Mount Sinai Careers

Occupational Therapist (Per Diem) - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Per Diem Occupational Therapist (74830)

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to accurately evaluate and effectively treat all assigned patients according to prescription and working closely with MD when indicated
  • Devises a treatment plan that addresses individual age-specific needs and patient goals to emphasize functional restoration and quality of life
  • The therapist demonstrates knowledge and skill to fabricate splints and adaptive equipment according to prescription and patient needs
  • Coordinates with other services when scheduling patients and be able to adjust schedule to provide additional coverage when necessary
  • Actively completes all required documentation including initial evaluation, progress notes, D/C summaries, DME forms, FIM forms, HEP , and statistics in a timely basis
  • Instructs family members and nursing staff on management of patient activities of daily living in the hospital and provides necessary HEP as part of a safe discharge
  • Reports on patients progress during chart rounds, team conferences, and family meetings as is appropriate
  • Maintains equipment and clinic space in proper working order and assists with monitoring of inventory
  • Participates in supervision of OT students, COTA’s aides, and volunteers as assigned
  • Attends all departmental meetings, and presents in-services as required
  • Attends workshops, conferences, and courses to update treatment skills and knowledge base for enhance clinical expertise
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy (Masters Degree preferred)
  • New York State OT License. 

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. 

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 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. 


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