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Prosthetist Resident - Prosthetics + Orthotics, Full time

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

The Prosthetist Resident will provide care to patients with partial or total loss of limb by fitting and making artificial limbs known as prostheses, under the direction of and in consultation with a physician. The Prosthetist Resident will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute. The Prosthetist Resident will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties. -- Principal Responsibilities The Prosthetist Resident:

  • Examines and evaluates patients' prosthetic needs and designs the prosthesis accordingly.
  • Measures and makes any needed casts.
  • Fits the patient for the prosthesis and makes necessary alterations.
  • Selects necessary materials for the prosthesis.
  • Instructs patients in the use and care of the prosthesis.
  • Evaluates patient progress and maintains patient records.
  • Monitors the work of technicians and residents in relation to the development of prostheses.
  • Presents two case presentations and participates in the review of two peer journal articles in the course of residency cycle.
  • Completes a ---Resident Directed Study--- approved by a preceptor and the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).
  • Maintains a log of patient statistics for completion of the NCOPE Residency Performance evaluation.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Job Requirements: To apply for this position, please click "APPLY NOW" and you will be sent to our online application.We ask you to please take a few minutes to fill out the application.We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Prosthetist Resident - Prosthetics + Orthotics, Full time, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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