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    This position is located at the Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Healthcare Network VISN 22, in Long Beach, CA. In this Health Technician position you will perform the repair, fabrication, fitting and dispensing of orthotic appliances.

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    Your duties can include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assists with the repair, fabrication, fitting and dispensing of orthotic appliances.
    • Provides appropriate orthotic appliance and instructs patients on correct use and care.
    • Takes measurement of body and limb segments appropriate to the item being fit, and select an off the shelf item, sized appropriately with appropriate model or design, to the patient;
    • Makes common orthotic/prosthetic repairs, such as repairs to custom foot orthoses and shoes, using a wide variety of materials;
    • Assists in managing the applicable orthotic and prosthetic inventory within with the department
    • Ensures inventory locations are kept clean and organized;
    • Creates and completes an OWL (Orthotic Work Order Lab) for any custom item or any custom modification to an item.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

    Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525582700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.