SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
This position is responsible for fitting patients with prosthetic breast forms and/or other durable medical equipment (DME) and to ensure successful fitting outcomes. The position is also responsible for performing other processes related to DME fittings and assisting with general boutique operation.
Assists patients in properly fitting prosthetic breast forms and/or related products which may include but not limited to mastectomy bras, cranial prosthesis and compression garments. Educates patients on the use and maintenance of products. Provides bedside fittings, as needed, for post mastectomy/lumpectomy patients.
Provides assistance to patients with the selection and education related to specialty items, such as bras, skin care products, protective clothing and hair alternatives.
Obtains required patient and insurance information for pre-registration, benefit verification and pre-authorization. Verifies that prescription information is complete and accurate. Schedules fitting appointments in system.
Completes assessment notes on patient records. Posts charges for durable medical equipment (DME) and other applicable medical products in the system.
Assists with the ordering and receiving of durable medical equipment (DME) and other related products.
May assist with purchasing of retail merchandise and durable medical equipment. May assist with sales and general operations including inventory, merchandise display and customer service. May assists in the planning and development of department actions to achieve department/service goals.
Assists with training of staff and volunteers to perform the work required to achieve identified goals of the department.
Provides in-service training and external presentations, when necessary, to medical staff and/or community organizations regarding products and services available to assist patients through treatment and recovery.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Must have the ability to learn mastectomy fitting and become eligible for certification. Must complete continuing education to maintain certification and/or current practices. Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, staff and community members. Requires strong retail customer service skills and knowledge of, and ability to operate, business machines. Must possess the ability to communicate sufficiently to perform duties in a manner consistent with departmental scope of services and standards. Basic knowledge of medical terminology, computer literacy and keyboarding skills are required.
Current certification as a Mastectomy Fitter. Associate's Degree preferred. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. Prior experience in healthcare, including familiarity with Medicare and private insurance companies is preferred for certain assignments.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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