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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Rehabilitation Assistant (Inpatient) in New York, New York

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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We Are:The Rehabilitation Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides physiatry, physical therapy and occupational therapy to both inpatients and outpatients. We are looking for a unique individual to join our dynamic team ofRehabilitation Assistants. We invite you to apply if you are passionate about working in a collaborative environment to assist with patient care.

Under the supervision of a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist, you will perform specific technical activities essential to patient mobilization along with:

  • Work with other Rehabilitation Assistants within the service and assist in patient care as directed by a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist in an inpatient setting.

  • Take on various housekeeping, clerical, and maintenance tasks that are critical to the smooth operation of the Rehabilitation Service.

  • Escort and assist patients before, during, and after Physical / Occupational Therapy treatment sessions

  • Maintain an adequate level of supplies to meet patient care needs

  • Maintain records per Rehabilitation Service guidelines

  • Maintain a clean, safe, organized work area and contribute to the upkeep of the service work area

  • Provide minor maintenance to rehabilitation equipment, monitor equipment for signs of wear and tear, and manage durable medical equipment levels

  • Operate rehabilitation equipment, obtain vital signs, and transfer and guard patients under therapy supervision

  • Manage durable medical equipment, maintain adequate supplies and provide support in service projects

You have/are:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED.

  • One year minimum experience in direct care responsibility in an acute hospital setting, rehabilitation facility, or nursing home preferred.

  • Basic medical terminology knowledge.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Mechanically oriented

  • Team-oriented.

  • Ability to provide a 1-2 year commitment

Facility Hours of Operation:7a-7pDays / Times:5 days/week, weekends included; Hours: TBDPlease submit a cover letter with your resume for consideration.



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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Requisition ID2019-34545

CategoryAllied Health - Rehabilitation

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