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Orthotist and Prosthetist

Company: University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

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 CPO, you will assess patients individual needs and custom design orthoses and prosthesis to meet those needs. This position offers the opportunity work within a highly collaborative multidisciplinary care team and the ability to provide clinical instruction to medical residents, prosthetic and orthotic trainees, and other medical professionals. If you want to develop and grow, maximize and expand your career experience as a CPO, 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 outcomesMission Statement

    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.

    Responsibilities*
    • You will evaluate and treat the more complex, specialized patients for prosthetic and orthotic services.
    • You will plan for the fabrication of prostheses and orthoses in consultation with physicians, patients, and certified technical staff.
    • You will provide prosthetic and orthotic services, including proper patient education, coding, documentation in the provided electronic medical record, and coordinating rehabilitation activities with others in the health care team.
    • You will provide the necessary follow up for all services provided, including re-education, maintenance and repairs.
    • 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-patients 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/or participate in research directed toward contributing to improving patient outcomes, new methods or new orthotic/prosthetic designs.Required Qualifications*
      • Completion of an American Board of Certification (ABC) approved program in orthotics & prosthetics and successful completion of the ABC examinations in both disciplines
      • Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics
      • A bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the positionDesired Qualifications*
        • Minimum of 3 years experience post-certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics
        • Experience with use of an electronic health record such as EPIC or OPIE would be helpfulWork Schedule

          8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

          Work Locations

          The UM Orthotics and Prosthetics Center in Brigton, MI, will be your primary worksite. Occasional travel will be necessary for on-call rotations, coverage at offsite locations, and other events.

          Background Screening

          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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

          Application Deadline

          Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process maybegin as early as the eighth day after posting.Thisopening 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.



          U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

          COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.


          Job Detail
          • Job Opening ID 205361
          • Working Title Orthotist and Prosthetist, Brighton Center for Specialty Care
          • Job Title Orthotist and Prosthetist
          • Work Location Brighton Center Specialty Care
            Ann Arbor, MI
          • Full/Part Time Full-Time
          • Regular/Temporary Regular
          • FLSA Status Exempt
          • Organizational Group Um Hospital
          • Department MM Orthotics&Prosthetics Ctr
          • Posting Begin/End Date 10/05/2021 1/03/2022
          • Career Interests Orthotics / Prosthetics
            Patient Care Services

Keywords: University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center, Ann Arbor , Orthotist and Prosthetist, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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