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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Manager, Rehabilitation (Inpatient Occupational Therapy) in New York, New York

Company Overview

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. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.

*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.

Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description

MSK Rehabilitation Therapy is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Rehabilitation Manager (Inpatient Occupational Therapy)to provide leadership to the Occupational Therapy (OT) team. In this forward-facing role, you will partner with the Director of Rehabilitation and collaborate with Supervisors and other Rehabilitation Managers and Administration to achieve high-level initiatives and ensure compliance, regulatory, educational endeavors, and policies & procedures. This role is on-site based in Manhattan at Memorial Hospital.

As a leader in oncology rehabilitation, we offer inpatient and outpatient rehab services to patients being treated at MSK. Our outstanding Rehab team includes Physiatrists, OT, PT, PTA, Rehabilitation Assistants, and support team members who collaborate to improve our patient’s well-being. Our line of clinical care includes specialty areas in pediatrics and lymphedema.

You will:

  • Assist the Director of Rehabilitation to promote the vision and initiatives of the Rehabilitation Service

  • Provide clinical oversight and direction of occupational therapy services in an acute care hospital and outpatient pediatric setting

  • Build and lead an effective OT clinical team to drive excellence in skilled therapy services and deliver innovative, quality care

  • Establish, maintain, and update clinical workflows, standard operating procedures to ensure patient access and smooth delivery of services

  • Provide leadership and management of staff orientation, training, and mentorship, academic education affiliations, and quality improvement initiatives

  • Uphold compliance-related institutional policies, federal, and state regulations

    You are:

  • A flexible, adaptable, and collaborative leader invested in cultivating diverse talent

  • An effective communicator, capable of generating engagement and understanding among different audiences

  • Adept at prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with Rehab Service, departmental, and organizational goal s

  • A strong decision-maker; able to make timely decisions and work effectively in a complex, ambiguous environment

  • S killed in finding resolutions, committed to forward-thinking learning, and resilient in the current state of our healthcare environment

  • Eager to accept challenges as opportunities bringing positivity, passion, and a team approach

    You have:

  • A NYS Occupational Therapist license (by date of hire)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy required (Master’s degree or higher preferred)

  • 5+ years’ occupational therapy experience in a hospital-based acute care setting required

  • 2+ years’ supervisory experience preferred

  • Outpatient, o ncology, lymphedema clinical work experience preferred

    Schedule :

  • M onday-Friday, day shift, within hours of 7:15am to 6p (subject to change); Holidays and weekend s as needed

    Please include a Cover Letter and Resume when applying.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date4 days ago(6/30/2022 9:08 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-62688

Category Allied Health - Rehabilitation