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 ACC / Private

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.

Due to growth within our recently established private and ACC clinic under the brand ‘Orthotic Active’, we seek a highly proficient and competent clinical orthotist

Reporting to the Senior Clinical Orthotist, the Clinical Orthotist ACC/Private will be responsible for, ongoing development of the Orthotic Active service model, fostering networks and relationships with key referrers, providing best practice patient-focussed treatments and orthotic solutions, continuing a positive working relationship with ACC case managers, assisting in the point of sale and retail solution.

Our ideal candidate would preferably have a minimum of 4-7 years post-graduate clinical experience, and be well rounded in providing Orthotic services to most treatment types and pathways.

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
  • Superior inter-personal skills
  • A strong commercial understanding
  • Excellent administration skills
  • A knowledge of retail type activity

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