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Albuquerque, NM

Orthotic Fitter

LocationAlbuquerque, NM, 87109, US, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87184
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-06-15
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-03-04

Job Description:

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We currently have a full-time opening for an Orthotic Fitter in Albuquerque, NM. If you are looking for a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference every day, this is the opportunity for you!

The right person to join our team is.. .

This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and develop practical ideas for dealing with them. The style is purposeful, directed at getting things done quickly.There is strong demand for high-quality, organized, and repeatable results.

Your day will be very busy... you will:

  • Performs patient fitting of prefabricated orthoses and prefabricated custom fit orthoses for the upper and lower extremities except those used in the initial and/or acute treatment of long bone fractures and dislocation, this only applies if ABC Certified if BOC they are allowed to fit therapeutic (diabetic) shoes/inserts and functional electrical stimulation (myorthosis).
  • Performs patient fitting of pressure gradient garments.
  • Performs patient fitting and instruction with off-the-shelf orthotic devices as prescribed and ancillary durable medical equipment (DME) products.
  • Completes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up, and patient education.
  • Completes all documentation accurately and timely within 48 hours of the time of service.
  • Educates medical providers on required documentation to support medical necessity.
  • Maintains and updates skills by attending continuing education courses and seminars. Maintains all applicable professional certifications and licenses. Provides copies of certifications and licenses to the legal department.
  • Functions as a team member within the department and cross-functionally as required, contributing to and providing accurate clinical documentation, assisting in accurate billing and coding as necessary.
  • Orders and maintains inventory and inventory records.

What we can offer you...

Our insurance benefits are effective the 1st of the month after your hire date. Medical /Dental /Vision plans

  • PTO (paid time off)
  • Holiday Pay
  • Life Insurance / STD / LTD

What your background will be:

  • Associates degree or trade certificate in an applicable field of study and 5+ years relevant experience, or equivalent combination. Bachelors degree is preferred. Relevant experience typically includes patient fitting of durable medical equipment and knowledge of medical billing practices.
  • Understanding of basic Anatomy, Physiology, Medical terminology, Insurance Claims, and Insurance Benefits, and orthopedic injuries and conditions related to the application of OTS bracing.
  • Computer proficient to include web browser/internet search, MS Outlook, and Word capabilities. Technical competence includes the ability to learn new software and systems.

Other Requirements:

  • Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the Companys Orthotic Fitter course and obtaining Orthotic Fitting certification by American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthotics and/or Certified by the Board of Certification/Accreditation within 18-months from date of hire.
  • Work schedule may include variable start/end times outside of the companys standard business hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Continued employment may be contingent upon Orthotic Fitter Board Certification within 12-months from the date of hire BOC or ABC certification, or NAOT certification for Orthopaedic Technologist.
  • On-call rotation within market territory may be required, including nights and weekends.
  • Bregs Medicare accreditation status requires its employees in close physical contact with patients (Direct Care) to maintain certain immunizations, health screenings and related training, criminal and motor vehicle records, and valid automobile insurance.

For six consecutive years,Breg has been awarded The National Business Research Institute (NBRI) circle of Excellence Awardfor employee engagement.

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.breg.com and click on the Careers section.

Breg is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and dedicated to a diverse workforce and Drug-Free work environment. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Job ID: 5443245842322345931

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