Prosthetist Consultant

Part-Time

Bristol, United Kingdom

Salary dependent on experience

ABOUT US:

We’re a Bristol-based bionics company developing affordable, assistive devices that enhance the human body. We've started by introducing the Hero Arm, a stylish multi-grip bionic hand. Current upper limb prostheses exist as hooks, grippers, or expensive bionic hands. We're on a mission to make beautiful bionic limbs more accessible. Visit our website to find out more: www.openbionics.com

THE ROLE:

The successful applicant will work closely with our engineering team, sales team, and users to develop and deliver upper - limb bionic limbs. You will be excited about the future of prosthetics and orthotics, and be willing to experiment with fitting techniques. We are particular interested to work with people who have had a lot of clinic time with upper-limb patients. Together, we will design new sockets that are comfortable, light, flexible, stylish, fast to print, and most importantly; a great fit!

The successful applicant will be a clinician with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care. They will have form providing a high standard of prosthetic care and treatment across a range of limb differences.

It’s important that the candidate is full of energy and enthusiasm for the work they do, and for the work we do. We are looking to hire someone who works well independently and within a small team. Ideally, the candidate will be attracted to the idea of working with an ambitious engineering team to improve prosthesis design.

REQUIRED:

  • Candidate must have 2:1 Prosthetics & Orthotics degree or equivalent
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years practical experience (Graduates should apply)
  • Experience with fitting children with upper-limb devices
  • Experience with fitting adults with upper-limb devices
  • Experience casting and moulding sockets
  • Experience prescribing upper-limb prosthetics
  • Experience designing custom sockets / prosthetics

DESIRED:

  • Familiar with new 3D scanning techniques
  • Familiar with 3D printed prosthetics
  • Familiar with digitally 3D modelling sockets