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Registered Prosthetic Technician 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-23-00122  
Open Date 8/9/2023  
Number of Openings 2  
Department Orthotics and Prosthetics 

Work type Regular Full-time 

Grade Grade 5C ($30.48/hr to $38.23/hr) 

FTE 1.0 

Posting Close Date 09/14/2023 

Description

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. 

 

The Position:

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking a dynamic permanent full time Registered Prosthetic Technician to join our team of experienced clinical and technical professionals.

Our Orthotic and Prosthetic department provides a full range of services from Prosthetic limbs to Orthotic devices. Our team is made up of Certified Orthotists, Certified Prosthetists, Registered Technicians, a Physiotherapist and an Occupational Therapist who are clinically educated and trained to provide exceptional clinical value to our clients and their families. Learn more about our department and read client testimonials on our department's website. 

Why Join Our Team?

  • Opportunity to provide prosthetic services to pediatric and adult clients to improve mobility, function and independence in a state of the art facility.
  • Exciting opportunity to engage in research supported through the department and the Bloorview Research Institute.
  • Competitive benefit package, including three weeks of vacation, health and dental coverage, paid sick days, 5 paid education days, and continuing education funding.
  • Participation in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), which in addition to your own contributions, Holland Bloorview will contribute $1.26 for every dollar you contribute.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in the design and fabrication of 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 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/familys 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)
  • 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. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan: https://strategicplan.hollandbloorview.ca/

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbp-WhflXXo&feature=youtu.be

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). 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 seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ 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.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. 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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