Certified Orthotist - 7595
SickKids
Toronto, Ontario
6d ago

As a Certified Orthotist at the Hospital for Sick Children, you will be responsible for the assessment, measurement, modification and fitting of orthotic devices for children with a number of orthopedic conditions.

The Orthotist will work in close collaboration with the interprofessional practice team and the Rehabilitation Professionals.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Perform a comprehensive assessment of children who have musculo-skeletal, neurological and / or gross motor impairments (referral guidelines available)
  • Develop an orthotic care plan in collaboration with the child / family and the health care team
  • Identify and alert members of the medical team to changes in medical status of the patient
  • Identify impairments and refer to other medical specialties when necessary
  • Identify orthotic research opportunities
  • Participate in program and departmental education
  • Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Orthotist certification in good standing with the Canadian Board of Certification of Prosthetics and Orthotics (CBCPO) and eligibility for ADP authorizer status
  • Credentials must be in accordance with Ontario legislation
  • Must have graduated from an accredited College in Prosthetics and Orthotics.
  • Must be certified through OPC to practice in Canada.
  • Demonstrated commitment to research and training as well as continuing education are assets
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