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Position available at Össur South Africa: Clinical Specialist (Prosthetics)

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Össur South Africa has a new position available for a Clinical Specialist (Prosthetics), based in Cape Town at the company‘s South African head office. The basic function is to provide informed clinical and technical support to our customers about aspects relating to prescription and fitting of our prosthetic product portfolio (Lower & upper extremity).

Key responsibilities:

  •  Build relationships as a trusted and respected advisor to our customers.
  • Support customers with correct prescription, product selection and fitting.
  • Trouble shooting and problem solving with difficult prosthetic fittings and special cases.
  • Plan and execute educational programs of the Össur Academy in South Africa with the goal to provide our customers with confidence when prescribing and fitting our products.
  • Manage the Össur Academy Bionics Certification Program.
  • Cooperate closely with the Sales Team to achieve objectives.
  • Support Sales Team & Customer Service Team advice on technical and clinical issues.
  • Responsible for training of the Sales Team and Customer Service Team.
  • Support local scientific and clinical studies and participate in new product field evaluations.

Qualifications and skills:

  •  Qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist with a B.Tech degree.
  • Minimum 3 years’ prosthetic experience with confidence in making both TT and TF prosthetic legs.
  • Good understanding of socket design and suspension methods, backed by practical experience.
  • Proficient with using Microsoft Office, specifically MS Powerpoint, as well as using modern electronic technology.
  • Very good communication skills.

Type of person:

  • Integrity and professional approach.
  • Humble with a level of maturity to make sound, common sense decisions.
  • Passion to help people & love working with people.
  • Self-motivated to work hard, achieve success and constantly striving for improvement.
  • Comfortable working in a non-structured environment, sometimes with irregular hours.

General:

  • Based in Cape Town, but will travel regularly within South Africa and periodically outside South Africa.
  • Training and opportunities to gain new knowledge in all relevant aspects of the position, as well as personal development opportunities will be provided.
  • Competitive compensation package, including medical insurance, retirement benefits and company vehicle.
  • Please submit CV to Ernst van Dyk at [email protected] before 30 September 2017.

About Össur:

Pioneers of advanced technology, our mission is to improve people’s mobility. As a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics, we have nurtured an innovative mind-set, continuously pushing the boundaries to create the best products and services in the fields of Prosthetic, Osteoarthritis and Injury Solutions. True advocates of "Life Without Limitations", we work with individuals, clinicians and diverse communities around the world to support a better quality of life for millions of people.
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