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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

Digital Content Specialist

WORLD-CLASS CONCIERGE MEDICAL PRACTICE SEEKS AN EXPERIENCED DIGITAL CONTENT SPECIALIST TO JOIN THEIR GROWING MARKETING TEAM

This creative, self-motivated individual will develop engaging content and implement a social media strategy driven to support lead generation goals and promote this elite brand. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, ambitious and able to take on challenges and execute projects at a fast pace. With a results-oriented focus, this individual will play a key role within the patient acquisition marketing team and will report to the Director of Marketing.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop monthly social media content plan and drive social media posting and scheduling
  • Regularly contribute to our blog: Leaders in Spine News
  • Create dynamic written, graphic, and video content while maintaining brand consistency
  • Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on/traffic to the Virginia Spine Institute website
  • Work as part of a a dynamic team to develop large, creative social media and influencer marketing campaign strategies
  • Up to date on social media trends and monitors competitors in the market
  • Moderate and interact with social media audiences to respond to messages, inquiries, and comments utilizing our brand voice and messaging
  • Deliver data reports with statistics and results for each account (i.e. engagement, click-throughs, lead conversion, audience information and demographics, as well as detailed analysis of social media activity and projects)
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for lead generation and social media content
  • Light graphic design and prior experience with imagery
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • 2-4 years professional experience with B2C social media marketing and content development
  • Proficient in all social media platforms to include but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other relevant platforms
  • Top notch verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong copy writing and copy editing skills
  • WordPress experience is required
  • Knowledge of analytics/metrics, SEO and PPC, Video editing tools, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign), and the health care industry are all major plusses.

Registered Nurse (RN)

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our elite team. This highly compassionate individual will deliver professional and holistic care in an outpatient setting and will be responsible for patient safety and care pre, intra and post procedure. The RN will work side by side with providers to deliver an exceptional patient experience.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Responsible for overall care and comfort of patients before, during, and after procedures
  • Establishes and maintains intravenous access
  • Administers intravenous medication including moderate sedation and antibiotics
  • Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt and professional manner
  • Prepares and organizes the sterile field for each procedure by ensuring all required equipment and supplies are present
  • Prepares the procedure site by cleaning area and draping the patient
  • Assesses, monitors and charts vital signs and stability of patients during procedure – reports changes and concerns to physicians
  • Collaborates with physicians about patient care and treatment plan
  • Prepares patients for discharge and provides patient education and discharge instructions
  • Cleans and sterilizes surgical tools by utilizing the autoclave
  • Records and monitors crash cart and controlled substance inventory counts
  • Prepares procedure charts and accurately documents all clinical related work

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of an accredited BSN program and holds an active RN license in the state of Virginia
  • Minimum of two years of nursing experience with knowledge of sterile field
  • BLS certification required, ACLS/PALS preferred
  • Skilled in venipuncture and obtaining IV access
  • Operates professionally  and efficiently in a busy and highly dynamic environment
  • Exhibits empathy and compassion toward patients
  • Ability to collaborate within a team setting and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks at a time
  • Adept at learning new skills, reliable and adaptable

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as minor lifting and supporting of patients.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Monday – Friday, 7AM – 4PM – NO WEEKENDS!

Fellowship Trained Spinal Neurosurgeon

EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A FELLOWSHIP TRAINED SPINAL NEUROSURGEON

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

For nearly 30 years we have provided the best quality spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, nonoperatively 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 staff 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 Spinal Neurosurgeon will evaluate, prescribe, direct and administer treatment including but not limited to minimally invasive surgery and spinal fusion procedures. This position will work as an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes two pain management physicians, four spinal surgeons, 12 Physician Assistants, 15 Physical Therapists and a robust support staff. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available. For consideration candidates should be fellowship trained and have experience in spinal neurosurgery and an interest in the management of spinal disorders.

This position offers excellent compensation, rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice, matching retirement plan, paid CME and vacation time. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, independent and optimistic, as well as have a strong propensity 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 an elevated level of care to patients! 

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

WORLD-CLASS CONCIERGE MEDICAL PRACTICE SEEKS AN EXPERIENCED DIGITAL CONTENT SPECIALIST TO JOIN THEIR GROWING MARKETING TEAM

This creative, self-motivated individual will develop engaging content and implement a social media strategy driven to support lead generation goals and promote this elite brand. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, ambitious and able to take on challenges and execute projects at a fast pace. With a results-oriented focus, this individual will play a key role within the patient acquisition marketing team and will report to the Director of Marketing.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop monthly social media content plan and drive social media posting and scheduling
  • Regularly contribute to our blog: Leaders in Spine News
  • Create dynamic written, graphic, and video content while maintaining brand consistency
  • Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on/traffic to the Virginia Spine Institute website
  • Work as part of a a dynamic team to develop large, creative social media and influencer marketing campaign strategies
  • Up to date on social media trends and monitors competitors in the market
  • Moderate and interact with social media audiences to respond to messages, inquiries, and comments utilizing our brand voice and messaging
  • Deliver data reports with statistics and results for each account (i.e. engagement, click-throughs, lead conversion, audience information and demographics, as well as detailed analysis of social media activity and projects)
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for lead generation and social media content
  • Light graphic design and prior experience with imagery
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • 2-4 years professional experience with B2C social media marketing and content development
  • Proficient in all social media platforms to include but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other relevant platforms
  • Top notch verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong copy writing and copy editing skills
  • WordPress experience is required
  • Knowledge of analytics/metrics, SEO and PPC, Video editing tools, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign), and the health care industry are all major plusses.

Virginia Spine Institute (VSI), the leading multidisciplinary spinal healthcare practice in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our elite team. This highly compassionate individual will deliver professional and holistic care in an outpatient setting and will be responsible for patient safety and care pre, intra and post procedure. The RN will work side by side with providers to deliver an exceptional patient experience.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Responsible for overall care and comfort of patients before, during, and after procedures
  • Establishes and maintains intravenous access
  • Administers intravenous medication including moderate sedation and antibiotics
  • Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt and professional manner
  • Prepares and organizes the sterile field for each procedure by ensuring all required equipment and supplies are present
  • Prepares the procedure site by cleaning area and draping the patient
  • Assesses, monitors and charts vital signs and stability of patients during procedure – reports changes and concerns to physicians
  • Collaborates with physicians about patient care and treatment plan
  • Prepares patients for discharge and provides patient education and discharge instructions
  • Cleans and sterilizes surgical tools by utilizing the autoclave
  • Records and monitors crash cart and controlled substance inventory counts
  • Prepares procedure charts and accurately documents all clinical related work

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of an accredited BSN program and holds an active RN license in the state of Virginia
  • Minimum of two years of nursing experience with knowledge of sterile field
  • BLS certification required, ACLS/PALS preferred
  • Skilled in venipuncture and obtaining IV access
  • Operates professionally  and efficiently in a busy and highly dynamic environment
  • Exhibits empathy and compassion toward patients
  • Ability to collaborate within a team setting and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks at a time
  • Adept at learning new skills, reliable and adaptable

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as minor lifting and supporting of patients.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Monday – Friday, 7AM – 4PM – NO WEEKENDS!

EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A FELLOWSHIP TRAINED SPINAL NEUROSURGEON

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

For nearly 30 years we have provided the best quality spinal health care to over 90,000 patients, nonoperatively 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 staff 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 Spinal Neurosurgeon will evaluate, prescribe, direct and administer treatment including but not limited to minimally invasive surgery and spinal fusion procedures. This position will work as an integral part of a comprehensive team, which includes two pain management physicians, four spinal surgeons, 12 Physician Assistants, 15 Physical Therapists and a robust support staff. For candidates that have a research interest, we have a full research program available. For consideration candidates should be fellowship trained and have experience in spinal neurosurgery and an interest in the management of spinal disorders.

This position offers excellent compensation, rewarding incentive structure, full benefits, malpractice, matching retirement plan, paid CME and vacation time. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, independent and optimistic, as well as have a strong propensity 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 an elevated level of care to patients! 

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