Missoula Bone and Joint and Surgery Center
 

Join Our Team at Missoula Bone & Joint

Missoula Bone & Joint is an equal opportunity employer and offers excellent benefits including health insurance, 401k, generous paid time off, continuing education allowance, and much more.

Missoula Bone & Joint and Surgery Center has been named as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review/Becker’s ASC Review for six years!

How to apply for a job at Missoula Bone & Joint:

Send us your cover letter stating which position you are applying for, your resume, and a completed Missoula Bone & Joint employment application to:

hrcoordinator@missoulaboneandjoint.com

or mail to:

Missoula Bone & Joint and Surgery Center
ATTN: Employment Specialist
2360 Mullan Road, Suite C
Missoula, MT 59808

We currently have the following positions available at Missoula Bone & Joint:

Full-Time Office Assistant

 

Full-Time Physician Assistant

Responsible for providing medical care under the general direction of the supervising physician(s).

Requirements:

  • Current state PA license, or eligible for same; certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

Please visit our website at www.missoulaboneandjoint.com and click on the 'join our team' link and follow the instructions on How to Apply for a Job.

**Resumes submitted without an application will be rejected**

Job Type: Full-time


Part-Time MRI Pre-Authorization

How to apply:

 

Please see above for instructions on how to apply for this position. Resumes submitted without a Missoula Bone & Joint Application will be rejected.

 

Part-Time MRI Pre-Authorization


The position is 29 hours with the scheduled hours below and flexibility to cover an 8:00AM-1:00PM shift on Wednesday and Thursday, as needed.

 

Monday/Tuesday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Wednesday/Thursday 1:00-4:00PM

Friday 8:00AM-3:00PM

 

Duties:

Responsible for opening and closing the MR Department, answering the MRI phone and scheduling MRI’s, ensuring all necessary paperwork and screenings are completed prior to MRI’s, escorting patients to and from the MRI Department and preparing patients for their MRI. Responsible for pre-authorizing and obtaining benefits for MRI’s, answering the MRI phone and scheduling MRI’s.

 

Required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good typing skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
  • Good communication skills

Preferred:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Medical Office Experience

Missoula Bone & Joint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits including health insurance, 401K, generous paid time off, continuing education allowance and much more!

Certified Hand Therapist

Certified Hand Therapist 

Missoula Bone & Joint is seeking an experienced Certified Hand Therapist with a strong background in custom orthotics.  The successful candidate will be busy from day one working with our two Orthopedic Hand Surgeons on patients with fractures, overuse syndromes, trauma and post-op. 

 

Missoula Bone & Joint (MBJ) has been serving Western Montana for over 60 years with comprehensive orthopedic care.  MBJ consists of 13 physicians and 10 PA-Cs representing general orthopedics, hand and microvascular surgery, foot and ankle surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine, and spine surgery. All MBJ physicians are Board-Certified. The group is physician-owned and physician-run.  MBJ enjoys an outstanding reputation among the community and primary care referral sources. We have our own in-house PT, MRI, digital x-ray, Surgery Center, orthopedic urgent care, DXA, Ultrasound, DME and Wellness Programs.   While our talented team has a strong reputation for excellence and we work hard, we also place a high respect and value on life outside of work.

 

Named as #8 of the top 100 cities to live in the United States, Missoula, Montana offers unparalleled quality of life. Known as the "Garden City” for its dense trees and lush green landscape, Missoula is nestled in the heart of the northern Rockies in western Montana.   Missoula County is a community of approximately 100,000 residents.  Missoula lies in a mountain forest setting where five valleys converge. 

 

Our town offers a wide range of medical services as the major medical hub between Minneapolis and Seattle.  Missoula has over 9,700 people working in the health services industry who are committed to keeping Missoulians in top physical shape. There are two major medical centers in Missoula: Community Medical Center and Providence St. Patrick Hospital & Health Sciences Center.

 

Missoula serves as a center for education, medicine, retail and the arts. Located at the base of Mount Sentinel and on the banks of the Clark Fork River is The University of Montana.  The 200-acre campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation and is home to 15,000 students.

 

Missoula offers a variety of recreation opportunities. Three major rivers run through the area: the famous Blackfoot River to the northeast, the beautiful Bitterroot River to the south and the Clark Fork of the Columbia River, which flows through the city.  Fly fishermen, rafters, kayakers and canoeists thrive on the waters of western Montana.   Missoula also offers abundant hiking, biking and skiing opportunities as well.

 

Requirements:  Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy; Certification in Hand Therapy; National registration; Montana state license, Minimum of one year clinical experience as a practicing hand therapist; Excellent orthotic fabrication experience

 

Preferred:  Minimum of two years’ experience in application of custom splinting and pre and post-op orthopedic care; Minimum two years’ in adult rehabilitation and hand and splinting experience.  


Full-Time ASC Materials Manager

Full-Time ASC Materials Manager

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Direct supervisor of the ASC Purchasing Agent.
  • Actively involved in selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees such as the Purchasing Agent; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures. Continuously monitor performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff.
  • Identifies areas of conflict and seeks assistance in conflict resolution by providing written/verbal feedback to ASC Clinical Manager.
  • Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving by recognizing the interrelationships between all departments and the collaborative resolution of the problem.
  • Meets Material Management (MM) standards by contributing MM department information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying MM system improvements and cost savings.
  • Meets the ASC MM financial standards by providing budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions and improvements.
  • Meets the requirement to develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • Reviews all vendor contracts including but not limited to equipment warranties, lease to buy options and instrument repair/replace contracts.
  • Actively measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
  • Performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Establishes and maintains comprehensive perpetual par level and inventory management system at MBJSC including associated policies and procedures.
  • Oversees equipment maintenance at MBJSC (except IT and office equipment), ensuring that broken equipment is taken out of service and sent for repair in a timely manner and suitable temporary replacement equipment is secured.
  • Takes an active part in budgeting
  • Reviews vendor offerings, seeks bids and negotiates (with CEO’s assistance) best prices, discounts, terms and quality for the following: Surgical, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Laundry, Medical Gases, and Office Supplies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate vendors to obtain appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains current files, records and catalogs for equipment and sales representatives who service the facility. Maintains adequate and accurate data with regard to item, vendors, terms and conditions, freight costs, delivery lead times, contract and agreements with vendors and volume of purchasing activity.
  • Researches vendors to locate specialized equipment as requested by the medical staff and approved by the CEO/management
  • Meets with vendor representatives to review new items available and changes in prices
  • Understands responsibility in maintaining proper levels of inventory and timely distribution
  • Procures identified equipment, materials and supplies in an accurate and timely manner. Develops and maintains effective relationships with vendors, suppliers, manufacturers and neighboring facilities to coordinate evaluation, selection, purchases and implementation of product and supplies. Coordinates rental/leases for various items including coordination of equipment/supplies between facilities.
  • Assists in the development of in-service education for the staff regarding new instrumentation, products and equipment in coordination with the Surgery Center personnel.
  • Assists in the development of locator lists for Surgical equipment and supplies.
  • Supervises receiving area to maintain secure storage
  • Demonstrates appropriate response to changes in schedule to avoid delay in providing equipment and overstock of inventories
  • Review schedules well in advance to anticipate any unusual high or low demand for supplies
  • Plans for procurement of supplies for immediate future (later in week and future needs/requests)
  • Monitors daily needs and has supplies available for use
  • Continually communicates with the staff, CEO and ASC Clinical Manager, as appropriate, regarding special procedure requirements
  • Serves as customer service representative for Materials Management: takes the lead in resolving disputes, errors, conflicts and issues between vendors, suppliers and ancillary departments that arise in the course of day-to-day operations (works with vendors to coordinate orders, returns and problem resolution)
  • Monitors back orders (offers acceptable substitutions if necessary) and communicates with accounts payable to facilitate accurate payment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate systems for the collection and maintenance of records and documentation pertinent to supplies, equipment and systems.
  • Maintains current files and records regarding orders and back orders.
  • Reviews orders at specific intervals to determine delays.
  • Maintains and frequently review records of warranties and preventive maintenance requirements and contracts.
  • Maintains logs of linen supplies.
  • Maintains supply areas and adjusts as needed
  • Maintains supplies and records for: Medical gases, inventory, and printing of forms
  • Assists with building maintenance
  • Coordinates BioMed in conjunction with maintenance and the surgery center staff: Anesthesia Machines, Surgery Center Equipment, Surgery Center Instruments,Clinic Equipment, Clinic Instruments.
  • Vendor contact
  • Active member in development of vendor relations
  • GPO contact and maintenance of LOCs and contracts/ Coordinate reports and supply management tools.
  • Works with distributor to provide reports, supply management tools and appropriate contracts.
  • Compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and Red Flag Rules.

Required

  • High school diploma or GED certificate recipient
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in purchasing and inventory operations
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Strong ethical and moral character references.
  • Good computer skills
  • Training or courses in materials management / vendor negotiations (MBJ may provide)

Preferred

  • BS in Business Administration
  • Experience in materials management
  • ASC experience

Missoula Bone & Joint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits including health insurance, 401K, generous paid time off, continuing education allowance and much more!

How To Apply:

Please click on the 'join our team' link and follow the instructions on How to Apply for this position.

**Resumes submitted without an application will be rejected**

Job Type: Full-time

 

Full-Time Physical Therapist

Full-Time Physical Therapist

Responsible for providing patient care including assessing, interpreting, planning and implementing specialized physical therapy treatments.

Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree or Certificate in Physical Therapy from an CAPTE-accredited education program.
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience as a practicing physical therapist.
  • Effective Communication skills.*Strong ethical and moral character references.
  • Willingness to support and encourage co-workers.

Preferred:

  • Advanced orthopedic skills.
  • Knowledge of policies, regulations, requirements of clinic and regulators.

 

Part Time Medical Records Assistant/Patient Service Coordinator

Part-Time Medical Records Assistant/Patient Service Coordinator

Responsible for confidentially and security of all aspects of the Medical Records Department. Maintaining medical information in the company EMR. Responsible for other duties as outlined below. Also responsible for Patient Service Coordinator job duties as outlined below.

Medical Records Assistant duties

  • Interacts with other staff, patients and the public on medical records matters
  • Locates medical information for records release and releases records as necessary with HIPAA compliant releases
  • Files medical information and other information in patient EMR
  • Locates and prepares charts for next day clinic
  • Locates and sends medical information to requesting physicians/departments
  • Repairs torn charts, replacing torn pockets and broken fasteners
  • Purges old records and relocates other charts to storage
  • Compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and Red Flag Rules
  • Manages the clinic fax server by uploading faxes as attachments to the MR and printing certain documents for routing to providers for signatures.
  • Upload signed/reviewed documents to patients EMR as an attachment.

Patient Service Coordinator duties

Greets patients and makes sure that necessary paperwork is completed. Schedules and reschedules patients’ appointments per established protocols by provider. Provides filing in medical records to assist with overflow/busy times. Serves as a primary customer service representative for MBJ. Completes other duties and special projects, as assigned or requested.

Required

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Training or courses in medical business office activities
  • Good typing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to run fax machine, postage meter and printers
  • Strong ethical and moral character reference

Preferred

Medical records experience

Schedule for this position:

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 am–5:00 pm and also include TPD / flexible hours on Monday and Tuesday.

**How to Apply**

Please visit our website at www.missoulaboneandjoint.com and click on the join our team link for instructions on how to apply for this position.Update

**Resumes submitted without a Missoula Bone & Joint Application will be rejected.**


 


Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 am–5:00 pm and also include TPD / flexible hours on Monday and Tuesday.

Part-Time Physical Therapist

Part-Time Physical Therapist

Schedule : Tuesday-Saturday for approximately 25 hours per week as well as fill in hours as needed.

Responsible for providing patient care including assessing, interpreting, planning and implementing specialized physical therapy treatments.

Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree or Certificate in Physical Therapy from an APTA-accredited education program.
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience as a practicing physical therapist.
  • Effective Communication skills.*Strong ethical and moral character references.
  • Willingness to support and encourage co-workers.

Preferred:

  • Advanced orthopedic skills.
  • Knowledge of policies, regulations, requirements of clinic and regulators.

Part-Time/As Needed Physician Assistant

Part-Time/As Needed Physician Assistant

Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic

Hours: Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm and fill in hours as needed

Responsible for providing medical care under the general direction of the supervising physician(s).

Requirements:

  • Current state PA license, or eligible for same; certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

How to apply:

Please visit our website at www.missoulaboneandjoint.com and click on the Careers link for instructions on how to apply for this position.

Resumes submitted without a Missoula Bone & Joint Application will be rejected.

Job Type: Part-time

Part-Time PACU RN

 

Responsible for conducting preoperative testing and patient counseling; 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. Provides nursing care to meet patient needs related to surgical condition and type of anesthesia administered, monitoring patient and informing surgeon or anesthetist of observed complications.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • RN with active MT license
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS Certification
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

Preferred:

  • 2 years previous PACU room experience

As Needed/Fill-In Patient Service Coordinator

 This position  will provide fill-in coverage as needed. Greets patients and makes sure that necessary paperwork is completed; schedules and reschedules patient appointments per established protocols by provider; provides filing in medical records to assist with overflow/busy times; serves as a primary customer service representative for MBJ; completes other duties and special projects, as assigned or requested.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Good typing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to run fax machine, postage meter and printers
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

Preferred:

  • Medical receptionist experience

As Needed/Fill-In Certified Surgical Technologist

Days/hours are flexible on as needed basis for vacation/sick coverage. Responsible for ensuring proper care and use of surgical instruments. Performs surgical scrubbing responsibilities in an accurate, dependable and safe manner.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED certificate recipient
  • Completion of surgical scrub technician program
  • CST Certification
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

Preferred:

  • Two years of previous operating room experience
  • ASC experience

As Needed/Fill-In Operating Room RN

Days/hours flexible on an as needed basis for vacation/sick coverage)

Requirements:

  • ASC experience with minimum 2 years recent experience as a circulating nurse
  • High school graduate or GED certificate recipient
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • RN with active license in Montana
  • BLS/ACLS certification
  • Leadership qualities
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
  • Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal, and telephone communication in American English

Preferred:

  • AORN, NAON, CNOR or ONC certification
  • PALS certification

As Needed/Fill-In Preoperative/Recovery Room (PACU) RN

(Days/hours flexible on an as needed basis for vacation/sick coverage)

Requirements:

  • 2 years previous PACU room experience
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • RN with active MT license
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS certification
  • Strong ethical and moral character references

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2016

For the sixth year, Missoula Bone & Joint was named by Becker's Healthcare as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2016, a compilation of physician groups, hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, and other healthcare organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.

Missoula Bone & Joint and Surgery Center is the only physician group and ambulatory surgery center in Montana included in this list of organizations that are recognized for going above and beyond for their employees and are considered a great place to work based on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and recognition for workplace excellence.

Staff Testimonials

Here are some of the wonderful things our employees have to say about Missoula Bone & Joint:

"Last weekend my family went to our place in Trout Creek. In the middle of the night my daughter came in crying that her ears hurt. She had been running a fever so I figured she probably had an ear infection. The next morning I took her to the family clinic in Thompson Falls. When the two office ladies found out I work at MBJ, they both raved about our services. One woman told me that her dad and Doug were tight, and said how great Dr. Price is. There was a long wait to be seen in T Falls so they took my information and sent me to their clinic in Plains. The office people in Plains also raved about MBJ. They love having Dr. LaPorte hold clinic there. One person said Joan fixed his hand and someone else talked about how Dr. Jarrett helped her with her foot problems. It makes me feel good to work for a company with such a positive reputation!"


"I have worked at MBJ for the last six months and I have to say that this has been the most wonderful place to work. I did my internship here in college and I always had a goal of ending up back here as an employee. I love coming to work every day, I love that my co-workers are so wonderful and I love that from day one I have been treated like family!"


"I have been an LPN for 29 years and have worked in a variety of medical facilities in several states and I can state without reservation that Missoula Bone & Joint is the best place I have ever worked. I have never worked for or with a better or more caring group of people. And besides that, it´s fun!"


"The doctors and the staff strive to make each patients experience one that they will want to brag to their friends and family about. Our goal has been met when a patient leaves Missoula Bone & Joint with a smile on their face!"


"What a joy it is to work at MBJ. I have patients tell me daily what a pleasant place this is to come to. They enjoy the attitude and pleasantness of the employees. This thrills my heart as that is what we are trying to do."


"We have the best doctors to work for! They are very compassionate and truly care for their patients and employees!"


"Where the employees are concerned, the doctors and administration at MBJ always have our best interests in mind. They really care about us!"


"We are blessed with co-workers that are friends and care about each other (the MBJ family)."


"With a company of over fifty employees I have been impressed over and over again with how well everyone gets along. They are a friendly and hard-working group with great attitudes."


"The doctors are the best! They are considerate, generous, thoughtful, kind, and sincere. Just all around super employers."


"I am very proud to say I work at MBJ."


"The finest group of physicians I have ever worked with. They are fair, honest and very caring."


“It is such an honor to work at Missoula Bone and Joint Surgery Center. The surgeons are not only extremely skilled at what they do, but they are wonderful people as well. They do volunteer work yearly in foreign countries as well as volunteer work for the needy right here in the community. The monetary benefits at MBJ are great, but what I love most is the level of competency and cohesiveness with the staff.”


“I have worked at MBJ for almost 15 years. I work for and with extremely knowledgeable and caring people. Patient care is truly the #1 priority. MBJ offers competitive salary ranges as well as some of the best benefit packages around. The physicians here lead by example. They truly respect their employees and often ask for input or suggestions on ways to improve patient care and efficiencies. The physicians work hard and in turn we want to work hard for them. The physicians and management ask for employee input. MBJ has created several committees that focus on health & wellness, process improvements, charitable contributions, etc. Each position is granted yearly education funds that can be used for seminars or classes that focus on customer service, billing/coding, and the latest trends in healthcare. Job openings are posted internally first to promote and encourage employees to challenge themselves and encourage advancement.”


"The physician/owners and management care very much about the people who work for them, their patients and the larger community. In spite of a shaky economy, every effort is expended to assure job retention and benefits for the employees, not to mention continued charitable giving and donation of time and talent. Our opinions are asked for and listened to. It’s the best place I have ever worked and I have been a nurse for 34 years. The organization is constantly looking for new and better ways to serve our clients and the community while keeping a family atmosphere. Employees are asked for opinions on changes and input is encouraged. Numerous committees exist for those who wish to participate including ones for charitable donations, process improvement, and a “fun” committee for morale. Every licensed person is given money for continuing education and encouraged to share information received. Doctors and staff have participated in outreach to clinics in Central America, fund raising for Camp Mak-a-Dream, and a local low cost clinic. Opportunities exist within the organization for job shadowing, mentoring and advancement in most areas."


“I believe MBJ has excellent benefits and very generous personal leave policies as well as being a “family” organization. MBJ supports our individual families and allows us the time and ability to be employees as well as parents and spouses. Our physicians are very devoted family men as well and support our community and youth. They are also very philanthropic as individuals as well as a group in this community and abroad. Our staff is very caring and committed to great patient care.”


"I love working at MBJ! It is a family atmosphere with wonderful co-workers and physicians who really do care about their employees."


“As an employee, I love working at MBJ! It offers benefits and job positions that are filled with variety which makes each day new and interesting. Our physicians are just the “Greatest” to work for! They really care about their employees. MBJ offers in-house committees and programs for their employees to take part in. This brings them together in fun/sharing atmospheres allowing them to grow in relationships within the company. MBJ offers each employee the ability to seek continual education. There are also other areas of growth professionally within the company. When new job openings occur within our company, it allows employees to apply. By doing this, employees can venture into a new professional area which is of interest to them. This promotes knowledge and growth within the employee, making for a HAPPY employee! The Mission Statement says it all. This is not just an ordinary clinic. Our physicians really make every effort possible to provide the BEST possible care to their patients from check in to check out. I am very grateful to work with such a Wonderful Group!!”


“When you come to MBJ you are getting the full attention you deserve. Everyone works for the patient. When you enter MBJ you get a feel that you are a priority and that you matter. MBJ works as a team to better serve the patient. We work like a “well oiled machine” to serve the needs of our patients and our community. MBJ encourages personal, social and economic growth by promoting continuing education to their employees.”

 

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