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National Clinical Lead Prosthetist

Opcare is the leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic services, committed to enhancing the lives of patients through innovative and patient-centred care. With a national presence and a reputation for excellence, Opcare is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals who rely on orthotic and prosthetic devices.

We are thrilled to advertise an exciting new role within Opcare to create a flagship clinical position within the business to drive excellence and deliver high quality care to patients across all our clinics.
Are you a driven, ambitious and dedicated Prosthetist who has a true passion for providing first class care?
Do you embrace innovation to improve outcomes?
Do you have what it takes to inspire and galvanise a national clinical team?

Job Overview
Opcare is seeking a highly skilled and experienced National Clinical Lead Prosthetist to join our team. The National Clinical Lead Prosthetist will play a pivotal role in advancing the quality of our prosthetic services across the country, ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of care.

Key Responsibilities:
• Clinical Leadership: Provide clinical leadership to the national team of prosthetists and support staff across multiple Opcare clinics, ensuring adherence to best practices and company protocols.
• Patient Care: Lead by example to assess, design, fabricate, and fit prosthetic devices to patients, addressing their individual needs and requirements. Ensure the highest level of patient satisfaction and outcomes with appropriate measures.
• Quality Assurance: Establish and maintain clinical quality standards for prosthetic services, ensuring compliance with regulatory and industry standards. Work with manufacturing leads to ensure quality products are produced in a timely manner to the required specification and quality standards.
• Training and Development: Mentor, train, and guide prosthetic staff, supporting their professional growth and skill development. Plan, co-ordinate and deliver an annual training program to support the workforce needs of the business.
• Research and Development: Stay updated with the latest prosthetic trends, technology, and
research. Implement innovative solutions and
techniques to enhance patient outcomes.
• Collaboration: Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including physiotherapists, consultants, and other healthcare professionals, to deliver comprehensive care to patients. Work with intercompany operations to ensure delivery of budgets and product innovations to support positive patient outcomes.
• Compliance: Ensure all clinical practices follow relevant healthcare regulations and standards. Maintain awareness and alignment, as required with external benchmarking and engage positively with national stakeholder organisations
• Reporting: Utilise data driven reports related to clinical activities, patient outcomes, and quality improvement initiatives to ensure services meet required KPIs in line with budget. Report against progress of service development plans.
• Professional Development: Participate in ongoing education and training to maintain current licensure and certifications.

Required Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics from an accredited program.
• HCPC registration
• 5 years of clinical experience as a prosthetist.
• Experience of Clinical Leadership.

Desirable Traits:

• Strong leadership and communication skills.
• Ability to manage high pressure work demands and work to tight deadlines
• Ability to prioritise and make good decisions on use of time available
• Proficiency in prosthetic assessment, design, and fabrication.
• Knowledge of the latest prosthetic technology and trends.
• Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.
• Commitment to patient-centred care and quality improvement.
• Ability to understand NHS contract models and maintain patient focus approach across all Opcare services.

Additional Information:
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Travel will be required to visit Opcare clinics nationwide, but the role is expected to continue to undertake regular clinical practice
This position reports to the Director of Clinical Services and works closely with the management team of Opcare

AM Healthcare Group are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.
If you are a dedicated Prosthetist with a passion for improving patient outcomes and a desire to lead a national clinical team, we invite you to apply for the position of National Clinical Lead prosthetist with Opcare.

To apply, please send your resume CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience, qualifications and why you wish to apply for this important Leadership Role, to hr@am-healthcare.com.

Deadline for applications will be on Thursday 18th July 2024

Job Category: Prosthetist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote
Salary: Competitive

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