NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic 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: Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Psychologist in the RUSK Rehabilitation Department at NYULOH. To qualify a Doctoral Degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D) required. Current license as a Psychologist in New York State required. One (1) year of clinical internship preferably in a rehabilitation or closely related setting preferred. Prior clinical experience 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 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.
Maintains a high level of professional behavior and adheres to departmental policies re: attendance and punctuality.
Completes statistical data required of clinical services delivery as requested by Supervisor.
Confers with physicians and other intra-disciplinary staff regarding direct patient care.
Functions as resource for other interdisciplinary team members on the outpatient service.
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 is done in a timely fashion. Ensures compliance with quality control is maintained.
In collaboration with the Manager/Supervisor, assists in planning, developing and implementing 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.
Assists with implementation of new initiative within the service as directed by the Manager/Supervisor and evaluation of the ongoing efficacy of these program initiatives. Assists the Manager/Supervisor in clinical interventions to reduce errors or delay in inpatient service delivery, ensures safe patient discharge and well being of patients.
Provides supervisory oversight of neuropsychological/psychological assessments and treatments by trainees as directed by the Manager/Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all outpatient clinical services delivered by trainees adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies.
Assists with orientation of new trainees. Assists the Manager/Supervisor (or designee) to provide on the job training in areas of direct patient care, rehabilitation psychology methods and techniques and departmental policies and procedures.
Provides neuropsychological/psychological assessment and cognitive and/or psychological interventions as directed by the Manager/Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all outpatient clinical services delivered adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies. Participates in supervision for testing and treatment interventions as directed by the Supervisor.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health 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 Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.