Why Work at The Hospital for Joint Diseases NYU Langone Medical Center?

Joining the nursing staff at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center, meaning joining one of the most prestigious orthopaedic health care institutions in the country, long recognized as an innovator in patient care, education, and research. You also become part of a world class, patient centered academic medical center with a philosophy that fosters excellence in all areas of nursing practice.

Overview of Benefits


Is a comprehensive 8-10 week orientation program, which includes a preceptorship experience, our progressive, innovative Nursing Education Department provides continuing education on a 24-hour basis.


Competitive salary, a three-step clinical ladder, years of experience, education, a generous shift differential, conference reimbursement, and an annual bonus for specialty certification.

Health, Retirement, & Paid Time Off

Full medical/dental benefits provided through 1199 Union. All RNs are eligible to participate in a voluntary tax-deferred (403b) program. An excellent vacation/holiday and sick leave package is also provided.

Educational Benefits

Our focus on learning carries over to our educational benefits. After 6 months employment full time employees are entitled to tuition reimbursement, registration, and lab fees. Staff employed in part time or temporary positions are not eligible for tuition assistance. (Federal regulations requiring taxation of education benefits applied to tuition reimbursements.) Staff employed in temporary positions are not eligible for tuition assistance. No work/payback agreement is required.

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases is a member of 1199.Employees are also entitled to tuition coverage under 1199/SEIU RN Training & Job Security Fund (there are no out of pocket expense for those courses).

Tuition Reimbursement:



$1,700.00 – First Certification
$1,000.00 – Additional for Second