Occupational Therapist, MSK Nassau

Job Posting Number: 26088

Allied Health – Rehabilitation
Uniondale, NY
October 9, 2018
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 Details:

Are you an Occupational Therapist dedicated to treating oncology patients? Do you have adult therapy experience in an outpatient setting and strong leadership skills?

Memorial Sloan Kettering is seeking to hire a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team in Uniondale, NY as the Lead Therapist at our new MSK Nassau facility.

At MSK, we offer world-class training within our rehabilitation service focusing on opportunities to develop innovative, therapeutic programs for a diverse patient population. Our Rehabilitation Therapy team has the opportunity to help patients throughout all phases of treatment to regain their functional independence and cognitive abilities. Patient-centered treatment and individualized care is what MSK therapists provide with each interaction.

You will:

  • Provide quality occupational therapy services to adult patients utilizing evidenced-based therapeutic interventions in addition to creative and patient specific treatment techniques to maximize patient outcomes.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members, including the patient and their family, to ensure optimal patient care is achieved throughout the entire outpatient episode.
  • Document all clinical activities, and maintain statistical records per department guidelines.
  • Engage in projects and activities to advance the mission of the rehabilitation therapy service
  • Provide mentorship to colleagues through various teaching opportunities such as co-treatments, special interest groups, and in-services.
  • Collaborate with the management team on site specific orientation and training of new staff members.
  • Act as a liaison between site administration and management team.

You have:

  • New York State Licensure required.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience in Oncology and Outpatient setting preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical practice as licensed OT strongly preferred.
  • The ability to train at Manhattan location.

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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