PCS Clinical Specialist - Prosthetics (West Region)

Business Unit:  Otto Bock HealthCare Limited Partn.

Austin, TX, US, 78758

Contract Type:  regular
Scope of employment:  full-time
Contact Person:  Lorraine Miller
Contact Information: 
Job ID:  6618

Summary Statement


For more than a century, Ottobock has pursued the mission of helping people living with limb loss or mobility challenges regain or maintain their freedom of movement. We do this through the development of leading prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair innovation, and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior patient care experiences. As a growing healthcare company, we continue to invest in both our people and new service offerings. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide and 1,100 across North America, we are dedicated to advancing the O&P industry and improving the lives of the people served by it.  


The Professional and Clinical Services Team (PCS) North America is seeking a highly motivated ABC Certified Prosthetist for the role of Clinical Specialist, Prosthetics – Remote.  The ideal candidate would be located in the West region of the U.S. 

The purpose of this position is to provide clinical and technical expertise, education, and product training to internal and external customers to grow the prosthetic business unit. The Clinical Specialist is one of few employees here at Ottobock that is a Certified Prosthetist. Trained and certified to properly fit our prosthetic componentry, the Clinical Specialist serves as the clinical connection between our prosthetic products, internal departments, customers, and end-users.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist customers (both virtually and onsite) in the clinical environment by educating patients and clinicians, directing care, and conducting trials to support clinical application of our prosthetic products and fitting techniques. 
  • Develop broad-based technical and clinical knowledge & experience with our Ottobock prosthetic portfolio to educate our customers on fitting indications and procedures. 
  • Support customers via phone or MS Teams with product troubleshooting measures. 
  • Assist with patient care activities & manage complex fittings through the Cooperative Care program and via strategic visits (onsite and virtual) with our customers. 
  • Collaborate with our Education Team to develop and deliver educational curriculum, including online education, live webinars, onsite clinical seminars, regional trainings at remote locations, as well as technical presentations and workshops at various professional association meetings and our NA headquarters in Austin, TX.  
  • Train and onboard internal Territory Sales Managers on product features and functions to outline a successful sales strategy in the field. 
  • Provide internal education and clinical expertise for our Reimbursement, Technical Support and Customer Service Departments 
  • Act as a liaison for information transfer between customers and Professional Clinical Services, Marketing, Sales, and Product Management Departments. This includes technical input for current or future prosthetic development projects. 
  • Provide technical support to our custom fabrication department as needed 
  • Create technical and clinical resources, articles, or other professional documents for various Ottobock products and fitting techniques for internal and external use, publication, etc. 


Education, experience & licensing requirements

ABC Certified Prosthetist or Prosthetist/Orthotist

BS, Certificate or MPO/MS in Prosthetics and Orthotics

State licensure in state of residence (if applicable)

Minimum of 5 years practical clinical experience in prosthetics

Required skills

Confident in working with advanced prosthetic technology and complex fittings

Adaptable skill set to accommodate a diverse range of clinical trainings in varying environments

Superior verbal & written communication skills to interact with the team, external customers, and patients

Experience with public speaking as an instructor or trainer

Outstanding project management and organizational skills

Ability to work independently and show initiative to develop projects to answer future needs

Capacity to manage and prioritize multiple projects and/or deadlines

Demonstrate abstract problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Proficient with MS Office and multiple virtual platforms

Physical demands & working conditions

50-70% domestic travel (+ potential international travel for internal trainings)

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Must be currently located in the West Region of U.S.






Health savings accounts with employer contribution

Flexible spending account options

Company-paid life insurance policy

Paid time off

Company holidays

Floating holidays

100% company-paid short & long-term disability

401k match up to 3.5%

Paid parental leave



Ottobock will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older) disability and genetic information.


Note: Ottobock does not accept CVs from recruiting agencies or staffing firms and will not consider payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to unsolicited CVs. We kindly request that all job seekers interested in opportunities with us apply directly through our official careers page: https://www.ottobock.com/en-us/careers

Compensation Data

Salary range disclosure: $105,000-$112,000

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at jobs.ottobock.com. Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!

Nearest Major Market: Austin