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


Medical Coder

The coder is responsible for assigning accurate CPT and ICD-10 codes for surgeries and patient encounters as well as charge reconciliation in support of physician practice(s). Assist management in achieving financial goals by identifying and communicating trends and issues in the physician operational areas, processes, and systems. Responsible for reviewing superbill for completeness and accuracy and will follow up with appropriate personnel with questions; review physician's office notes to compare against superbill; post all charges to patient accounts and make necessary system corrections; print and verify daily charge reports. Ideal candidate must have medical billing experience, preferably in pain management, and be detail oriented with excellent communication skills. CPC certification required.

Financial Counselor/Pre-Cert Clerk-Pain Management

This position will be located at the Carbondale office with possibility to work in Herrin as well.

The primary duties of this position include researching patient insurance to determine benefits and eligibility prior to surgery/procedure, requesting for precertification of services, and sending potential denials to the appropriate receiver for further action.  Duties will also include speaking with patients about financial obligations and solutions, and general assistance with patient accounts.  Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of posting payments to accounts receivable.  Knowledge of insurance requirements, medical terminology and organization skills is a must.  Skill in communicating effectively with patients and physicians/clinicians is required.  Prior medical office experience preferred.  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.

Registration/Scheduling Representative-Pain Management

This position will be located at the Carbondale office with possibility to work in Herrin as well.

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, providing excellent customer service to our patients, registering patients for appointments, and additional office duties as assigned.  Medical office experience a plus.

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Duties include posting and reconciling of payments to patient accounts, review and follow up of patient accounts, and other duties assigned within the billing office.  Knowledge of medical billing processes is a plus.  Experience in a medical office or medical billing office preferred.  Must be self-motivated, well organized, and dependable.

Western Kentucky Open Positions

Medical Assistant, Float (PRN)

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 communications 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 efficient flow of the clinic.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with electronic medical records experience.

Physical Therapist

Outpatient physical therapy department seeks to recruit a licensed physical therapist. Full time, Monday through Friday, no weekends or holidays.  Flexible schedule available. We offer a great team atmosphere in an energetic, dynamic workplace.  All outpatient orthopedic caseload.  Kentucky licensed PT required.  Competitive salary and excellent benefit package, including bonus incentive.  Experience preferred, but new graduates welcome to apply.

Radiology Supervisor

Coordinates and oversees all administrative and technical aspects of the radiology department regarding services, programs, policies, and evaluations.  Overall responsible for the technologists' orientation and competency within the department.  Performs such tasks as staff scheduling, daily supervision of staff, resolving patient issues, coordinating student clinical rotations, ensuring staff competency, PACS Administration, coordinating Physicist testing, oversight of ACR accreditation, and other duties involving the radiology department.  Could also cover in the radiology department as needed.  Graduate of a school of radiologic technology and ARRT registered required.  Kentucky license required.


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