Mount Sinai Careers
Hand Therapist; Full Time; Days
Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The staff 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 patients’ ability to gain independent, productive daily living and
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.
6. Provides training and education to caregivers in preparation of discharge.
7. Recommends changes in patients' work or living environments that is consistent with their needs and capabilities.
8. Provide documentation of medical necessity for approval of DME/adaptive equipment and ongoing treatment.
9. 1-2 continuing education courses per year
10. Performs other related duties.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) preferred.
Graduate of accredited Occupational Therapy Program. Experience treating a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions in an outpatient setting.
Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and cognitive dysfunctions
Knowledge of human behavior and performance, patience and strong interpersonal skills to inspire trust and respect in their clients
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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.