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HJF is seeking a Prosthetist/Orthotic Technician to support the Department of Rehabilitation and Department of Defense Osseointegration Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to WRNMMC.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, itself, is one of the nation's largest and most renowned military treatment facilities and has recently been dubbed "The Nation's Medical Center". The Department of Rehabilitation is comprised of 4 clinical services: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Orthotics and Prosthetics. These services provide multidisciplinary rehabilitative care for servicemembers and retirees. The Department of Defense Osseointegration Program is a collaboration between Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and several other civilian medical centers and research organizations.
The prosthetist technician will work as part of a team to assist with prosthetic and orthotic fabrication required as part of research projects aimed at advancing clinical research and guiding care of injured servicemembers and their families
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years of experience serving as prosthetic and/or orthotic technician.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; intricate work with hands; carrying of moderately heavy equipment
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: N/A
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: N/A
Work Environment: The work environment is that of a prosthetic and orthotic clinic located in a teaching and research hospital. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to quiet, and hearing and eye protection will be available for safety when utilizing certain equipment. Work is also performed in a clinic setting with adequate lighting, heat and air conditioning.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.