Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks a Lead Physical Therapist to join the Inpatient Rehabilitation Service at its main hospital in Manhattans Upper East Side. 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 Physical Therapy team has the opportunity to help patients throughout all phases of treatment to regain their functional independence.
MSK is seeking to hire a full-time, licensed Lead Physical Therapist (PT) to join our outstanding team of rehabilitation professionals. 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 highly talented team assists patients throughout their continuum of care focusing on improved quality of life, overall function and independent management as needed. We are looking for an individual passionate about patient-centered treatment, teamwork, and best practice which results in an exceptional patient experience. Attention to detail, dedication to individualized care, and participation in a team approach is what MSK therapists provide with each interaction.
Conduct comprehensive assessments and reassessments of rehabilitative needs. Based on assessment findings, develop individualized patient goals and treatment plans.
Provide highly skilled physical therapy services to adult patients in an oncology setting utilizing evidenced-based therapeutic interventions to maximize patient outcomes.
Document all clinical activities and maintain statistical records per department guidelines.
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members, including the patient and their family, to ensure optimal patient care.
Engage in projects and activities that support and advance institutional and departmental mission and goals.
Participate in mentorship, both as a mentor and mentee, through various learning opportunities through co-treatments, special interest groups, journal clubs, and in-services.
Provide leadership in collaboration with management to promote smooth delivery of rehabilitation therapy services for the site.
Flexible with strong time management/organizational skills
Effective in verbal and written communication including computer skills
Detail and team oriented
Invested in mentorship both in learning and sharing of clinical knowledge
New York PT license required
Doctor of Physical Therapy and/or Masters degree Physical Therapy strongly preferred
Minimum of 4 years clinical practice as a licensed PT strongly preferred
Experience with oncology population strongly preferred
Inpatient acute care setting clinical experience strongly preferred
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.