LocationSaint John, NB # of Job Openings1
CompanyMetro Health Services Inc AddressSJRH, 400 University Avenue
PO Box 2100

CERTIFIED ORTHOTIST

Metro Health Services in Saint John, N.B. offers a unique opportunity. We are a non profit organization located in the Saint John Regional Hospital. We are not a hospital department but have all of the advantages of operating as a business in a hospital location. We offer a well integrated team approach with Orthotic, Prosthetic, Pedorthic and Specialized Seating programs.

We are looking for a Certified Orthotist. The optimal candidate would have a minimum of 3-5 years experience and would be comfortable in the provision of all aspects of custom bracing.We are  a team enviornment, so working well with others is essential.

Certified individuals make their own decisions regarding patient treatment. The successful candidate will be responsible for their performance to the company, prescribing doctors and their patients. You negotiate your rewards and work needs with a competitive pay scale and benefit package. We have flexible hours and vacation leave needs. You might be surprised what your services are worth.

The Orthotics caseload is primarily composed of the provision of custom orthoses. The Orthotist designs and builds the custom device required. We provide service for Physiatrists, a Rehabilitation ward, custom aspects of Orthopaedic bracing, Pediatrics, Workers Compensation, local nursing homes as well as extra mural, regional and private physiotherapy. We do not focus on soft goods, the provision of off the shelf goods, or foot orthotics.  Our clientele ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics.  

Located on the beautiful Bay of Fundy, with bedroom communities along the Saint John River system, the area is full of natural and water based recreational opportunities. This area would be considered cottage country in some provinces. Canada's oldest city has rich mix of cultural and historical, nature and water based attractions. Housing is very affordable, driving time and traffic are not an issue, and the area offers modern community recreation programs and facilities. Driving time to other destinations within the province is minimal, with travel to locations in PEI, Nova Scotia and the Northeastern US locations within 4 hours drive time.

If you are looking for balance between a rewarding career and an affordable balanced lifestyle consider this unique opportunity.  Apply in confidence.

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