This position functions primarily in the Orthotic-Prosthetic Laboratory Section of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Prosthetist/Orthotist, provides the appropriate orthotic and/or prosthetic devices and treatment. -A comprehensive examination of the patient and assessment of their individual needs and desires. -Formulation of a treatment plan. -Design component selection, measurement/casting of the patient, fabrication and fitting of the device to the patient. -Proper documentation of the patient record. -Continuing care and periodic examination of the patient and the orthotic/prosthetic device to assess fit, function and changing needs of the patient. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm May be Negotiable
Internal Number: 599232400
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.