Prosthetist Orthotist

Business Unit:  Otto Bock Patient Care, LLC

Northridge, CA, US, 91325

Contract Type:  regular
Scope of employment:  full-time
Contact Person:  Lisa Castro
Contact Information: 
Job ID:  7035

Summary Statement

Active Life specializes in Prosthetic, Orthotic and Compression solutions by treating, nurturing and transforming clients' lives, empowering them into active opportunity through our unparalleled clinical services and products. In 2021, Active Life joined Ottobock Patient Care. Ottobock is known for its worldwide excellence in prosthetic technology and quality patient care, and this collaboration supports our shared vision to advance innovation, improve access to care, and most importantly deliver the best possible patient care experiences. We believe in giving our practitioners the freedom of choice to provide the best care possible to patients. Join us and experience the freedom to care.


We are currently seeking a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist, at our Northridge, CA location.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • ​​Deliver quality orthotics, prosthetics, and professional services in relation to patient care. 
  • ​Formulate design of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices. 
  • ​Provide complete and accurate direction and guidance to technicians responsible for fabrication of orthoses and/or prosthesis for patients. 
  • ​Fabricate as needed to assure, quality, fit function, timely delivery, or responsiveness to individual patient need. 
  • ​Perform fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.  
  • ​Evaluate prosthetic/orthotic device on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work and perform outcome measures as appropriate. 
  • ​Instruct patient in use of device.  
  • ​Provide post-delivery service and adjustments for assigned patients. 
  • ​Specify information to administrative staff to conduct reimbursement activities. 
  • ​Maintain all patient charts and records of care and service, current and complete each day. 
  • ​Train Residents, Fitters, and other Clinicians, as appropriate. 
  • ​Develop a referral and client base that will profitably contribute to the practice's capabilities to better serve patients, referral sources and employees. 
  • ​Market the organization's professional services, through the development of strong professional relationships with physicians, therapists, patients, and other referral sources. 
  • ​Achieve and maintain professional knowledge and technical skills required to perform all other primary responsibilities. This specifically includes current "state of the art" knowledge, procedures, components, and materials including application based on diagnosis. 
  • ​Identify and create improvements to processes to promote efficiency and productivity. 
  • ​Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and other governmental regulations; compliance with bloodborne and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements.  
  • ​Comply with Corporate Compliance and HIPAA responsibilities. 
  • ​Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.​ 


  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work effectively with a wide range of people, including, vendors, suppliers, providers, co-workers, and management.
  • Extremely adaptable and flexible.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to completion.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Master’s in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics. 
  • Certified by The American Board for Certification in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics (ABC) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) or Board Eligible.  
  • Two years of experience in Orthotics and/or Prosthetics preferred. 
  • Possess a valid CA driver’s license with no limitations; must have a reliable vehicle. 


  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 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

Compensation Data

$75,000-$90,000 DOE

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 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!

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