Certified Prosthetist

Are you looking for a demanding, yet rewarding career as an Prosthetist? Join the Island Health Team at Queen Alexandra Centre. 

Job Description
In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority ( Island Health), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.


Reporting to the Program Coordinator and utilizing a client-centered approach and working within the context of a multidisciplinary team, provides and manages comprehensive Prosthetic care based upon a clinical assessment and physicians' prescription. Supervises Technicians. Monitors the achievement of service objectives within area of responsibility and adheres to established budgetary guidelines.

Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle.

Certification by the Canadian Board of Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists (CBCPO) in good standing. Eligible for membership in the Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC). Two years recent experience in Prosthetic assessment and design for children and adults with multiple handicaps and one year supervisory experience. Attendance at relevant workshops, seminars, and demonstrations.

Valid class 5 Driver's License.


  • Clinical competency in the profession.
  • Ability to work with children, youth, adults and their families.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize own time and responsibilities and to establish priorities.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work within budgetary parameters.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of position.

Link to Full Job Description https://jd.viha.ca/JD4280.pdf


Additional information for applicants


Vacancy Type - Temp FT

Salary Range (Hourly Rate) - $34.33 - $42.92

Full Time

Bi-weekly Hours - 75

Planned Start Date - Dec. 13 2021

Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) - Jun. 12 2023

Pending Return of Incumbent - Yes

CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults, requires a Criminal Record Check) - Yes

Relocation assistance is available for successful candidates.

As of October 12, 2021, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. If you are offered employment it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.

Apply online today https://islandhealth.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/148912