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NuVasive Overview

San Diego, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (NUVA)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
A leading innovator and spine industry disruptor, NuVasive® is a global medical device company that is transforming spine surgery with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions that are at the forefront of twenty-first century healthcare. As the ... Read more

Mission: First be the best, then be first.

Company Updates

  • NuVasive welcomes our newest team members from SafePassage. NuVasive Clinical Services expands its leadership position as the largest provider of IONM services with more than 550 neurophysiologists and oversight physicians in the U.S. Click below to learn more:

    NuVasive Clinical Services™ | NuVasive

    NuVasive Clinical Services NuVasive Clinical Services (NCS) is the nation's leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IOM) services to surgeons and healthcare facilities, through the combination of Impulse Monitoring™ and Biotronic NeuroNetwork™. Schedule A CaseLearn More The NCS Difference With its industry-leading service offering, NuVasive Clinical Services (NCS) is committed to providing hospitals, surgeons, and patients ...

  • The cheetah is a cultural symbol for our company that embodies our values of 'Speed of Innovation' and 'Absolute Responsiveness', as well as our focus on collaborating together in coalitions. In support of the cheetah, at our 2017 Global Leadership Meeting we donated to the African Wildlife Conservation Fund! Read the full blog to see how our donations were put to use by clicking the link below:

    Cheetah Conservation: An Effort by the NUVA Family | NuVasive

    The cheetah is a cultural symbol for our company that embodies our values of speed of innovation and absolute responsiveness, as well as our focus on collaborating together in coalitions. At last year's Global Leadership Meeting, NuVasive donated money to the African Wildlife Conservation Fund (AWCF) through guest speaker, Kim Wolhuter.

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NuVasive – Why Work For Us?

NuVasive’s continued success is dependent upon all employees embodying our Core Values. 

Speed of Innovation

Speed of Innovation is a key component of what differentiates us from our competitors. It’s the way that we innovate, strategize, and work with each other to outpace the competition. 

Absolute Responsiveness

Absolute Responsiveness has been central to our success from the beginning.  It’s about being absolutely responsive to our customers, and to each other, as we deliver top notch results at Cheetah Speed! 

Act Like an owner

Act Like an Owner encompasses the passion and commitment that all employees have for NuVasive. When you’re a NuVasive employee, you lead with courage, champion our culture, and demand outstanding performance every day.

Being a part of the NuVasive® Family is personal. It’s personal because what you do here is all about you, as an individual. You get to connect your values to your work, your work to a higher purpose, and your purpose to who you are.

It’s personal because the things you do as a member of a team make a lasting contribution. You contribute to something exceptional, something meaningful, something with purpose, making memories along the way.

It’s personal because at NuVasive you are a true Shareowner. You own part of the business. You own your career and development. Most importantly, you own our mission to transform healthcare and change lives.

NuVasive Reviews

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NuVasive Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer Greg Lucier
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  • "Great Company, Great Culture"

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    I have been working at NuVasive full-time


    Innovative Company with Growth Opportunity. Great culture and fun work environment.


    Competitive and high stress work environment. Health benefits are not the best,

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NuVasive Photos

NuVasive photo of: A custom sign made with our implants and instruments accents the wall of our main lobby at our corporate headquarters. Note the NuVasive purple that is used in our products and instruments.
NuVasive photo of: NuVasive Headquarters Lobby
NuVasive photo of: NuVasive Spine Foundation Annual Golf Tournament 2016
NuVasive photo of: NuVasive Spine Foundation: Kenya 2016 Trip
NuVasive photo of: Thirsty Thursday: Holidays Edition
NuVasive photo of: Friday Intern Lunches: Summer 2016
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NuVasive Interviews



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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at NuVasive in July 2016.


    This was by far the best interview I had. Everyone was incredibly friendly and helpful. The interview lasted from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., but I was given enough time for short breaks and lunch. The styles of interviews differed by interviewee; I have grasped that this is the diversity of the culture here: professional to relaxed, fast paced yet thorough.

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    • If you were your former, what are three things that he/she would say was hard while working with you?   1 Answer
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NuVasive Awards & Accolades

  • Fastest 500 Growing Tech Companies in North America, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2013
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey (Large)(#6), Best Companies Group, 2012

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