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Job Details

Technician, Prosthetic-Orthotic

Employer

Adaptive Technologies Inc.

Date Posted

July 28, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 27, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Adaptive Technologies Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Prosthetics and orthotics laboratories
  • Prosthetic device manufacturing companies
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic

Tasks

  • Repair, build and modify prosthetic or orthotic appliances or footwear
  • Assemble or build prosthetic and orthotic appliances according to drawings, measurements and plaster casts
  • Design, build, fit and adjust prosthetic and orthotic appliances
  • Help with scheduling and workflow
  • Examine and measure patients to develop working sketches of appliances
  • Take body or limb measurements of patients
  • Interpret physician's specification
  • Make and modify plaster casts
  • Repair and maintain fabrication and laboratory equipment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Screening questions

  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Technician, Prosthetic-Orthotic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Dietary Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in purchasing and requisitioning food, equipment and other supplies, in assisting with supervision of personnel who prepare and serve food, and in inspecting work areas and storage facilities to ensure sanitary standards

INNOVATIVE

Interest in assisting dietitians with research in food, nutrition and food service systems

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling data to plan menus and diets for individuals and groups under the direction of dietitians and nutritionists; and in helping patients complete menus

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Ocularists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with fabrication and laboratory equipment to design, fabricate, clean and restore ocular prostheses; and in repairing and maintaining fabrication and laboratory equipment

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data to design and fabricate artificial eyes that match natural eyes, and to fit patients with ocular prostheses; and in consulting with ophthalmologists concerning surgical insertion of ocular prostheses

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking with patients concerning the loss of depth perception and the care and use of ocular prostheses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Interest Codes

Prosthetists and Orthotists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with equipment to make and modify plaster casts of areas to receive prostheses and orthoses, to fabricate prosthetic and orthotic appliances and to fit, adjust and repair appliances

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing physicians' specifications; and in examining and measuring patients to develop working sketches of appliances

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and directing the activities of prosthetic and orthotic technicians; and in advising patients in the use and care of prostheses and orthoses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Prosthetic and Orthotic Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with machine and hand tools to repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthotic appliances and orthopedic footwear and to fit, adjust and repair appliances

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information taken from body and limb measurements to build prosthetic and orthotic appliances using a variety of materials such as metals, plastics and leathers

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking with patients to ensure that prosthetic and orthotic appliances fit comfortably during trial fittings; and in building custom-designed components and appliances as directed

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More

Interest Codes

Pharmacy Assistants
METHODICAL

Interest in assisting pharmacists by labelling drugs, chemicals and other pharmaceutical preparations, and by unpacking and storing supplies and verifying items received against invoices

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information to compound, mix and formulate ointments, solutions, lotions, mouthwashes and other medications under the supervision of pharmacists

OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling scales, weights and measures to ensure correct amounts of ingredients are present in formulas and prescriptions

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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