Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice nurse with training in both the nursing model and medical model of care. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) NPs are committed to personalized, high-quality healthcare and are held to the same legal and ethical standards of care as physicians and surgeons. Autonomously and in collaboration with healthcare professionals and other individuals, the NP provides a full range of primary, acute, and specialty healthcare services, including:
HSS NPs serve pediatric and adult patients in an extensive range of practice settings throughout the hospital and its local and regional ambulatory sites. Their specialty and subspecialty areas include: Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement (ARJR), Anesthesia (PACU/OSCU/SDU), Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Diabetes Care, Intensive Care, Metabolic Bone, Occupational Health, Pain Management, Pediatric Orthopedics, Post-Operative Care, Radiology, Spine, Trauma, Urology, Wound Care, and private practice (physician and surgeon offices).
The diabetes nurse practitioner position is an integral component of HSS commitment to promote quality care to our patients with endocrine illness and altered cognitive function. The diabetes NP diagnoses, treats, and manages endocrine issues across multiple care settings including the pre-surgical screening, inpatient hospitalization, post-operative care settings, as well as non-operative care settings such as the infusion center. This includes providing urgent and emergent first responder roles to endocrine emergencies in patients hospitalized at HSS.
In addition, the Diabetes Nurse practitioner will assist in providing follow up care for established patients as well as educate and elevate the practice of other members the interdisciplinary team regarding endocrine conditions
The Diabetes NP role:
This NP position is based at the main hospital in the Upper East Side of Manhattan (New York, NY). This is a full time position, working twelve (12) hour days (3 per week).This position requires a motivated NP who is able to function autonomously within established practice protocols and a collaborative agreement.
All NPs are supported by the HSS Center for Advanced Practice Nursing. The Center is dedicated to promoting and cultivating the role of the advanced practice provider (APP) within HSS as well as among the medical community in New York City and nationally. The Center develops policy and processes, provides resources, and guides the utilization and management of all advanced practice nurses—NPs and CRNAs—practicing throughout the hospital and at its local and regional sites.
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.
Founded in 1863, HSS is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #3 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with five consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.