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 Athletic Trainer in the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries Department. To qualify a Bachelors Degree or higher education from a program in athletic training accredited by the National Athletic Trainer's Association and valid New York State license and registration. The athletic trainer must have a current AT certification from the National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification and must meet the BOC continuing education requirements plus CPR or BCLS certification. Good communication and interpersonal skills required. Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, RedCap, Digital Chalk, Outlook, etc.).
In this role, the successful candidate provide support and services as relates to the Center's clinical and clinical educational programs. Implement medically prescribed therapeutic rehabilitation programs. Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and community outreach education and prevention initiatives in alignment with the Departmental strategic plan and the Institution's mission. Collaborate on projects with internal and external educational committees and advisory groups related to HCDI's mission. Assist Department Director in program development, contract negotiations, and overall compliance. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Demonstrate knowledge of the organization's Service Standards and incorporate them into the performance of duties.
Observe proper medical practices. Use medical, social and psychological information to establish goals for patient. Review patient case and confer with physicians and other medical professionals when necessary. Responds to states precautions and incorporates them into patient rehabilitation program. Understands and properly implements type of treatment required by each patient. Monitors and assesses patient status in order to plan a course of treatment correctly. Documents all treatments rendered and maintains appropriate work records. Define and adheres to standardized nomenclature, measurement and reporting. Participate in in-service programs, conferences, and consultations. Maintain all equipment used during treatments. Participate in training and monitoring the performance of athletic training students during their clinical rotation.
Dance Clinic Support: Liaison between dance clinic physician and patient. Educate patient on injury management including activity restriction, physical therapy and home care program. Communicate, when needed, a plan of care with treating physical therapist. Maintain appropriate documentation for compliance and statistical tracking.
Offsite Clinical Services: Evaluate and treat offsite injury and report findings to company/school manager. Maintain appropriate documentation.
Administrative support: Assist with departmental administrative work as needed.
Other responsibilities as needed.
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.