Careers

Puget Sound Orthopaedics is the largest independent bone and joint practice in Pierce County. In addition to three clinic locations in Lakewood, Tacoma and Gig Harbor, we also operate Lakewood Surgery Center, an outpatient ambulatory surgery center, and Puget Sound Imaging, an MRI diagnostic imaging suite. Our team comprises of 14 board-certified orthopedic surgeons, 2 podiatrists, 9 physician assistants, and a 100-member support staff. We work together with the common goal of delivering expert, individualized, and compassionate attention to every patient. Staff and providers treat the patient as a whole, guided by a set of core values that are at the “HEART” of our mission – H.E.A.R.T. stands for Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.

Thank you for your interest in a career at Puget Sound Orthopaedics.

To apply for a position:

  1. Click on one of the current openings below;
  2. Complete the short pre-qualification questionnaire; and
  3. Complete the online employment application and submit, that’s it!
Cast Technician

Cast technicians work with physicians and PA’s in caring for patients by applying varying casting techniques for different injuries and set casts according to the provider’s orders.

Medical Assistant

The medical assistant provides patient care under the direction and supervision of a physician and/or physician assistant.

Medical Records Clerk

Maintains organization of patient records, assists in general clerical duties and answers phones for medical records department.

Patient Access Representative

The patient access representative is responsible for scheduling patient appointments, gathering accurate patient demographic information and providing outstanding customer service as the first point of contact for patients to our clinic.  

Radiologic Technologist

Provides excellent patient care and performs diagnostic radiography under the direction and supervision of a physician and/or physician assistant.

Registered Nurse – OR Circulator

Provides care of the surgical patient in the operating room and perioperative setting under the direction of the Charge Nurse and ASC Director.

Registered Nurse – Pre-op/PACU/Recovery

Performs nursing care for the patient in the immediate postoperative/post anesthesia period, assessing and documenting patient’s status upon arrival in the recovery room.

Sterile Processing Technician

The sterile processing technician coordinates and collaborates the overall cleaning, decontamination, assembly and dispensing of surgical instruments, equipment and supplies needed for daily surgical procedures in our surgery center.

Surgery Authorizations Coordinator

The surgery authorizations coordinator acts as the primary source for receiving surgery authorizations and works closely with surgery schedulers to facilitate orders and notifying when the surgery is ready to be scheduled.

Surgical Technologist

The surgical tech assists the surgeon by providing and controlling the sterile instruments, supplies, and equipment required during surgical intervention.