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 13 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!
IT Liaison

The IT Liaison will be the main point of contact for all IT concerns within our five clinic locations, and the liaison with Proliance IT and Epic IT. The position is responsible for troubleshooting all IT issues.

Medical Assistant

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

Medical Receptionist

The medical receptionist is responsible for processing patient appointments and supports patient care in the performance of reception and general clerical duties.

Medical Scribe

The medical scribe works closely with the medical provider documenting information into an electronic medical record while the provider interviews and examines the patient.

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.  

Patient Account Representative

The patient account representative is responsible for processing ICD-10 and CPT coding according to federal, state, managed care, and third party payer guidelines for services rendered.

Physician Assistant

We are seeking a full time PA-C in Tacoma WA. Physician Assistant will work closely with one physician. Time is divided between surgical first assist and clinic. Competitive salary and benefits. New grads welcome to apply.

Pre-Registration Coordinator

Puget Sound Orthopaedics is seeking a full time pre-registrar. Duties include data transfer between various EMR systems prior to patients first appointment. Follow up calls to answer patient questions. Working with multiple departments to ensure an accurate health history is obtained. Calling patients who may not have computer access. Necessary skills include detail oriented, very comfortable with computer use, knowledge of basic medical terminology.

Radiologic Technologist

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

Referral Coordinator

A busy multi-physician Orthopaedic clinic located in Pierce County, WA is seeking an experienced, highly motivated referral coordinator. The ideal candidate will have previous Orthopaedic and/or medical office experience. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to multitask in a busy environment and maintain professionalism in stressful situations.

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.

Surgical Technologist

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