The essential functions and activities of this position surround the title of the position. The activities necessary for our office to have a successful Orthotic program are the general essential functions of this position. Some of these functions include:
Assist physicians with the evaluation and analysis of the patients need for prosthetic and orthotic services.
Ensure that proper patient management is consistent with established practices for prosthetic care.
Ensure that proper patient management is consistent with established practices for orthotic care.
Recommend treatment options to physicians when necessary.
Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
Ensure that the highest standard of patient care is provided to all patients, including adequate follow-up with patients and physicians.
Review new techniques and materials to ensure widest range of flexibility and services offered.
Maintain accurate documentation to clearly define goals, issues and solutions for each patient and adhere to the requirements of the Patient Bill of Rights.
Provide administrative staff with information to conduct reimbursement activities.
Provide information to branch management to ensure proper management of inventory and materials.
Meet with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to market prosthetic and orthotic services and capabilities.
Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and other governmental regulations; compliance with blood borne and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. . Requirements: BEHAVIORAL
Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics through the American Board for Certification (ABC) or the Board of Certification (BOC) is required.
Must have completed the schooling necessary to become certified as a Certified Orthotic/Prosthetic Practitioner.
Must have ten years of combined experience, education and training in orthotics and prosthetics under the supervision of a privileged orthotist and prosthetist with a minimum of four years in each discipline.