DME Fitter

New Albany, OH 43054

Posted: 07/17/2019 Industry: Medical Job Number: 519929

Orthopedic DME/Bracing Fitter

If you have experience with durable medical equipment (DME) or orthopedics, we want to hear from you!

Ideal candidates for this position are Athletic Trainers (ATC), Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA), Medical Assistants (MA) or others experienced with durable medical equipment and patient care. We are looking for someone with a professional image, technical product and clinical competency, experience with the application of durable medical equipment, computer literacy, and orientation to detail and organization, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Position  Summary
Under direct supervisor and orders of the physician, the DME Fitter will provide proper fitting and education on orthopedic durable medical equipment to patients and assist with the coordination of the programs to ensure effective and efficient operations.

Qualifications & Experience
Familiarity with fitting braces
Strong communication, written, and organizational skills
Experience verifying patient benefits and/or obtaining authorizations preferred
Experience educating patients on financial matters preferred


Duties:

Perform fitting, and execute minor modifications as necessary.
Evaluate orthotic device on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work.
Instruct patient in use of orthopedic device.
Provides education to patients on the application, use, care and expected outcome for products as indicated by the physician instructions
Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
Completely and accurately document all services provided
Educate patients in regard to insurance plans and provisions, financial responsibility and collection of patient portion
Follows current professional best practices required to solve specific problems and interprets patient response and progresses accordingly
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
Maintains safe and clean working environment and cares for equipment


If you are interested, please call us at (614) 824-3790 or apply online selecting medical as your nearest office.
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