Board Certified (ABC) Resident - Prosthetics & Orthotics - Kenosha, WI

NovaCare Rehabilitation

Mechanicsburg, PA, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

Overview:

Our Prosthetics and Orthotics Center in Kenosha, WI is now hiring a resident for 2022!

Our residency program is an extension of one's education. The resident will get a well-structured and comprehensive residency that allows him/her to progress at a confident level to build the skills required to become a certified practitioner. Our residency program is focused not only on the clinical aspect of the business, but also on the management and administrative side in order to provide residents with a well-rounded exposure to the O&P business as a whole. Our patient population is diverse, and residents will be seeing patients with all levels of orthotic needs or amputations at all levels for both upper and lower extremity conditions. Residents will also be immersed in technical and fabrication processes. Our facility is the training site for future employment for one of over 30 independent O&P practices. Residents should have a desire to stay within the NovaCare P&O facilities after completion of residency.

Highlights of P&O Residency Program

12-month Orthotic Residency, or 12-month Prosthetic Residency; NO combined residency available.
Residency usually begins in June/July depending on graduation. One orthotic and one prosthetic residents are chosen for each term.
Residents should expect abundant clinical shadowing experience, documentation skills, hands-on experience, and in-house fabrication.

Hours Needed: 40 hours weekly Mon - Fri

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 1900 locations in 39 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

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists practitioners with patient care.
Prepares the room and patient for treatment.
Makes and modifies molds, performs technical fabrication, and completes administrative tasks.
Completes and maintains accurate documentation of patient care provided.
Evaluates selected orthotic and prosthetic needs of patients, measures cases, and fits and adjusts devices.
Performs selected patient care procedures, including but not limited to the fitting of soft good items.
Provides alterations to the fitting of soft good items, if necessary.
Provides patient follow-up for selected orthotic and prosthetic patients.
Performs shipping, receiving and monitoring inventory as well as other clerical tasks.
Contacts vendors to order prosthetic and orthotic materials.

Provides on-call services as necessary.
Adheres to all safety regulations and compliance with Medicare and other governmental agencies’ standards. Ensures compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements and Company policy.
Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION PREPARATION:
Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics Degree from a CAAHEP accredited program
Formal O&P Training in recognized O&P School.

AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Lift/move items weighing approximately twenty five (25) pounds.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Quickly and accurately access and enter information using an automated system.
Maintain attendance according to company policy.
Regularly required to talk or hear.
Frequently required to stand, walk, bend, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
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.

Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment and supplies for treatment.

Additional Data:

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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