Clinical Orthotist

Based in Christchurch, New Zealand

Established in 1991 and with 7 Centres throughout NZ, Orthotic Centre New Zealand Limited (OCL) is the largest Orthotic Service provider in Australasia.

OCL works with various health professionals and clients of all ages to deliver services to public health, private and ACC clients. With a client base that includes hospitals, private clinics, sports injury providers, physiotherapists and Specialists, OCL supplies orthotic solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.

We are seeking a highly motivated and competent Clinical Orthotist to join and be an integral part of our Christchurch team. This role will be a fixed term (12 months) role for 2019, with the possibility of contract extensions if the opportunity arises.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to work well as an individual and part of a team including the wider multi-disciplinary team. As an Orthotist you will be responsible for your own workload including rectifying your own casts. Manufacturing is done onsite in our fully staffed and equipped workshop.
The successful candidate will join a team of Orthotists, providing in and outpatient services to a range of patients, covering paediatric, trauma and orthopaedic, complex neuromuscular and diabetic clinics. Our ideal candidate would preferably have a minimum of 1-2 years post-graduate clinical experience.

With the Southern Alps at your doorstep, there is no better place to enjoy the New Zealand lifestyle. Within short distances from Christchurch you can enjoy world class hikes, mountain bike trails, and beaches.

For further information or if you believe that you have the necessary skills and experience required for this role, please apply today by emailing your CV and covering letter to, Ms Natashia Willie at: natashiaw@orthotics.co.nz

 

Clinical Orthotist

Based in Invercargil, New Zealand

Established in 1991 and with 7 Centres throughout NZ, Orthotic Centre New Zealand Limited (OCL) is the largest Orthotic Services provider in Australasia.

OCL works with various health professionals and clients of all ages to deliver services to public health, private and ACC clients. With a client base that includes hospitals, private clinics, sports injury providers, physiotherapists and Specialists, OCL supplies orthotic solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.

We are seeking a highly motivated, competent O&P graduate in the role of Clinical Orthotist to join our small team in Invercargill. This role will be permanent part-time with the view of extending to full-time as demand develops.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, The Clinical Orthotist will be responsible for, helping to foster open and positive patient-focussed working relationships with all key stakeholders both internally and externally, the clinical assessment and fitting of orthoses, a focus on positive patient outcomes and building lasting relationships with allied health professionals to support and drive the growth of the OCL business.

Our ideal candidate would preferably have training and internship or placement experience with:

  • Acute needs
  • Diabetic treatment
  • Paediatrics
  • Spinal
  • Neuro

In addition to clinical experience, the successful candidate will desirably have:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • An eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible and proactive attitude

Invercargill offers an enviable lifestyle choice with access to rivers, mountains and the outdoor playground. It is arguably one of the friendliest places in the world!

If you believe that you have the necessary skills and experience required for this role, please apply today by emailing your CV and covering letter outlining your fit to Stephen Breetzke – stephenb@orthotics.co.nz

 

Clinical Orthotist

Based in Auckland, New Zealand

Established in 1991 and with 7 Centres throughout NZ, Orthotic Centre New Zealand Limited (OCL) is the largest Orthotic Services provider in Australasia.

OCL works with various health professionals and clients of all ages to deliver services to public health, private and ACC clients. With a client base that includes hospitals, private clinics, sports injury providers, physiotherapists and Specialists, OCL supplies orthotic solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.

We are seeking a highly motivated and competent Clinical Orthotist to join and be an integral part of our Auckland team.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Clinical Orthotist will be responsible for, helping to foster open and positive patient-focussed working relationships with all key stakeholders both internally and externally, the clinical assessment and fitting of orthoses, a focus on positive patient outcomes and building lasting relationships with allied health professionals to support and drive the growth of the OCL business.

Day to day activities will be varied and include hospital based clinical services and/or in-house clinical services at our central Auckland location.

Our ideal candidate would preferably have a minimum of 1-2 years post-graduate clinical experience in providing Orthotic services including:

  • Acute needs
  • Diabetic treatment
  • Paediatrics
  • Spinal
  • Neuro

In addition to clinical experience, the successful candidate will desirably have:

  • Experience in a multi-discipline environment
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • An eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible and proactive attitude
  • A ‘can-do’ approach

If you believe that you have the necessary skills and experience required for this role, please apply today by emailing your CV and covering letter outlining your fit to natashiaw@orthotics.co.nz