Orthotics / Prosthetics Technician

  • Essentia Health
  • North Dakota, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Job Description:

Become part of Essentia's accomplished team where our mission guides us every day: We are called to make a healthy difference in people's lives. This calling resonates deeply for our caregivers and our colleagues working behind the scenes, who all bring high-quality, compassionate care to the patients we are privileged to serve.As an Orthotics/Prosthetics Technician, you will support the Orthotic/Prosthetic Practitioners in providing care to patients with disabling conditions of the limb and spine of all ages by fabricating devices know as orthoses, and their components. Under the guidance of and in consultation with the Orthotist/Prosthetist practitioner the technician fabricates orthosis and or their components in such a manner to provide maximum fit and function. You will also perform repairs to and maintenance of orthotics as assigned. Work experience: Equipment maintenance background.

Education Qualifications:

Diploma from accredited technical college, one year program with six week internship for each discipline.

OR

A certification from the American Board for Certification Orthotics.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

No certification/licensure required.

Our Benefits are exceptional and Include:

-Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Program

-Paid Time Off • 401k (with Essentia Health annual match)

-Life and Disability Insurance options

-Adoption Assistance

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.

Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,500 employees, including 3,500 registered nurses & licensed practical nurses, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people's lives.

Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Essentia Health is accredited as a level 3 Accountable Care Organization, the highest level of certification possible, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

The approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.