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O&P Fabrication Specialist I

Company: Hanger, Inc.
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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. With nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.


The O & P Fabrication Specialist fabricates 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

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of experience, preferred.

Physical Demands:
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.The noise level in the work environment can be significant while using machinery. Protective equipment is provided.


  • 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.
  • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
  • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
  • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
  • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
  • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

Employees working at least 20 hours per week are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 8 Paid Holidays per Year
  • Paid Vacation Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • 8 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
  • Floating Holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Flex Spend Account
  • Dependent Care Flex Spend Account
  • Free employee assistance program
  • 401(k)
  • Full-time employees are also eligible for short-term and long-term disability insurance

Keywords: Hanger, Inc., Tempe , O&P Fabrication Specialist I, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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