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Certifications

Sep 1992Present

Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist

Ministry of labor of Israel.
May 1996Present

Orthotic fitter

B.O.C
Jan 2004Present

C-leg system

Otto Bock
May 2000Present

Billing and coding

Pittsburg Pa
Jul 1999Present

Providence Scoliosis System

Spinal Technology
Jan 1999Present

Certified orthotist/prosthetist

B.O.C
May 2004Dec 2009

Certified orthotist

American Board for certification

Education

Sep 1990Jul 1992

National diploma in Orthotics and Prosthetics

Lewis National Limbs Institute / Israel
Feb 1988Oct 1988

German studies

Goete institut
Feb 2007Feb 2008

Motorcycle technician

Motorcycle mechanics institute

Diploma in motorcycle technology.

Work experience

Jan 1986Dec 1986

Technician Trainee

Protezia Levy
Feb 1987Nov 1993

Orthotist/prosthetist Practitioner

Eshed Orthopedics

Job included measuring ,fabricating and fitting various types of orthotocs and prosthetics,

attending rehalb clinics in different hospitals(Tel Hashomer, Beit levinstein)

Jan 1994Feb 2007

Orthotics /Prosthetics Practitioner

Bio Fit Orthotics

I worked as a full time orthotics and prosthetics practitioner .my job included: attending clinics on different location in nyc managing the shop :fabrication ,billing, supply and pretty much i took part in every aspect of the buisness operation.Major part of the practice was focused on pediatric orthopedics. 

Jan 2014Jan 2017

Orthotist/ Orthotist Practitioner

Eshed Orthopedics/ Self employed

Since Jan 2014 till Jan 2017 I was a self imployed practitioner mostly in collaboration with Eshed Orthopedics . I had my own practice and patients .

Nov 2008Jan 2017

Orthotist/Prosthetist Practitioner

Eshed Advanced Orthopedics

 I've  practiced as a full time o/p  practitioner in this company which is the largest in this field in Israel . I see patient on site and in hospitals, mainly in Tel hashomer orthopedic rehalb center

. In our facility i measure fabricate and fit orthotics and prosthetics ,training new technicians ,and train patient with initial use mostly when fitted with new prosthesis.

I was also sent by my employers   to Haiti as a delegate on behalf of Israeli red cross (MDA) and Tel Hashomer hospital on a relief mission to form a rehalb center in General Hospital,Port Au Prince.my part was to help establishing the o&p lab and making it in to a full functional facility including patient care and stuff training.

In total i've made about five different trips , approximately 2-3 weeks each , in order to complete our mission.

 

05/2017present

Orthotist/Prosthetist Practitioner

NYC

Attache

                                    Military  service.

I have served in the" Israeli Defense Forces "and was honorably discharged as a lieutenant after four years in service .

References

Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner Ortho/rehab director Tell Hashomer hospital. +972-52-6666510. [email protected]

Dr Siev Ner reffers patient to our facililty  and is also the project manager of "Haiti Rehalb project"  which i took part in.

David Abadi +972-52-3696416 [email protected]

Haiti project coordinator.. Israeli red Cross( MDA)

Anat Kristal 914-3080016. [email protected]

Anat is a senior p.t. ,we have worked together mainly on prosthesis patients in Tel Hashomer Rehalb center and also on "Haiti Ortho rehalb project . Anat is currently persuing her Phd in Miami University.

Ezra Levy. +972--52-8968255

Long time my proffesional mentor/supervisor and assosiate.

Morry Rosenblum. 917-6961945. [email protected]

Previous employer 1994-2007 CEO/Owner  Bio-fit orthotics .

Shacham Shmuel. CEO/ Senior partner, eshed Orthopedics . +972-3-5355033

Previous employer and business associate.

Objective

My objective is to obtain a position in which my skills and life experience will be utilized to their fullest extent,

allowing me opportunities to advance with an organization that vaiues personal performance,dedication and efficiency.

Portfolio

My work

Summary

My  current position

*Orthotics & prosthetics-Measurring,fabricating ,fitting and patient training.

*Maintaining relationship and providing service for medical facilities and rehalb staff 

in different locations in New york metropolitan area, mainly in Brooklyn.

*Providing patient care on ,and off site

*Office managment : Appointments, stock managing,billing.patient consulting.

Custom

LETTER OF APPLICATION.

I've decided to add this letter so i can proparly introduce myself as an extention to the standard

info which is on my resume.

I'm 53 y.o. ,u.s citizen ,married  w/3 children ages 20,22,23 who live with their mom  in Israel.

I have moved to Israel on nov. 2008 from New york which was our home since1994 .

In Ny i was imployed at Bio-Fit Orthotics.located in Brooklyn as an orthotics and prosthetics practitioner.

At Bio-Fit we've provided custom fabricated and custom fitted orthotics and prosthetics services  to different hospitals in the city and brooklyn, :Mt Sinai,St. vincent, Methodist,Kingsbrook jewish and more.

As part of my job i did prrety much anything that  came around : covering ortho clinics in various areas( pediatrics,joints,rehalb,spine,sport and more) and was involved in pretty much every aspect of the buisness daily tasks: patient care/follow up ,office management(billing,stock,appts etc.) operating the lab(fabricating,supply managing ,    training new tech's,etc.)

At my current job in Israel i have pretty much the same responsibilities however with more prosthetics orientation (lots of army veterans)

During my time in the o/p field I made sure to stay current and maintained my continuous education whether in  manufacturers courses or attending regional and international meetings and seminars.

Recently I've decided  to move back to New york with my wife (a practitioner as well) I am positive that my life and professional experience /quolafication and  personality are making me a good candidate for the offered position .

If necessary i'll gladly provide you with any  info  or supporting documents in order to better assest my application.

                                                                                                                  Respectfully yours.

                                                                                                                       Amos  Cokhavi.