A unique opportunity to be a part of a rapidly expanding, multi-center department.
CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST / PROSTHETIST Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Functional Title: Orthotist-Prosthetist
The University of California, San Francisco division of Prosthetics and Orthotics in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking applicants interested in a dynamic clinician position.
Incumbent will have the opportunity to work as full-time clinician in the newly remodeled Orthotic and Prosthetic Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is a Level 1 trauma hospital and as one of the largest county hospitals, it is the heart of the city. Candidate will be responsible for providing patient care for a broad range of orthotic and prosthetic related medical diagnoses in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. As a clinician, there will be opportunity to also be a part of other outside clinics in skilled and rehabilitation locations. Additionally, candidate will work closely with members of other departments such as ortho surgeons, neuro and vascular specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, physiatrists and social workers to lay out a treatment plan to achieve optimum functional outcome for patients.
Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a master’s or terminal degree (or equivalent degree). Bachelor of Science degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics (BSPO) for those who graduated from an NCPOE accredited Orthotic and Prosthetic Curriculum prior to 2012.
ABC certified Orthotist/Prosthetist or Board-eligible
Some prior experience providing direct patient care in an orthotic and prosthetic facility
Demonstrated skills, knowledge and abilities essential to successful performance of duties in a patient care setting
Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of disease processes and associated orthotic / prosthetic intervention
Familiarity with current treatment modalities, materials and fabrication techniques
Ability to work efficiently, and effectively
Medical benefits and pension plan are included. Salary will be commensurate to applicant’s qualifications and experience.
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.