Orthotics/Prosthetics

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Job Description: 
  • Responsible for providing specialized clinical skills on orthotics and prosthetis including assessment, interventiona and outcome measure in loine with standards of clinical practice, policies and procedures and accrediting bodies.
  • Determine and implement the specific clinical needs related to orthotic/prosthetic and assess the effectiveness of the orthoses/prostheses in terms of functional and safety.
  • Modify and correct pre-fabricated orthoses/prostheses whenever indicated.
  • Instruct and educate the patient for care the appropriate, safe use and maintenance of the fabricated orthoses/prostheses.
  • Identify the patient needs to be referred to another facility or specialized centers whenever indicated.
  • Report any deficiency in support of materials and equipment to unit supervisor.
  • Maintain regular statistical data as per department regulations and attend team/staff meetings as per scheduled.
  • Take action role in promoting continuing education within the department.
  • Liaise with other rehabilitaion team members (i.e. Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Physician) to discuss patient’s needs and plan of care whenever indicated.
  • Oversee written notes, including initial assessment, plan of care, follow up progress notes in line with the established clinical standards of practice.
  • Provide a written discherge summary upon patient’s discharge.
  • Provide key input in the development of orthotics/prosthetics guidelines, protocol and other programs in the specialty area including the continuous team in-service program.
  • Review and update clinical standards of practice in specialty area ensuring alignment with national and international reuglations and liaise with the Quality Management Specialist to develop and monitor clinical indicators for specialty area to ensure correct delivery of care.
  • Promote professional communication with colleagues inside and outside the Kingdom aiming to promote evidence base practice.
  • Coordinate workload in defined clinical area.
  • Comply with the BestCare System procedure utilizing appropriate methods of operation and technical requirements as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the following required departmental activities:
  1. Audit Processes, Quality Improvements and Emergency Training
  2. Departmental team meetings, senior team meetings and war rounds/ward meetings
  3. Staff management related issues (e.g. monthly peer audit, perfomance evaluation and training) as required.
  • Develop and implement training modules for SCDP training in defined clinical area (including the design and coordination of training programs in the specialty area for assigned staff) and provide professional consultative guidance for team members with regard to professional development.
  • Prepare and submit statistical reports detailing analyzed data for review and feedback.
  • Ensure safe and efficient working equipment, reporting faults and problems through the appropriate channels.
  • Perform other job related duties.
Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor Degree in Prosthetics/Orthotics or other rehabilitation related degree with major in Prosthetics/Orthotics from an accredited institution
  • Post graduate education in specialty area
  • Registered or Licensed Orthotist/Prosthetist
  • Minimum of five (5) years post graduate experience with at least two (2) years in area of specialization
Job Benefits: 
  • Salary Paid tax free
  • Incentives
  • End of contract bonus
  • Severance Pay
  • Free furnished accommodation with free recreation, sports and cultural facilities
  • Free transportation service
  • Up to 7.5 weeks paid annual leave per contract year
  • 1 return airline ticket
  • Free medical care & emergency dental care
  • Study Leave of 10 working days per contract year and CPD courses

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