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Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician 1

Central @Scottish Rite for Children
  • Post Date : July 15, 2022
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Job Description



  • Fabricate orthoses and prostheses as directed by Orthotists/Prosthetists and delegated by the Laboratory Supervisor, consistent with departmental scopes of practice
  • Create positive plaster molds; strip negative casts; thermoform plastic; cut out, grind, and smooth plastic edges; contour, drill, polish and attach metal work; attach closure systems to orthoses as requested; sew materials as required; transfer, laminate and repair prosthetic devices; assist orthotists and prosthetists with patients on a PRN basis
  • Fit patients with shoes
  • Care for and come in contact with infants, toddlers, preschool, school age, and adolescent patients, with concomitant dealings with adult caretakers
  • Inventory, track and order materials and equipment
  • Interface with all clinical Orthotists/Prosthetists and Laboratory Supervisor regarding the application of varied techniques to produce the most technically advanced and functional orthoses and prostheses
  • Contribute toward the training of Orthotics/Prosthetic Residents and UTSMC students

Required Skills/Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Certificate from an ABC recognized orthotic technical school, OR
  • Minimum of 1 year of applicable technical experience
  • Sufficient knowledge and capability to fabricate all types of orthoses produced by the orthotics department
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills to successfully manage a constant influx of activity

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