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

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

Orthopaedic Physician Assistant

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

Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner

Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner

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 Nurse Practitioner 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 NP school and certified as a NP.

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

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute 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 CFO.

The CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the corporation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory and advisory organizations, and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance.
  • Responsible for supporting all aspects of revenue cycle processes and leading revenue cycle team in weekly meetings.
  • Participate in the development of the corporation's plans and programs as a strategic partner.
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs, strategies, and regulatory action.
  • Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO, President, the Board of Directors and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board of Directors as an effective developer of solutions to various business challenges.
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
  • Pursue continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting department budgets.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers, pension funds, and investments.
  • Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships, and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
  • Develop a reliable cash flow projection process, and reporting mechanism, that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter.
  • Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group, as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities (where possible).

Requirements of the CFO

  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable.
  • Minimum 2 years CFO experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Proficient and exceptional presentation, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in managing data for identification and management of improvement opportunities.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software programs such as Word and Excel.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to develop presentations, effectively present information, and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and handle several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to view computer screens for prolonged periods of time.

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


Surgery Scheduler - Full Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Surgery Scheduler Supervisor

Main Function:

Makes and schedules surgery appointments for patients in an efficient and timely manner.

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 at all times

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 an effective team member
  • Is expected to be a positive and responsible team member with a good attitude
  • Presents good oral and written communication (documentation) skills

Surgery Scheduler Duties
  • Greets and registers patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner
  • Verifies necessary information and records in the medical record
  • Books, coordinates and reschedules patients' surgical appointments
  • Schedules proper assist orders, proper equipment, ensures proper anesthesia for all surgeries and schedules pre- and post-operative appointments
  • Maintains and updates current information on physician's surgery schedules
  • Answers telephone, screens calls, takes messages, and provides information to appropriate contact
  • Answers questions regarding patient surgical appointments and testing
  • Assists with preparations of agendas, materials, meetings, etc.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested
  • Obtains proper authorization for surgical procedures, which includes extensive knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding as needed
  • Submits all hospital charges to the business office
  • Types and maintains list of all in-patients and coordinating hospitals
  • Types and maintains physician's daily schedule
  • Establishes and inputs physician templates, including regulating physician's vacation times, and days off and communicating this information to the appointment schedulers and appropriate staff members
  • Accurately establishes and maintains physician's outside clinics and in-patients in all hospital facilities
  • When covering for a vacant surgery scheduler position:
    • Leave notes with clear instructions for unfinished business
    • Clean up leftover business before leaving the desk
    • Fill in surgeries that are blocked in the calendar
  • Translates for physicians (if bilingual)
  • Enhances professional growth and development through in-service meetings and education programs
  • Maintains all patient confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Performs related work as required


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of work experience in a medical office setting as a receptionist
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-10 and CPT coding
  • Word, Excel, and Outlook computer experience

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
  • The Surgery Scheduler 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)
  • The Surgery Scheduler is 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 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.

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

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

Inbound Receptionist - East (Per Diem)

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

Medical Assistant - Full Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Clinic Office Manager

Main Function:

Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management. Responsible for the delivery of patient care in a timely manner.  As a member of the care team, the Medical Assistant is responsible for working collaboratively with other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of patient care.

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

Medical Assistant Duties
  • Performs selected nursing and administrative duties.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment. 
  • Takes patient histories and vital signs documents in EHR.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  • Prepares injections.
  • May remove casts, splints and braces.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Performs dressing changes.
  • Assists the physician with minor surgeries, physicals.
  • Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.
  • Screens telephone calls for referral to physician.
  • Provides general information on departmental policies and procedures.
  • Orders and maintains clinical and office supplies and equipment when Cast Tech is unavailable.
  • Maintains patient files, records and other information.
  • Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
  • Performs suture removal.
  • Fits patients with splints and braces when Cast Tech is unavailable.
  • Prepares disability forms, FMLA paperwork and Work Status forms.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Maintains all patient confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Obtains insurance authorizations for appropriate procedures.
  • Calls in authorization for prescriptions to pharmacies.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Translates if bilingual.


Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants is preferred.
  • High school degree or equivalent.;
  • CPR certified.

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.
  • Medical Assistant transfers patient for clinical procedures. Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (50 lbs.) from (24") to (36"), up to (40/shift).
  • Medical Assistant transfers patient for clinical procedures. Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (50 lbs.) from (36") to (24"), up to (40/shift).
  • Medical Assistant carries patient charts and x-rays. Requires horizontally transferring charts and x-rays weighing to (5 lbs.), up to (12/shift), a distance of up to (50 feet) without medical assistance.
  • Medical Assistant transfers patient wheelchair for clinical procedures. Must horizontally transfer patient wheelchair requiring force up to (60 lbs.), up to (40/shift), a distance up to (50 feet).
  • Medical Assistant stands to perform job duties when indicated. Requires tolerance of standing posture up to (4 hours) continuously, for a total of up to (10 hours) per (12 hours).
  • Medical Assistant requires (near/far) vision to read patient charts, x-rays, and computer screen; all are in English.
  • Medical Assistant is required to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor for a total of up to (4 hours) per (12 hours).

Working Conditions (environmental)
  • Risk of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).
  • OSHA risk factor is category A. 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

Appointment Scheduler - East (Full Time)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Appointment Scheduling & PBX Operator Supervisor

Main Function:

Makes and schedules patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner

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 at all times

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 an effective team member
  • Is expected to be a positive and responsible team member with a good attitude
  • Presents good oral and written communication (documentation) skills

Appointment Scheduler Duties
  • Books, coordinates, and reschedules patient appointments
  • Relays necessary messages to staff
  • Greets and registers patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner over the telephone
  • Verifies necessary information and records it in the medical record
  • Books, coordinates and reschedules patients' surgical appointments
  • Maintains and updates current information on the physician's schedule
  • Answers telephone, screens calls, takes messages, and provides information to appropriate contact
  • Answers questions regarding patient appointments and physician's office schedule
  • Reports problems or irregularities concerning office appointments
  • Schedules office appointments for patients and ensures the proper paperwork (demographics, referrals, X-rays) has been completed and will be available in the office
  • Sends out new patient information letters upon making appointments for new patients 
  • Translates for physicians (if bilingual)
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Performs related work as required
  • Maintains all patient confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of work experience in a medical setting
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Word processing and computer experience

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
  • The Appointment Scheduler 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)
  • The Appointment Scheduler is 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)
  • Possible risk of physical injury due to moving machinery and supplies.

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.

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

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

 

Clinical Research Assistant - Full Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Director of Research

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute has an exciting opportunity for a strategic and motivated self-starter with initiative and creativity. We are looking for a hardworking, trustworthy, and organized person, with a strong ability to multi-task. A can-do attitude is a must, along with the ability to learn quickly, and adapt to a demanding and changing work environment.

The primary responsibility of the Clinical Research Assistant is to assure adherence to the protocol requirements for inclusion and exclusion criteria, eligibility, and randomization. Eligibility and randomization must occur within the protocol window.

The ability to communicate in a professional manner verbally, written, and non-verbally with staff members including Providers, Clinical Research Associates, Vendors and Sponsor Representatives is essential. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be knowledgeable and understand the protocol for all active clinical trials
  • Assist in pre-screening and discuss trials with providers
  • Request medical records and assist in data entry
  • Assist in communication with subjects during their participation in the clinical trial (such as schedule follow up appointments for MRI repeat imaging)
  • Assist in the organization and preparation of subject charts to randomize and enroll within required protocol window
  • Upload images, ECGs or electronic data transfer for all clinical trials
  • Obtain and file reports received from vendors
  • File reports and study documents in subject charts
  • Assist in performing weekly chart review for quality assurance
  • Assist Clinical Research Coordinators with creation and completion of source document
  • Attend clinical research site initiation visits
  • Assist Director of Research with application process to the Institutional Review Board
  • Assist in creation and provision of detailed monthly chart denoting research statistics
  • Practice phlebotomy, or are willing to learn phlebotomy; collect, process and ship lab samples
  • Review and understand protocol requirements regarding: 
  1. The proper collection, processing, and shipment of specimens;
  2. Completion of all paperwork associated with specimen processing; 
  3. Communication of protocol instructions with subjects regarding specimen requirements for fasting or non-fasting;
  4. Maintenance of an adequate stock of supplies, with responsibility to contact to resupply stock when necessary. 
  • Maintain OSHA and CLIA standards on a daily basis for all exam rooms and laboratory
  • Maintain training for Electronic Data Capture for all active studies
  • Maintain temperature logs for drug room and freezers when covering for Clinical Research Assistant
  • Take vital signs, ECGs, and other tests as requested by Clinical Research Coordinators 

Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Clinical research experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual ability a plus
  • Willing to travel to several locations

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