Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks a Lead Occupational Therapist to join the Inpatient Rehabilitation Service at its main hospital in Manhattans Upper East Side Memorial Hospital. MSK offers the highest standard of comprehensive cancer care in a supportive environment designed to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and their families. Our Occupational Therapy team has the opportunity to help patients throughout all phases of treatment to regain their functional independence and cognitive abilities.
MSK is seeking to hire a licensed Lead Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our excellent team. Our dedicated team assists patients throughout their continuum of care focusing on improved quality of life, overall function and independent management as needed. Our outstanding Rehab team includes Physiatrists, OT, PT, PTA, Rehabilitation Assistants, and support team members. Our line of clinical care includes specialty areas in adult, pediatric, and lymphedema.
Provide clinical leadership to ensure daily operations for patient care function smoothly
Facilitate resolution to patient/caregiver issues through timely and effective communication
Partner with management to provide clinical orientation to new staff
Foster clinical mentorship through co-treatments, clinical discussions, skills training, and in-servicing responsibilities
Collaborate with management to perform process improvement projects within the inpatient OT Service line
Advocate engagement to promote teamwork
Highly skilled and creative when providing occupational therapy services to adult/pediatric patients using evidenced-based therapeutic interventions
A skilled mentor proficient in various teaching strategies
Dedicated to professional collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members to ensure optimal patient care is experienced
Capable of finding resolutions, committed to nimble learning, and resilient in the current state of our healthcare environment
Adept in flexible communication depending on situation and/or learning style among different audiences
Eager to accept challenges as opportunities bringing positivity, passion, and a team approach
New York State licensure as an Occupational Therapist required.
Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy.
Minimum of 4 years clinical practice as licensed OT required.
Experience in an inpatient acute care setting required.
Oncology, pediatrics, lymphedema clinical work experience (preferred)
Work shift varies between 7:30 am to 6 pm, Monday Sunday. A Saturday or Sunday is required in the permanent work schedule. Work days and hours subject to change.
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.