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At South Bend Orthopaedics, our mission is to deliver world-class orthopedic care to all of our patients. We are seeking enthusiastic associates who are passionate about getting our patients back in the game – not just in sports, but also in the game of life. Every associate plays a critical role in delivering exceptional care, whether clinical or non-clinical. If you are interested in making a difference in lives of our patients, South Bend Orthopaedics just might be your next career destination!

South Bend Orthopaedics offers not only a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • An amazing 401k plan (with a Roth option) that includes a 100% match up to 4%, and 50% match up to 6%, plus an additional profit-sharing match.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid life insurance, as well as voluntary life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Additional Voluntary benefits including Accident, Critical Illness, and Whole Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

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To apply, please send your resume to You may also download our job application (Application for Employment), save a copy and send in the completed application via email or fax to (574) 247-6030.

Current Openings

Physician Assistant- Total Joint

A qualified candidate applying for this great opportunity will be working with Dr. Jeffrey Yergler. He is a well-respected surgeon in the world of Orthopaedics. This position will share time between assisting in surgery and running a clinic practice. The Physician Assistant should have a strong desire to focus their clinical skills on general musculoskeletal acute and chronic injuries and join the advanced team of twelve Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Dr. Yergler is an industry leader in hip and knee joint reconstruction, robotic knee joint reconstruction, and complex knee and hip revisions. He has developed South Bend Orthopaedic’s research department and has more than 15 active projects and clinical trials. He has collaborated with major medical centers and academic institutions. He routinely presents at national meetings. He is a consultant and one of the highest volume surgeons for Zimmer-Biomet Corporation. The Physician Assistant joining this team would actively participate in studies and share authorship on industry papers. To learn more about the advanced medicine provided by Dr. Yergler visit: and

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Physician Assistant- Plastics and Upper Extremity

South Bend Orthopaedics is seeking a Full-Time Physician Assistant to join our well-established and busy practice and work with Dr. Sam Fuller. Dr. Fuller specializes in hand, wrist, and forearm surgery. His diverse training allows him to bring a very unique “hybrid” approach to the upper extremity. Dr. Fuller has won numerous awards throughout his training and career, including the 2016 Michael S. Murphy Research Award for his research, "Design and Use of a Novel Coupling Device for Tendon Repair and Reconstruction." Dr. Fuller and his co-authors also won Best Hand Paper in 2014 from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal for, "Fat Transfer to the Upper and Lower Extremity in Patients with Raynaud's Phenomenon- A Novel Therapeutic Modality." He was also recently voted to Michiana Forty Under 40. Dr. Fuller participates in medical mission trips, leads regional cadaver dissection courses, and routinely gives lectures and presentations on his broad and rewarding practice.

Check out his Instagram @sfullersurgerymd

Contact Center Agent

Full-Time, Elm. Responsible for answering, transferring, and screening all calls in a timely manner and directing them to the appropriate destination. Schedules and cancels patient appointments. Provides support to patients and/or designated caregivers regarding upcoming appointments, enters messages pertaining to patient care. Requires excellent customer service skills including the ability to communicate concisely with patients as well as staff. Previous experience with a multi-line telephone system and ability to type 50 wpm with a high degree of accuracy.

Accounting Assistant

Full-Time. This person is responsible for assisting the accounting department with daily functions- including posting and processing of account transactions. Accounts Payable, assists in balancing and posting information in general ledger, daily registration batches, deposit and record miscellaneous income, scans all paid invoices and other accounting documents, etc. Must have 3-4 years of accounting experience.

Scheduling Float

Full-Time. Responsible for floating to the scheduling department to assist with scheduling patients for surgery or diagnostic procedures. Will also assist with scheduling/screening for diagnostic testing, MRI scans, and minor procedures/injections. Will assist scheduling with any phone calls, messages, and other duties to support the scheduling staff.

Therapy Support Specialist

Full-Time. Responsible for all office services in the physical/occupational therapy department including mobile check-ins, greeting patients, answering phones, collecting demographic and insurance information, co-pays, obtaining work comp authorizations, code research, charge entry, scheduling patients, scanning documents and communicating with other departments.

Referral Specialist

Full-Time. This position would work one-on-one with patients and insurance providers to ensure referrals are processed timely, are authorized, and patients are contact. The employee would work closely with the billing department to ensure that referral accounts are in good standing.

Staff Accountant

Full-Time. Responsible for assisting the Director of Finance with accounting functions including preparing, examining, and providing financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data.

Patient Care Specialist-Medical Secretary- $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Full-Time- Monday-Friday with variable hours, including some early mornings or late nights. Responsible for coordinating services for patient care including greeting patients, answering assigned Physician’s patients calls, communicating with outside sources and other departments, scheduling appointments and/or tests (MRI, etc.) on an as needed basis Customer services and medical office experience preferred.

Medical Assistant- $1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Full-Time. Responsibilities include rooming patients & collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/physician extenders with various procedures; EMR charting; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam; relaying instructions & pertinent information to patients/families, etc.

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