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New Portable and Foldable Pediatric Stander from Zing

New Portable and Foldable Pediatric Stander from Zing

Morton, Minn – Altimate Medical, the manufacturer of EasyStand and Zing brands, is excited to announce the introduction of a new portable, foldable, and right-sized 0-3 stander, the Zing Portable. Featuring three tripod-style legs that quickly and easily fold and a fully-configured weight of approximately 20 pounds, this new stander is the first truly travel-worthy product on the market.

The Zing Portable was designed for children in the 0-3 year age range and has a height range up to 36 inches and a weight capacity of 36 pounds. The stander’s footprint and overall size are proportional to the size of the end user. Thus, ensuring the unit does not look or feel outsized no matter how small of a child is in the stander.

Imagine taking a stander up or down stairs, to the garage, or on a trip without breaking your back. The carrying handle on the Zing Portable was designed to balance the weight of the unit when folded and it does such a good job it hardly feels like lifting the already light 20 pounds. The tripod-style legs fold up and the upper-body components are removeable so finding room for travel or storage is easy.

Zing Portable is a multi-position stander that has both a supine-to-vertical and prone-to-vertical configurations. Like other Zing products, it also features independent leg abduction (up to 15 degrees or 30 degrees bi-laterally). Other familiar Zing features include a swing-away tray, tool-free adjustment, and a comfortable transfer height.

This new portable stander creates new therapeutic opportunities for clinicians and enables standing that better fits into families’ spaces and routines. Children can stand more often and in new places with unparalleled functionality and ease of use. The Zing Portable sets a new standard of care for 0-3 standing. Learn more at zingstanders.com/portable

About Zing

The Zing brand represents a full line of single and multi-position standers. The Zing MPS is the only true multi-position stander on the market with its unique pivot point that allows supine to prone positioning all in one motion. The ability to quickly change position from prone to supine or vise versa creates a
therapeutic opportunity not found in any other standing device. This, coupled with leg abduction available across the entire Zing product line and an unrivaled number of support and positioning options, make Zing a leader in virtually all product categories. Learn more at zingstanders.com


About Altimate Medical

Altimate Medical Holdings, Inc. (AMHI), designs and manufactures differentiated medical equipment that optimizes treatment outcomes and maximizes the health and wellbeing of the end users. Since its founding in 1987, Altimate Medical and its EasyStand brand has led the standing industry with unsurpassed technology. Altimate Medical Holdings has since expanded its product portfolio and made several acquisitions of well-known and respected brands within the complex rehab technology market (Zing, 2015; ActiveAid, 2018) and the healthcare capital equipment market (MPI, 2015). The AMHI family of brands include: ActiveAid, EasyStand, Justify It, Medical Positioning, Zing, VizaVue®, EchoBed®, UltraScan Versa™, and UltraDBI™.  Learn more by visiting altimatemedical.com.

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Quality Assurance Specialist, Req 2021-01MPI

Quality Assurance Specialist, Req 2021-01MPI

Company Overview:  Medical Positioning, Inc. (MPI), based in Kansas City, KS is a subsidiary of Altimate Medical Holdings Inc. (AMHI).  AMHI designs, develops, and commercializes durable medical equipment and is focused on improving and maximizing the wellbeing of our customers.  AMHI employees strive to uphold our values of Quality, Customer-centric, Teamwork, Integrity, Innovation, and Community.  AMHI is privately owned by Granite Partners, a mission-driven private investment and holding company that combines long-term business growth with a dedication to community well-being and their employees. 

MPI was founded in 1988 as American Echo with the release of our flagship product, the EchoBed®.  The first of its kind, the EchoBed® revolutionized sonography ergonomics, spearheading a specialty imaging table market with the introduction of a drop away section, known today as the Imaging Drop Section. This innovation allows for unhindered ergonomic access to the apical view during echocardiograms, reducing the risk of Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) for sonographers, improving patient comfort, and facilitating faster, more accurate imaging.

Today, MPI’s product portfolio includes ergonomic and bariatric diagnostic imaging platforms designed to offer optimum positioning and improved imaging results across cardiology, vascular, radiology, breast biopsy, surgery, pain management, and speech pathology. With 20+ employees across all functions including Supply, Assembly, Finance, Engineering, Sales and Support, MPI provides an intimate, customer centric experience creating a distinct marketplace advantage.

MPI is looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist to assist with the maintenance of an established Quality Management System (QMS) which conforms to and is compliant with the Food & Drug Administration Quality System Regulation (FDA QSR), ISO 13485 Standard, and other applicable regulations/standards.  Primarily responsibilities will include calibration & equipment management, incoming receiving inspection, disposition of non-conforming materials, returns, parts validations, addressing non quality related complaints, ensuring appropriate work environment is maintained, final inspection of product, and auditing. This position will be reporting into the Quality Manager / QMS Rep for the family of AMHI companies.

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Documentation
    • Assist Document Control with the maintenance and development of site-specific documentation
    • Assist Document Control in ensuring proper records are maintained appropriately to provide evidence of conformity to requirements.
  • Management Responsibility
    • Management Review
      • Participate in Management Review meetings with Top Management to ensure the continued suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of the QMS
  • Resource Management
    • Communicate any resources needed to maintain the effectiveness of the QMS and/or meet regulatory or customer requirements to the QM/QMS Rep.
    • Assist with conducting on-site training and assist Document Control in the maintenance of training records on QMS processes/procedures and assess competence where needed or coordinate with designee for that training as applicable.
    • Assist the Quality Assurance Manager in working with Supply Chain to ensure appropriate Infrastructure exists and appropriate records are maintained, and that necessary Work Environment and Contamination Controls are in place to not adversely affect product quality.
  • Product Realization
    • Communication
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep in working with Product Support Specialist related to customer feedback, including complaints, review cases, and initiate CAPAs as needed. 
    • Purchasing
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep and Purchasing in working with suppliers on quality issues and assist them in completing corrective actions.
      • Assist Purchasing in completing supplier evaluations (as needed)
      • Conduct verification of purchased product (inspection) as applicable and maintenance of records (with assistance from Supply Chain as needed).
        • Ensure proper identification (status labels) of incoming components
    • Production
      • Ensure that final product conforms to specification and is clean by performing Final Inspection
      • Work with Supply Chain and Finance to ensure proper Identification, Traceability, processing storage, handling and distribution of product.
    • Monitoring and Measuring Equipment
      • Performs or works with Quality Assurance Manager, Supply Chain and Product Development for calibration and maintenance activities.
      • Assist in determining remedial action when equipment is found to be damaged or inaccurate.
  • Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement
    • Feedback
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep in gathering and analyzing information relating to satisfaction of customer requirements.
    • Complaints
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep and Product Support Specialist in review and investigation of customer complaints.
    • Internal Audits
      • Conduct Internal Audits
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep Follow up on findings and assist with initiating a CAPA (if applicable) and verification of actions taken.
    • Non-Conforming Product
      • Assist Product Development and Supply Chain with identification and control of Nonconforming product and the completion of NCM reports.
      • Review non-conforming material reports, log, and Supplier Corrective Action requests
      • Capture and process records (RMAs, receivers, nonconforming materials, modify/update purchase orders)
    • Analysis of data
      • Assist the QM/QMS Rep in collection and analysis of data to demonstrate the suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of the QMS.
    • Improvement
      • Identify, or assist in the identification/implementation of, process and QMS improvements.
      • Corrective and Preventive action (CAPA)
        • Assist the QM/QMS Rep in managing requests, including initiating, investigating (including root cause analysis), implementing, and verifying.
        • Assist suppliers in completing supplier corrective actions/work with suppliers on any quality issues.
  • QST Member (Quality Steering Team)
    • Shares information regarding quality assurance/quality control issues
    • Attend Management Review meetings
    • Update the site bulletin board after each management review meeting
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1+ years of experience working in QA preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to follow procedures and apply to MPI products and processes
  • Ability to read and follow product design prints
  • Detail oriented
  • Communication skills – oral and written
  • Flexible
  • Ability to trouble shoot and solve problems
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with teams in multiple locations
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn other software
  • Thorough product and process knowledge (internal training will be provided)
  • Knowledge on use of common hand/power tools and measuring devices

Authority:

  • Receive and inspect incoming product/materials.
  • Release final product for shipping.
  • Identify and handle disposition of non-conforming product per procedures.
  • Initiate and implement corrective and preventive actions.
  • Stop production if any process adversely affects product quality.
  • Have the authority to identify and evaluate quality issues in their position and to initiate, recommend and provide effective corrective actions to any quality problem.
  • Stop production if any process/condition poses a safety hazard.

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Regulatory Compliance Manager, Req: 2021-01

Regulatory Compliance Manager, Req: 2021-01

Altimate Medical Inc. (AMHI) is looking for a Regulatory Compliance Manager.  This key position will maintain our Regulatory Compliance system.  The Regulatory System is integrated into the Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure the activities of AMHI conform to and are compliant with the Food & Drug Administration Regulations, Canadian Medical Device Regulations, European Medical Device Regulation, and other applicable regulations.

Location:  Altimate Medical is located in Morton, MN.  Minnesota candidates are encouraged to apply for this work from home position with travel to Morton “as needed.”

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide regulatory support for multiple Class I and Class II medical devices in US & global markets for the family of AMHI Companies. 
  • Ensure compliance with national and international regulatory requirements for existing and new medical devices.
  • Classify products per the applicable country’s regulations where the products will be marketed.
  • Prepare, review, and submit any applicable regulatory submissions.
  • Compile & review technical documentation per applicable requirements.
  • Review clinical literature and complete clinical evaluation reports on the medical devices per applicable requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain product listings and establishment registrations for US and Canada.
  • Prepare and provide the applicable documentation to obtain and/or maintain pre-determined international registrations per applicable requirements.  
  • Request Certificates to Foreign Government from the FDA as products are released to the market.
  • Support post-market surveillance activities.
  • Prepare & submit applicable regulatory reports as applicable. 
  • Evaluate proposed product changes for regulatory impact.
  • Interact with regulatory authorities and/or representatives/sponsors during any registration and/or submission/review process to ensure product approval as applicable.
  • Evaluate and interpret requests/direction provided by international representatives/sponsors to ensure proper alignment with requirements.
  • Review and approve product labeling and promotional materials to assure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Manage GUDID coordination and labeler accounts for UDI compliance. 
  • Research and maintain current knowledge of changes to applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.  Assist in the communication of this information to the appropriate individuals within the company.
  • Identify regulatory obstacles and emerging issues and work with other team members to develop solutions.
  • Assist Product Development in completion of checklists for applicable design & testing requirements.
  • Collaborate with Quality Manager/QMS Rep to assist with SOP development and updates (as applicable).
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • QST Member (Quality Steering Team)
    • Shares information regarding regulatory issues/developments.
    • Attend Management Review meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in scientific discipline or related field
  • Minimum 3+ years’ professional experience in regulatory affairs or in quality management systems related to medical devices.
  • Experience with FDA requirements, Canada Medical Device Regulations, European Union Medical Device Directive, and new EU MDR requirements preferred.
  • Experience with ISO 14971, ISO 13485, IEC 60601, and other quality standards preferred.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working with technical documentation.
  • Ability to comprehend principles of engineering, human anatomy, and medical device use.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to travel up to 20% (domestic)

Authority:

  • Stop production if any process adversely affects product quality.
  • Have the authority to identify and evaluate quality issues in their position and to initiate, recommend and provide effective corrective actions to any quality problem.
  • Stop production if any process/condition poses a safety hazard.

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Powder Coater I

Powder Coater I

ActiveAid (an AMHI company) is looking for a Powder Coater (PCI) to help us support the medial device community we serve.  You have the opportunity join a fantastic team at a starting wage of up to $17.00 per hour. Additionally, there is a $750 sign-on bonus (minus applicable taxes and withholdings) payable after 6 months of continual employment.

You will learn the three steps of powder coating in four key areas: Big Booth and oven, little booth and oven, wash tanks and loading dock.  Entry level PC’s will be provided with hands on training to successfully arrange parts in baskets for degreasing and final rinse.  PCs will be lifting parts from boxes/carts, pushing carts, using safety equipment and cleaning solutions, checking inventory and performing quality control checks.   In addition, duties will include inhouse sorting, hanging, painting, baking and delivery of finished products.  Keeping the paint area clean and free of debris is a must. 

Interested?  We would love to hear from you.  A

AMI offers a competitive benefit package.  Please apply online at https://altimatemedical.com/careers/ or stop by the office and complete an application.  No phone calls at this time, please. 

101 ActiveAid road,
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Hours of Operation:  7:00am to -4:30pm, M-F

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Powder Coater I, Req: #2020-04/07

Powder Coater I, Req:  #2020-04/07

ActiveAid (an AMHI company) is looking for a Powder Coater (PCI) to help us support the medical device community we serve.  You have the opportunity join a fantastic team at a starting wage of $15.00 per hour.

You will learn the three steps of powder coating in four key areas: Big Booth and oven, little booth and oven, wash tanks and loading dock.  Entry level PC’s will be provided with hands on training to successfully arrange parts in baskets for degreasing and final rinse.  PCs will be lifting parts from boxes/carts, pushing carts, using safety equipment and cleaning solutions, checking inventory and performing quality control checks.   In addition, duties will include inhouse sorting, hanging, painting, baking and delivery of finished products.  Keeping the paint area clean and free of debris is a must. 

Interested?  We would love to hear from you.  Additionally, there is a $750 sign-on bonus (minus applicable taxes and withholdings) payable after 6 months of continual employment.

AMI offers a competitive benefit package. 

Please apply online:

Or stop by the office and complete an application.  No phone calls at this time, please. 

ActiveAid
101 ActiveAid Road
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Hours of Operation:  7:00am to -4:30pm, M-F

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Welder, Req # 2020-05

Welder, Req # 2020-05

Redwood Falls, MN

ActiveAid has an opening for a Welder.  If you are looking to move away from thick, heavy, large steel projects to a cleaner environment and a less “factory” work area, this may be the change you are looking for.  Hourly wage is $16.00 to $19.00 depending on experience.  What do you need?  Keep reading for more details!

Summary

Perform welding and joining and cutting processes to create parts and product

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Read job processing travelers
  • Read and understand prints to create parts to those specifications
  • Position parts in jigs or fixtures and clamp parts together along layout marks
  • Turning regulator valves to activate appropriate flow of gases
  • Weld materials:  stainless steel and aluminum to obtain uniform smooth welds [no burn thru, excellent penetration, no porosity and/or undercutting, no cracks, complete, no inclusions, etc.)
  • Grinding and de-burring for proper weld finishing
  • Cleaning and/or degreasing parts (as necessary)
  • Examines completed work pieces for defects and conformance to specifications
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and improve welding processes
  • Fabricate parts as needed.
  • Satisfy requirements of Quality Management & Regulatory Compliance systems
    • Follow applicable policies and procedures
    • Complete records (as necessary)
    • Share ideas for process improvement
    • Assist with corrective & preventive actions and customer feedback/complaint reviews (as appropriate)
  •  Observe Safety Program provisions
    • Maintain clean and safe work area
    • Report potentially unsafe conditions
    • Use equipment and materials properly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  •  Certificate or degree for welding or pass weld test for MIG and TIG type welding

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of joint design, weld symbols, weld defects and discontinuities
  • Ability read, understand, and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to complete checklists, documents and reports
  • Ability to work from both sitting and standing positions
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking
  • Thorough product knowledge (ActiveAid will provide training)
  • Knowledge of and proficient skill in using a variety of machines
  • Proficiency with measuring tools and inspection equipment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability in a machine shop environment
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications (prints)
  • Ability to setup complex jobs without assistance or supervision
  • Proficiency with measuring tools and inspection equipment

Interested, please submit an online application or upload your resume.  You can also stop by the office and complete an application if that is easier. 

ActiveAid
101 ActiveAid Road
Redwood Falls, MN 56283

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Altimate Medical Is Honored With Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Safety Award

Altimate Medical Is Honored With Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Safety Award

Altimate Medical was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the Minnesota and South Dakota Safety & Health Virtual Conference held on October 19-20, 2020. Altimate was awarded the Outstanding Achievement award which is the second highest honor given by the Governor’s program. Altimate Medical is one of only 262 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council (MSC).

“It is a pleasure to recognize Altimate Medical for their award and safety excellence,” said Paul Aasen, president of the MSC. “Safety is about time, attention and diligence. We thank Altimate Medical for working hard to keep their employees safe.”

Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Safety Awards Program has honored Minnesota employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on progress implementing a comprehensive safety program. Outstanding Achievement Award winners are recognized for their continuous safety improvement and/or an outstanding safety record with incident rates that are 51%-90% better than the industry average, and a score between 75 and 90 on the safety program evaluation scale.

“The safety of our employees has always been extremely important to our team at Altimate Medical,” said Paul Hickey, Altimate Medical’s President and CEO, “I’m very proud of all the work by our safety committee, led by our Safety Coordinator Dillon Kuehn. The team sets a high bar for our organization and ensure safety is an integral part of our culture at Altimate Medical.

Altimate Medical is Minnesota’s longest standing SHARP (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) site since joining and achieving certification in May of 1998. SHARP sites have been acknowledged at the MSC conference for over 20 years. 

The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries on the road, at work, at home, and in the community.

About Altimate Medical

Altimate Medical Holdings, Inc. (AMHI), designs and manufactures differentiated medical equipment that optimizes treatment outcomes and maximizes the health and wellbeing of the end-users. Since its founding in 1987, Altimate Medical and its EasyStand brand has led the standing industry with unsurpassed technology. Altimate Medical Holdings has since expanded its product portfolio and made several acquisitions of well-known and respected brands within the complex rehab technology market (Zing, 2015; ActiveAid, 2018) and the healthcare capital equipment market (MPI, 2015). The AMHI family of brands include: ActiveAid, EasyStand, Justify It, Medical Positioning, Zing, VizaVue®, EchoBed®, UltraScan Versa™, and UltraDBI™.  Learn more by visiting altimatemedical.com

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Patent awarded for Swing-away Backrest on MPI’s VizaVue® Modified Barium Swallow Study Platform

Patent awarded for Swing-away Backrest on MPI’s VizaVue® Modified Barium Swallow Study Platform

Medical Positioning, Inc. (MPI) has been awarded a patent for the swing-away backrest on the VizaVue® modified barium swallow study platform. This swing-away backrest provides the speech pathology and radiology team unrivaled ease of use and configuration capability while decluttering the procedure space. Removal or storage, and the inherent potential for lost or misplaced parts, is no longer an issue with this option. The swing-away backrest will increase efficiency in the procedure space, enhance clinical team satisfaction and provide flexibility, comfort, and optimal positioning for both clinician and patient.

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) delivered an Issue Notification for U.S. Patent Number 10,667,976B2 entitled “Low Clearance Medical Imaging Chair,” which covers a patent application related to the company’s Modified Barium Swallow Study platform, VizaVue®. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, this patent will be valid until May 26, 2036. This most recent issue builds upon a previously issued, although unrelated patent, and brings MPI’s total patent count to two.

“Our development team exemplifies an innovative spirit and I am proud to see the hard work and dedication rewarded with this patent. We will continue to incorporate clinician and patient feedback into our efforts as we look forward and continue serving the imaging community,” said Jorge Cadenas, President and General Manager of MPI.

Paul Hickey, President and CEO of Altimate Medical Holdings, Inc. (AMHI) commented, “As one of our stronger businesses within AMHI, MPI is poised for continued growth with a portfolio of highly differentiated products that all help improve care delivery.”

About Medical Positioning 
Based in Kansas City, KS, Medical Positioning Inc. (MPI), was founded in 1988 as American Echo. Its flagship product, the EchoBed®, revolutionized sonography ergonomics, spearheading a specialty imaging table market with the introduction of a drop away section, now known as the Imaging Drop Section. Today, MPI’s product portfolio includes ergonomic and bariatric diagnostic imaging platforms designed to offer optimum positioning and improved imaging results across cardiology, vascular, radiology, breast biopsy, surgery, pain management, and speech pathology. 

About Altimate Medical
Altimate Medical Holdings, Inc. (AMHI), designs and manufactures differentiated medical equipment that optimizes treatment outcomes and maximizes the health and wellbeing of the end-users. Since its inception in 1987, Altimate Medical and its EasyStand brand has lead the standing industry with unsurpassed standing technology. Altimate Medical Holdings has since expanded its product portfolio and made several acquisitions of well-known and respected brands within the complex rehab technology market (Zing, 2015;  ActiveAid, 2018) and the healthcare capital equipment market (MPI, 2015). The AMHI family of brands include: ActiveAid, EasyStand, Justify It, Medical Positioning, Zing, VizaVue®, EchoBed®, UltraScan Versa™, and UltraDBI™.

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Assembly Specialist

Assembly Specialist

Morton, MN, USA

Altimate Medical is dedicated to building quality products, safely and efficiently for our end-users.  We have an opening for an Assembly Specialist to join our fabulous team and support.  You will earn $14.00 per hour (minus taxes and withholdings).  There is also a $500 sign on bonus payable after 6 months of continuous employment.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate Daily Plan with Production Mgr. and/or Assembly & Shipping Manager           
  • Assemble a quality product efficiently per internal training and work instructions/prints and perform continuous inspection per applicable inspection checklists
  • Follow quality procedures         
  • Notify Quality Assurance if any product or material is nonconforming
  • Notify Inventory Control of any inventory shortages
  • Maintain clean and safe work area
  • Occasionally jump in and support other departments based on business needs (i.e. assist with packaging/shipping)
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Prior Assembly experience a plus
  • Thorough product knowledge (AMI will provide training)
  • Ability to follow prints
  • Knowledgeable on use of common hand tools
  • Knowledgeable on use of computers (AMI will provide additional internal training)

Interested?  Simply click on the “Apply” button and submit a resume or complete the online application. 

You can also drop off a resume or complete an application at:

262 W. 1st St.
Morton, MN 56270

No phone calls at this time

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Paul Hickey Appointed new President and CEO of Altimate Medical

Paul Hickey Appointed new President and CEO of Altimate Medical

Altimate Medical Holdings, Inc. (AMHI) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Paul Hickey as its new President and CEO. Hickey succeeds Todd Tholkes, who is retiring after leading Altimate Medical for more than two decades. Tholkes started at Altimate Medical’s founding in 1987 and has held a leadership role in the company for all 32 years of service.

Tholkes, who will remain a board member, said, “I felt the timing was right as our company is well positioned for continued growth. I am confident that Paul, who has proven leadership experience and the commercialization expertise, will lead this company forward into the next chapter.”

“I am very impressed with Altimate Medical’s accomplishments and their global leadership position in standing devices. The future looks very promising with tremendous opportunity for growth from our new product pipeline and potential partnerships.” Hickey stated.

Hickey has over 25 years of medical device commercialization experience including leadership roles in marketing, R&D, clinical, and reimbursement.  Hickey most recently served as President and CEO of Vertebral Technologies, Inc. and prior to that role was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Reimbursement at EnteroMedics. He also serves as a member of the board of directors at Excelen Center for Bone & Joint Research and Education.

About Altimate Medical

Altimate Medical is comprised of a family of brands in the complex rehab technology and healthcare capital expense markets. Altimate Medical is a market leader in standing and related technologies and has global recognition from its EasyStand and Zing brands. ActiveAid has designed, manufactured, and marketed high-quality shower and commode seating systems for more than 50 years. Medical Positioning Inc. (MPI) was founded in 1988 and its product portfolio includes ergonomic and bariatric diagnostic imaging platforms designed to offer optimum positioning and improved imaging results across cardiology, vascular, radiology, breast biopsy, surgery, pain management and speech pathology. More information about Altimate Medical’s portfolio can be found at https://altimatemedical.com/about.