Careers

First State Orthopaedics is an industry leading, high performance team of medical professionals, serving patients from multiple locations around the Greater Delaware area. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced environment that encourages employees to grow professionally while serving. We encourage innovation, support individual development, and value excellence.

We recruit and hire highly capable, self-motivated professionals who thrive on change and challenge. Successful candidates have demonstrated leadership ability, excellent communication and teamwork skills, strong academic performance and/or relevant professional experience.

Current Opportunities

Radiological Technologist - Newark & Dover locations
Posted: 01/15/2015

 

Job Description: The Radiological Technologist is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging procedures on patients to meet the established practice parameters and standards of care, including:  proper positioning of patient, technical factor selection, patient identification, radiation protection, and professional patient care, assessment and documentation.  

 

Preferred Skills:

Graduate from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. Registered and Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  Licensed by the state of Delaware.  Good computer skills and experience with PACS system.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Maintain professionalism and confidentiality. Ability to make independent decisions using critical thinking, problem solving and perform responsibilities under stressful situations.  Meet technical standards.  Must be capable of working variable schedules.

 

 

 

Staff Nurse, PACU/PRE-OP
Posted: 01/29/2015

Location:  First State Surgery Center, Newark Delaware

Job Description: The primary function of the PACU/Pre-Op nurse is that of professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability through the nursing process for the ambulatory care patient during surgical procedures.  Elements of care include assessing patient, assisting co-workers in administering care and documentation.

 

Preferred Skills/Requirement:

Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing with a current RN license in the state of Delaware.  Current BCLS certification, ACLS preferred.  Experience functioning in both circulation and scrub roles with the ability to manage the care of patients during altered states of consciousness.   Ability to perform physically demanding patient care.  Excellent communication, reasoning and decision making skills required. Ability to provide nursing care as directed in accordance with the objectives, policies, procedures and protocols of the Surgery Center.  Send resume:  rkrett@fssurg.com

Surgical Scrub Technician
Posted: 01/29/2015

Location:  First State Surgery Center, Newark Delaware

Job Description: The primary function of the Surgical Scrub Technician is that of an allied health professional caregiver who provides patient care and assumes responsibility and accountability for the ambulatory care patient during surgical procedures.  Elements of care include handling instruments, supplies and equipment, anticipating the needs and assisting the surgeon, preparation and maintenance of the sterile field, assisting co-workers in administering care and documentation.

 

Preferred Skills/Requirments:

Graduate of an Accredited Program or acceptable combination of skills and training.  Current certification by NBSTSA or obtainment within six months of employment and current BCLS certification.  Ability to communicate effectively with patients, their families, physicians/surgeons, surgical staff and other health care workers.  Ability to manage care of patients during altered states of consciousness and perform physically demanding patient care.  Provide patient care as directed and in accordance with the objectives, policies, procedures and protocols of the Surgery Center.

 

Front Desk Receptionist
Posted: 02/09/2015
Location: First State Orthopaedics – Dover, DE Location

Job Description: The medical receptionist helps run, organize and maintain the front desk by answering phones, greeting patients and visitors, collecting and entering patient demographics and insurance information into computer, collecting co-pays, document and send messages in EMR system, manage petty cash account and scheduling appointments in a professional and timely manner.

Preferred Skills:
High School Diploma required. A minimum of one year work experience in a medical office setting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, patient service focus. Ability to muti-task and handle a high volume of calls. Efficient and accurate data entry skills. Must be punctual, reliable and capable of working flexible hours. Experience with Next Gen EMR/EPM system a plus.

Patient Account Representative
Posted: 02/26/2015

 

 

Job Description:  The Patient Account representative is responsible for reconciling discrepancies and collecting on delinquent accounts.  Presents a positive image to supporting staff members and patients at all times. 

 

Preferred Skills:  High School Diploma or Associates Degree in related field, previous experience in healthcare collection/billing, excellent communication and computer skills, good working knowledge of medical terminology CPT and ICD-10 coding.   Ability to maintain good working relationships with all co-workers, patients and general public. Knowledge of state laws and statutes.  Understanding of legal process involving medical claims.  Understanding and react to developing trends in healthcare reimbursements.

 

OR Staff RN
Posted: 03/04/2015

Location:  First State Surgery Center, Newark Delaware

Job Description: The primary function of the Operating Room Nurse is that of a professional caregiver who provides patient care during surgical procedures.  Elements of care include assessing patients, assisting co-workers in administering care and keeping documentation up to date

 

Preferred Skills/Requirement:

Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing with a current RN license in the state of Delaware.  Maintain advanced cardiac life support and basic life support certification.  Experience functioning in both circulation and scrub roles with the ability to manage the care of patients during altered states of consciousness.   Ability to perform physically demanding patient care.  Excellent communication, reasoning and decision making skills required. Ability to provide nursing care as directed in accordance with the objectives, policies, procedures and protocols of the Surgery Center.  Send resume:  rkrett@fssurg.com

Managed Care Coordinator
Posted: 07/13/2015

Web Site:  Managed Care Coordinator – Newark Location

 

Job Title:  Managed Care Coordinator

Job Description:  The Managed Care Coordinator is responsible for resolving all managed care issues by obtaining precertification and benefit verification for appointments, procedures, surgeries and testing’s.

 

Preferred Skills:

High School Diploma required with a minimum of on year medical insurance verification experience.  Excellent communication and computer skills and a working knowledge of CPT/ICD-10 coding and medical terminology required. Ability to interface with support departments and articulate issues and concerns.

 

Transcriptionist
Posted: 09/16/2015

Web Site:  Medical Transcriptionist

 

Job Title:  Transcriptionist

Job Description:  A transcriptionist is responsible for transcribing medical documents based on physician recordings. Job Duties include:  receiving, transcribing and editing digital voice files, copy and paste transcription into patients electronic chart/template, and electronic faxing of transcription to referring physician.

 

Preferred Skills:

High School Diploma required.  Excellent computer skills and must have excellent medical terminology, Orthopaedics a plus.  Ability to interface with support departments and articulate issues and concerns. Experience with Next Gen EMR systems a plus.

 

Administrative Assistant
Posted: 02/18/2016

Job Title:  Administrative Assistant - Newark, DE

 

Reports To: Assistant Administrator

 

Position Objective:  Performs administrative and a variety of clerical duties in support of First State Orthopaedics.  Primary duty is administrative assistant to physicians.

 

Position Requirements:  High School Diploma.  A minimum of two to three years experience in a medical or legal office performing admin/secretarial duties.  Excellent verbal, writing and computer skills required.  Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers, patients and physicians.

 

Detailed Responsibilities: 

 

  • Coordinate and schedule professional and personal activities for physicians.
  • Track CME credits for credentialing.
  • Schedule and bill legal activities, such as, depositions, conferences and IME’s.
  • Independently compose correspondence
  • Complete disability forms and collect processing charges.
  • Ability to utilize various software, such as, Excel and MS Word
  • Serve as a liaison between patient and clinical staff; communicate with case managers, insurance companies, employers, hospitals, doctor’s offices, physical therapist and testing facilities.
  • Address and process all patient inquires.
  • Open and distribute mail.
  • Perform typing and transcription duties as required.
  • Ability to interface with support departments and articulate issues and concerns.
  • Interact with a variety of personalities and situations that require tact, judgment, poise and professionalism.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality.

Front Desk Receptionist
Posted: 10/13/2014
Location:  First State Orthopaedics – Medical Arts Pavilion Office

Job Description:  The medical receptionist helps run, organize and maintain the front desk by answering phones, greeting patients and visitors, collecting  and entering patient demographics and insurance information into computer, collecting co-pays, document and send messages in EMR system, manage petty cash account and scheduling appointments in a professional and timely manner. 

Preferred Skills:  
High School Diploma required.  A minimum of one year work experience in a medical office setting.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, patient service focus.  Ability to muti-task and handle a high volume of calls.  Efficient and accurate data entry skills.  Must be punctual, reliable and capable of working flexible hours. Experience with Next Gen EMR/EPM system a plus.