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Orthotic Fitter

Company: AdaptHealth LLC
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

AdaptHealth Opportunity - Apply Today!At AdaptHealth we offer full-service home medical equipment products and services to empower patients to live their best lives - out of the hospital and in their homes. We are actively recruiting in your area. If you are passionate about making a profound impact on the quality of patients' lives, please click to apply, we would love to hear from you.ORTHOTIC FITTERThe Orthotic Fitter provides on-site customer service and orthotic fitting based on prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the physician. Orthotic Fitter's are specifically trained and qualified to provide fitting services and delivery of these products. The Orthotic Fitter is competent to practice orthotics within a scope of practice specific to fitting certain prefabricated and off-the-shelf orthoses that do not require more than minor modification. The Orthotic Fitter impacts the overall success of the branch by increasing fitter sales and revenue, coordinating, and managing referral source relationships and promoting quality customer service. Also, focuses on helping our clients receive the best care, works as an advocate for the client by building rapport, supporting, reassuring, and educating the client throughout every interaction.Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with orthotic practitioners in the evaluation and analysis of a patient's need for orthotic services.
  • Examine and evaluate patient's needs in relation to disease and functional loss to meet physician prescription.
  • 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 prescribed device.
  • Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
  • Carries out treatment utilizing any rehabilitation equipment for which he/she has received adequate instruction in its use and has demonstrated adequate understanding and competency, cares for braces, prostheses, bandages, and other assistive devices as required
  • Assume on-call responsibilities during non-business hours in accordance with company policy.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of current HME products and services offered by the company.
  • Monitor patients over time and make any necessary changes to the devices to keep them in good condition within guidelines.
  • Ensure that the services provided in your assigned territory are done so in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to those put forth by CMS, PA Dept. Of Health, DOT, FDA, OSHA, and the company's accreditation organization.
  • Enter patient demographic information in database for insurance/qualification verification.
  • Fit patients with necessary equipment (braces, immobilizers, splints, stockings, etc.).
  • Frequent travel to assigned facilities, and occasional travel to patient homes for fittings
  • Develop and maintain rapport with ordering physicians and referral sources in assigned facilities.
  • Develop clearly defined procedural tactics and strategies designed to ethically advance the company's market share in your assigned facilities.
  • Assist operations in the procurement of required medical documentation. Facilitate and expedite patient discharges. Provide training to patients and caregivers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Job Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalency plus current and unrestricted Certification in Orthotics
    • Or, Certified through National Athletic Trainers Association/BOC plus a college degree
    • Or must obtain a national certification within one year of accepting the position
    • Two (2) years successful experience in providing services under the supervision of a certified practitioner.
    • Minimum of 6 months of experience in providing customer services in a health care setting, medical office, sports rehab, fitness, or retail environment.
    • Valid and unrestricted driver's license from state of residenceAdaptHealth is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination.

Keywords: AdaptHealth LLC, Louisville , Orthotic Fitter, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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