Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in employment at either our southern Illinois or western Kentucky locations, please Click Here to download our employment application and mail it to:

The Orthopaedic Institute
Attn: HR
510 Lincoln Drive
Herrin, IL 62948

Fax it to 618-998-9124, Attn: HR

Email Michelle Andolsek at:  mandolsek@sioc.com

Southern Illinois Open Positions

Care Coordinator/Case Manager

The Care Coordinator/Case Manager will utilize the nursing process to provide optimal quality and continuity of nursing care from the pre-operative setting through post-operative services.  This position will develop care plans that are specific to each patient’s physical and psychosocial needs, based on pre-surgical clinical assessments and clinical transition of care risk assessments for trauma or non-scheduled admissions.  The care plans will be implemented and modified, as needed throughout the transition of care to ensure the patients achievement of the desired outcomes.  This position will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient and family education, communication with healthcare providers and coordination and facilitation of services.

Required Education & Experience

  • Current unrestricted RN license in state of residence (preferred), – or – a full, current, and unrestricted license to independently practice social work at the Bachelor’s Degree level in state of residence.
  • ADN or BSN RN with 2-3 years of recent acute hospital case management, field case management or telephonic case management experience required; discharge planning and outpatient care coordination or Bachelor of Social Work and a minimum of two years experience in healthcare or healthcare-related industry; preferably as a healthcare paraprofessional with knowledge and experience in the use of medical diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures.  This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology.
  • Case management certification preferred.
  • Orthopedic experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a flexible and creative approach.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to communicate professionally and effectively with all members of the healthcare team as well as in simple, concise and soothing language to patients and their families.
  • Uses appropriate telephone etiquette when performing telephonic duties.

Western Kentucky Open Positions

Scheduler

This position requires the ability to work in a fast paced office setting.  Successful candidates will elicit a high standard of customer service, integrity, and excellent communication skills.  Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.  Duties include answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, fielding phone calls, communicating with clinic staff on a daily basis, and providing excellent customer service to our patients.  Medical office experience a plus.

Care Coordinator/Case Manager

The Care Coordinator/Case Manager will utilize the nursing process to provide optimal quality and continuity of nursing care from the pre-operative setting through post-operative services.  This position will develop care plans that are specific to each patient’s physical and psychosocial needs, based on pre-surgical clinical assessments and clinical transition of care risk assessments for trauma or non-scheduled admissions.  The care plans will be implemented and modified, as needed throughout the transition of care to ensure the patients achievement of the desired outcomes.  This position will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient and family education, communication with healthcare providers and coordination and facilitation of services.

Required Education & Experience

  • Current unrestricted RN license in state of residence (preferred), -or- a full, current, and unrestricted license to independently practice social work at the Bachelor’s Degree level in state of residence.
  • ADN or BSN RN with 2-3 years recent acute care hospital case management, field case management or telephonic case management experience required; discharge planning and outpatient care coordination or Bachelor of Social Work and a minimum of two years experience in healthcare or a healthcare-related industry; preferably as a healthcare paraprofessional with knowledge and experience in the use of medical diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures.  This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology.
  • Case management certification preferred.
  • Orthopedic experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a flexible and creative approach.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to communicate professionally and effectively with all members of the healthcare team as well as in simple, concise and soothing language to patients and their families.
  • Uses appropriate telephone etiquette when performing telephonic duties. 

 

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