Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Occupational Therapist

Astoria, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
The Occupational Therapist is responsible for evaluating and treating patients and facilitating rehabilitation and independence. Develops and designs treatment plans for physically, mentally and/or emotionally disabled patients. Occupational Therapists enable, enhance and improve patient’s ability to gain independent, productive daily living and working environments.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Examines and assesses patients' physical, cognitive and learning abilities to determine realistic attainable rehabilitation goals and plan of care.
2. Treatment interventions are based on findings of the evaluation and the plan of care.
3. Selects educational, recreational and social activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their cognitive and physical capabilities.
4. Reassesses patients' progress and prepares reports that details progress.
5. Documents therapy activities and maintains necessary records in patient files.
 
Requirements:
 
Education:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
New York State Occupational Therapy License
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) preferred.
 
Experience:
Graduate of accredited Occupational Therapy Program
 
Licenses:
1. OT
 
 
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!
 
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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