Therapy Manager – Acute Care Division

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:


Responsible for the daily operations of the acute hospital therapy service, including supervision and development of interdisciplinary staff, program development, performance improvement, and management of an operating budget. 

1. Directs, supervises and evaluates work activities of Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language pathologists and aides in the Acute Hospital Division of the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance. 
2. Establishes operational criteria, objectives, policies and procedures for staff in order to provide safe and optimal patient care.
3. Conducts recruitment, hiring, orientation and training of personnel. 
4. Responsible for development, implementation, upgrading and expansion of clinical programs on acute hospital service. 
5. Participates in evaluation of resources and creation of proposals to ensure patient care needs are met. 
6. Establishes work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability. 
7. Identifies and carries out appropriate QA mechanisms and drives performance improvement where indicated. 
8. Maintains communication between therapy staff and clinical teams by coordinating interdepartmental functions 
9. Establishes and maintains high quality patient treatment standards and protocols by providing training and guidance on patient evaluation and treatment. 
10. Guides division of workload and monitors productivity. 
11. Provides orientation, development and evaluation of staff performance and facilitates continuing education. 
12. Participate in Hospital initiatives including ICU early mobilization, Orthopedic bundles, Comprehensive Stroke and Cardiac programs, etc...
13. Performs other related duties 



Minimum Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology

Minimum of five years of related clinical experience. 
At least 1 year of supervisory experience preferred.

NYS license (PT/OT/SLP) and current registration required 



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. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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