This position is within the Prosthetics Service located at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL or the Adam J Benjamin Outpatient Clinic Crown Point, IN. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as an orthotic fitter by measuring and fitting veterans for appliances as prescribed by their physician. Specific duties include but are not limited to: -Receives prosthetic consults from physicians, interpret and determine what appliance is needed. -Independently performs fitting of orthotic appliances. -Take measurements of body and limb segments appropriate to the item being fit, and select an off-the-shelf item, sized appropriately with appropriate model or design, to the patient. -Communicate and instruct patients in proper procedures for wearing and maintaining orthotic devi
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