The Disease Specific Care Reviewer-Ortho is responsible to review the following certification programs-Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Spine, Total Shoulder Replacement, Total Ankle Replacement, Hip Fracture and the Advanced Total Joint Replacement Program. Reviewers are expected to be knowledgeable regarding best practice in Orthopedics and provide our partner organizations with reviews that are educational and inspirational. The goal of certification is to ensure that patients are provided evidence-based orthopedic care and that the program continually monitors its performance of that care.
Nurses must have graduated from an approved school of nursing and have a master’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
Five years active experience in Orthopedics.
Involvement in or familiarity with the Disease Specific Care Certification programs for Orthopedics.
All positions require 100% nationwide (some international) travel. Please review the following employment statuses.
*Candidates interested in part time positions must be available to work two weeks (.48 FTE) or three weeks (.7 FTE) per month, and must provide three or four weeks of availability for scheduling purposes. Full time is also available.
Must be able to observe, in real time and without slowing or otherwise interrupting the progress of, all applicable types of ongoing health care treatment (e.g., including emergency treatment, treatment during weather and other extreme situations, etc.).
Standing for long periods of time, walking lengthy distances, lifting, climbing, stooping, pulling, and pushing in order to adequately inspect and observe all medical facilities, equipment and procedures, such as emergency exit procedures, remote storage facilities, any areas where cleanliness may affect the possibility of infection, medical equipment, etc., including the following activities:
walking up and down stairways (e.g., to test escape routes, assess safety of emergency exits, regulatory compliance, etc.);
removing obstructed covers or impediments to equipment or other mechanical areas;
examining small and often dirty printed labels and print on equipment;
Must be able to engage in extensive travel as set forth above, including driving a car to remote locations, flying on small airplanes and into small airports, traveling in all types of weather conditions, etc.
***We are currently hiring for our next orientation class scheduled for August 2, 2021.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2021-4520
About The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Its vision is that all people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.