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At The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics our goal is to be the national leader in delivering the highest quality and most compassionate orthopaedic care through the private practice model.

We hope you are interested in joining our staff of physicians and employees who are dedicated to making CAO the best orthopedic group in the nation.


Current Openings - Care Center

  • BC/BE Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon Back to top

    Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Care Center is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon. The care center is a five physician group with four extenders. They have four sites including two Physical Therapy locations. They are located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, a short distance from Annapolis. To learn more click here. To apply, click here.

  • BC/BE Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgeon Back to top

    Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Care Center is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgeon. The care center is a five physician group with four extenders. They have four sites including two Physical Therapy locations. They are located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, a short distance from Annapolis. To learn more click here. To apply, click here.

  • BC/BE Pain Management Physician Back to top

    Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Care Center is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pain Management Physician. The care center is a five physician group with four extenders. They have four sites including two Physical Therapy locations. They are located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, a short distance from Annapolis. To learn more click here. To apply, click here.

  • BC/BE Orthopaedic Total Joint Surgeon Back to top

    Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery care center is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Total Joints. Located in Washington, D.C., Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery care center is a five physician group with one extender. They have two sites offering both orthopaedics and physical therapy. To learn more about Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery click here. To apply, click here.

  • Physical Therapist Back to top

    The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, Parkway Division is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist for their busy outpatient orthopedic office. Applicant must be professional, motivated, and work well with team of PT’s, PTA’s and OT.  Must have or be eligible for Maryland license.  Competitive salary, 401K, license and professional fees, and benefit package included.   

    To apply submite resume and cover letter here.

  • Surgical Coordinator Back to top

    The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center in Northern Virginia, is currently seeking a full-time, experienced Surgical Coordinator to join our team!  Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our employment package includes: competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term, long-term disability and life insurance options.

    Position Summary

    The Surgical Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the benefits and authorization for surgical/medical procedures, tests, studies and DME products as deemed necessary by the provider.  This individual will communicate in a timely fashion all benefits and schedules to the patient and document all information in the patient’s electronic medical record. 

    Primary Functions & Accountabilities

    • Schedule and coordinate patients' surgeries per physician's order, to include posting with the hospitals & surgery centers
    • Verify insurance coverage and benefits
    • Communicate benefits timely to include patient’s financial responsibilities
    • Keep patients, physicians and facilities informed of any and all scheduling changes
    • Complete prior-authorization requests for procedures/DME products
    • Assist with medical necessity documentation to expedite approvals of procedures/DME products
    • Assists with developing and implementing prior-authorization work flows, policies and procedures as needed
    • Partner and collaborate with other departments cross functionally regarding prior-authorizations, scheduling and/or clinical care services
    • Knowledgeable of different insurance types
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

    • Proficiency with medical and surgical terminology
    • Thorough knowledge of various health insurance companies
    • Highly organized and thorough
    • Excellent communication and strong customer service skills
    • Must demonstrate the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and manage time efficiently

     Position Requirements

    • Minimum 2 years related experience
    • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office, medical practice management and EHR systems 
    • High school diploma required; Associates degree preferred

    To apply submit your resume and cover letter here.


Current Openings - Corporate Office

  • Executive Assistant Back to top

    Position Summary / Scope of Responsibility

    The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing a broad range of confidential administrative support and assistance to senior leadership, including but not limited to the Leadership Team, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Board of Managers and Physician Committees. 

     The ideal candidate will possess the education, experience and abilities necessary to provide a high level of polished and professional support and assistance.  All candidates must possess a strong desire to learn as well as to be excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic environment of continual change/improvement, driven by our rapid rate of growth. This individual must possess a proven ability to manage multiple project and tasks and deliver each on time with minimal supervision.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the Mission, Core Values and Operating Principles of CAO.

    1. Communicates on behalf of senior leadership with different internal and external management levels, vendors and other constituents to clearly and accurately deliver messages, information and address needs.
    2. Researches, schedules and makes travel arrangements as necessary (airlines, car rentals, hotels, conference registrations). Monitors timelines for upcoming travel plans and books in advance for maximum cost savings.
    3. Schedules internal and external meetings and maintains an accurate and updated calendar.
    4. Participates as an adjunct member of the Leadership Team including scheduling, attending meetings, preparing agendas and taking minutes, distributing action items as needed.
    5. Coordinates and records activities of various meetings, including but not limited to: Board of Managers (BOM), Leadership Team (LT) Meetings, Committee Meetings, and other groups as assigned. Collects all relevant materials in preparation for meetings in a timely manner. Sets up media and conference lines as needed.
    6. Coordinates workshops/in-services/retreats (onsite and offsite) for Leadership Team, Executive Team, BOM, and other groups as necessary.
    7. Coordinates contract renewals and ensures compliance of contracts with corporate standards. Manages database system for contracts, including entering of new information and ensuring database accuracy.
    8. Processes purchase orders, reconciles corporate expenses and submits reimbursements for senior leadership and other groups as needed
    9. Supports with the onboarding for new clinical Divisions.
    10. Handles complex tasks, issues, and problems, escalating only the most complex ones to others/senior leadership.
    11. Executes key activities with a high sense of urgency and does so comprehensively, proactively, efficiently, and effectively, with consistently high levels of quality and service.
    12. Coordinates logistics of special events by partnering with the event committee members.
    13. Supports the Executive Director with CAO Foundation/Non-Profit operations including scheduling meetings, fund raising and other activities.
    14. Provides back-up support and coverage to the administrative assistants, as needed.
    15. Provides project assistance and management. Ensures completion of projects in a timely and thorough manner by attending project meetings or calls, managing notes and driving execution of follow-up actions.
    16. Leads and supports special projects related to critical business initiatives, from running basic analyses through summary and interpretation of data, to information gathering and preparation of the findings/reports for presentation via Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents
    17. Responsible for maintenance and integrity of Corporate employee records to ensure required documentation is current and accurate. Ensures compliance with CAO Corporate policies as well as Federal, State, Local, and other regulatory agencies. Reviews all records to determine missing or outdated documents.
    18. Assists Senior HR Director and hiring managers in preparing new hire packets, scheduling interviews and completing other onboarding activities.
    19. Assists in the development, communication and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
    20. Participates in management of talent planning with Operations, Finance and HR.
    21. Maintains confidentiality and discretion while carrying out all duties and responsibilities.

    Reporting Relationships             

    The Executive Assistant reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of CAO. The role currently does not have any direct reports.

    Requirements - Education and Experience         

    1. Bachelor’s degree in business, liberal arts or related field, or equivalent education and experience
    2. Minimum of five years of job-related experience, preferably as part of an Executive Team

    Competencies / Required Skills and Abilities     

    1. Strong Interpersonal Skills - Ability to develop relationships and collaborate in a decentralized organization. Team player with can-do attitude.
    2. Exceptional computer skills, including strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products, including the creative ability to prepare high quality presentations and the analytic ability to utilize spreadsheet technology to develop metrics and reports.
    3. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic environment with a proven track record of results.
    4. Strong oral and written communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
    5. Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
    6. Excellent time management, organizational and administrative support skills, including superior attention to detail.
    7. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language

    To apply, please submit resume and cover letter here.

  • Revenue Analyst Back to top

    Position Summary / Scope of responsibility

    The Revenue Analyst (analyst) will be expected to provide a high level of service and exceptional support to client end users in a demanding, fast paced environment.  The analyst will work with CAO’s vendors to investigate revenue cycle performance improvements. The analyst will provide problem solving support to the CAO Billing Staff.

    The ideal candidate will possess the skills necessary to provide consistent, effective customer service and software support. All candidates must possess a strong desire to learn as well as to be excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic environment of continual change/improvement, driven by our rapid rate of growth. This individual must possess a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver each task on time with minimal supervision.

    Under direction of the Financial Consultant, works on overall project planning and formulates reports based on project scheduling and timetables for deliverables.

    Flexibility in the physical location of the work site will be considered in conjunction with a candidate’s other qualifications.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the Mission, Core Values and Operating Principles of CAO.

    1. Timely resolution, tracking and response to all client inquiries
    2. Investigate, diagnose, and resolve issues & questions
    3. Collect and compile data and information from various sources to develop reports and analytics tools.
    4. Conduct research and ad-hoc analysis to solve payment and reporting issues.
    5. Generation of daily revenue reports for executive management.
    6. Monitor program revenue reports, review for accuracy and completeness.
    7. Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal teams and external clients
    8. Monitoring and ensuring the business continuity of the daily revenue cycle operations.
    9. Educate, train, and assist divisions on revenue cycle applications.
    10. Work on overall project planning through reporting on project schedules and deliverable.
    11. Manage and/or coordinate different groups when working on ad hoc projects.
    12. Provide support to the Financial Consultant in planning, managing, and monitoring major projects from concepts through implementation.
    13. Develop an understanding of the operations, system processes and procedures used at the divisions

    Reporting Relationships             

    The Revenue Analyst reports directly to the Controller of CAO. The role currently does not have any direct reports.

     

    Requirements Education and Experience            

    1. Four-year degree preferred
    2. At least 4-6 years of experience in the Healthcare or in a related area preferred
    3. Medical Revenue Cycle Management or treasury experience is a plus
    4. SQL, Tableau or other BI tools experience is a plus
    5. Proven troubleshooting experience
    6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, across people, process and technology
    7. Experience collaborating across multiple functions (Finance/IT/Clinical Leaders)
    8. Experience innovating in a fast-growing work environment and dealing with ambiguity
    9. Organizing detailed workflow and (re)setting priorities in an environment with a high volume of activity where there are ad hoc changes in priorities and frequent interruptions

     

    Competencies / Required Skills and Abilities     

    1. Strong Interpersonal Skills - Ability to develop relationships and collaborate in a decentralized Organization.
    2. Confident, independent thinker and strong decision-making ability when circumstances warrant such action.
    3. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment with a proven track record of results.
    4. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
    5. Required to be proficient in Windows based office technologies (ex. Word, Excel).
    6. Familiarity with ANSI X12 EDI 837 and 835 transactions
    7. Able to work independently.
    8. Exudes professionalism in presentation
    9. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language.

    To apply, please submit resume and cover letter here.

  • Senior Accountant Back to top

    Position Summary / Scope of Responsibility

    The Senior Accountant will be expected to provide a high level of service and exceptional support to corporate staff and divisional end users in a demanding, fast paced environment.

    The ideal candidate will be hands on and detail oriented with an eye towards process improvement and the ability to work with staff in all facets of the organization. All candidates must possess a strong desire to learn as well as to be excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic environment of continual change/improvement, driven by our rapid rate of growth. This individual must possess a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver each task on time with minimal supervision.

    Under direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant will process daily transactions and be integral in the monthly close and financial reporting cycle.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the Mission, Core Values and Operating Principles of CAO.

    • Review or process the following transactions in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with departmental procedures:
      • Accounts payable
      • Accounts receivable
      • Payroll
      • Expense reports
    • Assist Controller with cash management activities
    • Assist with month-end close, prepare monthly and quarterly financial data to include journal entries, reconciliations, financial statement compilation and reporting
    • Perform operational analysis and reporting, recurring and ad hoc
    • Help to ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP and company standards
    • Assist with developing and implementing the accounting policies and procedures of the company
    • Coach and mentor junior staff as necessary
    • Communicate with co-workers, management, external parties and others in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

     

    Reporting Relationships             

    The Senior Accountant reports directly to the Controller of CAO. The role currently does not have any direct reports.

    Requirements - Education and Experience         

    1. Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance required
    2. At least 3 years of related experience, healthcare preferred
    3. CPA certification or CPA eligibility is preferred
    4. Financial analysis experience preferred
    5. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required
    6. Experience collaborating across multiple functions (Finance/IT/Clinical Leaders)
    7. Experience innovating in a fast-growing work environment and dealing with ambiguity

     

    Competencies / Required Skills and Abilities     

    1. Strong Interpersonal Skills - Ability to develop relationships and collaborate in a decentralized Organization.
    2. Confident, independent thinker and strong decision-making ability when circumstances warrant such action.
    3. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment with a proven track record of results.
    4. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
    5. Able to work independently.
    6. Exudes professionalism in presentation
    7. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language.

    To apply, please submit resume and cover letter here.

  • Therapy Administrator Back to top

    OVERVIEW

    Job type: Full-Time
    Primary Location: Bethesda, MD
    Shift Type: Days

    Position Summary/Scope of responsibility:

    As a key member of the Therapy Leadership Team, the Therapy Administrator has a tremendous amount of responsibility. Expectations include serving as a leader in maintaining existing business and developing new business, collaborating and leading colleagues and team members in the development of new services and revenue streams, and contributing to the overall accomplishment of company goals. A fundamental measure of success for the position will be meeting financial and clinical benchmarks established by the Therapy Leadership Committee (TLC). The ideal candidate for the position of Therapy Administrator needs to be a motivated individual with an entrepreneurial attitude, one who can Collaborate and work effectively with all levels of management and get results through others. The primary objectives of this role are to focus on outstanding patient outcomes, exceptional customer service, compliance, profitability and build the expertise and capabilities of our clinical team.

    The Therapy Administrator will assist and collaborate with the Divisional Administrators in the overall day-to-day rehabilitation operations. These operations may include but are not limited to: compliance adherence, recruiting, staffing, hiring, training, and administrative oversight of all the therapy personnel assigned to the Therapy Division

    The incumbent is also responsible for leading critical projects, spearheading the strategic growth and development of the individual care centers as well as the entire Therapy Division.

    Must be a Licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist.

    The position must also be available to travel within facilities of the Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (CAO) as duties require.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the Mission, Core Values and Operating Principles of CAO.

    1. Works collaboratively with the Administrators, Chief Compliance Officer and Divisional Therapy Directors in the creation and management of all policies and procedures for rehabilitation services.
    2. Assists in the training related to the electronic documentation system.
    3. Provides internal reviews and audits for rehabilitation services and works collaboratively with clinical team to address deficiencies.
    4. Works collaboratively with the Administrators and Therapy Directors in identifying and addressing center and therapist specific educational needs.
    5. Develops and implements educational programs for CAO Therapy Division in the following areas:

         a. Clinical documentation
         b. Coding and billing Compliance 
         c. Compliance Audit Training
         d. Program Development

    6. Assist in the preparation for survey, regulatory reviews, etc.
    7. Facilitates allegiances with professional organizations on a corporate and center level.
    8. Works with area Physical/Occupational Therapy Schools, developing and overseeing student recruiting programs for CAO Therapy.
         a. Works collaboratively with the Administrators, Directors and Chief Compliance Officer to provide comprehensive orientation to new hires.

    9. Provides regular reports as to the clinical and compliance status of all centers.
    10. Develops and periodically conducts a comprehensive review of compliance audit for all therapy locations.
    11. Under the direction of the Senior leadership (LT and/or BOM) and/or Therapy Leadership Committee (TLC), investigates and acts on matters related to compliance, responding to reports of problems and violations, and corrective actions, makes necessary improvements to policies and procedures.
    12. Assists with all reviews initiated by intermediaries, state or federal agencies 
    13. Adheres to corporate commitment to compliance and works with Chief Compliance Officer and Therapy Leadership Committee (TLC) on all education and compliance initiatives.
    14. Develop program to schedule and deploy clinical staff to meet Center needs – avoid the use of PRN staff.
    15. Suggested best practice to Divisions on the Implementation and management of staff mix objectives
    16. Suggested best practice to Divisions on direct efficient caseload management and scheduling of patients. 
    17. Responsible for the review and analysis of Center case mix and contribution margin
    18. Assist in the process of new Center start-ups, including assisting with floor plans, equipment recommendations, etc.
    19. Monitor and accomplish employee retention objectives within Therapy Division.
    20. Create and analyze all standard weekly and monthly reporting, review results with Divisions and TLC as needed.
    21. Establishes a Center financial management system through: 
         a. P&L reviews in collaboration with the Corporate Accounting Staff [Controller] -

    22. Reviews each Center annual operating budget and capital expenditure plan as required by established corporate policy set by the Therapy Committee. Provides direction and support to the practice Administrator in achieving contribution margin at or above budget and capital expenditures at or below budget. 
    23. Attends and participates in professional workshops and seminars to keep abreast of current changes in the Rehabilitation field.
    24. Visits Centers on a minimal of a quarterly basis to ensure Center staff, budget, action plans and clinical issues are reviewed and are within company guidelines.
    25. Sets up and maintains an organized and effective communication process between and among facilities and corporate, to allow for an open exchange of issues, problem solving, peer discussions as well as general information exchange.
    26. Manages/Directs the Therapy Steering Committee
         a. Creates and maintain the Therapy Steering Committee meeting schedule with minimum quarterly meetings.
         b. Conducts Therapy Steering Committee meetings with written agendas/objectives for each meeting.
         c. Collaborates with the Therapy Steering Committee for all therapy related standardized policies and procedures/best practices including job descriptions and therapy metrics.
         d. Utilizes Therapy Steering Committee to communicate/disseminate information to all divisions
         e. Facilitates/promotes relationships between therapy representatives with goal being to create team concept in which therapy divisions work together toward the same goals and eventually are willing to help each division out by sharing therapists if necessary.

    27. Works with CAO’s therapy billing company in therapy billing policies and procedures to ensure compliance and optimize revenue.
         a. Analyzes reimbursement by CPT code by payor on a bi-annual basis to determine CPT code optimization. 
         b. Reviews recurrent denials of specific CPT codes by payor to look for trends and take appropriate action.
         c. Assists with review of medical records prior to submission for any requested payor audits

    28. Collaborates with Therapy Front Desk Committee to identify and resolve ongoing front desk issues impacting operations.
    29. Works with TheraOffice to ensure the following: 
         a. All Medicare documentation requirements are contained within the TheraOffice templates;
         b. Reports are either available and/or are created to accurately report on established therapy metrics;
         c. Any/all identified "bugs" are addressed and fixed within a timely manner; and
         d. All requested enhancements are evaluated and, if appropriate, presented to the Therapy Steering Committee before being brought to the attention of TheraOffice.

    30. Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

    Reporting Relationships:

    The Therapy Administrator reports directly to the TLC and Executive Director of CAO.   The role currently does not have any direct reports.

    Requirements - Education and Experience:

    1. BA/BS/MS in Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT); Graduate from a CAPTE accredited Physical Therapy/ Occupational Therapy program.
    2. Current state of Maryland, DC and/Virginia license; CPR certification.
    3. Prior experience managing multiple clinical facilities REQUIRED. 
    4. 10 years minimum experience required/preferred, with a minimum of Four (4) years in a leadership (Director, General Management or above) position in a multi-site environment.
    5. Familiarity with managing multiple entities and interface with a corporate office.
    6. Demonstrated leadership in the areas of performance improvement, dashboard analytics.
    7. Experience with Medicare compliance and Medicare auditing 
    8. Experience with non-Medicare payor and billing requirements, coding and medical review

    Competencies / Required Skills and Abilities:

    1. Strong Interpersonal Skills - Ability to develop relationships and collaborate in a decentralized Organization.
    2. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others.
    3. Confident, independent thinker and strong decision-making ability when circumstances warrant such action.
    4. Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment with a proven track record of results.
    5. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience. 
    6. Required to be proficient in Windows based office technologies (ex. Word, Excel).
    7. Is able to practice unencumbered.
    8. Is in good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards.
    9. Working knowledge of Medicare and other payor sources.
    10. Able to work independently.
    11. Exudes professionalism in presentation
    12. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language.

    To apply submit your resume and cover letter here.

The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (CAO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of  CAO to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, status as a qualified person with a disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, union affiliation, actual or perceived sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.