Nurse Practitioner- Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee

  • Hospital for Special Surgery
  • New York, NY
  • Feb 10, 2024
Full time Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Job Description



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HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.

Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise


 Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee

Nurse Practitioner 


Mon-Friday (no weekends/holidays)


Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee reconstruction. He believes in an individualized approach to the management of hip and knee conditions. . Serving as an assistant to Dr. Lee, duties will include assisting with patient evaluations, treatments, patient and family education.  You will interact closely with patients and families and be an integral part of developing great patient and collegial relationships. Your role is essential to promoting a professional atmosphere through courteous communication, cooperation and respect for patients, visitors and members of the healthcare team.  In addition, you will be responsible for upholding stellar customer service practices for patients and families, as well as acting as a liaison to the physician and hospital departments.




  • Provide health assessments, diagnosis and treatments
  • Conduct medical histories and physical examinations
  • Manage post-operative patient care
  • Order and review diagnostic studies and communicate results to patients and provide follow-up treatment and education
  • Develop individual treatment plans for foot and ankle patients
  • Assist office staff with peer-to-peer requests from insurance carriers during the prior authorization process
  • Evaluate the need for medical necessity letters and complete them accordingly; complete other patient paperwork including disability, letters of restriction, return-to-work/school, Social Security etc.
  • Facilitate communication between physician and hospital departments, department management and patients
  • Work independently on assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Promote cooperation through teamwork
  • Complete all in-service learning requirements including but not limited to the annual in-service learning.
  • Perform other duties as needed for effective and safe patient care

Position Highlights:

Hours: Monday-Friday (no weekends/no call)

Medical Benefits: Start on day 1!

PTO: 5 weeks + 12 sick days

Retirement: 403b retirement savings plan with hospital match

Commuter Benefits: Hospital Subsidized Parking/Wage Works


Location/Schedule: NYC Upper East Side Campus with travel to our out-patient center in Queens, NY on Wednesdays.




NP licensure, BLS/ACLS certification and NCCPA board certification are required. 


Nurse Practitioner candidate must have graduated from an accredited NP program and have current NYS licensure. BLS/ACLS certification and ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) certification are required. 


Previous experience in orthopedics is highly desired but not required.

The NP must have excellent communication skills and be a team player. It is essential that the candidate possess strong clinical skills.


Other Requirements


Pay Range - Minimum

USD $140,662.00/Yr.

Pay Range - Maximum

USD $161,662.00/Yr.