Prosthetist and/or Orthotist Clinician (CPO, CO, CP, Board Eligible)

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Permanent

Description

As a Prosthetist and/or Orthotist, you have dedicated yourself to improving the

lives of the patients you serve. We recognize that in doing so you not only

impact the lives of those you treat but of their families, friends, and

communities. Embarking on a career with Hanger allows you to continue in this

endeavor but elevates you as a champion of the orthotic and prosthetic market

by providing superior patient care, outcomes, service and value. Advance your

career by leveraging professional clinical expertise, established clinical

practice guidelines, innovative technologies, specialized training & continuing

education, RAC audit resources, and back office support at one of our more than

700 clinics nationwide. At Hanger, we fulfill your current practice needs but

also offer a potential career path to meet your changing aspirations as you

continue your professional journey for years to come.



With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the worlds

premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products,

offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs

and unsurpassed customer service. Hangers Patient Care segment is the largest

owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products

& Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices,

products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader

market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the

American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and

innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services

that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch

thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and

freedom.



Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.



Our patients are our focus and are the heart of everything we do. As a Hanger

Prosthetist and/or Orthotist, you will leverage exceptional training and an

extensive collaborative clinical community nearly 1500 providers strong to

provide or supervise the delivery of comprehensive prosthetic and orthotic

care. You will assess patients, formulate treatment plans, implement those

plans, follow-up with your patients and participate in practice management. If

you have not yet achieved certification, you will provide care under the

direction of one of our certified clinicians.



You will enjoy combining your unique blend of clinical and technical skills to

evaluate patients, custom design, fabricate and fit prostheses and/or orthoses

to deliver exceptional outcomes for the patients you serve. You will

collaborate with other members of the rehabilitation team and innovate

utilizing the latest technology as we all strive to empower human potential

together.



Depending on the operational requirements, size of the Hanger Clinic and

subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local law, your role may include

some or all of the functions listed below.



* Collaborate with physicians in the evaluation and analysis of a

patient s need for prosthetic and/or orthotic services; recommend

treatment options to physicians when necessary.

* Examine and evaluate patient needs in relation to disease and functional

loss.

* Formulate design of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.

* Select materials, make cast measurements, model modifications, and

layouts, taking into account new techniques and materials.

* Perform fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.

* Evaluate prosthetic and/or orthotic device on patient, adjust to assure

fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work.

* Instruct patient in use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.

* Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction

with devices provided.

* Provide follow-up with patients and physicians.

* Provide in-service training to physicians and allied health care

professionals.

* Utilize effective materials management, quality and performance processes

to maximize device quality and medical efficacy, maintaining a proper

balance with costs and operational/financial performance.

* Meet with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to review

prosthetic and/or orthotic services and capabilities; develop and enhance

business relationships to identify and secure ongoing and future sources

or referrals.

* Plan and implement strategies to meet and exceed revenue targets in

coordination with management.

* Provide detailed clinical notes to patient records.

* May mentor residents or newly certified clinicians.

* Provide assistance to other clinical staff.

* Provide information to administrative staff to conduct reimbursement

activities.

* Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and other

governmental regulations; compliance with bloodborne and Occupational

Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements.

* Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.

* May be asked to perform on-call, hospital calls, or float between more

than one Hanger Clinic location.

* Current board certification in Prosthetics and/or Orthotics from the

American Board for Certification (ABC) or the Board of Certification

(BOC), or

* A baccalaureate degree in prosthetics and/or orthotics, or the foreign

equivalent, and current ABC Board-Eligibility in Prosthetics and/or

Orthotics.

* A valid driver s license and driving record within the standards

outlined within Hanger s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.

* In states where licensure is required, the ability to obtain and maintain

state licensure may be required as well.

* May be willing to consider candidates who are certified in one discipline

who wish see patients in their certified discipline while simultaneously

completing residency in the other discipline.

* May be willing to consider candidates who are not certified or board-

eligible but have at least 5 years of demonstrated past experience in

providing prosthetic and/or orthotic services under the supervision of a

certified clinician.

* Thorough understanding of the principles of biomechanics, pathomechanics,

gait analysis, kinesiology, anatomy and physiology

* Thorough understanding of componentry and its suitability and reliability

for specific uses

* Thorough understanding of medical terminology

* Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral

and written presentation and reports to patient and staff

* Ability to instruct clinical and non-clinical personnel and customers on

objectives of patient care services

* Active listening, reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports,

charts and correspondence

* Ability to assess patient condition and advise physician on treatment

options

* Good interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships

with physicians, therapists and patients

* Ability to work effectively as a team member

* Effective organizational, time management and planning skills

* Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest,

transparent, and respectful in all relationships.

* Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building

lifelong trust.

* Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around

you.

* Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to

change.

* Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding

results.



Physical Abilities



* Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently

throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily

lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.

* Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day.

* 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.

* Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility.

* Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients,

equipment and supplies for treatment.

* Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration

in accordance with state labor laws.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Competitive salary.

* Competitive health and insurance benefits.

* Annual target bonus or commission.

* Paid vacation and sick time.

* Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.

* At discretion of management, eligibility to attend Ed Fair, Hangers

annual Education Fair & National Business meeting.

* Reimbursement of certification and licensing fees.

* Access to the latest research and techniques in the O&P field.



Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all

aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of

employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or

harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual

orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status,

medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy,

childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or

any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and

ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or l
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