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Sports Safety Per Diem Educator, Sports Safety Program
Public and Patient Education Department
The Sports Safety Per Diem Educator will provide public health-based education to high school athletes, their coaches, parents, and administrators as part of the Sports Safety Program at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Specific job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Deliver educational workshops and training sessions under the direction of the HSS Sports Safety Program Manager
- Contribute to the development, implementation, and improvement of educational materials and program curricula under the direction of the HSS Sports Safety Program Manager
- Participate in data collection for clinical research studies and education outcomes under the direction of the HSS Sports Safety Program Director
- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology or a closely related field
- 3 to 5 years clinical experience
- Recommended certifications include Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM), Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM), and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
- Current CPR/BLS certification
- Outstanding communication and human interaction skills
- Strong consideration given to those with a demonstrated history of public speaking, sports injury prevention program developmentr, and/or development and implementation of public health education programs.
In this role you will facilitate patient care by providing interpreter services between patients and physicians, nursing staff or other hospital personnel. You will be relied upon to assist patients and family members with the completion of required forms and surveys. You will also conduct structured phone interviews with Spanish Speaking patients and maintain statistics on interpreter services provided.
Applies and removes casts per physician prescription. Complements and supports the nurse in providing care to patients/families according to established standards of care. Supports the unit in the maintenance and safety of supplies, equipment, and the environment.
- Applies and removes casts according to physician specification, including the appropriate selection of materials, padding and trimming
- Verifies physician's order for type of cast, cast material and special instructions.
- Selects appropriate padding and stockinette appropriate to the patient's condition, age, surgery anatomy and the cast material specified by the physician.
- Applies padding to the skin and bony prominences.
- Applies cast material so that the reduction/alignment is maintained as ordered by the physician.
- Provides information about skin integrity, cast fit and other data collected, to the appropriate professional, nurse or physician.
- Inspects edges of casts for smoothness, and for signs of pressure and tightness.
- Demonstrates ability to apply and remove casts and splints according to physician specification, including the appropriate selection of materials, padding and trimming.
- Demonstrates awareness of the plan of care for the individual patient; supports nurses and physicians as applicable.
- Provides and maintains a safe environment for patients, family and staff.
- Maintain cultural and diversity appreciation when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers.
- Promote a supportive, team-work oriented environment.
- Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.
- High School diploma
- American Heart Association Heartsaver certification
- Basic nursing skills, e.g., one year as nursing attendant, emergency technician experience, Armed Services Medical Corps, or Orthopedic Technologist.
- Strong patient centered approach with a strong emphasis on providing exemplary, world-class customer service
- Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
The Registrar is responsible for the reception of patients, families and health care providers to the unit; facilitation and implementation of multiple communication activities (oral, written and computerized) between health care providers, patients families and visitors; initiation and maintenance of patient and unit records; maintenance of work station and materials pertinent to the work assignment.
A POSTDOCTORAL position is open to recent PhD graduates (<2 yrs of postdoctoral experience only) to study transcriptional regulation by nuclear receptors and coregulators as related to macrophage biology, inflammation, neuroinflammation, and metabolism in vitro and in mouse models at the Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell University School of Medicine ( http://www.hss.edu/research-staff_rogatsky-inez.asp ).
The laboratory is located in newly renovated space and is outfitted with equipment and facilities fit to perform cutting edge molecular biology, genomics, biochemistry and immunology research. HSS is a part of a tri-institutional alliance (Cornell University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University) and offers a superb research environment and a collegial atmosphere.
The position requires previous research experience in biochemistry/molecular biology and a strong publication record. Background in transcriptional regulation, genomics and nuclear receptor signaling is desirable. Initial salary is commensurate with experience; applying for independent funding is strongly encouraged. Qualified candidates will receive a housing supplement to off-set the cost of living in NYC.
Physical Therapist - Advanced Clinician - Sports Focused
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (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.
Hospital for Special Surgery's Rehabilitation Department division of Sports Rehabilitation & Performance is actively seeking advanced level clinicians for our sports centers located in the Upper East Side (Main Campus) and West Side. These dynamic settings offer the opportunity for the physical therapist to practice in an environment where the clientele ranges from recreationally to competitively active. In addition, these are direct access centers. Along with being a clinical expert in the field of sports orthopedic physical therapy, the candidate is expected to participate in staff development mentoring and a willingness to participate in educational initiatives for staff, community and professional audiences. This position requires strong communication, team building and leadership skills.
Senior Director, Business Development
HSS, the world leader in musculoskeletal health, is changing the way we reach and care for the musculoskeletal needs of consumers across the care continuum. We are seeking a Senior Director for an exciting opportunity to grow our strategic partnerships portfolio as the lead new business development team member of the Partnerships and Business Development team. In addition to partnerships that enable us to build new offerings and capabilities, we also work directly with corporate partners through our EmployerConnect program to demonstrate differentiated value, develop relationships and move partnerships through the pipeline. The position will be responsible for building a pipeline and closing new strategic partnerships as well as working with the VP of Strategic Partnerships & Strategy to further build out HSS’s offering portfolio to large employers and target partners.
New Business Development:
- Identify, develop and close new external partnerships with employers, payers, provider groups, and other large organizations strategic to HSS Vision and Roadmap
- Lead new business development relationships for EmployerConnect, with the objective of building formal relationships with aligned large employers every year
- Cultivate relationships with key decisionmakers and influencers from executive to operational levels and collaborate proactively to drive awareness and engagement of HSS programs
- Gather insights and quickly understand unmet need(s) of target partners
- Provide voice of the customer working as part of cross-functional team design and operationalize strategic partnerships
- Define, track and report out on metrics (e.g., pipeline/conversions)
Strategy Development & Execution:
- Work with leadership and BD team to develop, build and roll out the next generation of employer offerings
- Monitor industry trends, conduct competitive intelligence, and evaluate HSS’s market position relative to competing/adjacent services offered to employers and partners
- Incorporate partner feedback into offerings in iterative build-measure-learn approach
- Oversee development of internal/external materials around new partnerships and partner strategy including communications to board members, medical staff, and external audiences, working closely with the CEO, SVP and VP of Business Development and Strategy
Desired Skills & Experience
- Master’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in management or health care
- 7+ years of experience in enterprise business development, and client relations, preferably in a healthcare environment partnering with and/or selling to self-insured employers, health plans and/or health systems
- 5+ years of management experience, developing / mentoring staff
- Experience and comfort level collaborating and working closely with senior-level executives and high-profile individuals
- Demonstrated track record of success with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Tenacity and relentless energy in developing solutions amidst ambiguity and complexity
- Strong analytical and critical thinking skills combined with bias toward action
The HSS Business Development Director will report to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Strategy, HSS leadership team and its partner organizations.
The successful candidate will be rewarded with competitive compensation, a fast-paced environment and the invaluable experience gained from a world-class medical center.
Social Work Manager, LANtern® Lupus Asian Network
Department of Social Work Programs
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
The Manager, LANtern® Lupus Asian Network, a national support and education program ongoing since 2001, is responsible for the overall strategic direction, planning and operational oversight for program initiatives related to advancing the highest level of service for this community, in alignment with Departmental and HSS strategic goals. Lupus is a complex multisystem auto-immune illness disproportionately affecting women of color. The mission of LANtern, the only program of its kind, is to support, empower, and enhance the quality of life for Asian Americans with lupus and their families by creating networks of hope and understanding.
The position reports to the Assistant Vice President, Department of Social Work Programs.
Major job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Assess, implement and evaluate all aspects of LANtern to assess and insure optimal program services, sustained growth, and strategic outcomes.
- Provide direct consultation upon referral from rheumatology adult and pediatric social workers, and other health team members regarding program services
- Chair and collaborate closely with Program’s Community Advisory Board
- Recruit, train, and supervise LANtern program staff, volunteers, and student interns to promote a team-centered approach
- Screen, assess, intervene, and refer lupus patients and their loved ones to peer counselors and related community resources, as indicated
- Plan and implement LANtern’s Community Service plan to enhance professional and community member knowledge, well-being, and the highest quality of culturally tailored interventions.
- Maintenance of program data, budget, and accountability
- Initiate, and manage multiple projects, including community capacity building, research and evaluation activities, conference presentations
- Master’s degree in Social Work with LCSW licensure strongly preferred; will consider MPH degree
- Substantive program management, implementation and supervisory experience with 3+ years in a hospital/health care setting, with specific experience in the area of chronic illness preferred. Major teaching hospital experience is highly desirable.
- Visionary leadership and passion for providing outstanding patient care, support and education, from a population-based perspective
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced, outcome-driven environment
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate effective relationships in a fast-paced, outcomes-oriented, interdisciplinary environment
- Exceptional critical thinker with systems-oriented, innovative approach to problem solving
- Aspires to contribute to self, colleague and organizational learning
- Superior written and oral communication skills, and ability to be highly organized
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office software
- Experience with participation in qualitative and quantitative research studies in a team-based environment preferred.
- Bilingual (English/Chinese) required
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Primary Care Sports Medicine
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) is an advanced practice nurse/PA who is licensed to practice medicine. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) NPs/PAs 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/PA provides a full range or primary, acute, and specialty healthcare services including:
- Diagnosing and treating acute sports related musculoskeletal injuries including, but not limited to:
- Strains, sprains, minor dislocations and closed fractures
- Painful, swollen or injured joints of the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, and shoulder
- Pediatric injuries
- Sports Injuries
- Post-Operative Care for Sports Medicine Service
- Currently licensed as a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant in the State of New York
- Current DEA, Infection Control Certification, and National Provider Identification (NPI)
- In good standing with New York State Department of Education Professional Licensing Boards and without any outstanding malpractice judgments
- Advanced Nursing or PA Degree from an accredited College or University
- Three - five years of experience preferred; Broad experience across orthopedics a plus
- Advanced physical and psychosocial health assessment skills
- Willing to travel to partner locations across the Tri-State area
- Must be detail oriented with excellent time management skills, outstanding communication skills and the ability to influence others
- Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office, experience with EPIC and referral management systems a plus
- Able to demonstrate ability to deal with high acuity/complexity and rapidly changing situations
Located within the Brooklyn Nets Training Center in the newly developed Industry City neighborhood, HSS is opening a brand new comprehensive Outpatient Center that offers physician office visits for medical diagnosis and pre- and post-operative care; radiology services, including digital x-ray and MRI; and PT / Rehabilitation / Sports Performance services. This location is the first HSS offering within the borough of Brooklyn and will offer patients the opportunity to access non-operative and surgical specialists, including a variety of sub-specialty programs. Direct access to care will be a major focus of this new Outpatient Center, harnessing digital technologies and open scheduling models to help patients coordinate care in an immediate fashion. Physicians will work collaboratively with on-site HSS-trained physical therapists to ensure treatment plans are seamless and collaborative.
Industry City is a newly developed commercial neighborhood within Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located on 35 acres of waterfront property, HSS Brooklyn is prepared to offer high-quality orthopedic and musculoskeletal services to employees, residents and visitors to this burgeoning neighborhood and its surrounding communities.
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is seeking to hire a full-time exercise physiologist whose primary role is to provide general and sport specific exercise training and fitness testing services for clients across the spectrum of age, fitness level, and medical and orthopedic conditions. Familiarity and experience with gait and movement mechanics analysis is a plus. The successful candidate will work across various locations of the HSS Campus.
The successful candidate should be comfortable working in a collaborative, outpatient clinical setting, that includes other allied health practitioners such as physical and occupational therapists. The candidate will be expected to participate in community outreach initiatives, as well as having the opportunity to present at professional education conferences.
This is a unique opportunity for an individual with solid testing and training skills as well as superior customer service to join a growing program in a world-renowned academic medical center.