ChildServe Orthotist in Johnston, Iowa
Therapy & Supports (ST, OT, PT, Aquatics, Respitory, Techs)
POSITION SUMMARY:Provides comprehensive and family-centered orthotics services including assessments, community marketing, fabrication, assembly, repairs, and education.SCHEDULE:Daytime Monday-Friday. Hours are flexible to meet the needs of the clients and position expectations.POSITION EXPECTATIONS:
Performs client orthotic assessments in collaboration with the care team or independently to determine the best possible orthotic intervention based client’s needs and resources
Completes orthotic fabrication, fitting, maintenance, and repair based on the needs and strengths determined in the assessment
Completes all documentation according to ChildServe, ABC (American Board of Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics) standards and third party regulatory standards (including timeliness and accuracy)
Interacts in a positive and professional manner in all dealings with clients, families, and co-workers by providing reliable and consistent customer service
Provides appropriate referrals, recommendations, and/or follow-up with each client/family
Maintains knowledge of current and new products, materials, and equipment used on the job
Maintains a minimum productivity standard.
Participates in internal quality assurance and continuous quality improvement processes
Actively participates in and completes ChildServe mandatory and required training. Be willing to attend additional training to improve processes and procedures as they relate to providing the “best care anywhere”
Obtains sufficient continuing education to maintain license in good standing per regulatory agencies for the position.
Collaborates with other ChildServe team members and participates in task force and committee work as assigned
Provides leadership and direction to other care team members by developing and delivering training/educational materials related to orthotics
Complies with regulatory agency standards as they apply to the workshop area and production procedures, i.e. fire safety, OSHA, ABC standards, and third party payors
Develops key community relationships by participating in community functions, marketing, and consultative services as needed.
Contributes to marketing plan development and participates in marketing plan implementation in the community and with internal/external referral sources.
Collaborates with billing and inventory staff to provide the documentation and information they may need to successfully complete business operations
Interacts with third party payors as necessary to advocate and secure medically necessary orthotic services for the client
Collaborates with scheduling and support staff as needed to ensure customer service and billing requirements are met
Adheres to legal and ethical billing procedures
Other duties - performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited orthotic program
Current ABC credentialed practitioner
Prefer pediatric experience
Cranial Orthosis/helmet experience preferred
Must possess valid driver’s license
Must have proof of automobile insurability
Specific Skills or Knowledge:
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software, Infosys software, and internet
Responsible for attending all mandatory and required training per ChildServe policy
Responsible for completing continuing education requirements to maintain credentials