You want the professional challenge and personal satisfaction of working with one of the premier orthopedic practices in the nation. You’re looking for a practice with a reputation for world-class care, as well as a culture of supporting each other, contributing to the community, delivering work/life balance, and offering excellent benefits.

Are you ready to Emerge With Passion and Purpose In your Next Career?

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Why EmergeOrtho?

Make a difference in a place that’s clearly different.

  • The largest orthopedic, physician-owned, practice in the state; 5th in the country
  • 60 locations in 28 counties, from the mountains to the coast
  • 170+ highly trained orthopedists lead a specialized medical team of mid-level providers and support staff
  • Competitive salaries and generous benefits
  • Advanced, patient-centered care; state-of-the-art techniques and equipment
  • Being able to help our community and build strong relationships with my team is so incredibly rewarding. Throughout my sixteen years with EmergeOrtho, they have supported my career path every step of the way! Our Radiology Department has been successful in providing a positive and constructive learning program for our students of the Cape Fear Community College Radiography program.

    Stephanie Rackley

    RT(R) SUP
  • I first joined EmergeOrtho in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant and was excited to be here for the statewide merger that happened in the fall. I love being part of an organization that challenges me and values growth and advancement in this ever-changing world we live in.

    Pamela Mansbery

    Human Resources
  • I began at Emerge in 2013 as a New Patient Referral Coordinator. I have since been a Care Coordinator, a Medical Assistant, and now I'm an IT/EMR Helpdesk Specialist. I have learned so much in my time with the company and look forward to many more years of growth and learning.

    Kristy Corbitt

    EMR/IT Helpdesk Specialist
  • I have been working with EmergeOrtho (formerly Carolina Orthopaedics) for 19 years. I have had the pleasure of working with excellent physicians and coworkers to provide high-quality care for every patient. Teamwork is the key to a productive workplace and here we work together as friends, family. I enjoy the small-town charm working Valdese office.

    Tammy Rector

    Financial Counselor
  • EmergeOrtho makes me proud to be an employee: our mission statement, the values we embody, and the care the patients receive under our care. In my 9 years of employment, I have grown on a personal and professional level.

    Brad R.

    Network Analyst/System Admin
  • EmergeOrtho has been the best company I’ve ever worked for. I feel like more than just another employee; I feel like family. They ensure that their employees progress and strive to be the best that they can be. Opportunities for growth are allowed whether it be to strengthen skills or continue education and you never feel stagnant or unsupported.

    DeLonna Martin

    RT(R) SUP
  • I started with EmergeOrtho in 2013 in my hometown of Wilmington, NC. After years with the company, I transferred to the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. Now I have broadened my career path in a new role as Administrative Assistant of the Blue Ridge Division here in Asheville utilizing my skills to continue with EmergeOrtho in a locale I love! (And would recommend to anyone!)

    Jeremey Coston

    Administrative Assistant

Our Core Values Define Us

Statewide, our practice embraces the following core values in our interactions with our patients, and within the EmergeOrtho family. We’re seeking like-minded employees in all regions.



  • Strives for excellence in patient care and service
  • Promotes optimal clinical outcomes through evidence-based medicine


  • Invests in advanced technology and patient resources
  • Develops and implements the latest technologies and techniques


  • Focuses on one patient at a time
  • Connects and empathizes with patients and co-workers
  • Promotes and fosters a friendly, caring environment
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Builds a culture of welcoming and respecting all individuals
  • Values differences and learns new perspectives through diverse voices
  • Implements strategies to create an inclusive patient base and workplace
  • Provides access to opportunities and resources to help team members thrive


  • Supports and invests in staff education, training, and development
  • Teaches, collaborates, and shares knowledge with healthcare organizations nationally
  • Promotes educational opportunities for patients and healthcare providers in our region


  • Upholds the highest standard of patient privacy and safety
  • Inspires trust and gains respect
  • Maintains a high professional standard of conduct


  • Fosters a collaborative and cooperative environment
  • Treats team members with respect
  • Demonstrates responsibility for own actions and processes


  • Strives for good stewardship and volunteerism
  • Supports the causes that keep this region vibrant
  • Promotes active lifestyles and a healthier community

Our Mission Drives Us

EmergeOrtho is committed to being the trusted leader in innovative, quality-focused, comprehensive musculoskeletal care. This foundational focus motivates us daily.

Our Culture Balances Us

Many employers talk about work/life balance. We put it into action.

The retention rate of our staff is excellent, speaking volumes about employee satisfaction. Not only do our providers find it professionally stimulating to stay up to date on surgical techniques, nonsurgical treatments, and state-of-the-art equipment—they express overwhelming contentment with the lifestyle they enjoy in their nonworking hours. See how we make working here meaningful and fun.

Diversity & Inclusion

Learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion efforts

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Where do You Want to Live, Work, and Play

EmergeOrtho has eight offices within 10 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, four locations nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and dozens of offices in the thriving cities and delightful towns in between.

Blue Ridge Region

Arden • Asheville • Hendersonville • Weaverville
From its hugely vibrant arts and dining scenes to its stunning scenery and historic architecture, including the exquisite 19th-century Biltmore Estate, the Asheville area has everything a tourist could want, which makes those lucky enough to actually live there the object of much envy.

Foothills Region

Hickory • Lenoir • Morganton
Named for its prime location at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this region is anchored by a medium-sized city with a small-town geniality, all within an hour of Charlotte. Here you’ll find abundant parks that host lively festivals, as well as a thoroughly booming downtown.

Triad Region

Greensboro • Winston-Salem • High Point
This region’s bustling cities and towns are rich in history and cultural happenings, fed by the numerous universities in the area. The region ranks high for desirability and livability and is well-positioned for an easy drive to either the state’s spectacular mountains or unspoiled beaches.

Triangle Region

Raleigh • Durham • Chapel Hill
The world-renowned Research Triangle is home to several of the nation’s top universities, drawing cutting-edge enterprises to the region. MDs, DOs, and PhDs find themselves right at home here. Each city’s downtown is alive with art and music and bursting with bistros, breweries, and boutiques.

Coastal Region

Wilmington • Leland • Jacksonville • Southport
The cities and towns tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and the mouth of the state’s mightiest river have an enchanting coastal charm. Residents eagerly dive into all sorts of water sports here, and landlubbers are never disappointed by the historic, cultural, and culinary offerings.

Featured Positions

EmergeOrtho pursues excellence in all we do, including recruitment. Ideal candidates for these positions will not only meet the educational and experience criteria; they will embrace the ethos of patient-centered, compassionate, collaborative care.

Advanced Practice Provider

The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, with guidance and support of the supervising physician, will provide efficient comprehensive orthopaedic care including imaging services, rehabilitation and pain management. Graduate of an accredited PA or NP program. Must have a valid state of North Carolina PA or NP license. The term “advanced practice providers” (APPs) refers to PAs and NPs, as well as other licensed, nonphysician providers.

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Physical/Occupational Therapist

The Physical Therapist or Occupational therapist will perform appropriate care for patients with musculoskeletal and pain problems through “state of the art” medical treatment. Graduate of accredited PT/OT School and State of North Carolina Therapy License.

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Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant assists the physician in a multi-specialty clinic setting including: maintaining schedules, preparation and assistance with examinations, assisting in other patient care as directed by the physician; and stocking work area. High school diploma or equivalent required. CMA Certification, or other equivalent education, certification, licensure, or related degree preferred. Medical training and/or experience in casting or splinting preferred.

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Call Center Specialist

The Appointment/Triage Call Center Specialist answers daily phone calls, schedules, cancels, and confirms appointments according to callers’ requests while following appointment protocols. The specialist notates various triage messages and forwards them to the appropriate staff members, processes appointment referrals faxed from outside physicians as well as those received via email or internet. High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to multitask, along with strong customer service, computer, and communication skills are required.

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Patient Support Specialist

The Patient Support Specialist will check in and check out patients, answer phones, and perform other duties including entering patient information into the system, assisting patients with questions or issues, making follow-up appointments, posting charges and balancing money. Greet visitors and vendors, directing them to the appropriate personnel. High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to multi-task, along with strong customer service, computer, and communication skills are required.

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Radiologic Technologist

The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for critique and performance of quality diagnostic imaging in an orthopaedic setting, completion of all examinations and accurately identifying all charges associated with studies. Assist with clinic duties, such as escorting patients to the room, entering EMR information into the system, and other various duties. ARRT certification required. Strong communication, organization, and computer skills are required. Requires the ability to work in a team-based setting.

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Work hard. Play hard. Make a difference along the way.

Practicing advanced orthopedic medicine is serious business, so we take time out for fun and games. Cutting up and giving back is important to the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Equal Opportunity Employer

EmergeOrtho, PA complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. We are committed to the core values of Quality, Innovation, Compassion, Community, Education, Integrity, Teamwork, Diversity, and Inclusion. Read our Non-Discrimination Notice.

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