Medical Assistant / Orthotic Fitter

Business Unit:  Otto Bock Patient Care, LLC
Location: 

Santa Fe, NM, US

Contract Type:  regular
Scope of employment:  full-time
Contact Person:  Lisa Castro
Contact Information: 
Job ID:  6396

Summary Statement

Active Life specializes in Prosthetic, Orthotic and Compression solutions by treating, nurturing and transforming clients' lives, empowering them into active opportunity through our unparalleled clinical services and products. In 2021, Active Life joined Ottobock Patient Care. Ottobock is known for its worldwide excellence in prosthetic technology and quality patient care, and this collaboration will support our shared vision to advance innovation, improve access to care, and most importantly deliver the best possible patient care experiences.

 

We are looking for an Medical Assistant/Orthotic Fitter who may also occasionally assist with Front Desk duties at our Santa Fe, NM location.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluation, assessment, measurements, patient education, order fulfillment, fittings and troubleshooting related to prefabricated and custom-fabricated compression therapy garments, post-mastectomy breast forms and bras, orthotic soft goods and diabetic footwear.
  • Clinical and/or administration assistance for other Practitioners for all service and product lines.
  • Direct Patient Care at various location types including Active Life Patient Care Centers, Hospitals, Inpatient & Outpatient Clinics, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Patient Residences.
  • Timely and accurate completion of required patient health record documents.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and follows Active Life HIPAA policies.
  • Participates in required continuing education opportunities deemed necessary by Active Life.
  • Travel to/from Active Life and offsite locations within a reasonable distance from home office to provide patient care or visit/educate referral sources using a personal vehicle and maintaining a valid Driver’s License and Insurance.
  • Collection and management of money associated with copayments, deductibles and other financial related items.
  • Shipping and unpacking, order processing, and overall inventory management.
  • Follow company pricing, coding, authorization and billing standards and ability to properly calculate and determine patient costs, including the collection of funds from patients for provision of services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.
  • Experience with an Orthotics/Prosthetics Facility preferred.
  • Familiarity with major brands, services and products in the O&P Industry a plus
  • Computer and typing proficiency of 35 wpm.
  • Experience with electronic medical records systems.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Health savings accounts with employer contribution
  • Flexible spending account options
  • Company-paid life insurance policy
  • Paid time off
  • Company holidays
  • Floating holidays
  • 100% company-paid short & long-term disability
  • 401k match up to 3.5%

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at jobs.ottobock.com. Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!


Nearest Major Market: Santa Fe