As a Resident, you remain steadfast in your integrity and dedicated to learning and improving the lives of the patients you serve. We recognize that in doing so you not only impact the lives of those you treat but of their families, friends, and communities as well as positively representing the O&P profession. Embarking on a career with Hanger not only allows you to begin in this endeavor but elevates you as a champion of the orthotic and prosthetic market by providing superior patient care, outcomes, service and value in a collaborative environment. Advance your career by leveraging professional clinical expertise, established clinical practice guidelines, innovative technologies, specialized training & continuing education, RAC audit resources, and back office support at one of our more than 800 clinics nationwide. At Hanger, we fulfill your current residency educational requirements but also offer a potential career path to meet your changing aspirations as you continue your professional journey for years to come.
With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential Together, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom. Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.
Our patients are our focus and are the heart of everything we do. As a Resident, you will receive exceptional training to prepare you for a life long career in Orthotics & Prosthetics. Under supervision, direct progressing to indirect, you will provide comprehensive prosthetic and orthotic care with the highest level of customer service. This includes assessing patients, formulating & implementing treatment plans, following-up with your patients and participating in practice management.
You will enjoy the ability of combining your unique blend of clinical and technical skills to evaluate patients, custom design, fabricate and fit prostheses and/or orthoses to deliver exceptional outcomes for the patients you serve. You will collaborate with other members of the rehabilitation team and innovate utilizing the latest technology as we all strive to empower human potential together.
The Clinician Resident is bound by the prevailing residency rules, regulations and standards set forth by NCOPE as well as the Code of Professional Responsibility from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC).
Depending on the operational requirements, size of the Hanger Clinic and laws imposed by state and/or local governments, this position may include some or all of the functions listed below:
Required Skills & Abilities:
Experience and Education:
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or post-graduate Certificate in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited college or university is required.
Preferred Master’s degree and post-graduate Certificate in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited college or university.
Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. Builds stable working relationships internally.
Supervision is to be provided by local NCOPE accredited residency director, residency mentor(s) and Hanger Clinic clinical staff as determined by residency director.
Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.
Work environment characteristics, and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to sit, walk and stand; occasionally bend or twist; regularly talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms (to include reaching overhead); and lift molds, equipment and, help patients stand and/or sit, up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be capable of functioning effectively under moderate or high stress levels due to work subject to time constraints, responsibility to deliver, and the need for rapid adaptation within a dynamic work environment. The employee will be responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work environment. The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Some travel via automobile, airplane and other public transportation may be required. The employee must have, or be eligible to obtain, a valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards outlined wtihin Hanger’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.
Critical features of this job are described under the headings above. These features may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reason.
Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.