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Date Added: Sat 18/07/2020

Prosthetist And/Or Orthotist Clinician (CPO, CO, CP, Board Eligible)

Prescott, Arizona, US
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Company: HANGER INC

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

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 world's
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. Hanger's 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, Hanger's
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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