Mount Sinai Careers

Senior Physical Therapist I

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 



Job Title: Senior Physical Therapist I



Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial examinations, establishes appropriate goals, plans and implements treatment interventions, performs timely re-examinations and modifies goals and treatment interventions accordingly. Coordinates with other disciplines when indicated.
  • Assumes responsibility for all documentation requirements in a timely manner, i.e., initial examinations, progress notes, monthly summaries and discharge summaries
  • Provides training to families or care partners and medical personnel as indicated.
  • Recommends appropriate durable medical equipment in coordination with appropriate team members. Writes letters of medical necessity when indicated.
  • Participates in discharge planning, makes recommendations for continued physical therapy and provides home exercise programs when appropriate.
  • Attends all appropriate conferences, rounds, in-services and meetings
  • Will be assigned additional patients in the event that coverage is necessary as dictated by staffing needs.
  • Attends clinics as assigned.
  • Maintains therapy attendance records, patient charges and statistics.
  • Participates in the supervision of Rehab Patient Care Associates, volunteers, and students
  • Assists the Therapy Manager/Professional Practice Manager in administrative duties (PI measures, stats, inventory etc…)
  • Facilitates weekly P.T. in-service programs at local level.
  • Provides an in-service to the Rehabilitation Department annually.
  • Serves as a clinical instructor to students and participates in student lecture development.
  • Attends a minimum of two conferences annually.
  • Participates in research as opportunities permit.
  • Serves as a resource for coverage and assists the Therapy Manager or Professional Practice Manger in operational planning.
  • Maintains productivity expectations specific to each service.
  • Is considered as a primary resource person for coverage and therefore expected to carry an increased caseload at times.
  • Participates as a representative in interdepartmental meetings throughout the hospital.
  • Assists the Therapy Manager/Professional Practice Manager in coverage planning and orientation.
  • Serves as consultant to other staff and participates in mentorship of P.T. staff.
  • Demonstrates leadership responsibility regardless of rotation.
  • Participates in program development as assigned.



·         Bachelor's degree.

·         PT License Issuing agency: DOH/Office of Professions

·         3 years of related experience.




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.