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Prosthetic/Orthotic Technician Student 

Category Student Opportunities  
Req Number STU-19-00001  
Department Orthotics and Prosthetics 

Work type Casual 

Grade None Specified 


Posting Close Date 08/24/2019 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support in the design and fabrication of prostheses/orthoses (for both children and adults)
  • Assist in the fabrication and assembly of a variety of prosthetic/orthotic devices
  • Assist in the diagnose and carrying out required repair procedures
  • Assess and discuss manufacturing needs/componetry requirements with the clinical team
  • Supports and respects the client/family's rights to make decisions based on their own values, beliefs and experiences
  • Bases practice on established policies, procedures and fabrication standards
  • Communicates in a timely and effective manner
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment for staff, clients and families
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.There may be additional duties assigned as required.


  • Graduate or enrolled in a recognized Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC) school
  • Ability to effectively organize time and meet deadlines and to maintain schedule flexibility while ensuring quality of prosthetic/orthotic services & products
  • Demonstrated skill related to technical aspects of orthotic design
  • Demonstrated understanding of a Family-Centered Care service delivery model
  • Ability to design and fabricate custom or one-of-a-kind prosthetic/orthotic devices
  • Skills related to technical aspects of prosthetic/orthotic design and working knowledge of latest technology
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary and diverse team
  • Strong and effective organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and time-management skills
  • Working knowledge of latest orthotic advancements and technological developments in the field
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines while ensuring quality of prosthetic/orthotic services & products
  • Basic computer skills.
About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 416-425-6220.  

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