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CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

Apply Now Job ID 1189022 Date posted 11/27/2018
Job title :CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
Position Summary

Innovation is a good fit at Kelowna General Hospital! This past Summer, Prosthetics and Orthotics Services at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) received a wonderful gift of technology; an optical 3D scanner, shape modification software, and an automated mold carver courtesy of generous donors to the KGH Foundation.

KGH is seeking a Canadian Certified Orthotist for temporary, part-time opportunity starting in January 2019 until December 2019. KGH is a tertiary care hospital consisting of 380 acute care beds. It provides service in all areas including a 38 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, General / Vascular Surgery, and various medical units. It is a Medical teaching centre for University of BC Medical staff.

This position offers a unique Orthotist experience being that it is in a hospital setting with state-of-the-art technology. KGH’s Orthotic and Prosthetic Department is a full service department integrated with the Rehabilitation Centre. Orthotists are fully supported by two technical staff and administrative support staff. The department operates Monday to Friday providing In-Patient and Out-Patient Services. It also receives referrals from the community in both Orthotic and Prosthetic disciplines.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health; in addition to a Pension Plan.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum and every person matters. You will be part of a dedicated team of professionals and have the opportunity to flourish under the mentorship of other Orthotists and Professional Practice Leader.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of the KGH Orthotic and Prosthetic Team in providing optimal treatment to our rehab clients, we would love to hear from you!


Qualifications

• Completion of recognized Orthotics Program.
• 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).
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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