic care to patients under the direction of and in consultation with a physician. Assists patients, families, therapists and physicians by providing prosthetic and orthotic care / management expertise to assure clinical objectives, department objectives and quality standards are achieved.
- Orthotist (CPO) is responsible for meeting daily patient care objectives at a variety of patient care sites including but not limited to problem solving, documentation, fabrication and some project management and referral source management tasks.
- Orthotist (CPO) consistently demonstrates support of the SRAlab statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.
- Orthotist (CPO) demonstrates SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.
1.Promotes and provides prosthetic orthotic services in accordance with SRAlab policies and the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics "Canons of Ethical Conduct".
2.Prosthetic and orthotic management is skillfully and timely administered through up to date knowledge of assessment, disease entity, biomechanics, normal human development, treatment plan formulation, measurement / cast impressions, follow-up care, documentation, fabrication, CAD/CAM, patient / referral management, coding / billing procedures, departmental policies and schedule management.
3.Proactively supports and communicates with patients, physicians, therapists, department staff and management team in daily activities to complete clinical and operational objectives.
4.Proactively utilizes administrative and technical support staff to provide care to patients and meet other clinical objectives.
5.Documents activities to facility standards of content and timeliness for quality assurance, project management, coding / billing compliance and patient records.
6.Represents the department and the profession in a variety of forums in person, via phone and utilizing SRAlab information systems.
7.Assists with device fabrication, component acquisition / preparation to meet clinical and operations time and quality standards.
8.Provides limited assistance to Technician Coordinator with facility maintenance tasks through guidance and direct assistance to other staff.
9.Actively participates in and supports the instruction of staff, National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) residents, medical residents and themselves to achieve operational excellence and meet the SRAlab mission statement by reviewing, attending, creating and presenting training materials related to orthotic management and department policies.
1.Reports directly to the Clinical Coordinator, Prosthetics & Orthotics
2.Reports indirectly to the Manager, Clinical Operations
- Prosthetics & Orthotics
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
1.Bachelor''s degree in prosthetics and orthotics from an accredited college or university.
2.Must have completed a National Commission on Orthotic Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) residency in Prosthetics and Orthotics.
3.Must maintain IL Licensure in Orthotics, IL Licensure in Prosthetics and ABC CPO certification.
4.Understanding the needs of patients requiring prosthetic management and the process involved in providing prosthetic and orthotic care to patients
5.Visual acuity and gross/fine motor skills required for the safe and efficient use of equipment, tools and materials.
6.Strong interpersonal skills necessary to exchange factual information within department, to patients and outside entities.
7.Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when completing clinical, departmental and technical tasks.
8.Analytical ability to interpret patient needs.
9.Good organizational and problem solving skills needed.
10. Working knowledge of prosthetic and orthotic industry equipment, materials, design and control systems (mechanical and electrical).
11. Working knowledge of standard power equipment, hand tools, ovens, vacuum forming equipment, materials and basic computer application skills, including CAD/CAM
12. Ability to lift or move large, heavy objects, specifically plaster positive models and materials
1.Some exposure to chemicals and material fumes / dust.
2.Some exposure to infectious diseases when working or transferring patients.
3.Operates across the SRAlab continuum of care and its locations, including outpatient sites, day rehabilitation sites, inpatient units and on-call as necessary or required by the department.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
SRAlab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law
Prosthetic Orthotic Technician
PROSTHETIC ORTHOTIC TECHNICIAN
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
A successful and established Texas based Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for a full time Prosthetic Orthotic Technician to provide services at San Antonio Military Medical Center. The position offers the opportunity to enhance and/or gain valuable work experience while working within the Federal Employment System.
JOB FUNCTIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)
Fabricates, fits, maintains, and repairs artificial limbs, plastic cosmetic appliance, braces, surgical supports, plaster casts and other orthopedic or prosthetic devices, according to prescription specifications and under guidance of a prosthetist/orthotist
Reads specifications to determine type of orthopedic device or prosthesis to be fabricated and materials and tools required
Lays out and marks dimension of parts, using precision measuring instruments and templates
Bends, forms welds, saws, carves, cuts, and grinds wood, plastic, metal or fabric to fabricated parts, using hammers, anvils, welding equipment, saws and cutting machines and hand cutting tools
Drills and taps holes for rivets, rivet components, and screws, using drill press
ALL ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS OUTLINED IN POSITION DESCRIPTION (PD) PROVIDED TO INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR REVIEW
QUALIFICATIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)
Minimum of three years' experience as a prosthetic orthotic technician
Background experience and proficiency in general fabrication procedures of orthotic prosthetic devices, which include working with thermal plastic, metal, leather, plaster, and prosthetic components
Read, write, and speak English well enough to communicate with all personnel eligible for medical care
Records transcribed must be legible
Basic Life Support-Healthcare Provider-American Heart Association Certified
ALL ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OUTLINED IN POSITION DESCRIPTION (PD) PROVIDED TO INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR REVIEW
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