Responsible for assisting physicians and PA’s with patient care, surgeries, clerical, and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.

Essential Functions

1. Assist physician and PA in patient’s plan of care.

2. Assist physician in surgery.

3. Schedule and pre-certs (if applicable) surgical procedures and outpatient tests.

4. Accurately document patient information into chart.

5. Fulfill clerical responsibilities to include: sending/receiving patient information; obtaining diagnostic reports; completing forms for patients as needed; managing charts; and follow up on all patient calls.

6. Educates patients/families regarding proper medical treatment.

Required Education & Experience

Surgical Technologist Certification preferred. Course in medical specialty; orthopedics and surgery. Maintains CPR certification.



1. Knowledge of orthopedic procedures and care.

2. Knowledge of specific assisting tasks relating to orthopedics.

3. Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.

4. Knowledge of operating room policies and procedures.

5. Knowledge of patient safety procedures.

5. Knowledge of surgical equipment and supply needs.


1. Skill in performing assistance tasks appropriately.

2. Skill intact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.

3. Skill in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.

4. Skill in effective participation on surgical team.

5. Skill in patient safety and infection control procedures.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Ambulatory surgery center

Medical specialties:

  • Orthopedics
  • Surgery


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute:

  • Herrin, IL 62948 (Required)
  • Work Location: In person

Apply Online

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COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

In following the CDC guidelines, while inside our facilities, all employees, patients, and visitors over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask at all times when not actively eating or drinking.

With the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult, we will limiting the number of visitors accompanying patients to ensure safe social distancing wtihin our facilities. .

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and walkin clinic services for your immediate, acute orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.