The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patients' ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Neurology, Radiology.
Nurse Practitioner - Spine/Neuro Spine
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Spine/Neuro Spine Nurse Practitioner.To qualify you must have a Master's Degree in Nursing as an Acute Care NP with current registration as Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in New York; ACLS, BLS, ANCC or Board Certification from other specialty organization that certifies Nurse Practitioners in a clinical area of practice.
The successful candidate will have at least five years of clinical nursing practice with the ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction. Previous experience as a nurse practitioner is a plus. Orthopaedic/Spine experience is preferred. Evidence of excellent customer service, interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership skills are required. Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.
In the advanced practice role, you will manage patients following spinal surgery; provide patient/staff education and develop practice protocols. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive nursing care using nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures of the designated inpatient or outpatient patient population within a collaborative practice agreement established with a specific physician on the staff of NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.
NYUHJD is an equal employment/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital/or parental status, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans status, or any other classification protected by applicable Federal, State, or Municipal Law.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases is one of the nation's leadingorthopaedicinstitutes providing our patients with world class care inOrthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Rehabilitation. Although a part of NYU Langone Medical Center, the Hospital for Joint Diseases has maintained a separate labor identity. HJD employees only work at HJD and HJD off-sites. Accordingly, the terms and conditions of employment and bargaining unit structure at HJD may vary from that found at the Medical Center's main campus.