Clinical Mentor (Pedorthics)

You became a Pedorthist because you’re passionate about what moves us all. You know that foot pain can hold people back from living their best life, and you value playing a critical role in removing that barrier. You love to lead, educate and empower people. Sharing your clinical knowledge, pearls and expertise with a colleague gets you excited. You have experience coaching or managing people, and are comfortable supporting your clinical peers and offering skills workshops to clinical teams.

If this sounds like you, we may have the perfect opportunity for you. We’re BioPed Footcare, and we love to improve the life of our clients and empower our clinicians to offer world class products and services. We know that every client’s pain is different and with over 40 years’ experience and 70+ clinics across Canada, we have seen it all. We are leaders in lower limb and footcare. As part of the team supporting our network of Certified Canadian Pedorthists and independent clinics, you will own your expertise by sharing information and knowledge to not only help them better serve their clients, but to help their clinic improve their level of clinical excellence.

Our mission is to empower people to live their lives to the fullest by helping them alleviate foot and lower limb pain, with a goal to help our clients stay mobile and do more in life, work, and play. To help us ensure clients receive top notch care and products, we are looking for several Clinical Mentors (Pedorthics) to offer their services to the BioPed Home Office Clinical Operations Team.

About the Clinical Mentor, Pedorthics role:
As an experienced and respected Canadian Certified Pedorthist, your goal is to help our C. Ped. (C)’s “own” their role and achieve confidence in offering products and services to their clients and referring medical professionals.

You’ll do this by:

  • Consulting, educating and coaching on the Pedorthic skillset. Offering sound advice that is based on clinical practice guidelines, BioPed and industry best practices and efficiencies.
  • Identifying opportunities for the clinicians to grow their knowledge in all therapeutic areas offered at BioPed – Custom Orthotics, Footwear, Bracing, Compression Therapy and Medical Footcare. With a primary focus being on assessing for, casting for, fabricating and dispensing the custom made orthotic and footwear – fittings, modifications, custom.
  • Identifying opportunity and liaising with home office regarding the need for best clinical practice documents, training programs and learning tools for clinicians.
  • Ensuring compliance with organizational policies and external regulations by monitoring and evaluating standards while managing relationships with the College of Pedorthics and Pedorthic Association of Canada.
  • Collaborating with the Medical Footcare and Operations Field Teams to offer the best in clinic services.
  • Discussing treatment options, preparing treatment plans, and making referrals with peers.
  • Assisting in the development of learning materials may be required, but is not a focus.
  • Understanding the clinical excellence metric at BioPed, and working to help clinics/clinicians improve theirs

You’ll excel in this role if you:

  • Embrace and uphold all BioPed values – Excellence, Growth, Integrity and Respect – and ensure they are prominent in all that you do.
  • Are a leader –you are confident in your skillset and want to lead BioPed Certified Pedorthists to the same level of excellence.
  • Are Knowledgeable – you’re passionate about your field and want to raise the bar for Pedorthics at BioPed and in Canada. You’re always eager to learn and share best practices to continuously improve and keep up with industry trends.
  • Are a problem solver – you’re an excellent listener and observer, and can gather information quickly to minimize concerns and improve clinical skillset/efficiency.
  • Are a great coach /manager – you have the knowledge and excel at empowering others to apply their skills. You’re calm, warm, understanding, and always make your peers feel valued and supported when you work with them.

About this opportunity with BioPed Footcare:

You would be contracted for 1 day/week. Weekdays only. The role will include some travel and clinical visits across the BioPed network of clinics. Assigned clinics will be part of a particular region, which you would be assigned to. Region preference can be discussed at the interview. You will plan and manage your schedule to optimize and grow the Pedorthic program at BioPed. You’ll earn a competitive fee, where travel expenses will also be covered. As you provide services to the Clinical Operations Team, you will be well supported. The Chief Medical Officer will be your primary point of contact and will offer guidance to support you.

Role Requirements:

  • Valid Canadian Certified Pedorthist designation for 3+ years.
  • Ability to consult on all aspects of lower limb care at BioPed – Custom Foot Orthotics, Knee, Ankle, Foot Bracing, Footwear Fittings & Modifications, Compression Therapy.
  • Any Managerial/Coaching experience is preferred.
  • Experience with a variety of custom orthotic casting techniques is preferred – foam box, plaster, Voxelcare/3D digital scanning, Amfit, etc.
  • Experience with custom knee bracing is necessary, and a willingness to learn and teach 3D scanning for Osskin knee bracing.
  • Access to a vehicle with a valid driver’s license and insurance.

How to Apply:
If you want to build your career and grow with us, please apply now. We believe in building a team that reflects the diversity of the world we live in, and we encourage applications from all groups including those that are traditionally underrepresented. If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We’ll review all applications and will reach out directly to those whom we wish to move forward within our recruitment process, and we look forward to hearing from you.


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