Apply for a Career with BJISG
To apply for a position at Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia or Surgery Center of BJI, please submit your resumé along with the position you are applying for. Once we have reviewed your resume and if we feel your qualifications meet our needs, we will email you a response with an application.
We recommend including more information in your application to make sure we get a complete picture of your qualifications.
Because of the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond individually to each one. However, we do try to provide you with status updates, as they are available.
If you are selected for an interview, a manager will contact you. You may be asked to participate in more than one interview.
Rad Tech / Medical Assistant (RT/MA)
Provides radiologic films as directed by the physician, nurse, or other clinician, maintains radiology equipment and supplies, and assists physicians and clinical staff as needed. Must be a self-starter, compatible and supportive; and a team player. RT/MA communicates on behalf of the patient. Reflects the mission, vision, values of the practice.
- Provides care in the outpatient setting directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient.
- Provides information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs.
- Provide professional cast/orthopaedic care, under supervision, for clinic patients.
- Prepares patients to see the physicians, facilitates lab tests and paperwork as needed, and assists the clinic nurse with clinical duties as directed.
Qualifications & Experience
- MA or RT-R certification required
- Experience in Ortho a plus
- Casting and phlebotomy experience a plus
We currently have clinics located in Jesup, Hinesville, Waycross & Baxley. The Rad Tech/Medical Assistant must have reliable transportation and willing to travel to all locations as needed.
A provider nurse should possess excellent communication, organizational and prioritization skills.
- Provides care in the outpatient setting – meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient
- Serves as a support person and extension of the provider in caring for the patients
- Is a resource person and teacher. Care given reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations
- Utilizes initiative and strives to maintain a steady level of productivity
- Is a self-starter, compatible and supportive… a team player
- Communicates on behalf of the patient
Qualifications & Experience
- LPN, or RN certification required
- Experience in orthopedics preferred
- Experience with medical coding a plus
LPN/ Verification / Precertification Specialist
This LPN will verify insurance eligibility and benefits, ensure all office visits and other services have pre-authorization, and that patients are eligible for services on the date of their appointment. Coordinates scheduling of patients.
- Reviews appointment schedule one day ahead of time to determine which patients need referral authorization for upcoming visits
- Responsible for Imaging authorizations, verify benefits and schedule
- Euflexa/Synvisc/Xiaflex-Authorizations, verify benefits and schedule
- Tricare PT-Authorizations
- Obtains referral authorizations using an online application, or by calling each patient’s health insurance company
- Maintains working file of all referral authorizations; enters authorization numbers into the EHR
- Calls patient if insurance will not allow extended referral authorization—informs patient of financial obligations, or reschedules
- Enters approved number of visits in the EHR’s referral authorization tracking system
- Obtains referral numbers for follow-up visits for HMO established patients
- Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice
- Maintains detailed knowledge of practice management and other computer software as it relates to job functions
- Attends continuing education courses as requested
- Performs additional duties as requested by Manager or Team Leader/Supervisor
Qualifications & Experience
- Up to two years of experience in a medical office
- Comfortable using email and interacting with Internet applications
- Knowledge of practice management and word processing software
- Working knowledge of managed care
- Pleasant speaking voice and demeanor
- Neat, professional appearance
PRN Perioperative Nurse
The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The PRN works as a patient advocate exercising patient confidentiality while interacting with the patient with positive interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrates the ability to effectively manage and provide care for assigned patients for each specific patient population utilizing age specific guidelines.
- Delivers patient care utilizing appropriate resources based on standards of care.
- Evaluates diagnostic tests related to patient condition and expected outcome of treatment plan.
- Performs and documents a nursing assessment to identify and prioritize patient’s needs, with development of a plan of care.
- Evaluates, reassesses and documents nursing interventions, based on interdisciplinary plan of care making revisions as appropriate.
- Practices Universal Precautions and follows all infection control policies
- Current Georgia RN license required
- Current American Heart Association BCLS (CPR) ACLS, PALS preferred,
- Operating room experience preferred
Surgical First Assistant:
Surgical First Assistants provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate proper patient care. The surgical assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations.
- Direct and indirect care of patients based on the established standard set by the surgeon.
- Collaborate with the surgeon in performing operative procedures in a safe manner with optimal outcomes.
- Collaborate with OR staff to ensure that all instrumentation, implants, supplies and equipment are available for every surgery.
- Positions patients to give the best exposure for surgical procedure using appropriate equipment and supplies to maximize patient comfort and safety.
- Provides visualization of the operative site using proper technique to include but not limited to manipulation of tissues, retraction, sponging, suction, and irrigation.
- Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis utilizing tourniquets, bovie, etc.
- The SA will be competent in closure of body planes, application of wound dressings as well as securing drains.
- RNFA, CSFA, CSA, LSA, SA-C or equivalent
- One to two years of First Assistant experience preferred.
- Experience in Orthopedics and Spine preferred