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HSS Nurse Practitioner - Ambulatory Care Center in New York, New York


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Nurse Practitioner, Ambulatory Care Center (ACC)

Center for Advanced Practice Nursing


The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice nurse with training in both the nursing model and medical model of care. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) NPs 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 provides a full range of primary, acute, and specialty healthcare services, including:

  • Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections, and injuries

  • Ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays

  • Prescribing medications and other treatments

  • Managing patients’ overall care

  • Counseling

  • Educating patients on disease prevention and positive health and lifestyle choices

    HSS NPs serve pediatric and adult patients in an extensive range of practice settings throughout the hospital and its local and regional ambulatory sites. Their specialty and subspecialty areas include: Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement (ARJR), Anesthesia (PACU/OSCU/SDU), Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Diabetes Care, Intensive Care, Metabolic Bone, Occupational Health, Pain Management, Pediatric Orthopedics, Post-Operative Care, Radiology, Spine, Trauma, Wound Care, and private practice (physician and surgeon offices).

    The HSS ambulatory care clinic nurse practitioner works collaboratively with physicians and orthopedic surgeons in the assessment and overall screening of clinic (Medicare & Medicaid) patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. The NP provides the initial assessment to facilitate workflow and expedite throughput and also practices in parallel with his/her physician colleagues. The NP bills for his/her services, when applicable.

    The Ambulatory Care Clinic NP role:

  • Screens scheduled clinic patients pre-surgically (pre-appointment)

  • Conducts a history and physical exam

  • Orders and interprets diagnostic studies (e.g., x-rays)

  • Prescribes medications

  • Discusses plan with the patient and family

  • Routes patients to appropriate services & specialties

  • Teaches and educates on pre- and post-operative care for surgical patients, becoming an additional resource to patients and families

  • Triages post-operative clinic patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment

  • Evaluates and treats clinic patients with conditions related to their recent surgery in collaboration with the patient’s attending surgeon

  • Manages clinic patient concerns and issues (reactively) via phone during the 90-day post-operative period and beyond when related to the surgical intervention

  • Assesses necessary clinical concerns via physical examination and diagnostic testing

    This NP position is based near the main hospital, at the Ambulatory Care Center (475 East 72ndStreet) in the Upper East Side of Manhattan (New York, NY). This is a full time position, working eight (8) hour days (five days a week), with some potential flexibility.

    This position requires a motivated NP who is able to function autonomously within established practice protocols and a collaborative agreement.



  • Master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited school of nursing

  • Licensure as an NP and RN in the state of NY

  • Board certification as an NP (adult or family)

  • DEA

  • CPR certification: BLS

  • Three (3)+ years of related experience as an NP in an inpatient or outpatient setting; experience in orthopedics preferred

  • Experience with an EMR (preferably Epic)

Other Requirements


LocationUS-NY-New York

Posted Date3 months ago(4/30/2021 1:16 PM)

Job ID 2021-13844

Category Advanced Practice Nurses

Emp Status Regular Full-Time

Hours per Week 35

Shift Days