Certified Orthotist (CO) - Kenosha WI
Experience the power of P&O!
The NovaCare P&O team is currently seeking a Full Time or Part Time Certified Orthotist (CO) for our P&O Clinic in Kenosha, WI . This position will see mostly orthotic patients. Pediatric experience is a plus!
Our experienced and highly trained team is committed to working collaboratively with each patient to develop a plan of care that achieves individual goals in a safe, compassionate and efficient manner. The ideal practitioner should be highly motivated and excited to manage a comprehensive and lucrative orthotic practice while providing patient assessment, treatment plan, follow-up care, and practice management. This position comes with great opportunity to continue a well-developed orthotic business in house, as well as, embrace and grow an ongoing orthotic relationship with Froedtert Hospital just a few miles away. The ideal practitioner will be a self-driven and motivated individual that can become a key player in an already dynamic team atmosphere. American Board Certified (ABC) certification in Orthotics or completion of Residency in Orthotics Program and board eligible to sit for exams is required to be considered for this opportunity.
In addition to being a part of a team who provides top quality care, you will also be able to take advantage of NovaCare’s many benefits. These benefits include:
- Student Loan Repayment Program
- Paid CEU’s/Licensures
- Flexible Working Hours
Hours Needed: 40 hours weekly Mon - Fri
Compensation. Commensurate with experience.
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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 1800 locations in 38 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. #ACN
Oversees all stages of design, fabrication, fitting and maintenance of orthotic/prosthetic devices related to patients’ needs, as indicated by a physician. Assists physicians with the evaluation and analysis of the patient’s need for orthotic/prosthetic services. Ensures proper patient management is consistent with established practices for orthotic/prosthetic 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 and services 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 inventory and materials. Meets with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to market orthotics/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 Prosthetics required.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in providing orthotic services under the supervision
of a certified practitioner.
Ability to walk, stand, bend, and reach consistently throughout a work day/shift.
Must have manual dexterity in hands in order to fabricate appliances. Must be able to lift casts up to 75 pounds.
Appropriate manual dexterity to enable typing (including10-key) throughout a work day/shift.
Ability to lift up to 25lbs, safely, from ground to waist using proper body mechanics.
Ability to carry office supplies up to 10lbs.
Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people and understand written direction.
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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