OrthoNY

DME Specialist

  • OrthoNY
  • Albany, NY 12205
  • 19 days ago

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Job Description

Location/Department:

Albany/Clinic

*Job Title: *

DME Specialist/ATC

*Reports to: *

Site Manager

*Grade: *

N/A

*Type of position: *

Full Time

**

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

*GENERAL DESCRIPTION*

The DME Specialist will primarily be performing casting and applying durable medical equipment for patients as well as routine clinical tasks related to patient care under the supervision of a provider as needed.

*RESPONSIBILITIES*

*Cast application, specialty casts, suture/staple removal, dressing changes; prepares injections, obtains cultures as ordered/needed;

Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Primary clinical staff to dispense DME to patients, application of DME, custom brace measurements, DME inventory and ordering DME supplies;

Verifying patient information; recording medical history and reporting to physician;

Assisting provider with patient care, including in office reductions/procedures;

Calling patients to make DME appointments once insurance authorization is obtained;

Maintain and safeguard all patient records as indicated and required by the policies of the practice and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Engage in a teamwork mentality by readily accepting additional responsibilities needed to make the office run efficiently.

*QUALIFICATIONS*

*Bachelor’s degree from a program in athletic training that is registered by the New York State Education Department as licensure qualifying (ATC required);

NYS License, NATA Board Certification and CPR required;

Valid Driver’s License;

Willing to train recent graduate.

One to three years’ experience preferred;

Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred;

Experience casting preferred, willing to train;

Excellent communication and customer service skills;

Must be familiar with medical terminology;

*OTHER INFORMATION*

*Working in a clinical office (COVID safety protocols in effect) is required.

Travel between OrthoNY offices is required.

Scheduling varies in the clinic due to the times that the physician’s schedules begin and end.

Physical requirements include standing for long periods of time, walking and/or continuous moving around.

Also kneeling, crouching, crawling and/or working in other unusual physical positions, climbing, balancing, stretching as well as pushing/pulling lifting/carrying objects up to 50 lbs.

Assisted lifting is required for any athlete/other item over the 50 lb.

limit.

Job Type: Full-time

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