Per Diem Physical Therapist

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Performs initial examinations and provides physical therapy intervention to a diverse patient population. Works under the supervision of the Therapy Manager (Inpatient/Acute) or Professional Practice Manager (Outpatient and Sports Therapy areas). This position is entry-level and part of a multi-disciplinary team, and has the opportunity to rotate across inpatient, outpatient and acute services.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                            

    1.     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.   

    2.     Assumes responsibility for all documentation requirements in a timely manner, i.e., initial examinations, progress notes, monthly summaries and discharge summaries.      

    3.     Provides training to families or care partners and medical personnel as indicated.             

    4.     Recommends appropriate durable medical equipment in coordination with appropriate team members. Writes letters of medical necessity when indicated.             

    5.     Participates in discharge planning, makes recommendations for continued physical therapy and provides home exercise programs when appropriate.               

    6.     Attends all appropriate conferences, rounds, inservices and meetings.        

    7.     Will be assigned additional patients in the event that coverage is necessary as dictated by staffing needs.       

    8.     Attends clinics as assigned.     

    9.     Maintains therapy attendance records, patient charges and statistics.            

    10.  Participates in the supervision of Rehab Patient Care Associates, volunteers, and students.           

    11.  Must be a current member of the APTA.      

    12.  Must follow all MSH policies and procedures.



    Education Requirements                                                                                                                

    Master’s Degree required, DPT preferred 


    Experience Requirements                                                                                                                 

    0 – 1 year of experience


    Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)                                                          

    Name: Physical Therapist               Issuing Agency: Department of Health / Office of Professions

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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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