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Orthotic Technician

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description:Sanford Federal, Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.Job Title: Orthotics TechnicianBased at: Baton Rouge, LA 70809Experiences:

  • Documented experience working with fabrication of orthotics, insoles, sandals and making shoe modifications.
  • Documented experience scanning feet, designing and fabricating orthotics with the AMFIT system.
  • Experience working with individuals affected by Hansen's disease or an equivalent neuropathic patient.Duties:
    • Construct, modify and repair custom molded sandals; and modify and repair prefabricated sandals. Custom sandal fabrication using Amfit system, plaster molds/vacuum press, and/or directly moldable materials and secured with strapping to the foot. Repair sandal components for prevention of injury.
    • Modify commercially available shoes and repair both commercially available and custom shoes. Footwear modifications and customization to include rigid rocker modifications, pressure relief applications, stretching, flares, heel modifications, etc.
    • Construct and modify total contact orthoses. Fabricate custom orthoses using Amfit system; plaster molds/vacuum press and/or directly moldable materials. Modify orthoses with pressure relief techniques, metatarsal pads, toe fillers, etc.
    • Assist Physical Therapist with fabrication of foot models from various molding medium and adjust foot models as needed. Create model of patient foot using digital Amfit system, plaster techniques or foam box. Modify molds as needed to balance foot or relieve high-pressure areas.
    • Repair and/or adjust belts and prosthetic harnesses. Prostheses, footwear, and
    • lower/upper extremity orthoses have belts, straps and harnesses that become frayed, torn or broken, requiring occasional repair or adjustment to function correctly and safely.
    • Consult with Physicians, Nurses, Orthopedic Surgeon, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists on patient cases.
    • Maintain records of work orders. Complete shoe shop work order form on every requested order and submit to Clinical Program Specialist.
    • Compile monthly report on number of orthotics/sandals/monofilaments fabricated, shoes modified and stockings sewed
    • Provide maintenance of inventory by tracking materials and supplies used in the shoe shop using Excel spreadsheet.
    • Safely store materials utilized in the shoe shop. All hazardous materials shall be secured in a locked "Flammable" cabinet in the storage room of the shoe shop.
    • Provide assistance to Occupational & Physical Therapy departments in maintaining and fabricating a stock of monofilaments, cut out felt and other frequently used clinical items and assist in transfer of patients to/from department.Powered by JazzHRGffNW7C2Ik

Keywords: Sanford Federal, Baton Rouge , Orthotic Technician, Professions , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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