Certified Orthotist

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital’s Orthotics Department is seeking a dynamic and motivated Certified Orthotist, who desires to work within a huge scope of diverse and complex cases and make a difference in the Kamloops community. This is a term-specific position with end date of March 31, 2025.

Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $36.78 to $45.93

This unique position offers the successful Certified Orthotist an opportunity to work with complex orthotic cases including spinal, pediatrics, trauma, neuro and post-surgical procedures. By offering services to such a large catchment area, this position offers a diverse and challenging caseload that will offer variety and opportunities.

The Certified Orthotist will be working directly with a Certified Orthotist, an Orthotic Technician, Vascular Surgeons, Orthopaedic Surgeons and a team of Allied Health Professionals to provide optimal orthotic care for patients. This position designs and fits orthoses to enable clients to function better and improve their quality of life. Duties include receiving referrals, assessing clients’ needs, designing and/or selecting appropriate orthoses, fitting and adjusting orthoses, examining and evaluating existing orthoses and making recommendations for repair/replacement. As part of the Interior Health Rehabilitation Team, the Certified Orthotist supervises and provides work direction to orthotic staff and performs administrative functions for Orthotic Services. Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a Tertiary Referral Hospital located at 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC. The RIH Rehabilitation Department has a strong team approach supported by opportunities for on-going education and career growth. By working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will have access to resources and other healthcare professionals right at your fingertips!

Reasons to Join Interior Health:

• Eligible positions qualify for relocation support
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Generous paid vacation entitlement
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Employee pension plan
• Opportunities for career advancement
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Safe and welcoming communities

If you are passionate about the work you do and are looking for a rewarding career that truly makes a difference in the lives of others, contact us today: Careers@InteriorHealth.ca

Qualifications

• Completion of recognized Orthotics Program and two years’ recent experience in a rehabilitation health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Certification in Orthotics from the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists (CBCPO) and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association for Prosthetics and Orthotics (CAPO).

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01820780

Employee Type:

TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH ORTHOTICS

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$34.46 - $43.03

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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