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General Patient Care Job In Chicago, Illinois

Orthotist

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Company: JobTarget Profession/Specialty: General Patient Care Location: Chicago, Illinois 60618
Job Description

Description:

Responsible for all stages of design, fabrication, fitting and maintenance of orthotic devices related to patients needs, as indicated by a physician.


Essential Functions:

• 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.



Additional Responsibilities:

• 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.


. Requirements:

• 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.


Required Credentials:

• 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!


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