Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Occupational Therapist - Inpatient in New York, New York

Occupational Therapist – Inpatient

Job Posting Number: 14909

Allied Health – All

New York,NY

July 14, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

MSK is seeking to hire a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) with experience working with Adult and Pediatric patients to join our exceptional team. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, we offer a variety of rehabilitation services to help patients throughout all phases of treatment. Not only will you receive world class training, but you will have the opportunity to help patients regain their strength cognitive abilities and functional independence in the acute care setting and in a state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility!

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts comprehensive assessments and reassessments of rehabilitative needs. Based on assessment findings, develops individualized Patient goals and a treatment plan for each patient

  • Provides a variety of treatment techniques that are safe, creative and patient specific. Treatment choices are made based on each patient’s functional deficits, individualized goals and established treatment plan

  • Collaborates with all team members, including the patient and their family, to ensure optimal patient care while in the hospital and to establish an appropriate plan for discharge

  • Engages in projects and/or activities to maintain and advance professional competency.

Minimum qualifications:

  • New York State Licensure required.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or a relevant field of study.

  • A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Acute care and/or Oncology experience preferred, but not required.

  • Experience working with a pediatric patient population is a plus.

Hours vary between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, with flexibility as needed. Weekend coverage required.

Work Location: 1275 York Avenue

MSK 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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