Qualifications:

 Graduate of a recognized technical Prosthetic and Orthotic program

 Prosthetic/Orthotic Technician registration with the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists

 Membership in the Canadian Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists preferred

 3-4 years related experience

 Ability to work as a member of a team

 Ability to work with your hands

 Demonstrated ability to meet production timelines

 Evidence of commitment to continuous education

 Good communication and organizational skills

 Strong technical aptitude

 Basic computer skills

 Experience with microprocessor and myoelectric prostheses preferred

 Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

 Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of West Park: Excellence, Respect, Trust, Collaboration and Accountability

 Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors

 

Accountabilities:

 Manufacture a wide range of prosthetic and orthotic devices while ensuring patient safety and high quality by following prescriptions provided and manufacturer recommendations.

 Trouble-shoot devices that are not working optimally by diagnosing and servicing the componentry.

 Advise clinical staff of fabricating options (cosmesis, strength of device and suitability) by utilizing information gathered from manufacturers of materials/components and comparison studies.

 Develop and maintain fabricating skills and procedures through continuing education.

 Instruct and supervise work term students and volunteers by providing guidance and support.

 Provide back-up coverage to Senior Prosthetic and Orthotic Technician during planned absences and as required.

 Assist in the promotion of the department as directed by manager.

 Perform any other duties at the manager’s request that are deemed relevant to the position.

 

At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4637.

If you’re committed to making a difference, have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a place to contribute and grow, then we would like to talk to you. As a West Park Healthcare Centre team member, you’ll discover the rewards of a caring community of staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families – a community that has inspired people to choose West Park for more than 100 years

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to https://www.westpark.org/CareersatWestPark/Careers or by fax to: 416-243-3422

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at: www.westpark.or