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Orthotic and Prosthetic Device Fitter

Company: Medcentrek
Location: Huntington
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Medcentrek is a federal contracting company that provides healthcare staffing to military treatment facilities. We are seeking a Orthotic and Prosthetic Device Fitter to work at the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV. Please submit your resume to schedule an interview.Here is a description of the required qualifications and job duties of the position.Qualifications:Registered/Certified Fitter shall be Certified with the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) or Board for Certification/ Accreditation, International (BOC), or both. Further, the Fitter shall have completed an ABC/BOC approved training/educational program and shall include a certificate of completion of this course with his/her resume.Tasks:1. Independently applies knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics.2. Discusses cases with the patient's physician, other Orthotist/Prosthetist, or the Chief. Orthotic & Prosthetic Lab or designee for the purpose of developing prosthetic/orthotic devices, footwear, and other items requiring fabrication.3. Shall comply with Quality Management, Joint Commission Standards, ABC/BOC Code of Ethics and Guidance.4. Responsible for safely operating Government owned equipment and all tools in good and safe working order.5. Tools and equipment are kept clean and in good working order.6. Damaged or non-operational equipment will need to be reported to the Chief, O&P or responsible official.7. Shall be familiar with the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and its use as a reference, as well as fire, safety, and evacuation procedures as they relate to the VA facility in which located. Training will be provided by local Contract Officer Representative.8. Responsible for the operation and effective use of all O&P systems and equipment per industry standards.9. The Prosthetic Chief will provide to the contractors on site project manager a list of the work to be accomplished. Performs assigned duties with a minimum of technical supervision. Works independently using judgment in applying the variety of methods and techniques devices for individual patients with different disabilities.10. The preferred Technician shall possess a certificate from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) or Board for Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC). A Practitioner will possess an ABC or BOC Certification in Orthotics or Prosthetics, or both.11. Works in an environment, which is dusty, noisy, lifts heavy objects, works with materials at a temperature of up to 500 degrees, stands for long periods of time, and works with chemicals and materials.Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $33.00 - $45.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridayLicense/Certification: American Board for Certification Orthotics and Prosthetics (Preferred) or Board Certification/ Accreditation, International (BOC) (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Medcentrek, Huntington , Orthotic and Prosthetic Device Fitter, Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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