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Clinical Positions

Medical Assistant (Rheumatology)

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute is one of the largest independent physician-owned orthopedic practices in the U.S. More than 100 board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons treat children and adults, with expertise in every orthopedic specialty. IBJI has more than 20 locations throughout Chicago and the suburbs. 

IBJI currently has an opening for a medical assistant for our rheumatologists.

If you are looking to be a part of a growing, dynamic medical practice, with collaboration between physicians and staff, working in a high-energy environment, then we are looking for you!

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages clinic tasks to optimize physician efficiency, including patient intake, orders, procedure prep, patient teaching and clinic flow management
  • Obtains patient history and vital signs
  • Prepares and maintains the examination and procedure rooms
  • Assists with examinations, procedures and treatments
  • Works with teammates to ensure best possible patient care and experience
  • Documents information in patient records
  • Gathers and manages necessary documents (i.e., medical records, test results)
  • Administers medications, as permitted by law
  • Recognizes and responds to emergencies
  • Coordinates patient care information with other health care providers
  • Educates/Instructs patients regarding their medical conditions, treatments, medications and other appropriate information
  • Ensures availability of supplies and proper operation of equipment in the examination and procedure rooms
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Completes other comparable duties and assignments as directed by the physician and/or clinical staff manager

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited certification program (CMA/ATC)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to function as a team leader
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to document/record information
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well and communicate professionally with physicians, patients and staff in all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time
  • Capable of prioritizing and organizing information to achieve a smooth flow of tasks
  • Ability to interpret and explain an extensive variety of instructions, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of a changing scheduling environment and accommodate the needs of the practice
  • Previous rheumatology experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Interested applicants, please contact Amy Coleman at

X-ray Technician (Part-time)

Are you looking to join a dynamic, growing medical practice? Does the idea of working with some of the most talented individuals excite you? If so, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, Chicagoland's premier orthopedic medical practice has a part-time opening for an X-ray technician at our Lake Bluff, Grayslake, and Libertyville locations. This position performs radiology diagnostic tests safely and effectively as ordered by the physician.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs radiology procedures as ordered by the physician(s) in such a way to assure reliability of results and patient safety
  • Assists in maintaining appropriate equipment and supplies in the department
  • Maintains documentation of patient testing information
  • Performs radiology procedures in a manner to comply with state and federal regulations
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Must be flexible with hours
  • Completes other comparable duties and assignments as directed

Job Requirements

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • State Radiologic Technology licensure
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Knowledgeable in computer systems (e.g. PACS, MS Word, Excel and others)
  • Able to lift and assist patients as needed for proper positioning
  • Orthopedic experience a plus


  • Employee assistance program
  • Free parking
  • Referral program


  • Saturdays 7:30AM- 12PM
  • Every weekend

Work Location: In person

Interested candidates, please send a résumé and cover letter to Clara Joyce at

AT-C/Clinical Assistance – Full & Part Time – Near North Suburbs

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Athletic Trainer/Clinical Assistant to join an innovative, growth-oriented musculoskeletal practice that has earned a reputation for excellence and is highly respected by their colleagues, patients and the community.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, LLC Chicagoland’s premier orthopaedic medical practice with several Chicago and NW Suburban locations, has a full time Athletic Trainer/Clinical Medical Assistant opening for the Near North Division.

This position will help support one of our orthopaedic surgeons in a clinical practice environment.

Requirements: Candidates must have previous healthcare experience; previous orthopaedic experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree, current certification/licensure, and a basic knowledge of computers and office equipment is required.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the practice.

Position Highlights: Excellent opportunity to work with an established team of professionals who take pride in their work and have a strong work ethic.

Interested candidates, please send a résumé and cover letter to Amy Coleman at

Physician Assistant – Full Time – Libertyville and Grayslake

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), Chicagoland's premier orthopedic medical practice with several Chicago and northwest suburban locations has an opening for a physician assistant. This position will be working with Dr. Roger Chams and Sports Medicine as part of a busy spine surgical practice at our Libertyville and Grayslake locations.

Qualified candidates must be a graduate of an approved PA program and have an NCCPA certificate or eligibility. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience as a physician assistant. Previous orthopedic experience is a plus. New grads interested in a surgical PA position are welcome to apply.

Job Requirements

As a physician assistant your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Providing excellent care for patients needing treatment for spinal conditions as well as orthopedic traumatic injuries
  • Working as the first assist in surgery; providing pre-operative and post-operative education to patient and family members
  • Assisting in the office and clinic; performing initial and ongoing clinical assessment and various minor treatment procedures; handling follow-up and post-op appointments; applying casts/splints, administering injections and answering patient questions on callbacks, as directed by attending physician
  • Writing orders for treatment, diagnostic tests and medications at the direction of the attending physician; dictating reports and assisting as needed with routine work as a member of the physician’s team
  • Writing prescriptions per protocol under physician supervision
  • Assisting in securing medical clearance for all surgical cases

IBJI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including life, health, and dental insurance; CME stipend; and time off, along with a 401(k)/profit-sharing plan.

Interested candidates, please send a résumé and cover letter to Clara Joyce at

DME Service Center Specialist

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, LLC (IBJI), Chicagoland’s premier orthopedic medical practice, has a full-time opening for an Athletic Trainer as a DME Services Specialist working at our DME Service Centers. Primary office is Morton Grove and may need to float to other locations. Locations: Morton Grove, Glenview, Libertyville

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Vend and provide education to patients on the application, use, care, and expected outcome for orthopedic durable medical equipment (DME) products as indicated by the physician instructions and manufacturer recommendations.
  • Educate patients on insurance plans and provisions, financial responsibility, and collection of patient portion.
  • Ensure that all necessary documentation is obtained as it relates to payer requirements, and standard operating procedures.
  • Perform patient/customer scheduling, education, order processing, delivery, and courtesy call back.
  • Comply with all elements of HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, and other required programs.
  • Procurement and insurance processing of durable medical equipment.

Job Requirements include:

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (pending certification ok) or Certified Orthotic Fitter – preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in a DME providers office, physicians office, rehab clinic, hospital, or insurance company in a similar role – preferred but not required.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Proficiency with business and communication software including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other related programs) and general business equipment (facsimile, copier, printer, etc.).
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes, HIPPA laws, medical terminology and anatomy.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of DME accreditation is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of distribution, inventory control and purchasing systems
  • Ability to do medium lifting according to DOL guidelines.
  • Ability to perform job functions at multiple sites requiring automotive transportation.
  • Self-direction essential.

This position will report to the DME Service Center Coordinator. Interested candidates, please send a résumé or contact Joseph Gomez at


Administrative Positions

Credentialing Specialist

The Credentialing Specialist position will be based out of our Westmont call center. The position is responsible for maintaining active status for all providers by successfully completing initial and subsequent credentialing packages as required by hospitals, surgery centers, commercial payers, Medicare, and Medicaid. 


  • Maintain individual provider files to include up-to-date information needed to complete the required governmental and commercial payer credentialing applications.
  • Maintain internal provider grid to ensure all information is accurate.
  • Update each provider’s CAQH database file according to the schedule published by CMS.
  • Apply for and renew annually all provider licenses; Professional, DEA, Controlled Substance.
  • Complete revalidation requests issued by government payers.
  • Complete credentialing applications to add providers to commercial payers, Medicare, and Medicaid.
  • Complete re-credentialing applications for commercial payers.
  • Credential new providers and re-credential current providers with hospitals at which they hold staff privileges.
  • Work closely with the revenue cycle director and billing staff to identify and resolve any denials or authorization issues related to provider credentialing. 
  • Maintain accurate provider profiles on CAQH, NPPES, and CMS databases.
  • Plan and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Required

  • High school diploma or GED; associate's degree preferred
  • 2 years of experience in a medical practice business office role preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, and Internet use 
  • Detail-oriented with above-average organizational skills 
  • Excellent customer service skills, communicates clearly and effectively 
  • Although credentialing experience is preferred, we are willing to train the right candidate.

Interested candidates should send a résumé to Raquel Leon at


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