Your day will be very busy… you will:
- Acts as the functional owner for managing the day-to-day care of assigned patients to ensure timely delivery of products and services. Includes accurate coding for their claims and maintaining knowledge of Medicare rules and policies regarding coding and documentation requirements.
- Participates in the formulation of specifications for braces and patient-specific treatment plans.
- Examines and evaluates patient's needs in relation to disease and functional loss.
- Formulates and manufactures design of orthosis.
- Selects materials, makes cast measurements, model modifications, and layouts.
- Performs fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.
- Evaluates orthosis on patient and makes adjustments to assure fit, function, and quality of work.
- Instructs patient in use of the orthopedic brace.
- Maintains patient records.
- Functions as a team member within the department as well as cross-functionally as required, contributing to and providing accurate clinical documentation, assisting in accurate billing and coding as necessary.
The right person to join our team ...
Demonstrates ownership and accountability; the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal; effective interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, and empathy skills to interact effectively with patients who may have a severe disability; the ability to assist in business development by way of sales, in-servicing and marketing efforts
What your background will be:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and 5+ years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination.
- Certified by American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthotics, or Certified by the Board of Certification of Orthotics and Prosthetics.
- State licensing, where applicable.
- Prefer completion of a National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) accredited residency program and certification by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthotics (ABC).
- Computer proficient to include web browser/internet search, MS Outlook, and Word capabilities. Technical competence includes the ability to learn new software and systems.
- Moderate travel; driving <20%
- On-call rotation within market territory; may require receiving and responding to voicemail messages, carrying a pager or cell phone.
- Immunization credentials as required by the facility.
- Breg’s Medicare accreditation status requires its employees in close physical contact with patients (Direct Care) to maintain certain immunizations, health screenings, related training, and criminal background checks.
- Maintain certification and continue education as required for licensure and/or certification.