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Fabrication Technician

Company: Hanger, Inc.
Location: Elmira
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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 nearly 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?The Orthotic/Prosthetic Technician supports the Orthotist and/or Prosthetist in providing care to patients with disabling conditions of the limbs and spine by fabricating orthoses and their components. Under the guidance and consultation with the clinician, the technician fabricates the orthoses and/or positive molds to provide maximum fit, function, cosmetics and workmanship. The technician also repairs and maintains the orthotic and/or prosthetic devices. The technician is expected to keep abreast of all new fabricating techniques, must be familiar with the properties of pertinent materials and must be skilled in the use of appropriate equipment.Your Impact* Perform fabrication and repair of orthotic and/or prosthetic devices, according to Company quality and quantity standards.* Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.* Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.* Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and other governmental regulations; compliance with blood borne and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements* 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.* Perform other related duties as requiredMinimum Qualifications* High school diploma or GED required.* A valid driver's license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hanger's 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 YouEmployees 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

Keywords: Hanger, Inc., Syracuse , Fabrication Technician, Engineering , Elmira, New York

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