Prosthetist and/or Orthotist Clinician (CPO, CO, CP, Board Eligible)
Company: Hanger, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the
world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P)
services and products, offering the most advanced O&P
solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed
customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest
owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide.
Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded
and private label O&P devices, products and components, and
provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. With
nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's
vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing
superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively,
Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people
achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.
As a Prosthetist and/or Orthotist, you have dedicated yourself to
improving the lives of the patients you serve. We recognize that in
doing so you not only impact the lives of those you treat but of
their families, friends, and communities. Embarking on a career
with Hanger allows you to continue in this endeavor but elevates
you as a champion of the orthotic and prosthetic market by
providing superior patient care, outcomes, service and value.
Advance your career by leveraging professional clinical expertise,
established clinical practice guidelines, innovative technologies,
specialized training & continuing education, RAC audit resources,
and back office support at one of our more than 700 clinics
nationwide. At Hanger, we fulfill your current practice needs but
also offer a potential career path to meet your changing
aspirations as you continue your professional journey for years to
Our patients are our focus and are the heart of everything we
do. As a Hanger Prosthetist and/or Orthotist, you will
leverage exceptional training and an extensive collaborative
clinical community nearly 1500 providers strong to provide or
supervise the delivery of comprehensive prosthetic and orthotic
care. You will assess patients, formulate treatment plans,
implement those plans, follow-up with your patients and participate
in practice management. If you have not yet achieved certification,
you will provide care under the direction of one of our certified
You will enjoy combining your unique blend of clinical and
technical skills to evaluate patients, custom design, fabricate and
fit prostheses and/or orthoses to deliver exceptional outcomes for
the patients you serve. You will collaborate with other members of
the rehabilitation team and innovate utilizing the latest
technology as we all strive to empower human
Depending on the operational requirements, size of the Hanger
Clinic and subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local
law, your role may include some or all of the functions listed
Collaborate with physicians in the evaluation and analysis of a
patient’s need for prosthetic and/or orthotic services; recommend
treatment options to physicians when necessary.
Examine and evaluate patient needs in relation to disease and
Formulate design of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
Select materials, make cast measurements, model modifications, and
layouts, taking into account new techniques and
Perform fitting, including static and dynamic
Evaluate prosthetic and/or orthotic device on patient, adjust to
assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of
Instruct patient in use of prosthetic and/or orthotic
Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient
satisfaction with devices provided.
Provide follow-up with patients and physicians.
Provide in-service training to physicians and allied health care
Utilize effective materials management, quality and performance
processes to maximize device quality and medical efficacy,
maintaining a proper balance with costs and operational/financial
Meet with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to
review prosthetic and/or orthotic services and capabilities;
develop and enhance business relationships to identify and secure
ongoing and future sources or referrals.
Plan and implement strategies to meet and exceed revenue targets in
coordination with management.
Provide detailed clinical notes to patient records.
May mentor residents or newly certified clinicians.
Provide assistance to other clinical staff.
Provide information to administrative staff to conduct
Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and
other governmental regulations; compliance with bloodborne and
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
May be asked to perform on-call, hospital calls, or float between
more than one Hanger Clinic location.
Current board certification in Prosthetics and/or Orthotics from
the American Board for Certification (ABC) or the Board of
Certification (BOC), or
A baccalaureate degree in prosthetics and/or orthotics, or the
foreign equivalent, and current ABC Board-Eligibility in
Prosthetics and/or Orthotics.
A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards
outlined within Hanger’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and
In states where licensure is required, the ability to obtain and
maintain state licensure may be required as well.
May be willing to consider candidates who are certified in one
discipline who wish see patients in their certified discipline
while simultaneously completing residency in the other
May be willing to consider candidates who are not certified or
board-eligible but have at least 5 years of demonstrated past
experience in providing prosthetic and/or orthotic services under
the supervision of a certified clinician.
Thorough understanding of the principles of biomechanics,
pathomechanics, gait analysis, kinesiology, anatomy and
Thorough understanding of componentry and its suitability and
reliability for specific uses
Thorough understanding of medical terminology
Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized
oral and written presentation and reports to patient and
Ability to instruct clinical and non-clinical personnel and
customers on objectives of patient care services
Active listening, reading and comprehension skills for analyzing
reports, charts and correspondence
Ability to assess patient condition and advise physician on
Good interpersonal skills and ability to build professional
relationships with physicians, therapists and patients
Ability to work effectively as a team member
Effective organizational, time management and planning
Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest,
transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building
Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone
Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to
Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for
Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently
throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of
easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work
Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate
records, recognize people, and understand written
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give
Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the
Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients,
equipment and supplies for treatment.
Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in
duration in accordance with state labor laws.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees working at least 20 hours per week are eligible for the
8 Paid Holidays per Year
Paid Vacation Time Off
Paid Sick Time Off
8 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
Medical Flex Spend Account
Dependent Care Flex Spend Account
Free employee assistance program
Full-time employees are also eligible for short-term and long-term
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