Dr. Fufa PA/NP Job Posting
Dr. Fufa specializes in hand surgery with an expertise in reconstruction and microsurgery. Dr. Fufa’s interests range from fractures and common hand and wrist problems, to complex wound coverage, limb salvage and post-trauma functional enhancement. Serving as an assistant to Dr. Fufa duties will include assisting with patient evaluations, treatments, patient and family education. The PA/NP will interact closely with patients and families and be an integral part of developing great patient and collegial relationships. Candidates should have a “go-getter” attitude and a desire to manage and oversee a fast-paced clinical practice.
- Provide clinical consultation, assessment, and management to patients.
- Conduct outpatient evaluation, treatment and follow-up of surgical patients as directed by the supervising physician.
- Provide post-operative and discharge education to patients and family members with regards to safety issues when applicable (e.g., medication, post-operative precautions, use of equipment, etc.).
- Review/interpret patient imaging and lab results; communicate results to patients and provide follow-up treatment and education.
- Communicate effectively and appropriately when educating patient/family with regard to their medical condition and/or hospital course.
- Document progress patient has made toward desired outcomes.
- Utilize the computerized order communication system, including transcription of medical orders, retrieval of test results and documentation of results.
- Maintain clear and legible history and physical documentation and all other written reports.
- Work independently on assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
- Complete any relevant patient paperwork such as disability forms, plan of care, etc.
- Potential to assist surgeon in operating room.
- Promote cooperation through teamwork.
- Other duties as needed for effective and safe patient care.
PA Candidate must have New York State PA Licensing and have graduated from an accredited PA program. Current NA licensure, BLS/ACLS certification and NCCPA board certification are required.
Nurse Practitioner candidate must have graduated from an accredited NP program and have current NYS licensure. BLS/ACLS certification and ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) certification are required.
Previous experience in orthopaedics is highly desired but not required.
Candidate must have current Infection Control Certification and have completed a child abuse recognition course. The PA/NP must have excellent communication skills and be a team player. It is essential that the candidate possess strong clinical skills.
Metabolic Bone Disease Service Registered Nurse
4 days a week 10 hour shifts - 8am - 6pm
The Metabolic Bone Disease Service Registered Nurse will serve as assistant to Dr. Joseph Lane and will coordinate metabolic bone disease and orthopedic patient care by assessing, reviewing tests and following up surgical and medical treatments for musculoskeletal conditions at Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Individual will be responsible for coordinating post-fracture care, ensuring that those who suffer a fracture receive appropriate diagnosis, treatment and support.
- Review medical records and coordinate clinic visits for orthopedic trauma patients and metabolic bone disease patients
- Complete comprehensive bone health assessment
- Interpret relevant screening and diagnostic tests (i.e. DXA, QCT, laboratory testing, Vertebral Fracture Assessment)
- Coordinate metabolic bone disease treatment and orthopedic interventions based on the visit plans and metabolic bone disease algorithms
- Coordinate care across the continuum with a collaborative team of care providers including:
- Physical Therapist for balance, GAIT and Fall Prevention
- Nutritionists for caloric and mineral supplemental support
- Social Support for behavioral and environmental issues, VNS
- Recommendation of bone health plan of care including medication
- Initiate referrals and coordinates care with other health care providers and community agencies
- Monitor and documents patients’ adherence with recommended treatment.
- See inpatients flagged for consultation based on clinical criteria
- Oversee metabolic bone consults performed by orthopedic residents for clinical appropriateness and educational value
- Review pre-operative labs
- Optimize calcium and vitamin D intake
- Provide post-discharge instructions prior to initial outpatient visit
- Educate patients and family about musculoskeletal disease and treatment plans
- Provide consultation to nursing staff, managers, physicians, and other members of the multidisciplinary team regarding clinical and professional practice issues
- Coordinate medical treatments for metabolic bone disease patients including PA process for medications
- Attend all metabolic bone disease educational conferences
- Participate in teaching HSS Orthopedic residents principles of metabolic bone disease care
- Assist researchers data collection of all fragility fracture patients into Fragile Bone Registry
- Participate in fragility fracture research projects
The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree in Nursing and at least three years of acute care experience. A current NYS license, registration and certification in your area of practice are required. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence others are essential.
The Project Manager plays an integral role on the Hospital for Special Surgery’s (HSS) Metro NY Regional Markets team. The HSS Metro NY Regional Markets (RM) team has overall responsibility for increasing HSS’ market share in the metro New York region. In addition to developing new and expanding existing business throughout the NY Metro area, the RM team operates outpatient centers in Northern NJ, Long Island, Western Connecticut and the Hudson Valley, and will oversee new centers opening in Manhattan and Brooklyn. It also oversees HSS’ unique collaboration with Stamford Health, which combines HSS’ US News and World Report #1 in the nation orthopedic care with Stamford’s US News and World Report ranked staff, facilities and care model.
The Project Manager will report to the Senior Vice President, NY Regional Markets, serving as the staff resource for market analysis, project management, and special initiatives. In this key role, the Project Manager will influence market priorities, inform business decisions on partnerships and collaborations, and provide critical infrastructure as HSS’ presence in the metro NY region expands.
- Develops business and market analyses to inform a variety of strategic initiatives, including clinical program rollouts, strategic partnerships, and business development opportunities.
- Creates tools for monitoring departmental performance and attainment of strategic goals, utilizing both external and internal data sources (eg, HANYS Market Expert, EPIC, etc).
- Establishes project management systems to ensure timely implementation of strategic initiatives.
- Develops mechanisms to effectively monitor competitive and marketplace intelligence; incorporates findings into timely, concise, actionable communications to ensure senior leadership is aware of marketplace opportunities, trends, and threats.
- Utilizes a range of data sources, including market share data, physician profiling, market projections, and market research, in all aspects of work.
- Supports Metro NY Regional Markets senior leadership in managing key projects to on-time, on-budget completion.
- Provide Senior Vice-President with dashboards and other reporting tools to facilitate oversight of key projects, strategic initiatives, and departmental performance
- Create presentations for audiences including HSS senior leadership, physician practices, community organizations, and others clearly and effectively conveying key communications
- Manipulate and interrogate data to garner full understanding of market dynamics
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree required
- Minimum of one to three years related work experience in the healthcare industry
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Strong knowledge of healthcare market trends
- Excellent analytic skills; ability to interpret data and report findings in a clear manner
- Excellent project management skills
- Ability to distill or add complexity to presentations based on outstanding written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization
- Capable of managing complex assignments and working independently
- Strong computer skills and ability to understand and manipulate new data sources quickly
We are looking for a Physician/Community Liaison to develop new and maintain existing business for our health system. The Liaison will build relationships between our facility and doctors, medical practices, and community organizations in our regional markets. The physician liaison will serve as the principal conduit through which our physicians and executives will gain entrée to medical practices and community organizations. The Liaison will also provide a key communications resource between our health system and referring organizations in the market, ensuring that community organizations and medical practices are aware of the services offered by our health system and that our health system learns how we can improve the experience of our customers.
The successful Physician Liaison will demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, with a demonstrated expertise in business development. Candidates must be detail oriented, self-starters who pride themselves on follow up and follow through.
Physician Liaison Responsibilities:
- Surveying local primary and specialty physicians and community organizations to understand how their needs can be met by our health system.
- Meeting with local physicians and community organizations to promote our facility's services.
- Helping build and maintain relationships between our specialists and surgeons and physicians doctors.
- Growing physician relationships and connecting our facility with the local community
- Building awareness in the market of our service offerings by creating linkages to community organizations. Creating opportunities for educational and informational presentations to local communities to highlight our health system’s high quality care services.
- Meeting with referring doctors to discuss patient care, referrals, new treatments, and thanking them for existing referrals.
- Reporting to the Director of Physician and Community Relations on success in meeting the goals of our facility.
- Reporting on your progress in building and managing relationships.
- Arranging and leading public relations campaigns and community education/awareness efforts.
Physician Liaison Requirements:
- An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in sales, marketing, healthcare administration, or related field.
- Experience in healthcare sales may be advantageous.
- General medical knowledge, especially related to our facility's services, treatment offerings, and equipment.
- Strong interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and organizational skills.
- Good report writing skills.
Director, Clinical Operations and Nursing Excellence,
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)/Stamford Collaborative
Hospital for Special Surgery and Stamford Health have entered into an unprecedented collaboration to create a premier center for advanced orthopedics in Stamford, Connecticut. HSS/Stamford Health Collaborative offers an unparalleled level of inpatient and ambulatory musculoskeletal care, featuring dedicated, full-service orthopedic units in the new Stamford Hospital tower, as well as in the nationally renowned Stamford Health Tully Ambulatory Center.
HSS is the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health and has been ranked the #1 hospital for orthopedics by U.S News & World Report for 10 years in a row. Stamford Health leads the market for healthcare in lower Fairfield County, with a new state-of-the-art Planetree Hospital, Magnet status, and a 123-year history of providing compassionate, patient-centered care. Through this unique alliance, HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health will expand access to leading clinicians, as well as best practices and protocols developed by HSS over its 153 years of experience.
For more information on HSS/Stamford, please visit its website: www.hss.edu/hss-orthopedics-stamford-health.asp
The Director, Clinical Operations and Nursing Excellence will serve as the front-line leader for clinical operations, including serving as a clinical resource for all levels of nursing staff in both the acute-care and ambulatory settings. The Director is a critical member of HSS’s Magnet Patient Care Services and will be responsible for:
- Ensuring the smooth operations of all aspects of the clinical operations of the HSS-Stamford Collaborative
- Advancing the organization’s strategic objectives by supporting and participating in business development and growth initiatives for HSS-Stamford
- Preparing and sustaining a clinically competent workforce that will meet HSS-Stamford Collaborative’s goals for quality, patient satisfaction, and overall excellence
This position is an employee of HSS and will report to the HSS Senior Vice President, NY Regional Markets and to the HSS Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, with a matrixed reporting relationship to the Stamford Health Chief Nursing Officer.
The Director provides clinical leadership to nurses in the perioperative, intraoperative, postoperative, and inpatient settings. The Director must effectively communicate and interact directly with all staff to create partnerships and relationships within HSS-Stamford.
The Director will provide support and mentorship to all nurses, including nursing leadership. Additionally, the Director will plan staffing, surgical needs, and staff/manager education, based upon patient-and-nurse outcome data and direct observation of nursing practice.
The Director will lead and manage a department that currently includes seven professionals and a team of approximately 100 nurses, techs, and other caregivers.
This position requires a forward-thinking, innovative, and enthusiastic leader who is willing to achieve growth and continuous improvement via research, dialogue, and collaboration.
- Lead and manage the day-to-operations of HSS-Stamford to ensure the highest-quality care; patient, family, surgeon, and staff satisfaction; and cost-effective delivery of care
- Develop an extensive understanding of both institutions and their missions, and the strategic plan and goals for HSS-Stamford as a framework for influencing and negotiating positive change and further integration
- Develop strategic goals for HSS-Stamford Nursing that are in alignment with the hospitals’ business development and growth objectives
- Be the nursing leader for HSS-Stamford, collaboratively achieving high-quality patient outcomes and representing both institutions professionally
Change Management/Continuous Improvement:
- Innovate nursing practices by influencing attitudes, modifying behaviors, and successfully implementing changes that improve patient outcomes
- Implement a continuous-improvement mind-set in Nursing by regularly reviewing and evaluating care and service
- Identify areas for improvement in operations and patient care; develop and oversee initiatives to address improvements; facilitate quality-improvement projects
- Lead the development of policies and procedures, Standards of Care, and protocols essential to the delivery of care
- Oversee the implementation of large technology projects and track their effectiveness
- Develop and engage nursing staff in evidence-based practice. Oversee the HSS-Stamford Clinical Education Specialist’s work to develop curricula and in-service materials to maintain competence for patient-care staff
- Support and mentor nursing staff and nurse leaders in the performance-improvement process to improve patient outcomes
- Facilitate the development of education programs that respond to patient/family needs and health care trends
- Manage the HSS-Stamford nursing staff, using a sound performance-management system to foster a team-centered culture
- Manage staffing, budgets, and all other administrative and clinical activities
- Develop, compile, analyze, and report on key performance indicators and other data
Senior Security Risk Analyst
The Information Security Risk Analyst is responsible for Cyber Security risk management, policies and education. This individual is a member of the “Governance, Risk and Compliance” unit within the Cyber Security & Risk Management (CSRM) department. The candidate will ensure security and compliance for the public and private cloud, IAM, provide oversight, and direction to ensure cyber risk and audit findings are managed and communicated. This individual will assist in developing and maintaining the Business Continuity Planning and security awareness programs that are aligned with HSS and department objectives, HIPAA, NIST and organization’s risk profile.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Understand the opportunities and challenges facing business, mission, IT, and operational groups and be able to balance institutional risk with business and mission objectives. Design and implement mechanisms to monitor adherence to strategies and policies and take corrective action as needed.
- Act as a SME for end to end management of findings for information security assessments for vendors, applications and biomedical devices. Adhere to NIST Cyber Security Framework, HIPAA, Joint Commission. Meaningful use of audits and purple team/penetration/vulnerability assessment findings.
- Act as a SME for Cyber Security audits performed by external clients.
- Maintain a formal risk register which drives security governance and ensures security funding is aligned with business objectives.
- Develop Key Risk Indicators which highlight top cyber risks for the organization to executive management and the board and Key Performance Indicators that demonstrate success of the security program along with its alignment to NIST and industry best practices.
- Work collaboratively with the other Managers, Directors, CMIO, CIO, Service Line Leads, Steering Committees and other key partners to manage Cyber Security risks.
- Assist in developing and contributing to a formal next generation security education and awareness program that delivers role-based security education, is based on gamification concepts and leads to measurable improvement in building a risk aware culture at all levels. Create and deliver information security concepts in simple and engaging manner through newsletters, social media, blogs, video, new employee orientation, townhalls and in person.
- Work closely with the Project Management Office (PMO) and other IT teams to define security, requirements, track issues and concerns, provide solutions, communicate identified vulnerabilities, and identify exceptions to policy. Ensure that PMO policies, procedures, forms, and workflows include appropriate security components so that projects incorporate appropriate risk-management and mitigation techniques and tasks.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 5-7 years of security experience.
- At least 3 years working in a regulated industry (healthcare preferred).
- At least 1-2 years implementing/using a GRC platform such as Archer, RSAM, ServiceNow or any other.
- At least 1-2 years dealing with public cloud (AWS/Azure/O365) security and compliance.
- Strong knowledge of frameworks such as NIST Cyber Security Framework, Cloud Security Alliance, Center for Internet Security, COBIT and FedRAMP.
- Working knowledge of HIPAA and HITECH. Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills, interpersonal skills. Must possess a high degree of integrity and trust along with the ability to work independently as well as motivate others.
- CISSP, CISM, C-RISC, CISA or other similar certifications.
Full Time Clinical Informatics Analyst Level II
Reporting to the Associate Director of Radiology IT, the successful candidate will be actively involved in monitoring, and maintaining the operations of the various Radiology IT systems, and share responsibilities with the team for occasional call. The Radiology IT Analyst I assists in the day-to-day technical administration of the PACS, RIS, Radiology Voice Recognition Dictation System, Image Exchange Portal, and IT systems managed by the department. The Analyst is responsible for in-depth knowledge of assigned Radiology IT systems and software.
- Support the range of Radiology Information Systems and clinical information systems
- Support of the design and implementation of network integrations, including PACS, VRD, Epic Radiant & Epic EMR
- Ensure the timely delivery and up-time of Radiology systems and business applications
- Act as a liaison between Radiology IT and Enterprise IT, technologists, medical staff, radiologists, surgeons & support staff and vendors
- Provide the installation and support of PC and server based software
- Professionally communicate verbally and in written form the details, requirements and status of all current and planned projects
- Proactively maintain the integrity and safety of hospital and patient data
- Aid in vulnerability and application patch management for improved systems performance, while reducing potential threats
- Plan, execute, oversee and judiciously complete assigned projects (e.g. upgrades, hardware/software installations)
- Participate in the creation and/or updating of technical documentation and manuals
- Apply knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Operating Systems, and DICOM integration devices
- Apply knowledge of HL7, DICOM and all healthcare integration standards associated with digital imaging
- Apply knowledge of client/server and Graphical User Interface (GUI) concepts and tools, PC-based middleware tools
- Apply knowledge of Virtualization, SAN and cloud hosting platforms, Citrix XenApp and other Citrix products
- Competently manage fluctuating priorities and work independently or in team environments
- Perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal work hours in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) which may include evenings, weekends or holidays
- Consistently demonstrate excellent customer service skills; do multiple tasks with regular interruptions; and work flexible shifts
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Minimum of 3-5 years healthcare IT support experience is required
- A+/N+ Certified
- Hospital-based experience in implementation and support of IT projects is highly desired
- CIIP Certified highly desired
- Epic Radiant Certified highly desired
- Excellent communication skills; good listening capability; skilled at influencing a variety of people and is resolute under pressure
- Associate’s degree is required
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred
This position often requires sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, reaching with hands and arms, using hands and fingers, handling or palpating, speaking, listening, and high-level cognition. Also, must be able to lift over 50 pounds, occasionally.
Full Time Education Coordinator
Schedule - Mondays - Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Radiology Education Coordinator at Hospital for Special Surgery assesses the education and training needs of Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellows, Residents, Mini-Fellows, Observers, and Medical Students. The candidate oversees and coordinates record keeping and processing of all required documents for all trainees (both electronically and hard copy files) while working closely with the Director of Education and Fellowship Training. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and problem solving skills and is often the initial point of contact for prospective trainees.
- Meets regularly with the Director of Education and Fellowship Training regarding all educational items, including Fellowship, Residency, Mini-Fellowships, Observers, and Medical Students
- Ensure all Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) guidelines are met
- Interprets and applies ACGME and departmental policies to support compliance
- Maintain program accreditation with ACGME
- Assists in the preparation for ACGME CLER visits and Annual Updates
- Monitor’s Faculty and Fellow compliance with completion of ACGME annual survey’s to ensure 70% required completion rate is reached
- Plans departmental annual events including recruitment, orientation, graduation, employee engagement, as well as various meetings and program-related events
- Organizes, prepares, and distributes materials for meetings and Visiting Professor lectures
- Informs Fellows of inter and intradepartmental policy and procedure changes
- Monitors Fellows ACGME Procedure logs
- Schedules monthly Education and Fellowship meeting dates, provides Education and Fellowship agenda with supporting documents and distributes Education meeting minutes
- Coordinates and oversees the maintenance of interdepartmental lectures.
- Develop schedules for all Radiology Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) conferences
- Maintain RSS accreditation
- Retain all necessary documentation for Continued Medical Education (CME) accreditation for faculty lectures
- Develops, implements, and oversees the maintenance of filing, record keeping, distribution of materials, and other types of office systems regarding the Fellowship
- Monitors evaluation tools for the program both paper and online (evaluation of Fellows by Faculty, evaluation of Faculty by Fellow, Fellows evaluation of Supervisory Staff, Supervisory Staff evaluation of Fellows, Quarterly Program evaluation)
- Receives inquiries from applicants and triage as necessary
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Knowledge of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education preferred
- Extraordinary organizational skills and attention to detail
- Proven willingness to help others and be a team player
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate diplomatically in person and in writing with a diverse group of individuals.
- Exceptional program management experience
- High energy and independent initiative
- Managerial skills, specifically with regards to on-site and remote events
- Contentious and resourceful approach to problem solving
- Excellent discretion when handling sensitive information
- Exceptional knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
The Case Manager incorporates the case management process of assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation into daily practice to manage the patient's broad spectrum of needs across the continuum of care. The Case Manager applies clinical expertise and core knowledge domains of case management into daily practice. Data is interpolated from patient/ family assessments, the interdisciplinary care team and medical record to evaluate the patient's inpatient plan of care, progress along clinical pathways and care guidelines and discharge plan. Collaborates with the patient/ family, interdisciplinary care team, medical staff, payers, and post discharge providers to facilitate and coordinate patient specific evidenced-based care. Patient care is transitioned through communication and appropriate referral to the next provider of care.
The qualified candidate will possess a minimum of 2 to 3 years clinical nursing experience coupled with knowledge of case management, with emphasis on discharge planning. The ability to problem solve, multi-task and manage projects independently is a must. Knowledge of regulatory and insurance standards and protocols as well as proficiency in utilizing evidence based guidelines. Current NYS RN licensure and Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field is required. CCM certification highly desirable.
Analyst, Decision Support
As part of the Budget and Decision Support Department, the Decision Support Team provides leadership with the necessary knowledge needed in order to support the strategic objectives of Hospital for Special Surgery. The Decision Support Analyst will utilize analytical and database management skills to extract data from the Decision Support System (Strata), a key tool used in this role.
- Assist with the overall maintenance and integrity of the hospital's decision support system, enhance existing processes and make recommendations for efficiencies.
- Review system output and conduct reconciliations and audits as necessary to ensure accuracy, validity, and completeness of data (Charges, Payments, GL, Payroll, etc).
- Generate service line reports, ad hoc reports, and analytics to support operational decisions or for financial forecasting and modeling.
- Assist with the monthly financial close process by compiling key statistics into the monthly reporting package.
- Monitor interfaces to the DS System and correct any issues that arise.
- Maintain a database outside of Strata with key information to be used for trend analyses.
- 1-3 years of experience in decision support, finance, or accounting
- Healthcare finance background is preferred
- Understanding of relational databases, tables, and primary key fields preferred
- Fluency with Microsoft Excel
- Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
- Self-motivation and the ability to work efficiently under pressure
- Excellent planning and organizational skills
- Ability to work as a team player
- Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
- Bachelors required