Certified Medical Prosthetist & Orthotist (South-African required for job in Saudi-Arabia)

Prosthetics & Orthotics Prosthetists & Orthotists Al-Khobar Saudi Arabia

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Introduction

Certified Medical Prosthetist/Orthotist - Al-Khobar, Saudi-Arabia 

Seeking to recruit a SOUTH-AFRICAN Prosthetist/Orthotist for private clinic located in Al-Khobar, Saudi-Arabia.

The ideal candidate will have: 

Masters Degree with at least 5 years work experience.

Ideally, we’d like to have the new hire onboard on 15 August 2022. 

The salary is between 14 000 up to 18 000 Saudi Riyals (this is plus minus R 54 000 - R70 000 South-African Rand). Salary will be offered according to qualifications and experience. Housing, transportation, annual air ticket provided by the employer. 

HOURS /SHIFT WORK: 48 contracted work hours per week excluding breaks.

Global Medical Recruiting (GMR) is a "Registered Recruitment Partner" with the Medical Group in KSA. GMR does not charge you (the applicant) any recruitment fees as we are paid by the Medical Group for our placement services. 

 



Package

Single Contract.

The salary is between 14 000 up to 18 000 Saudi Riyals (this is plus minus R 54 000 - R70 000 South-African Rand). Salary will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Housing, transportation, annual air ticket and other benefits provided by the employer. 

HOURS /SHIFT WORK: Staff must be available to work one or all shifts in the department. 48 contracted work hours per week excluding breaks.

 

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

 


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Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Masters Degree with at least 5 years work experience.

NATIONALITY:

South-African.

LICENSURE:

Valid HPSCA license AND should be eligible for license from the licensing authority in Saudi-Arabia to practice as a healthcare profession.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Fluent in English.

Specification

JOB SUMMARY: 

Works closely with physicians and other health care personnel, to provide comprehensive and effective orthotic and prosthetic programs for patients.

Provides care to patients with disabling conditions or absence of a limb by measuring, manufacturing, and fitting of orthotic/prosthetic devices.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Works closely with Supervisor Orthotics/Prosthetics to ensure the best possible program for Orthotics/Prosthetics, Rehabilitation Unit, and the patient population.

• Maintains communication and collaboration with other evaluating members of the Orthotics & Prosthetics service to promote maximum benefits from the finished orthotic product.

• Ensure that treatment objectives are identified and coordinated with the patient and family members to assure maximum independence, productivity, and satisfaction.

• Assists in managing daily operations of the service.

• Participates in clinical meetings when relevant.

• Examines and evaluates patient(s) needs in relation to disease and functional loss.

• Provide technical advice relating to the formation of orthotic/prosthetic referrals.

• Formulates design specifications for orthotic/prosthetic appliances.

• Selects materials, takes cast measurements and does model modifications.

• Must be up to date with the state-of-the-art equipment in the service and work hard to attend and get certified with the various laser scanners and CAD Technology.

• Manufacturing of orthotics and prosthetics.

• Performs fittings, including static and dynamic alignments.

• Evaluates appliances delivered to patients for compliance with prescription.

• Functionally evaluates orthopedic devices on patients and makes adjustments to ensure fit, function and optimal comfort.

•Instruct patients the use of orthopedic devices.

• Evaluates and resolution of clinical outcome.

• Ensures timely service and provision of devices to the patient.

• Maintains patient records as per policy.

• Supervise orthotic/prosthetic technicians and other support personnel.

• May lecture and demonstrate to colleagues and other professionals concerned with orthotic/prosthetics.

• Takes active part when needed for special projects such as development of forms, research, etc.

• Keeps Supervisor informed of concerning problems, recommendations, etc., involving the Orthotics & Prosthetics Services

• Provides leadership, work assignments, and educational instructions to staff under his supervision.

• Implements treatment protocols appropriate to the diagnosis and sets goals and timeframes in preparation for discharge planning.

• Complies with correct documentation procedures.

• Refers patients to the Orthopedic Services for further evaluation when necessary.

• Implements the unit's continuous Quality Improvement Program.

• Attending of Orthotic/Prosthetic clinics

• Scope of services includes, but not limited to:

1. Corrective footwear and insoles.

2. Full Scope of Orthotics.

3. Full Scope of Prosthetics.

4. Scoliosis and supportive Bracing.

5. Cranial Remolding Orthosis.

• Maintain laboratory inventory and equipment

• Create purchase request, purchase order for any equipment and consumables needed on a periodic schedule.

• Maintain a safe and clean working environment.

• Compliance with practice management plans to develop and document policies and procedures to ensure patient protection.

• Develop competency and enhancement of orthotic and/or prosthetic professional practice to contribute to the profession’s body of knowledge

• Document work performance for patient billing following current billing procedures.

• Performs any other tasks and duties appropriate to his/her realm of knowledge, skills and experience and required by CEO.

About the Employer

THE MEDICAL CENTERS:

A poly-clinic specializing in the field of musculoskeletal care.

Located in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, was established with the aim to provide patients with state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices.

The medical staff are well-experienced, caring, and holders of national and international accreditations in their respective fields; making them one of the best healthcare providers.

 


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