The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ltd. (AOPA) is the peak professional body representing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
AOPA self regulates the profession and sets standards and codes which are upheld by the membership.
Currently AOPA has over 400 members and represents more than 75% of all practicing orthotist/prosthetists in Australia.
In July 2016 AOPA Launched a new two stage process to assess individuals holding ‘non-accredited’ or International qualifications. By ensuring that all practicing orthotist/prosthetists meet the same minimum standards AOPA ensures that professional consistency is maintained and the public is protected.
Port Lincoln, South Australia
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Prosthetist to join our team at the Fitzroy site.
HPOS is the largest combined P&O service in the Hunter New England region of NSW. Based in Newcastle, the service is collocated with the largest hospital in the region, the John Hunter Hospital. HPOS delivers both interim and definitive prosthetic services as well as inpatient and outpatient orthotic services. Services are provided to a wide patient demographic with the majority attending the department as outpatients. Rural prosthetics clinics are conducted in Port Macquarie and Dubbo every three weeks.
An exciting opportunity exists in the Newcastle area for an experienced Prosthetist / Orthotist Level 2 on a full time basis. The successful applicant will be joining a team of 6 other P/O clinicians and 2 technicians