• Orthotic Fitter

    Job Location US-TN-Knoxville
    Job ID
    2018-13478
    # Positions
    1
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(3/5/2018 10:13 AM)
    Category
    Fitter
  • Why Us?

    As an Orthotic Fitter, you have dedicated yourself to improving the lives of the patients you serve. We recognize that in doing so you not only impact the lives of those you treat but of their families, friends, and communities. Embarking on a career with Hanger allows you to continue in this endeavor but elevates you as a champion of the orthotic and prosthetic market by providing superior patient care, outcomes, service and value. Advance your career by leveraging professional clinical expertise, established clinical practice guidelines, innovative technologies, specialized training & continuing education, RAC audit resources, and back office support at one of our more than 700 clinics nationwide. At Hanger, we fulfill your current practice needs but also offer a potential career path to meet your changing aspirations as you continue your professional journey for years to come.

     

    With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.

     

    Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.

    Could This Be For You?

    Our patients are our focus and are the heart of everything we do.  As a Hanger Orthotic Fitter, you will fit and deliver prefabricated orthotic devices and/or soft goods, as indicated by an orthotic clinician or physician, to meet patient needs. You will collaborate with other members of the rehabilitation team and innovate utilizing the latest technology as we all strive to empower human potential together.

    Your Impact

    Depending on the operational requirements, size of the Hanger Clinic and subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local law, your role may include some or all of the functions listed below.

    • Collaborate with orthotic practitioners in the evaluation and analysis of a patient’s need for orthotic services
    • Examine and evaluate patient's needs in relation to disease and functional loss.
    • Perform fitting, and execute minor modifications as necessary. 
    • Evaluate orthotic device on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work.
    • Instruct patient in use of orthopedic device.
    • Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
    • Follow up with patients and physicians.
    • Provide in-service training to physicians and allied health care professionals.
    • Provide detailed clinical notes to patient records.
    • Assist other clinical staff.
    • Provide information to administrative staff to conduct reimbursement activities.
    • 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.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current board certification as an Orthotic Fitter from the American Board for Certification (ABC) or the Board of Certification (BOC), or 
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience to meet board eligibility.
    • May be willing to consider candidates who are not certified or board-eligible but have at least 5 years of demonstrated past experience in providing orthotic services under the supervision of a certified clinician.

    Additional Success Factors

    • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
    • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
    • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
    • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
    • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

    Our Investment in You

    • Competitive salary.
    • Competitive health and insurance benefits.
    • Annual target bonus or commission.
    • Paid vacation and sick time.
    • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.
    • Reimbursement of certification fees.
    • Access to the latest research and techniques in the O&P field.

     

    Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.​​

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