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!
Materials Manager

Manages and maintains inventory system in order to ensure adequate supplies/instruments and equipment are available to perform surgical and endoscopic procedures.

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.

MRI Technologist

Performs diagnostic orthopedic MRI procedures according to radiology requirements and safety protocols.

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.

Practice Administrator

The Role Reporting to the care center’s Shareholders, the Administrator role encompasses all of the responsibilities traditionally associated with a medical group administrator. Monitor and manage all aspects of the practice’s operations as a means of continuously improving the patient experience and ensuring every patient encounter is a positive one. Lead and direct all activities […]

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.