Career Opportunities

Since 1994, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute has built a reputation for unparalleled excellence in orthopaedic care, epitomizing the highest standards in expertise, technology, and service.

These qualities also distinguish everyone we employ, as they are inspired by our warm, friendly, and professional atmosphere, and driven by the opportunity to make a difference and provide an outstanding patient experience. In addition to a positive work environment, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute also offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Instructions to Apply:

If you are interested in joining the physicians and employees who are dedicated to making Tucson Orthopaedic Institute the best orthopaedic group in the nation, select from the list of current openings (see below) and complete the employment application. Save and send completed applications to careers@tucsonortho.com.

Employment Application (PDF)

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • 80/20 PPO Plan
  • HDHP $2,000
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Basic Life
  • Voluntary Life
  • Short Term Disability
  • Ancillary Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation (PTO)
  • Bereavement
  • Holidays
  • Jury Duty
  • Retirement
  • 401k
  • Cash Balance Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career Development Program
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement

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Orthopaedic Surgeon - Total Joint

posted 3-17-2017

Seeking a dedicated, outcome-driven Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon

Why join our team? 

• Since 1994, the board-certified physicians of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute have been setting the standard for orthopaedic care in southern Arizona.
• Our reputation for consistently delivering world-class care and obtaining successful patient outcomes have made us the first choice for orthopaedic care in the southwest.
• TOI is the largest and most successful private orthopaedic practice in southern Arizona, with 32 physicians and 20 PA’s and NP’s.
• We have an outstanding Research department that affords physicians opportunities to participate in new, ground-breaking research studies.
• We have seven convenient clinical locations and four physical therapy locations to better serve our patients.
• We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Why Tucson?

• Our beautiful, Sonoran Desert landscape offers breath-taking views at every turn. Tucson is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and brilliant, lush landscapes.
• Year-round warm temperatures allow for an active outdoor lifestyle. Mountain hiking trails and bicycle-friendly urban and rural roads are a few activities Tucson has to offer its residents.
• The University of Arizona is a world-famous, tier-one institution with national champion teams across multiple sports.
• Tucson has multiple world class golf courses.
• Tucson has a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues, including semi-professional sports teams, opera, symphony, live theater, ballet and a jazz society.
• Our high schools are highly rated at both the national and state levels.

For more information, please contact:
Rose Magaddino
rmagaddino@tucsonortho.com; (520) 784-6102

Orthopaedic Physician Assistant - Spine and Total Joints

posted 3-21-2017

Orthopaedic Physician Assistant (Spine and Total Joints)

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute (www.tucsonortho.com) has built a reputation for unparalleled excellence in Orthopaedic care, epitomizing the highest standards in expertise, technology and service. We are looking for a dedicated, customer service and outcomes driven Physician Assistant to join our team.

Job duties include providing the highest level of customer service while treating patients, rounding and assisting in the O.R. Inpatient consults, admission and discharges, outpatient clinic visits and minor procedures including joint aspiration/injections, ordering and interpreting radiographic and laboratory data, and developing appropriate treatment plans.

Candidates must be a graduate from an approved/accredited PA school and certified as a PA.

If you work well in a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere, and driven by the opportunity to make a difference and provide an outstanding patient experience; submit your resume and salary requirements to careers@tucsonortho.com.

We offer, Free Medical benefits, Free Life insurance, Free Short-term Disability insurance, 401k Match, Profit Sharing, Bonus Plan and CEU allowance and paid time off along with a smoke and drug free environment

Inbound Receptionist - East (Per Diem)

posted 2-24-2017

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Patient Services Supervisor

Main Function:

Greets, instructs, directs and schedules patients and visitors in a timely manner.  Verifies appointments, patient information and assists with documents.  Serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff.  Works cooperatively with Medical Assistants, Appointment Schedulers and the remaining front office departments.  Collects co-pays and overdue balances and closes payment batch at the end of each business day.  Cross trains and assists other departments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Philosophy

  • Supports Tucson Orthopaedic Institute’s mission, values, vision, goals and objectives.
  • Maintains knowledge of and conforms to TOI policies and procedures.
  • Follows the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct
  • Recognizes patients’ rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job duties
  • Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, and activities
  • Seeks out additional assignments and duties

Work Quality

  • Performs duties in an accurate and organized manner
  • Adheres to policies and procedures in performance of duties
  • Ensures knowledge of job and asks questions when unsure
  • Completes duties within appropriate timeframes

Personal Attributes

  • Shows initiative and dependability including punctuality and attendance
  • Displays good judgment
  • Cooperates and is flexible
  • Follows appropriate dress code and personal hygiene habits presenting a professional image

Customer Service

  • Operates within the concept of patient focused care
  • Fosters a culture of positively outrageous customer patient service showing courtesy in interactions with patients, physicians and co-workers
  • Presents good telephone skills
  • Responds promptly to patient needs and co-worker requests 

Communication and Teamwork

  • Evolves into a effective team member
  • Expected to be a positive and responsible team member with a good attitude
  • Presents good oral and written communication (documentation) skills

Inbound Receptionist Duties
  • Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous, friendly and helpful manner
  • Checks in patients, verifies and updates necessary information and paperwork for their scheduled appointments
  • Correctly informs the physicians, through the back office staff, when patients are ready, late or when patients are delayed by referral or patient account representative issues
  • Follows office scheduling policies for making appointments, including work-in, NP/EP/RE, work comp and write-up protocols
  • Maintains a neat and orderly lobby and work area
  • Maintains work area and lobby in a neat and orderly manner
  • Obtains all necessary patient referrals and keeps up with changing referral guidelines and practices
  • Scans all New patient paperwork and updated paperwork into the EHR then they allocate to the patient chart
  • Translates if bilingual
  • Attends meeting as required
  • Provides support for referral, chart review and scheduling staff
  • Maintains all patient confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Word processing, computer experience and customer service experience
  • Prefer one year of work experience in a medical environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable

Mental/Physical Requirements
  • Requires good communication and organizational skills
  • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours
  • Requires working with frequent interruptions
  • Must be able to interact and communicate in English, both orally and written, with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and families in an effective manner, exhibiting tact, enthusiasm, and patience
  • Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues
  • Must be able to respond to patient needs by interpreting facial expressions, and verbal communications
  • Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/services to the age of the patients served in the clinical facility
  • Must possess the ability to assess data and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their specific needs
  • Stands or sits to perform job duties when indicated. Requires tolerance of standing or sitting posture up to (4 hours) continuously, for a total of up to (10 hours) per (12 hours)
  • Requires (near/far) vision to read patient charts, forms, x-rays, and computer screen; all are in English
  • Required to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor for a total of up to (8 hours) per (12 hours)

Working Conditions (environmental)
  • Risk of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)
  • OSHA risk factor is category B. Possible risk of physical injury due to moving machinery and supplies.

All positions with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute are to use due care in the use and communication of patients' protected health information. It is every employee's principal job function to ensure patient confidentiality and failure to maintain confidentiality may, and will, result in sanction and/or discharge.
If you work well in a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere, and driven by the opportunity to make a difference and provide an outstanding customer service; submit your resume to careers@tucsonortho.com.

We offer excellent Medical benefits, Free Life insurance, Free Short-term Disability insurance, 401k Match, Profit Sharing and a smoke and drug free environment.  EOE

Radiologic Technologist (A Safety Sensitive Position)

posted 3-17-2017

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Radiology Manager

Main Function:

Operates radiologic equipment to make clinical diagnostic X-ray images as directed by physicians and performs routine diagnostic procedures.   Responsible for performing all diagnostic radiological procedures in a timely manner. Performs procedures according to physician’s orders per prescription and protocol. As a member of the care team, the Radiologic Technologist is responsible for working collaboratively with other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of patient care. In addition, the Radiologic Technologist must be able and willing to cross-train into other appropriate areas and/or work in all TOI offices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Philosophy

  • Supports Tucson Orthopaedic Institute’s mission, values, vision, goals and objectives.
  • Maintains knowledge of and conforms to TOI policies and procedures.
  • Follows the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct
  • Recognizes patients’ rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job duties
  • Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, and activities
  • Seeks out additional assignments and duties

Work Quality

  • Performs duties in an accurate and organized manner
  • Adheres to policies and procedures in performance of duties
  • Ensures knowledge of job and asks questions when unsure
  • Completes duties within appropriate timeframes

Personal Attributes

  • Shows initiative and dependability including punctuality and attendance
  • Displays good judgment
  • Cooperates and is flexible
  • Follows appropriate dress code and personal hygiene habits presenting a professional image

Customer Service

  • Operates within the concept of patient focused care
  • Fosters a culture of positively outrageous customer patient service showing courtesy in interactions with patients, physicians and co-workers
  • Presents good telephone skills
  • Responds promptly to patient needs and co-worker requests 

Communication and Teamwork

  • Evolves into a effective team member
  • Expected to be a positive and responsible team member with a good attitude
  • Presents good oral and written communication (documentation) skills

Radiologic Technologist Duties

  • Positions patients and adjusts equipment for taking X-rays following established protocols
  • Instructs patients regarding procedures.  Observes patients for vital signs during examination
  • Follows prescribed safety standards in operating radiologic equipment
  • Selects length and intensity for radiation exposure by adjusting equipment on individual patient basis
  • Examines radiologic images for properties such as density and contrast, definition, magnification, distortion and appropriate anatomy included
  • Authorizes release of patients upon completion of radiologic examination
  • Sends images to physician for reading/interpretation via Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACs)
  • Maintains X-ray rooms.  Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies
  • Cleans and makes minor adjustments to radiologic equipment
  • Participates in training employees and student technologists in equipment operation, patient movement, and quality assurance
  • Maintains the PACs system by downloading outside images and ensuring that the appropriate demographic information is maintained for retrieval
  • Obtains outside images, special exams and reports by request for electronic push or hard copy
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested
  • Enhances professional growth through education programs, conferences and workshops. Maintains appropriate continuing education credits to ensure licensure
  • Maintains all patient confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Performs related work as required

Qualifications

  • Completion of course in radiologic technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic  Technologists 
  • Current certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Arizona State license through MRTBE
  • One year experience as a radiologic technologist preferred
  • CPR certified
  • Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/services to the age of  the patients served in the clinical facilities 
  • Must possess the ability to assess data and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their specific need
  • Must be able to interact and communicate in English both orally and written with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and families in an effective manner exhibiting tact, enthusiasm and patience

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work well under pressure with diverse groups of professionals and physicians
  • Ability to communicate written and oral ideas and plan effectively
  • Requires good communication and organizational skills  
  • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment  
  • Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours
  • Requires working with frequent interruptions
  • Radiologic Technologist transfers patient for radiology procedures. Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (50 lbs.) from (24”) to (36”), up to (40/shift)
  • Radiologic Technologist transfers film and supply boxes. Requires horizontally transferring film weighing up to (3 lbs.), up to (12/shift), a distance of up to (50 feet) without medical assistance
  • Radiologic Technologist transfers patient wheelchair to perform job duties. Must horizontally transfer patient wheelchair requiring a force up to (60 lbs.), up to (40/shift), a distance up to (50 feet) 
  • Radiologic Technologist transfers x-ray tube, located 74” from the floor, to perform job duties. Requires upper body forces up to (10 lbs.), up to (12/hr.)
  • Radiologic Technologist stands to perform job duties when indicated. Requires tolerance of standing posture up to (2 hours) continuously, for a total of up to (10 hours) per (12 hours) 
  • Radiologic Technologist requires (near/far) vision to read orders, requisitions, computer screen, patient positioning, and panel; all are in English 
  • Radiologic Technologist is required to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor for a total of up to (2 hours) per (12 hours)

Working Conditions (environmental)

  • Risk of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Possible risk of physical injury due to moving machinery and supplies.
  • OSHA risk factor is category A.

All positions with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute are to use due care in the use and communication of patients' protected health information. It is every employee's principal job function to ensure patient confidentiality and failure to maintain confidentiality may, and will, result in sanction and/or discharge.


If you work well in a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere, and driven by the opportunity to make a difference and provide an outstanding customer service; submit your resume to careers@tucsonortho.com.

We offer excellent Medical benefits, Free Life insurance, Free Short-term Disability insurance, 401k Match, Profit Sharing and a smoke and drug free environment.  EOE



All positions with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute are to demonstrate due care in the use and communication of patients' protected health information. It is every employee's principal job function to ensure patient confidentiality and failure to maintain confidentiality may, and will, result in sanction and/or discharge.

We offer a smoke and drug free environment, excellent benefits and total compensation package. EOE

If interested in applying for the position described above, please contact careers@tucsonortho.com.

Employment App (PDF).

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute - East Office
5301 E. Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona 85712
Phone: (520) 784-6200
Fax: (520) 784-6187
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute - Northwest Office
6320 N. La Cholla Blvd., Suite 200
Tucson, Arizona 85741
Phone: (520) 382-8200
Fax: (520) 297-3505
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute - Oro Valley Office
1521 E. Tangerine Road, Suite 101
Oro Valley, Arizona 85755
Phone: (520) 544-9700
Fax: (520) 618-6060
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm