Since 1944, Wright & Filippis (W&F) has built a well-earned reputation as a leader in prosthetics, orthotics, and accessibility solutions. Over 76yrs strong, we are committed to improving the lives of our patients.
In 2020, Wright & Filippis joined Ottobock Patient Care. Together, we help people maintain or regain their freedom of movement.. We are all about excellence and innovation - in the people we employ as well as in our products and services. Great people drive our culture and you'll you have the chance to grow in an ever-changing field, improve access to care, and most importantly deliver the best possible patient care experiences. Our employees are actively involved in shaping both our company and our industry.
We are looking for a Orthotic Fitter Or Pedorthotist for our patient care facilities in the Detroit metro area.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Determines the orthotic needs of the patient in conjunction with the Orthotist.
Educates patient by informing the patient of the various procedures being performed.
Develops treatment protocol for the patient in conjunction with the Orthotist to determine an orthotic device recommendation and plan; applying a properly fitting orthotic device.
Develops and maintains working knowledge of insurance guidelines and billing procedures.
Interprets patient data and model in continued care to ensure proper fit and function of the orthotic device.
Compassion for people and having a passion to work with people.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Ability to function in a fast past environment.
Ability to multi-task.
Excellent people skills, working with people from all walks of life.
Great organizational skills.
Experience in a medical office preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent
Completion of residency program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience with certification (ABC).
3 years of experience required.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
Patient contact and office environment.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Ability to sit, stand, bend, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, squat, push and pull for extended periods of time.
May be exposed to certain odors.
Ottobock is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Ottobock Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EOE/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Status