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The Orthopaedic Institute
510 Lincoln Drive
Herrin, IL 62948
Fax it to 618-998-9124, Attn: HR
Email Michelle Andolsek at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Illinois Open Positions
The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois is looking to recruit two medical assistants. Qualifications: Although each duty within the scope of this position is extremely important, none will outweigh the importance of providing exceptional customer service to our patients, staff, and physicians. Customer service is considered the lifeblood of each physician's practice. The best candidate for this position will be one who holds a "service attitude" when dealing with everyone from patient to physician. A professional attitude is required along with good communication skills. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and having clinical experience is a must for this position. The medical assistant will be required to handle such duties as: answering/returning phone calls, pre-certifying procedures/tests with insurance companies, scheduling procedures and surgeries, patient work-up and maintaining an effcient flow of the clinic. This position is especially challenging because they will rotate between multiple physician offices throughout the day and week based on the needs of the patients and physicians. Special consideration will be given to applicants with electronic medical records experience.
Registered Nurse – IV Starter (Part Time)
The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois is looking to recruit a registered nurse to assist with IVs in our pain management clinic. This position is currently Wednesdays only, with the potential to add other day(s) as needed. Duties will include placing IVs in pre-op for procedure patients receiving sedation services in a high-volume setting. Other clinical and office duties are possible. Although each duty within the scope of this position is extremely important, none will outweigh the importance of providing exceptional customer service to our patients, staff, and physicians. The best candidate for this position will be one who holds a “service attitude” when dealing with everyone from patient to physician. A professional attitude is required along with good communication skills. IL Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Previous experience in placing IVs is required.
Western Kentucky Open Positions
The primary duties of this position include researching patient insurance to determine benefits and eligibility prior to surgery/procedure, speaking with patients about financial obligations and solutions, general assistance with patient accounts. Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of posting payments to accounts receivable. High school diploma or GED required, and at least 1 year of medical billing and/or insurance experience preferred. Ability to make mathematical computations, strong ethical and moral character, good communication skills, and good computer skills necessary.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
The Orthopaedic Institute is currently hiring for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). This position is responsible for assisting Occupational Therapists in providing orthopedic treatment to patients with upper extremity injuries and disorders. Competitive salary and benefits package. Splinting skills preferred. Deep Physical Agent Modalities (DPAM) certification, or willingness to obtain the certification, is required.
The main focus of this position is transporting patients, primarily to and from x-ray. Other responsibilities include importing images that are brought in on CD, urine drug screes as needed, other clinical duties are possible. Clinical experience is a plus, and good interpersonal skills are required.
Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products from patients. Performs venipuncture, arterial and capillary punctures on patients as directed by physician, prepares specimens for processing, and follows medical practice protocols related to safety, infection control, and confidentiality. Enters data into computers and obtains results as needed. Cleans/sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area following safety, cleanliness, and infection control procedures. Inventories supplies and places orders to ensure adequate supplies for procedures. Liaison between clinic and lab service. Phlebotomy experience required.