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Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (OFFAPP)

Hanger Inc.

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 12, 2022.

Why Us?

With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world’s premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger’s Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. With 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger’s vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.

Could This Be For You?

This exciting opportunity will give you the chance to work first hand in fabricating a variety of orthotics and prosthetic devices.  You will work closely with the Clinician and patients to help adjust and repair the devices by fabricating orthoses and their components.  This work environment will be away from the exam room, typically in a small workshop. Since this role is focusing heavily on the fabrication process, hand skills and familiarity with hand tools is necessary.  The ideal candidate will have experience with band saws, drill presses, vacuum systems, heat guns, blades, speed routers, and other small hand tools.

Your Impact

  • Use appropriate hand tools to perform fabrication and repair of orthotic and/or prosthetic devices, 
  • Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.
  • May fit and deliver prefabricated and off-the-shelf orthoses such as cervical orthoses, pressure gradient hose, and trusses.
  • Provide education to patients on the application, use, care, and expected outcome for DME products as indicated by the physician instructions and manufacturer recommendations
  • Contact vendors to order orthotic fabrication materials and maintain inventory of items used during fabrication process.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • A valid drivers license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hangers Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.
  • Technical training school or 2 years experience preferred.

Additional Success Factors

  • Knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair prostheses (artificial limbs) and orthoses (orthopedic braces) according to patient measurements, casts and in compliance with a physician’s prescription
  • Mechanical ability and hand-eye coordination to use laboratory tools safely and effectively.
  • Effective organizational, time management and planning skills.
  • Good interpersonal and verbal skills for communicating with others.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
  • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
  • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
  • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
  • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

Our Investment in You

Employees working at least 20 hours per week are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 8 Paid Holidays per Year
  • Paid Vacation Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • 8 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
  • Floating Holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Flex Spend Account
  • Dependent Care Flex Spend Account
  • Free employee assistance program
  • 401(k)
  • Full-time employees are also eligible for short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • HPO1 – Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc