This position functions primarily in the Orthotic-Prosthetic Laboratory Section of the Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service for the Jesse Brown Medical Center. The Orthotist/Prosthetist provides the appropriate prosthetic/orthotic devices and treatment. Participates and/or assists in the evaluation and research studies. Responsible for designing and fabricating prostheses/orthotics of unusual or developmental design for the more complex cases.
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.