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 Project Assistant in the Orthopaedic Surgery Department. To qualify a Bachelors of Arts of Science required, Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy preferred. Minimum 0-2 years working experience required. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate will participate in a full immersion experience in all aspects of Orthopaedic trauma services. Under direct supervision of the faculty of the Orthopaedic Trauma Division. The project assistant observes all phases of clinical and research processes and gains an in depth knowledge in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and the rigors of academic medicine. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
- Participate in additional educational activities at multiple clinical sites including: HJD, Tisch Hospital, Bellevue Hospital Center, the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.
- Participate in the orthopaedic surgery residents didactic programs, and various practice skills courses offered at NYU Langone Medical Center.
- Document experiences to review and discuss with faculty members of the trauma division.
- Attend clinical patient sessions to observe patient/surgeon interactions.
- Draft narratives of clinical research outcome results.
- Proximal Tibia Fracture Registry: Maintain patient folder and spreadsheet in the Study-TRAX website to contact patients to schedule follow-up appointments during the appropriate time frame for the study.
- Maintain patient folder and spreadsheet to contact patients to schedule follow-up appointments during the appropriate time frame for the study.
- Enroll all new patients in the multi-center proximal tibia fracture registry Multi-Center Studies as assigned, including but not limited to: Ankle Plating, IMPRESS, and SOLVED.
- Update the master Proximal Humerus (locking plate); follow-up DASH, follow-up PE, and radiographic evaluation tabs when patients are seen for follow-up.
- Data Entry Projects as assigned, including but not limited to: Enter the SMFA data into the SMFA calculator tab and transfer the calculated scores into the appropriate columns under NU for manuscripts.
- Analyze long-term prospective patient data registries for utilization in the completion of independent project reports and presentations.
- Gain a comprehensive understanding orthopaedic surgery, within the clinical and operating room settings.
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.
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