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Our Mission & Values

Our mission is to be the most highly regarded spinal healthcare organization in the nation providing caring, innovative and comprehensive patient care using a coordinated team approach with excellence at all levels.

We care for and respect our patients, each other, ourselves and our community.

We strive for excellence in all that we do; our service, knowledge, behavior, appearance and our integrity.

We lead by our commitment and service to our community. We conduct ourselves in a professional fashion to be emulated (“We Walk the Talk”). We are a nationally recognized leader in spinal healthcare.

We effectively communicate and work in a collaborative manner to optimize knowledge and continuity of care.

We strive to improve our patient’s lives through advancements in medicine and new approaches to treatment.

We have a diverse group of specialists that are able to develop the best individualized plan of care for each patient .

Our Culture

Our culture is built on our purpose: We Improve Lives. Our Founder and CEO Dr. Thomas Schuler has created a positive culture with meaning that energizes our people, empowers and enables growth and learning, and fosters connectivity. We are united in our purpose and inspired by our patients!

At Virginia Spine Institute (VSI) we work hard to maintain a culture that is consistent with a great place to work. Beyond providing the best in quality spinal healthcare, we want VSI to be a meaningful, challenging, fun, and rewarding experience for everyone. Together 100+ team member strong we are dedicated to delivering “the VSI experience“.

Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

All full-time employees are eligible to participate in our employer-sponsored medical plans. Coverage is available to employees and their families with VSI paying 80% of the premium for individuals.

Health Reimbursement & Flexible Spending

All medical plan participants are provided with Health Reimbursement Accounts for eligible, deductible-related expenses. HRAs are funded at $2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family. Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts are also available allowing employees to use pre-tax dollars for qualifying expenses.

401k with Employer Match

Employees are eligible to participate the first of the month following date of hire with options for both Traditional and Roth 401ks and an employer match of up to 3%.

Ancillary Benefits

Employer-paid Group Term Life Insurance and Short Term Disability Insurance are provided to all full-time employees. Supplemental Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance are also available.

Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

All full-time employees are eligible for Paid Time Off along with paid holidays. PTO accruals for new hires start at 15 days a year and increase with additional years of service.

Best Place to Work

VSI provides a workplace that is highly regarded in the DC Metro region. The award-winning environment, teamwork, and culture make our practice a best place to work.

Explore our career opportunities

New Patient Care Coordinator

The New Patient Care Coordinator serves as the first impression for new patient prospects who are seeking an initial consultation with one of our specialists. To be successful in the role this outgoing professional will quickly connect with the caller and build rapport while conveying the benefits of our practice, displaying empathy, and converting prospect callers into new patients. 

The New Patient Care Coordinator plays an integral role in new patient acquisition for this dynamic, fast-paced concierge medical practice. While this position is based in a call center environment, it is an integral part of the collaborative marketing team. This position provides an opportunity to get involved in the practice brand, understanding procedures, and medical conditions, and 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a polished, professional phone experience for new patient prospects, as an introduction to our out-of-network medical practice. 
  • Display exemplary customer service that reinforces our concierge model, luxury brand, mission, and core values. 
  • Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with the caller and apply sales tactics in order to make the conversion.
  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of scheduling initial consultation: setting expectations on the process, pairing with an appropriate doctor, detailing insurance coverage, discussing financials, addressing questions and concerns. 
  • Effectively cross-sell other services within the practice.
  • Listen attentively, display empathy, and act in a solution-oriented manner, all while fulfilling the caller’s requests while following practice procedures. 
  • Detail-oriented ability to meticulously complete required documentation and follow-up protocols.
  • Anticipates the needs of the caller and creative problem-solving.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task; answering phones and carrying on an engaged conversation, all while simultaneously entering data into two software platforms.
  • Collaborates as part of a team and effectively works across departments where necessary; also has the ability to manage and prioritize work independently.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

    • Creative Problem Solving: Swiftly assesses an atypical situation and is able to piece together an innovative solution that delights the caller while abiding by practice policy.
    • Detail Oriented: Whether it is in the spoken word, keen listening skills, or data/documentation, the candidate must have a knack for recognizing and documenting key details.
    • Closing Ability: Being able to end each phone conversation with confirmed satisfaction and with the customer feeling that everything has been taken care of.
    • Clear Communication Skills/Ability to Use Positive and Confident Language: Efficiently and effectively communicates practice information, scheduling details, insurance coverage, and financial information. Polished, positive delivery is essential for desired conversion rates. 
    • Perceptive: Because of the phone-based nature of this position, one must be naturally suited to read the caller’s emotional state/personality/patience over the phone and match their tone, pace, and style.
  • Flexibility: Goal-oriented and eager to learn new skills, understand policies, and adapt processes as the practice and role evolve
  • Attentiveness: Listens intently to callers and anticipate their needs/read between the lines is critical for the success of this role. 
  • Technology Proficient: Ability to swiftly toggle between software systems while actively engaging in conversation and inputting accurate data.

    Sales, customer service, or phone-based experience preferred; Spanish speaking a plus. 

Fellowship Trained Neurologist 

The Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a fellowship-trained Neurologist to join our elite team.

In this dynamic role the physician will evaluate, treat, and counsel patients and others on the background of neurological disorders including risk factors and genetic and/or environmental concerns. The neurologist will regularly utilize techniques such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and Electromyography (EMG).

This position is an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes 2 pain management physicians, 4 spinal surgeons, 12 physician assistants, and 12 physical therapists. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available including full-time PhDs.

This position offers excellent compensation, rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice insurance, retirement plan with employer match, paid CME, and paid time off.  Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, independent, optimistic, and will have a strong propensity to work as part of a comprehensive team to deliver unparalleled patient care.

For nearly 30 years VSI has provided the best quality spinal health care, non-operatively and operatively, to over 90,000 patients. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America.  We have been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation.  VSI and our staff of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal, the Washington Post, and Washingtonian Magazine.  We are also proud to work with elite amateur and professional athletes to maximize their performance.

VSI is located just 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, VA, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy, and highly educated community. We are 6 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity. Being located in Fairfax County not only brings rich culture and a diverse population but boasts highly ranked schools, incredible historical sites and easy access to a vast number of recreational activities.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV to [email protected].

Accounting Manager

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading concierge spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team.

For 30 years we have provided exceptional spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, non-operatively and operatively. Our interdisciplinary physicians are ranked among the best in America. VSI has been designated as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Washingtonian Magazine, and named as a Center for Excellence by the National Spine Health Foundation. This position offers competitive pay, full benefits the first of the month following your date of hire, a 401k plan with a Company match, and three weeks of paid time off your first year.

If you’re looking to join a team that is truly making a difference in people’s lives, we’re excited to hear from you.

About the Role

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing and directing all of the organization’s accounting functions to include establishing and maintaining the accounting systems, policies, processes, procedures, and controls. This position works closely with the management and executive teams including providing regular financial analysis and reporting. This is a full-time, exempt position working out of our Reston, VA office and reports to the COO/CFO.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes, maintains, and coordinates the implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls to ensure an appropriate internal control framework.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and other management reporting as required.

  • Manages all daily, weekly, monthly and annual accounting functions to include general ledger maintenance, accounts payable, revenue reconciliation, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, etc.

  • Works jointly with external tax professionals to facilitate federal, state, and local tax compliance.

  • Implements and maintains financial and accounting systems sufficient to meet the needs of the organization.

  • Prepares financial forecasts and financial analysis as required.

  • Works collaboratively with the Human Resources Manager on payroll and benefits administration.

  • Establishes strong lines of communication with employees and managers.

  • Identifies and facilitates the implementation of new ideas to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance required.

  • Five to ten years of experience in accounting.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented, knowledgeable of GAAP and tax.

  • Excellent organization and planning skills.

  • Expert in Excel, QuickBooks, and other applications.

 

Medical Assistant

A VSI Medical Assistant is a talented and empathetic health care professional who works as a part of our nationally recognized team to provide the highest quality care to our patients. As a concierge practice, each team member is expected to deliver elevated care for our patients and work collaboratively with our medical team and support functions. The VSI Medical Assistant directly assists the physicians and physician assistants while keeping patient satisfaction a top priority.

Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • The ideal candidate must possess superior customer service skills and enjoy being a part of a dynamic team; must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and work at a fast pace, all with a smile and a cheerful disposition. Words to best describe successful individuals in this role: strong work ethic, caring, empathetic, cooperative, supportive, service-oriented (“How can I help you?”), clear communicator, detail-oriented.
  • A college degree is preferred.
  • Training is provided.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist physicians and physician assistants with preparing patients for examinations and procedures.
  • Greet and escort patients to exam rooms, obtain and document patient history and chief complaint, and prepare them for the office visit.
  • Prepare all medication prescriptions, physical therapy orders, diagnostic testing orders, and others in accordance with the physician’s direction.
  • Provide patient education with regards to office policies, medications, management of disease, home treatments, and special diets using appropriate medical terminology as directed by the physician.
  • Respond to patient phone calls and assist with their needs.
  • Calling prescriptions into the pharmacy for the physician.
  • Obtain any necessary insurance authorizations for the patient’s treatment.
  • Exhibit appropriate and professional legal and ethical conduct.
  • Maintain supplies, equipment, stocking, and sterilizing instruments ensuring work cores and patient rooms are presentable.
  • Practicing OSHA safety standards.
  • Acquire data from patients for studies in which they may be enrolled
  • Other duties as assigned

Medical Billing Specialist

MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST

The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s revenue cycle, including claims submission, coding, payment posting, denial management, and account receivables follow-up. This position requires a candidate with a strong medical billing background as well as exceptional customer service skills and phone etiquette. This is a full-time position working out of our Reston, VA office, and reporting to the Director of Billing.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage insurance accounts receivable, including timely, follow up of denied claims, contacting insurance companies for the status of claims, and preparation of appeals.
  • Manage patient accounts receivable, including corresponding with patients to resolve account inquiries and establish payment plans.  Prepares accounts for an external collection agency.
  • Prepare claims for submission including charge entry and submission of electronic and paper claims.
  • Identify trends in denials and opportunities for improvement in the billing process.
  • Provide an excellent standard of customer service when communicating with patients to resolve all inquiries regarding billing, outstanding balance, or overall account status.
  • Responsible for reviewing patient records, including operative reports and procedure notes, for correct coding, appropriate documentation, and compliance with industry guidelines and standards.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in business or related field, post-graduate degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of billing experience in the health care industry
  • Candidate should be familiar with HCFA 1500, UB 92, CPT, and ICD coding rules
  • Solution-oriented problem solver, helpful and strong organizational skills
  • Preferred experience in physician billing with an emphasis on collections
  • Proficient with oral and written communication, articulate, professional, and friendly

Fellowship Trained Physiatrist

The Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading interdisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is expanding and seeking a fellowship-trained, board-certified/board eligible PM&R physician to join our exceptional team. In this dynamic role, the physician will evaluate and treat spinal and musculoskeletal conditions through such techniques as injection therapies, regenerative medicine, diagnostic ultrasound, and EMG. 

This position will work as an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes 3 pain management, physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, 1 neurologist, 4 spine surgeons, 12 physician assistants, 12 physical therapists, and a robust support team. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available. 

This position offers excellent compensation, a rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice insurance, matching retirement plan, paid CME and paid time off. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, optimistic, and have a strong desire to work as part of a comprehensive team to deliver unparalleled patient care.

Virginia Spine Institute 

For almost 30 years VSI has provided the best quality spinal health care, non-operatively and operatively, to over 90,000 patients. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America. We have been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation. VSI and our staff of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, the Washington Business Journal, and Washingtonian Magazine. We are also proud to work with elite amateur and professional athletes. 

Reston, Virginia

VSI is located just 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, VA, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy, and highly educated community. We are 6 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity. Being located in Fairfax County not only brings rich culture and a diverse population but boasts highly ranked schools, incredible historical sites, and easy access to a vast number of recreational activities.

Reception – Patient Care Representative

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a Patient Care Representative to join our reception team. This role is responsible for managing the patient experience and ensuring that VSI’s standards of excellence are carried over into every patient interaction; whether in-person or over the phone. Serving as a first point of contact, the Patient Care Representative plays an integral role in establishing and maintaining patient relationships. With every positive patient interaction, the Patient Care Representative is contributing to VSI’s sustained success and making a difference in our patients’ lives.

This is a full-time position working out of our Reston office. The position offers competitive pay, full benefits, 401k plan with a Company match, and three weeks of paid time off. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, able to work independently as well as with a team, and will be enthusiastic about delivering unparalleled patient care.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for making exceptional first impression to new patients and providing a warm welcome to returning patients in person or on the telephone.
  • Greet patients, execute check-in/check-out procedures, and explain patient process and paperwork throughout relationship with patient.
  • Schedule patient appointments and confirm appointments over the phone with patients.
  • Maintain security by following established procedures; monitor visitors and schedule.
  • Responsible for collecting patient payments.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of phone calls with customer service excellence.
  • Generate and maintain clear, concise and accurate electronic records and files.
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety of the environment.
  • Ability to work proficiently at any front desk position as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • Completed at least 2 years of college and/or have 3-5 years of reception or administrative assistant experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google platforms
  • EMR experience is a bonus
  • Organized multi-tasker; process-focused and internally motivated
  • Conscientious, supportive, stable, patient, thorough and precise; pays attention to details
  • Able to utilize creative problem solving when confronted with difficult situations
  • Friendly, respectful and cooperative with co-workers; a team player
  • Operates calmly and efficiently in a highly dynamic environment
  • Exhibits empathy and compassion toward patients; driven to go well beyond what is ‘expected’
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; conceirge phone etiquette

To view more information about each of our career opportunities, click on positions listed to the left.

The New Patient Care Coordinator serves as the first impression for new patient prospects who are seeking an initial consultation with one of our specialists. To be successful in the role this outgoing professional will quickly connect with the caller and build rapport while conveying the benefits of our practice, displaying empathy, and converting prospect callers into new patients. 

The New Patient Care Coordinator plays an integral role in new patient acquisition for this dynamic, fast-paced concierge medical practice. While this position is based in a call center environment, it is an integral part of the collaborative marketing team. This position provides an opportunity to get involved in the practice brand, understanding procedures, and medical conditions, and 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a polished, professional phone experience for new patient prospects, as an introduction to our out-of-network medical practice. 
  • Display exemplary customer service that reinforces our concierge model, luxury brand, mission, and core values. 
  • Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with the caller and apply sales tactics in order to make the conversion.
  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of scheduling initial consultation: setting expectations on the process, pairing with an appropriate doctor, detailing insurance coverage, discussing financials, addressing questions and concerns. 
  • Effectively cross-sell other services within the practice.
  • Listen attentively, display empathy, and act in a solution-oriented manner, all while fulfilling the caller’s requests while following practice procedures. 
  • Detail-oriented ability to meticulously complete required documentation and follow-up protocols.
  • Anticipates the needs of the caller and creative problem-solving.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task; answering phones and carrying on an engaged conversation, all while simultaneously entering data into two software platforms.
  • Collaborates as part of a team and effectively works across departments where necessary; also has the ability to manage and prioritize work independently.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

    • Creative Problem Solving: Swiftly assesses an atypical situation and is able to piece together an innovative solution that delights the caller while abiding by practice policy.
    • Detail Oriented: Whether it is in the spoken word, keen listening skills, or data/documentation, the candidate must have a knack for recognizing and documenting key details.
    • Closing Ability: Being able to end each phone conversation with confirmed satisfaction and with the customer feeling that everything has been taken care of.
    • Clear Communication Skills/Ability to Use Positive and Confident Language: Efficiently and effectively communicates practice information, scheduling details, insurance coverage, and financial information. Polished, positive delivery is essential for desired conversion rates. 
    • Perceptive: Because of the phone-based nature of this position, one must be naturally suited to read the caller’s emotional state/personality/patience over the phone and match their tone, pace, and style.
  • Flexibility: Goal-oriented and eager to learn new skills, understand policies, and adapt processes as the practice and role evolve
  • Attentiveness: Listens intently to callers and anticipate their needs/read between the lines is critical for the success of this role. 
  • Technology Proficient: Ability to swiftly toggle between software systems while actively engaging in conversation and inputting accurate data.

    Sales, customer service, or phone-based experience preferred; Spanish speaking a plus. 

The Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a fellowship-trained Neurologist to join our elite team.

In this dynamic role the physician will evaluate, treat, and counsel patients and others on the background of neurological disorders including risk factors and genetic and/or environmental concerns. The neurologist will regularly utilize techniques such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and Electromyography (EMG).

This position is an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes 2 pain management physicians, 4 spinal surgeons, 12 physician assistants, and 12 physical therapists. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available including full-time PhDs.

This position offers excellent compensation, rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice insurance, retirement plan with employer match, paid CME, and paid time off.  Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, independent, optimistic, and will have a strong propensity to work as part of a comprehensive team to deliver unparalleled patient care.

For nearly 30 years VSI has provided the best quality spinal health care, non-operatively and operatively, to over 90,000 patients. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America.  We have been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation.  VSI and our staff of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal, the Washington Post, and Washingtonian Magazine.  We are also proud to work with elite amateur and professional athletes to maximize their performance.

VSI is located just 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, VA, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy, and highly educated community. We are 6 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity. Being located in Fairfax County not only brings rich culture and a diverse population but boasts highly ranked schools, incredible historical sites and easy access to a vast number of recreational activities.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV to [email protected].

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading concierge spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team.

For 30 years we have provided exceptional spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, non-operatively and operatively. Our interdisciplinary physicians are ranked among the best in America. VSI has been designated as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Washingtonian Magazine, and named as a Center for Excellence by the National Spine Health Foundation. This position offers competitive pay, full benefits the first of the month following your date of hire, a 401k plan with a Company match, and three weeks of paid time off your first year.

If you’re looking to join a team that is truly making a difference in people’s lives, we’re excited to hear from you.

About the Role

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing and directing all of the organization’s accounting functions to include establishing and maintaining the accounting systems, policies, processes, procedures, and controls. This position works closely with the management and executive teams including providing regular financial analysis and reporting. This is a full-time, exempt position working out of our Reston, VA office and reports to the COO/CFO.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes, maintains, and coordinates the implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls to ensure an appropriate internal control framework.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and other management reporting as required.

  • Manages all daily, weekly, monthly and annual accounting functions to include general ledger maintenance, accounts payable, revenue reconciliation, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, etc.

  • Works jointly with external tax professionals to facilitate federal, state, and local tax compliance.

  • Implements and maintains financial and accounting systems sufficient to meet the needs of the organization.

  • Prepares financial forecasts and financial analysis as required.

  • Works collaboratively with the Human Resources Manager on payroll and benefits administration.

  • Establishes strong lines of communication with employees and managers.

  • Identifies and facilitates the implementation of new ideas to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance required.

  • Five to ten years of experience in accounting.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented, knowledgeable of GAAP and tax.

  • Excellent organization and planning skills.

  • Expert in Excel, QuickBooks, and other applications.

 

A VSI Medical Assistant is a talented and empathetic health care professional who works as a part of our nationally recognized team to provide the highest quality care to our patients. As a concierge practice, each team member is expected to deliver elevated care for our patients and work collaboratively with our medical team and support functions. The VSI Medical Assistant directly assists the physicians and physician assistants while keeping patient satisfaction a top priority.

Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • The ideal candidate must possess superior customer service skills and enjoy being a part of a dynamic team; must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and work at a fast pace, all with a smile and a cheerful disposition. Words to best describe successful individuals in this role: strong work ethic, caring, empathetic, cooperative, supportive, service-oriented (“How can I help you?”), clear communicator, detail-oriented.
  • A college degree is preferred.
  • Training is provided.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist physicians and physician assistants with preparing patients for examinations and procedures.
  • Greet and escort patients to exam rooms, obtain and document patient history and chief complaint, and prepare them for the office visit.
  • Prepare all medication prescriptions, physical therapy orders, diagnostic testing orders, and others in accordance with the physician’s direction.
  • Provide patient education with regards to office policies, medications, management of disease, home treatments, and special diets using appropriate medical terminology as directed by the physician.
  • Respond to patient phone calls and assist with their needs.
  • Calling prescriptions into the pharmacy for the physician.
  • Obtain any necessary insurance authorizations for the patient’s treatment.
  • Exhibit appropriate and professional legal and ethical conduct.
  • Maintain supplies, equipment, stocking, and sterilizing instruments ensuring work cores and patient rooms are presentable.
  • Practicing OSHA safety standards.
  • Acquire data from patients for studies in which they may be enrolled
  • Other duties as assigned

MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST

The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s revenue cycle, including claims submission, coding, payment posting, denial management, and account receivables follow-up. This position requires a candidate with a strong medical billing background as well as exceptional customer service skills and phone etiquette. This is a full-time position working out of our Reston, VA office, and reporting to the Director of Billing.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage insurance accounts receivable, including timely, follow up of denied claims, contacting insurance companies for the status of claims, and preparation of appeals.
  • Manage patient accounts receivable, including corresponding with patients to resolve account inquiries and establish payment plans.  Prepares accounts for an external collection agency.
  • Prepare claims for submission including charge entry and submission of electronic and paper claims.
  • Identify trends in denials and opportunities for improvement in the billing process.
  • Provide an excellent standard of customer service when communicating with patients to resolve all inquiries regarding billing, outstanding balance, or overall account status.
  • Responsible for reviewing patient records, including operative reports and procedure notes, for correct coding, appropriate documentation, and compliance with industry guidelines and standards.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in business or related field, post-graduate degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of billing experience in the health care industry
  • Candidate should be familiar with HCFA 1500, UB 92, CPT, and ICD coding rules
  • Solution-oriented problem solver, helpful and strong organizational skills
  • Preferred experience in physician billing with an emphasis on collections
  • Proficient with oral and written communication, articulate, professional, and friendly

The Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading interdisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is expanding and seeking a fellowship-trained, board-certified/board eligible PM&R physician to join our exceptional team. In this dynamic role, the physician will evaluate and treat spinal and musculoskeletal conditions through such techniques as injection therapies, regenerative medicine, diagnostic ultrasound, and EMG. 

This position will work as an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes 3 pain management, physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, 1 neurologist, 4 spine surgeons, 12 physician assistants, 12 physical therapists, and a robust support team. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available. 

This position offers excellent compensation, a rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice insurance, matching retirement plan, paid CME and paid time off. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, optimistic, and have a strong desire to work as part of a comprehensive team to deliver unparalleled patient care.

Virginia Spine Institute 

For almost 30 years VSI has provided the best quality spinal health care, non-operatively and operatively, to over 90,000 patients. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America. We have been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation. VSI and our staff of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, the Washington Business Journal, and Washingtonian Magazine. We are also proud to work with elite amateur and professional athletes. 

Reston, Virginia

VSI is located just 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, VA, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy, and highly educated community. We are 6 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity. Being located in Fairfax County not only brings rich culture and a diverse population but boasts highly ranked schools, incredible historical sites, and easy access to a vast number of recreational activities.

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a Patient Care Representative to join our reception team. This role is responsible for managing the patient experience and ensuring that VSI’s standards of excellence are carried over into every patient interaction; whether in-person or over the phone. Serving as a first point of contact, the Patient Care Representative plays an integral role in establishing and maintaining patient relationships. With every positive patient interaction, the Patient Care Representative is contributing to VSI’s sustained success and making a difference in our patients’ lives.

This is a full-time position working out of our Reston office. The position offers competitive pay, full benefits, 401k plan with a Company match, and three weeks of paid time off. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, able to work independently as well as with a team, and will be enthusiastic about delivering unparalleled patient care.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for making exceptional first impression to new patients and providing a warm welcome to returning patients in person or on the telephone.
  • Greet patients, execute check-in/check-out procedures, and explain patient process and paperwork throughout relationship with patient.
  • Schedule patient appointments and confirm appointments over the phone with patients.
  • Maintain security by following established procedures; monitor visitors and schedule.
  • Responsible for collecting patient payments.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of phone calls with customer service excellence.
  • Generate and maintain clear, concise and accurate electronic records and files.
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety of the environment.
  • Ability to work proficiently at any front desk position as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Skills/Qualifications/Behaviors:

  • Completed at least 2 years of college and/or have 3-5 years of reception or administrative assistant experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google platforms
  • EMR experience is a bonus
  • Organized multi-tasker; process-focused and internally motivated
  • Conscientious, supportive, stable, patient, thorough and precise; pays attention to details
  • Able to utilize creative problem solving when confronted with difficult situations
  • Friendly, respectful and cooperative with co-workers; a team player
  • Operates calmly and efficiently in a highly dynamic environment
  • Exhibits empathy and compassion toward patients; driven to go well beyond what is ‘expected’
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; conceirge phone etiquette

Recognitions & Affiliations