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Career Opportunities

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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

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.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant performs a variety of duties such as maintaining the general ledger, reconciling accounts, reviewing financial statements, performing financial analysis,  preparing financial reports, and assisting with audits and tax preparation processes. This is a full-time position working out of our office in Reston, Virginia, and reports to the Director of Accounting.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Perform various daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks to include general ledger maintenance, account analysis, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Manage accounts payable
  • Reconcile credit card statements
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and other management reporting as directed
  • Assist in year-end close and work with outside accounts in preparation of the income tax return
  • Maintain financial and accounting systems sufficient to meet the needs of the organization
  • Establish strong lines of communication with employees and manager
  • Assist in the betterment of efficient and effective internal control framework

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting required
  • One to three years of experience in accounting
  • Skilled with MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, and other applications
  • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented, knowledgeable of GAAP and tax
  • Possess exceptional time management skills, strong data entry management, and math skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills

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 Spine Surgeon

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading interdisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a fellowship trained, board certified / board eligible Spine Surgeon to join our elite team.

For nearly 30 years we have provided exceptional spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, non-operatively and operatively. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America. VSI has been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation. VSI and our team of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal and Washingtonian Magazine.

VSI is located 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, Virginia, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy and highly educated community. We are six miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity.

In this dynamic role the Spine Surgeon will evaluate, prescribe, direct and administer treatment including but not limited to minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, arthroplasty and spinal fusion procedures. 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. For consideration candidates must be a fellowship trained spine surgeon.

This position offers excellent compensation, 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.

We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who are looking to provide a superior level of care to patients!

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

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.

The Staff Accountant performs a variety of duties such as maintaining the general ledger, reconciling accounts, reviewing financial statements, performing financial analysis,  preparing financial reports, and assisting with audits and tax preparation processes. This is a full-time position working out of our office in Reston, Virginia, and reports to the Director of Accounting.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Perform various daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks to include general ledger maintenance, account analysis, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Manage accounts payable
  • Reconcile credit card statements
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and other management reporting as directed
  • Assist in year-end close and work with outside accounts in preparation of the income tax return
  • Maintain financial and accounting systems sufficient to meet the needs of the organization
  • Establish strong lines of communication with employees and manager
  • Assist in the betterment of efficient and effective internal control framework

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting required
  • One to three years of experience in accounting
  • Skilled with MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, and other applications
  • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented, knowledgeable of GAAP and tax
  • Possess exceptional time management skills, strong data entry management, and math skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills

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

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading interdisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a fellowship trained, board certified / board eligible Spine Surgeon to join our elite team.

For nearly 30 years we have provided exceptional spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, non-operatively and operatively. Our physicians are ranked among the best in America. VSI has been designated as a Center for Excellence in spinal healthcare by the National Spine Health Foundation. VSI and our team of 100+ are thrilled to have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal and Washingtonian Magazine.

VSI is located 15 miles from Washington, DC in beautiful Reston, Virginia, known for its active lifestyle, tremendous energy and highly educated community. We are six miles from Washington Dulles International Airport with Reagan National and Baltimore Washington airports within close proximity.

In this dynamic role the Spine Surgeon will evaluate, prescribe, direct and administer treatment including but not limited to minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, arthroplasty and spinal fusion procedures. 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. For consideration candidates must be a fellowship trained spine surgeon.

This position offers excellent compensation, 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.

We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who are looking to provide a superior level of care to patients!

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