• Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician

    Posted: 09/26/2021

    Full-time position in Rome, GA, with or without previous experience in the field of Orthotics and Prosthetics
     
    Job Summary   The technician fabricates, adjusts, and repairs orthotic and prosthetic devices in support
    of and under the supervision of the prosthetist/orthotist.
     
    Job Requirements:
    Education – High School Diploma or equivalent
    Experience - The ideal candidate will have experience as an O&P technician, however we will consider
             training someone without experience in this field.  If you have experience working with
             your hands in a mechanical setting such as carpentry, automotive, etc., you may be a great
             candidate for this position.
     
    Skills Needed:

    • Good mechanical skills and desire to work with laboratory tools effectively.
    • Experience in working with plaster in making molds is helpful.
    • Ability to organize and management your time effectively to provide products on a timely basis.
    • The candidate should be able to work independently to finish work for ongoing patient appointments
    • Ability to work well with coworkers in a team environment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and patients.
    • “Team Player”
    • Good problem solving and analytical skills to determine remedies for improving fit of a device.
    • Positive, “can do” attitude with the desire to provide the best care for each patient.
    Job Description
    • Perform fabrication and repair of orthotic devices and prosthetic limbs.
    • Work with prosthetist/orthotist in making adjustments to devices as needed.
    • Perform fabrication of orthotic shoe inserts.
    • Some minor “on call” work may be required for additional compensation
    • Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.
    • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
    • The technician will need to attend training at times to stay abreast of new fabrication techniques and materials.
    Walker Orthotics and Prosthetics is a private clinic that is positioning to grow in our community.  We have a wonderful staff and offer a very positive environment that has flexibility in all that we do.  We strive to treat the patient with a collaborative approach to achieve optimal outcomes. We are looking for a fabrication technician to join our cohesive team. As a small clinic with a long history, the candidate filling this position should be a good problem solver and good mechanical skills. Our culture is supremely important and if you have a passion for providing outstanding care to patients in need, then let us know who you are!
     
    Benefits:
    ·       Very competitive salary
    ·       Paid time off
    ·       Continuing education allowance
    ·       Eight paid holidays per year
    ·       401 (k) plan
     

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