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PROSTHETIC ORTHOTIC TECHNICIAN

Clinic | San Antonio, TX | Full Time

Job Description

PROSTHETIC ORTHOTIC TECHNICIAN

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

A successful and established Texas based Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for a full time Prosthetic Orthotic Technician to provide services at San Antonio Military Medical Center.  The position offers the opportunity to enhance and/or gain valuable work experience while working within the Federal Employment System.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)

 

  • Fabricates, fits, maintains, and repairs artificial limbs, plastic cosmetic appliance, braces, surgical supports, plaster casts and other orthopedic or prosthetic devices, according to prescription specifications and under guidance of a prosthetist/orthotist
  • Reads specifications to determine type of orthopedic device or prosthesis to be fabricated and materials and tools required
  • Lays out and marks dimension of parts, using precision measuring instruments and templates
  • Bends, forms welds, saws, carves, cuts, and grinds wood, plastic, metal or fabric to fabricated parts, using hammers, anvils, welding equipment, saws and cutting machines and hand cutting tools
  • Drills and taps holes for rivets, rivet components, and screws, using drill press
  • ALL ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS OUTLINED IN POSITION DESCRIPTION (PD) PROVIDED TO INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR REVIEW

QUALIFICATIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a prosthetic orthotic technician
  • Background experience and proficiency in general fabrication procedures of orthotic prosthetic devices, which include working with thermal plastic, metal, leather, plaster, and prosthetic components
  • Read, write, and speak English well enough to communicate with all personnel eligible for medical care
  • Records transcribed must be legible
  • Basic Life Support-Healthcare Provider-American Heart Association Certified
  • ALL ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OUTLINED IN POSITION DESCRIPTION (PD) PROVIDED TO INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR REVIEW