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.
Required qualifications: • Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or 4 years of experience in Orthotic and / or Prosthetic field • Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank must possess at minimum a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least 5 years of experience in Orthotic and / or Prosthetic field • Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in Orthotic and / or Prosthetic field • ABC Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist • 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
Preferred qualifications: • 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.
UC San Francisco 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.