Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Williamson Health is one of the South’s most exceptional health care systems with a 203 bed hospital (Williamson Medical Center), over 40 providers at our Williamson Health Medical Group locations, the Bone & Joint Institute and the Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center. Williamson Health offers comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services. We have more than 825 providers representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties.
Williamson Health is a system where your talents will be valued and your skillset expanded. We are rooted in our promise to world-class, compassionate care for the residents of Williamson County and surrounding communities, taking exceptional pride in serving our community. We’re committed to empowering our employees to work in innovative ways and reserve time and space for curiosity, laughter and creativity. We value and support the diversity and cultural differences among one another and are committed to upholding an inclusive environment that appreciates the uniqueness of all individuals. Our values are at the heart of everything we do: respect for every individual, the health and total well-being of all people, human compassion and integrity. These shape who we are as an organization and are essential for delivering the highest level of culturally competent care and treatment of every patient, family member, visitor, physician and employee.
Williamson Health is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program, that offers you choice and flexibility, so you can take charge of your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
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The role of the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Tech is to provide DME services to the patients of Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee.
Formal Education / Training:
High School diploma or equivalent, required. Clinical background or Athletic Training education preferred. Must be versed in anatomy. Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy Techs, Personal Trainers, and all allied health professionals encouraged to apply.
At least one year of experience in a medical setting with some prior Durable Medical Equipment or similar experience is preferred.
Equipment and Skills Training:
This position requires a fundamental knowledge of technical work with orthopedic devices and bracing related activities. Clinical work is performed under the general supervision of a licensed patient care professional. Competent in the use of standard medical office equipment and medical supplies including computers with appropriate medical software, facsimile machines, copying machines and telephones.
Orthopedic medical practice office.
Stooping, turning, bending, squatting, kneeling and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds; constant/repetitive standing; requires normal, correctable vision and hearing, and the ability to accurately discern color as necessary to perform job functions. Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
- Fit patients for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as directed by Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner.
- Provide patient education regarding use of the appropriate DME.
- Provide troubleshooting services to patients who have questions regarding their prescribed DME products.
- Responsible for entering charges for DME that is dispensed into the Electronic Medical Records system.
- Use of Don Joy’s Motion MD system for inventory tracking, and set up Rental agreements and tracking systems.
- Triage/multitask based on needs and priority of a high volume clinic.
- Ensure that all necessary documentation and authorization is obtained as it relates to payer requirements.
- Attend to patients post operatively to dispense post-op required equipment and educating depending on the physicians order and prescription.
- Observes universal precautions.
- Communicates effectively with patients/families and the clinical team in a manner that promotes positive working relationships.
- Maintains work area and personal appearance in a way that reflects professionalism and demonstrates to our patients, visitors and coworkers the importance we place on cleanliness, orderliness and safety.
- Duties also included any other requests from the DME Coordinators, CEO, Clinic Manager or Coordinator, Physicians, Clinical staff and patients that included problem-solving, critical thinking, and ensuring the clients are always satisfied