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CPO Travel Clinician South Central Zone

Company: Hanger, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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. With nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.


We are hiring a CPO Float Clinician that meets all State Licensure qualifications to assist with coverage in the following South Central States:

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

 

Our patients are our focus and are the heart of everything we do.  As a Hanger Prosthetist and/or Orthotist, you will leverage exceptional training, the latest technology, and an extensive collaborative clinical community nearly 1500 providers strong to provide or supervise the delivery of comprehensive prosthetic and orthotic care.  You will assess patients, formulate treatment plans, implement those plans, follow-up with your patients and participate in practice management.

 

As a member of our National Float Pool, you will exemplify exceptional care to our patients on 12-16 week assignments at any one of our more than 700 clinics nationwide.  Your experience and academic preparation allows you to serve in a variety of settings treating a wide range of prosthetic and/or orthotic cases.  Your ability to be professional, flexible, caring, and committed will be highly valued by our patients and their families, your colleagues, and physicians.  As a full-time, Hanger employee you will enjoy a very competitive base salary, short term housing, rental car, and a robust benefits package.

 


You will provide prosthetic and/or orthotics care to patients on a full-time basis for varying lengths of time with assignment location anywhere in the country to be determined by the needs of the business.

 

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 physicians in the evaluation and analysis of a patient’s need for prosthetic and/or orthotic services; recommend treatment options to physicians when necessary.
  • Examine and evaluate patient needs in relation to disease and functional loss.
  • Formulate design of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Select materials, make cast measurements, model modifications, and layouts, taking into account new techniques and materials.
  • Perform fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.
  • Evaluate prosthetic and/or orthotic device on patient, adjust to assure fit, function, medical efficacy, and quality of work.
  • Instruct patients in use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Identify and reconcile issues/problems to ensure patient satisfaction with devices provided.
  • Provide follow-up with patients and physicians.
  • Provide in-service training to physicians and allied health care professionals.
  • Utilize effective materials management, quality and performance processes to maximize device quality and medical efficacy, maintaining a proper balance with costs and operational/financial performance.
  • Meet with physicians, case managers and other referral sources to review prosthetic and/or orthotic services and capabilities; develop and enhance business relationships to identify and secure ongoing and future sources or referrals.
  • Plan and implement strategies to meet and exceed revenue targets in coordination with management.
  • Provide detailed clinical notes to patient records.
  • May mentor residents or newly certified clinicians.
  • Provide assistance to 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.
  • May be asked to perform on-call, hospital calls, or float between more than one Hanger Clinic location.

  • Current board certification in Prosthetics and/or Orthotics from the American Board for Certification (ABC) or the Board of Certification (BOC).
  • A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hanger’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures.
  • Must agree to assignability anywhere in the country based on the needs of the company.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.

  • Thorough understanding of the principles of biomechanics, pathomechanics, gait analysis, kinesiology, anatomy and physiology
  • Thorough understanding of componentry and its suitability and reliability for specific uses
  • Thorough understanding of medical terminology
  • Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral and written presentation and reports to patient and staff
  • Ability to instruct clinical and non-clinical personnel and customers on objectives of patient care services
  • Active listening, reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports, charts and correspondence
  • Ability to assess patient condition and advise physician on treatment options
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships with physicians, therapists and patients
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Effective organizational, time management and planning skills
  • 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.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility
  • Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment
  • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws

Employees working at least 20 hours per week are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 8 Paid Holidays per Year
  • Paid Vacation Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • 8 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
  • Floating Holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Flex Spend Account
  • Dependent Care Flex Spend Account
  • Free employee assistance program
  • 401(k)
  • Full-time employees are also eligible for short-term and long-term disability insurance

Keywords: Hanger, Inc., Lafayette , CPO Travel Clinician South Central Zone, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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