The Biomedical Engineer is responsible and accountable for assessing new Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) products and technology compared to other DMEPOS products and technologies to facilitate pricing, coding, and classification of DMEPOS items and services. This position combines engineering principles with medical and biological sciences to complete tasks.
Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities •Conducts technology assessments of the design, purpose, function, effectiveness, and cost of medical devices and supplies in accordance with contractual requirements. •Drafts reports related to technology assessments in accordance with contractual requirements. •Coordinates efforts of additional staff and/or subcontractors as additional resources for conducting a technology assessment, as needed. •Reviews and analyzes Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II applications ensuring accuracy of decisions and timely completion of applications. •Assesses the comparability and relative costs of the new Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Supplies (DMEPOS) items and/or technology in relation to other DMEPOS items and technology for the purpose of establishing Medicare payment amounts for new DMEPOS items and technology. •Coordinates with law enforcement on requests for assessments of DMEPOS technologies, testimony, and other assistance during the course of investigations and/or trials. •Conducts training on presentations for internal staff or external stakeholders. •Actively participates in workgroups, on conference calls, and attends conferences to support meeting contractual requirements. •Serves as key personnel as required by contract.
Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering or Biomedical Engineering •3 years’ experience in a Bioengineering or Biomedical Engineering position •3 years’ experience conducting technology assessments, including assessing the cost of medical devices and products •Knowledge of the theory, design characteristics, operation, and functions of various types of medical equipment, instrumentation, and devices. •Keeps up-to-date with new developments in the field
Preferred Qualifications: •Master’s degree in Bioengineering or Biomedical Engineering •5 years’ experience in Bioengineering or Biomedical Engineering position •5 years’ experience conducting technology assessments, including assessing the cost of medical devices and products
Noridian has 50+ years of private health care sector, public sector, and government contracting experience. Noridian has enrolled more than 500,000 providers, processes $55 billion in claims annually, and has delivered on its commitments 100% on time and on budget. Noridian’s award-winning services solve some of the nation’s toughest health care challenges, while ensuring the highest client satisf...action. We pride ourselves in improving program and provider efficiencies to enhance the quality of care to millions of Americans each year.