Phone Number: (512) 521-3319
Web Site http//www.hanger.com
Position Title : O&P Fabrication Specialist I
Location of Position: Lenexa, Kansas
With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world’s premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger’s Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom . Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer – female/minority/disability/vet.
The O & P Fabrication Specialist fabricates the orthoses and prostheses to provide maximum fit, function, cosmetics and workmanship. The Fabrication Specialist is expected to keep abreast of all new fabricating techniques and must be familiar with the properties of pertinent materials and must be skilled in the use of appropriate equipment.
Perform fabrication and repair of orthotic and/or prosthetic devices, according to Company quality and quantity standards.
Perform ordering and receiving and other inventory tasks as assigned.
Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
Adhere to all safety regulations and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements
Perform other related duties as required
Required Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair prostheses (artificial limbs) and orthoses (orthopedic braces) according to specifications.
Mechanical ability and hand-eye coordination to use laboratory tools safely and effectively.
Effective organizational, time management and planning skills.
Good interpersonal and verbal skills for communicating with others.
Ability to work effectively as a team member.
Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.
Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. Has little or no role in decision making
Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Works under close supervision.
High School Diploma or GED, and
Up to one year experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit, stand, squat and crouch, communicate with other employees and to operate machinery. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be capable of functioning effectively under moderate or high stress levels due to work subject to time constraints, responsibility to deliver, and the need for rapid adaptation within a dynamic work environment.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment can be significant while using machinery. Protective equipment is provided.
Critical features of this job are described under the headings above. These features may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reason.
401K or other Retirement Plan
Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy
Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.