Orthotic Tech / Prosthetic Tech
Purpose: Works with Orthotists, Prosthetists, Pedorthotists and other medical professionals to create, customize and maintain orthotic and prosthetic devices to help patients ambulate effectively.
Qualifications: Associate degree in a subject related to prosthetics or orthotics. Alternatively, high school education or GED with work experience under the supervision of a certified practitioner in orthotics, prosthetics or both. A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards set by Medcuro Manufacturing.
Experience: At least one (1) year of experience in the construction and fitting of orthoses or protheses.
Orthotist / Pedorthotist / Prosthetist
Purpose: Addresses neuromuscular and structural skeletal problems in the human body with a treatment process that includes evaluation and transfer of forces using orthoses and protheses to achieve optimum functions, prevent further disability and provide improved appearance. The ORTHOTIS designs and fits devices, known as orthoses, to provide care to patients who have disabling conditions of the limbs and spine. The PROSTHETIST designs and fits devices, known as protheses, for patients who have partial or total absence of a limb.
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate degree or certification program in Orthotics or Prosthetics. A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards established by Medcuro Manufacturing.
Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in the design and fitting of orthoses or prostheses.