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Ortho Fitter/DME Coordinator

Location: Philadelphia/Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Maryland/Delaware
Salary: $30,000 to 35,000.00
Type: Full Time – Entry Level

Responsible for applying durable medical equipment to patients for pre-operative and post-operative surgeries. Work directly with Orthopedic Surgeons medical personnel to ensure the well-being of patients and their activities of daily living. Manage patient schedules, maintaining product levels, and servicing physicians and hospitals with patient’s orthopedic bracing needs. Work independently. Maintain Industry Certificate.

Requirements:

  • Set-up, follow-up and pick-up of all equipment in both the home setting or facility.
  • Performs environmental safety factors listed on the Patient Plan of Care.
  • Implements patient/caregiver teaching during the initial set-up and at any additional follow-up calls.
  • Measurement & fitting of Orthopedic Braces and other associated products.
  • Implements client teaching during the initial fitting and at any follow-up calls.
  • Ability to make necessary modifications and to fit the client.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the following areas:
    • Use and care of the Products
    • Fitting problems and how to solve them
    • Equipment usage and maintenance
    • Infection Control (Use of Universal Precautions)
    • Patient Rights and Responsibilities
    • Company’s services and availability
    • Patient Plan of Care and Follow-up
    • Advance Directive Policies and Procedures
    • All Patient oriented paperwork
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree with Sports Medicine/Patient Care Focus

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