Certified Mastectomy Fitter Salary
The average rate for a Certified Mastectomy Fitter is $14.40 per hour.
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Job Description for Certified Mastectomy Fitter
The certified mastectomy fitter holds a customer service-oriented job that involves working primarily with patients in a variety of settings such as hospitals, cancer centers and retail stores. Duties include assisting patients with product selection, as well as fitting patients for bras, compression garments and prostheses. Patients may include cancer survivors, as well as individuals who have had mastectomies due to birth defects or accidents. The certified mastectomy fitter is also responsible for submitting insurance claims and handling billing. Depending on the setting, the certified mastectomy fitter position may be full time or part time.Read More...
Qualifications for certified mastectomy fitter positions generally include a high school diploma or equivalent, and some college or cosmetology experience is preferred. Additionally, these professionals must have (within the past five years) completed a course approved by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), performed 500 hours of hands-on patient care training after school, and received certification by the BOC or the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics, or eligibility to sit for the certification exam.
In addition to hands-on skills and certification, the certified mastectomy fitter must be an active listener and be able to display a compassionate demeanor to patients and their families. The certified mastectomy fitter must uphold a strong code of ethics and be comfortable working with all types of people, be able to think of their feet, and make patients feel educated and comfortable in their care.
Certified Mastectomy Fitter Tasks
- Measure and evaluate the optimum prosthesis and bra based on patient's need and preference.
- Instruct patients in the use and care of breast prostheses and mastectomy products.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Mastectomy Fitter
Pay by Experience for a Certified Mastectomy Fitter has a negative trend. An entry-level Certified Mastectomy Fitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Mastectomy Fitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Certified Mastectomy Fitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 14 salaries. A Certified Mastectomy Fitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 12 salaries.
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