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Registered Orthotic or Prosthetic Technician  

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-22-00016  
Open Date 3/10/2022  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Orthotics and Prosthetics 

Work type Regular Full-time 

Grade Grade 4B ($28.49/hr to $34.06/hr) 

FTE 1.0 

Posting Close Date 04/15/2022 

Description

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate within our corporate No Boundaries strategic plan. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in the design and fabrication of orthoses or prostheses (for both children and adults) and their components in such a manner as to provide maximum fit, function, cosmesis and workmanship

  • Determine, utilize and order appropriate components, materials and manufacturing processes

  • Fabricate and assemble a variety of orthotic and prosthetic devices

  • Assess and discuss manufacturing needs/componetry requirements with the clinical team

  • Provide education to student, visitors and interest groups

  • In partnership with clients/families and the interdisciplinary team, provides client and Family-Centred Care which is goal directed, evidence based and outcome oriented

  • 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

  • Interacts with members of the interdisciplinary team and community providers to ensure an integrated service approach

  • 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.

    Qualifications

    Registered Technician in Orthotics or Prosthetics with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC)

  • Board Eligible Technical Interns may be considered

  • Graduate of a recognized OPC school

  • Registration in both Prosthetics and Orthotics (RTPO) will be considered an asset

  • Ability to effectively organize time and meet deadlines and to maintain schedule flexibility while ensuring quality of services/products

  • Demonstrated skill related to technical aspects of orthotic and prosthetic design and working knowledge of latest technologies

  • Demonstrated understanding of a Family-Centered Care service delivery model

  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary and diverse team

  • Strong and effective organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and time-management skills

  • Ability to diagnose and carry out repair procedures

  • Working knowledge of latest advancements and technological developments in the field

  • Report writing, basic computer skills
 
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, 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 three 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 is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.



Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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