General Patient Care Job In Chicago, Illinois
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Responsible for all stages of design, fabrication, fitting and maintenance of orthotic devices related to patients needs, as indicated by a physician.
• Evaluation and analysis of the patients need for orthotic services.
• Ensure that proper patient management is consistent with established practices for orthotic care.
• Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
• Ensure highest standards of patient care are 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.
• Maintains accurate documentation to clearly define goals, issues and solutions for each patient and adheres 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 orthotics/prosthetics services and capabilities.
• Recommend treatment options to physicians when necessary.
• Provide assistance to other clinical staff and information to administrative staff as necessary.
• Adhere to all safety regulations; compliance with Medicare and other governmental regulations; compliance with bloodborne and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements.
• Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
• Thorough understanding of componentry and its suitability and reliability for specific uses.
• Thorough understanding of anatomy and medical terminology.
• Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral and written presentation and reports to patient and staff.
• Ability to instruct clinical and non-clinical personnel and customers on objectives of patient care services.
• Active listening, reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports, charts and correspondence.
• Ability to assess patient condition and advise physician on treatment options.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships with physicians, therapists and patients.
• Ability to work effectively as a team member.
• Sales experience in health care services helpful.
• Effective organizational, time management, and planning skills.
• Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
• American Board Certified (ABC) certification in Orthotics.
• Two to five years experience in providing orthotic services under the supervision of a certified practitioner.
• Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois.
CPO offers a competitive salary, excellent health benefits, paid-time off and a comapny matched 401K plan. We also offer a generous bonus incentive program for our practitioners. Come grow with a premier provider!