Full-time Certified Orthotist for our Sports Medicine Department
Bachelor's Degree (Required)
Certified Orthotist - American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc.
Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide:
Excellent compensation and benefits package, including employer 401(k) contribution
Tuition assistance available to both full and part-time employees
Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement
Practice location within our Orthopaedic sites with full support of our specialty
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Join a growing Orthotics department dedicated to provided elite orthotic care to patients
Required to be hold certification as an Orthotists through ABC or BOC, eligible for PA license.
Travel between clinic sites within the region is required
Assesses the patient's condition and determines the needed treatment.
Elicits the patient's interpretation of his current situation and his and her expected outcome for the orthosis.
Communicates with the prescribing physician to clarify the expectations for the orthosis and detail the design options available to achieve the desired outcome.
Formulates a comprehensive treatment plan based on input from the prescribing physician, patient and family, therapist, and other rehabilitation team members.
Discusses this plan with all involved.
Selects the appropriate prefabricated orthosis or design a custom orthosis to provide the prescribed outcome to alleviate patient's limitations and enhance patient's functioning.
Measures and casts patient.
Corrects and modifies positive molds and provide complete design specifications for the orthosis to the central fabrication lab.
Fits patient with completed orthosis.
Adjusts this orthosis as necessary to achieve optimal function.
Provides instruction to the patient and family on proper use and care of the orthosis.
Provides appropriate follow-up care after fitting to ensure successful treatment outcomes.
Document all patient contacts according to established departmental and hospital procedure.
Troubleshoots, repairs, and adjusts orthoses as required.
Evaluates, measures, casts, designs, and fits custom-made lower extremity, upper extremity, and spinal orthoses. Measures, fits, and adjusts prefabricated orthoses.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Bachelor's Degree- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Orthotist - American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABCOP)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.