We are seeking a dedicated, patient care enthusiast to join the Surgi-Care Branch of DJO as an Orthotist in Oakland, ME. This unique opening will allow you to design and fabricate medical support devices while working at a service-oriented business.
Orthotists use existing service and educational skills to deliver orthotic products to clients in a way that enhances both Surgi-Care and DJO’s reputation for excellence. Orthotists are responsible for evaluating and measuring patients for orthotic devices, safely and correctly fitting devices to patients, educating patients and their caregivers on the safe and appropriate use of such devices, and properly documenting the provision of all products and services.
Clinical Support and Patient Care
Educates patients and their caregivers on the proper use and care of orthopedic equipment and bracing devices.
Evaluates, measures, and fits orthotic devices to patients.
Reviews prescriptions that specify the type of appliance to be made, performs examinations of the patient’s affected area, makes plaster casts to determine the type and design of the device needed, and selects the appropriate materials and components so the devices work properly.
Counsels patients on how to use the devices and proper maintenance.
Articulates description of orthopedic conditions based on the understanding of anatomical structures and their relationships with one another.
Collects copay and deductible amounts from patients.
Collaborates with internal teams on patient care, scheduling, etc.
Resolves customer issues by working directly with internal resources and/or the customer.
Provides patient care at Company locations, and in physician offices, hospitals, and/or patient homes.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
ABOUT DJO GLOBAL
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. Our products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of our medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. Product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. Our surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. Our products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, Exos™, Dr. Comfort®, DonJoy Performance® and DJO® Surgical.
For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.
DJO is a growing subsidiary of diversified technology leader Colfax Corporation
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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