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 patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Psychologist PhD in the RUSK HJD Rehabilitation Department. To qualify a Doctoral Degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy. D) is required. Current license as a Psychologist in New York State is required. Membership in relevant professional organizations (APA, ACRM, etc.) preferred. One (1) year of clinical internship preferably in a rehabilitation or closely related setting preferred. Prior clinical experience in rehabilitation psychology, and/or post-doctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology is preferred. Experience working on interdisciplinary inpatient treatment teams and some supervisory experience is also preferred.
In this role, the successful candidate will work actively as a part of a team of Rehabilitation and Neuro-rehabilitation specialist serving patients with acquired brain injury (traumatic and non traumatic), and stroke consultation and family support. The candidate will also work with patients with spinal cord injury and other medically complex conditions, and musculoskeletal disorders. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Provides neuropsychological/psychological assessment and cognitive and/or psychological interventions as directed by Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all inpatient clinical services delivered adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies.
Assists with orientation of new staff and trainees. Provides on the job training in areas of direct patient care, rehabilitation psychology methods and techniques and departmental policies and procedures. Instructs new staff in the organization, procedures and protocols of the service.
Provides supervisory oversight of neuropsychological/psychological assessments and treatments as directed by the Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all inpatient clinical services delivered adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies.
In collaboration with the Supervisor of the service, plans and implements patient related programming initiative within the service. Evaluates ongoing efficacy of program initiatives. Assists the Supervisor in clinical interventions to reduce errors or delay in inpatient service delivery, ensures safe patient discharge and well being of patients.
In collaboration with the Coordinator of the service, plans, develops and implements educational programs to advance clinical expertise of staff and trainees. Attends departmental educational in-services, workshops, and professional conferences to maintain and upgrade current knowledge in field. Shares new knowledge with the staff.
Ensures accuracy in documentation and billing for psychological services rendered on the service. Monitors consistency between psychological/neuropsychological services rendered and treatment prescribed. Ensures that documentation and billing are done in a timely fashion. Ensures compliance with quality control is maintained. Assists the Supervisor in focused documentation compliance reviews.
Functions as resource for other interdisciplinary team members. Confers with physicians and other intra-disciplinary staff regarding patient care. Is available to assist staff and other team members in patient management.
Provides statistical data as required for clinical service delivered on the service.
Maintains a high level of professional behavior, adheres to departmental policies re: attendance and punctuality and performs other duties as requested by the Supervisor.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.