UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ORTHOTIST-PROSTHETIST TECHNICIAN

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8160 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Perform the fabrication of prosthetic and orthotic devices for patients.

BASIC FUNCTION

Fabricate prosthetic and orthotic devices.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, fabricate, fit, and repair prosthetic and orthotic devices.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform fabrication techniques for prosthetic and orthotic devices including lamination procedures, finishing processes for orthoses and prostheses, prosthetic bench alignment, vacumming forming of orthoses and prosthesis and cast preparation;

Maintain laboratory inventory and equipment; order materials and equipment as needed;

Maintain a safe and clean working environment;

Fit footwear and fit and fabricate foot orthoses following specific patient requirements;

Provide patient and family education in the use and maintenance of foot orthoses, footware and prostheses;

Document work performed for patient billing following current billing procedures;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Completion of an accredited Orthotics-Prosthetics Technician program

OR

equivalent education/experience.

 

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Title, Class, and MQ: 5-15-98
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05