The O&P Technician

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The O&P Technician

FL
The O&P Technician I duties include, but are not limited to, performing orthotic and / or prosthetic technical duties under the supervision of the Lab Supervisors, which are detailed in the performance standards. The O&P Technician I will demonstrate competence in the fabrication, adjustment and repairing of all orthotic and/or prosthetic appliances.

Experience:   
-One or more years of orthotic and/or prosthetic fabrication experience in a laboratory or private firm required
Education:
-High School or GED required
-Certification and licensure with orthotics & prosthetics preferred
Competencies:
-Sound knowledge in all areas of O&P fabrication.
-Ability to fabricate structurally sound and neat O&P devices.
-Ability to demonstrate competence in the fabrication, adjustment and repairing of all orthotic and/or prosthetic appliances.
-Ability to work with chemicals and work safely with equipment and infection controls.
-Professional, effective communication skills necessary to cooperate and work with practitioners and other technicians.


Updated: March 2019
Classified #8551