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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks a Senior Physical Therapist at its cancer treatment center in Commack, New York ( MSK Commack ). This facility offers the highest standards of comprehensive cancer care in an environment designed to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and their families.
MSK is seeking to hire a full-time, licensed Senior Physical Therapist to join our outstanding team of rehabilitation professionals . Physical therapy experience in an adult outpatient setting is desired. Lymphedema certification and/or experience treating lymphedema preferred. At MSK, we offer world class training within our rehabilitation service focusing on opportunities to develop innovative, therapeutic programs for a diverse patient population. Our highly talented team assists patients throughout their continuum of care focusing on improved quality of life, overall function and independent management as needed. We are looking for an individual passionate about patient-centered treatment, teamwork, and best practice which results in an exceptional patient experience. Attention to detail, dedication to individualized care, and participation in a team approach is what MSK therapists provide with each interaction.
Conduct comprehensive assessments and reassessments of rehabilitative needs. Based on assessment findings, develop individualized patient goals and treatment plans.
Provide highly skilled physical therapy to adult patients in an oncology setting utilizing evidenced-based therapeutic interventions to maximize patient outcomes.
Document all clinical activities and maintain statistical records per department guidelines.
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members, including the patient and their family, to ensure the highest level of clinical services are provided and experienced throughout the entire episode of care.
Participate in mentorship, both as mentor and mentee, through various teaching and learning opportunities.
Engage in projects and activities that support and advance institutional and departmental mission and goals.
Flexible with strong time management/organizational skills
Effective in verbal and written communication including computer skills
Detail and team oriented
Invested in mentorship both in learning and sharing of clinical knowledge
New York PT license required
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (tDPT or DPT) is preferred
Minimum of 3 years clinical practice as a licensed PT strongly preferred
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.