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Prosthetic Representative

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

This job opportunity announcement (JOA) will be used to fill one (1) Prosthetic Representative vacancy in Prosthetics Service located within the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Aurora, CO. [ "The Prosthetic Representative administers, supervises, or performs work concerned with rendering prosthetic and sensory aids services to disabled patients. This work requires the application and interpretation of laws concerning benefits available to disabled patients and of the regulations, procedures and practices based Theron and in addition, a specialized knowledge of the medical and psychological problems directly related to the use of prosthetic devices, and a specialized knowledge and understanding of the fabrication and satisfactory fitting of prosthetic devices. The administrative aspects of the work require an understanding of statistics, budgeting, contracting, procurement, human resources, the National Prosthetic Patient Database, inventory management and a knowledge of the Prosthetic national software package. A Prosthetic Representative must have analytical ability, social awareness, tact and diplomacy, and good communication skills. They must possess knowledge of established management principles, concepts and methodology to identify, analyze and resolve managerial and administrative issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. The Prosthetic Representative must be able to anticipate the need for action. They must also possess the ability to deal effectively with individuals and groups and to adjust to difficult or stressful situations. Duties include but are not limited to: Develop local organizational policies and procedures consistent with national policies and procedures. Serve as an advisor to clinicians with regard to selection, prescription, and acquisition of prosthetic devices. Interpret prescriptions of clinicians in order to make certain that proper prosthetic devices are selected for or by the patients. Authorize the purchase, fabrication or repair of prosthetic devices. Maintain continuous liaison with manufactures and dealers of prosthetic supplies, inspecting their facilities and services and participating in the award of prosthetic appliance contracts. Monitor contracts for compliance to statement of work. Receive, analyze and process requests for prosthetic equipment and services. Give technical and administrative advice and assistance on prosthetic problems to other facilities. Access and provide technical guidance concerning equipment and benefits to beneficiaries and other health care workers. Serve as technical advisor and subject matter expert. Schedule patients and provide necessary documentation. Communicate and respond orally or in writing with management and/or stakeholders. Preferred Experience: Prosthetics knowledge, an understanding of statistics, procurement techniques, regulations, experience processing Prosthetic benefit programs. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MST.\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Aurora , Prosthetic Representative, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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