In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority ( Island Health), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Coordinator, Professional Services and utilizing a client centered approach and working within the context of a multidisciplinary team, provides and manages comprehensive Pedorthic care based upon a clinical assessment and physician's prescriptions. Designs, manufactures, modifies, and repairs orthopaedic footwear and foot orthoses.
Education, Training And Experience
Diploma in a related discipline such as Orthotics, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or other sciences, and three years' recent related experience. Certification with the Pedorthic Association of Canada. Eligible for membership with the Pedorthic Association of Canada.
Skills And Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work with children, youth, adults, and their families.
Problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to organize own time and responsibilities and to work independently.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of position.