Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist and Certified Orthotist
The Prosthetics and Orthotics Division in the University of Virginia's School of Medicine seeks a Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (CPO) and a Certified Orthotist (CO) to consult, provide, and fabricate orthotic and prosthetic devices for adults and children with musculoskeletal impairments throughout Central Virginia. The successful candidates will be responsible for managing comprehensive orthotic and/or prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, and follow-up care and practice management.
Candidates for both positions should have either a bachelor's degree with completion of an NCOPE affiliated certificate program and completion of NCOPE affiliated residency program; or an associate degree with at least 10 years of direct P&O experience. Qualified candidates must be certified through the American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics and have one year of post-certification experience. Some experience with foot/ankle and pediatrics is required. Also, candidates should be knowledgeable with DME billing codes, insurance compliance and current trends in the prosthetic and orthotic industry.
Successful candidates for the Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (CPO) position should also possess interpersonal skills to help build referral bases. For these candidates, a history of prior practice management is preferred, and supervisory and/or office management skills are a plus.
Applicants should complete a staff application through the Jobs@UVa website, and provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references. To apply for either position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu, click on University Staff, and search for posting # 0622645 for the Certified Prosthetist Orthotist or posting # 0621917 for the Certified Orthotist.
For more information about the division, please visit https://med.virginia.edu/orthopaedic-surgery/orthopaedic-divisions/orthotics-and-prosthetics/.
This position is restricted and contingent upon continued funding.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.