Job ID 244012
MEDICAL SERVICE COMPANY is a family owned and operated Durable Medical Equipment and Respiratory Provider that has been in business for 70+ years!
We are the proud winner of the HME Excellence Award – Best Home Medical Equipment Provider North Coast 99 Top Places to work!!
We are hiring: FULL TIME WITH BENEFITS! APPLY TODAY!
- Medical/Dental Insurance
- Company provided life and AD&D insurance
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 401k (with a matching program)
- Paid vacation and holidays
General: Treats and provides care to patients with disabling conditions of limbs and spine by planning fabrication of, writing specifications for, by fitting and preparing orthopedic braces, under guidance of and in consultation with physician. Evaluates and treats patients in accordance with current treatment techniques and protocols established by the Director.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Review/formulate medical records, examine patients, evaluate and document functional loss and orthotic needs of patients; formulate orthotic patient prescriptions for optimal management of upper and lower limb orthotic anomalies, both congenital and acquired, in collaboration with physicians
- Supervise the fabrication of orthotic devices and appliances to ensure that design and materials used meet patient needs and department standards, evaluate orthotic fit on patient to ensure maximum fit, function, cosmesis and workmanship
- Post materials used, cost and other pertinent information including nomenclature and cost to orthotic records to ensure accurate patient charges. Instruct patients on the limitations and proper use of orthotic devices and appliances; instruct patients regarding maintenance, storing and cleaning of devices and appliances
- Consult with physicians, nurses, and physical therapists and vocational rehabilitation counselors regarding orthotic patient’s needs. Conduct orthotic clinics for local organizations; participate in orthopedic clinics and continuing education courses.
- Oversee orthotic fitters and technicians and liaisons, as needed
- Carry pager and perform on-call duties as assigned and scheduled
- Other duties as assigned
- Possible exposure to contagious diseases, communicable diseases, or blood-borne pathogens.
- May work in homes, community, schools, job sites, clinics or in a normal patient care environment in an acute hospital setting. Possess current unrestricted Michigan driver’s license, automobile insurance, and available automobile. Driving distances within service area from office. Potential exposure to a variety of attitudes and personalities. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Certified Orthotist by BOC may also be board eligible from bachelorette or masters program.
- Employee must be eligible to be credentialed and hold privileges with all local hospitals
- Experienced in Microsoft Office and Windows based computer applications
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Presents a strong professional appearance
- Ability to perform multiple and adverse tasks simultaneously
- Highly organized and self motivated
- Employee must have normal or correctible range of hearing and eyesight
- Manual dexterity required to operate orthotic construction equipment
- Frequent bending, stooping and lifting and reaching required