Per Diem Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 The Per Diem 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 working environments.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                            

1.     Effectively evaluates and treats all patients              

2.     Maintains and charts evaluations and progress notes following note writing guidelines        

3.     Demonstrates knowledge and principles and theories relating to effective patient care.     

4.     Supervises OT students as assigned              

5.     Supervises volunteer staff as assigned.                     

6.     Attends appropriate patient rounds, kardexes, conferences; presents information to all present.             

7.     Maintains equipment and treatment area in a clean, safe and efficient manner.                       

8.     Follows standards of practice/care in the treatment of all patients.              

9.     Consistently treats the assigned number of patients.



Education Requirements                                                                                                                

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy.  National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) preferred.



Experience Requirements                                                                                                                 

Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and cognitive dysfunctions


Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)                                                          

Name: Occupational Therapy                                    Issuing Agency: DOH / 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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