We Are: The Rehabilitation Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides physiatry, physical therapy and occupational therapy to both inpatients and outpatients. We are looking for a unique individual to join our dynamic team of Rehabilitation Assistants . We invite you to apply if you are passionate about working in a collaborative environment to assist with patient care.
Under the supervision of a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist, you will perform specific technical activities essential to patient mobilization along with:
Work with other Rehabilitation Assistants within the service and assist in patient care as directed by a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist in an inpatient setting.
Take on various housekeeping, clerical, and maintenance tasks that are critical to the smooth operation of the Rehabilitation Service.
Escort and assist patients before, during, and after Physical / Occupational Therapy treatment sessions
Maintain an adequate level of supplies to meet patient care needs
Maintain records per Rehabilitation Service guidelines
Maintain a clean, safe, organized work area and contribute to the upkeep of the service work area
Provide minor maintenance to rehabilitation equipment, monitor equipment for signs of wear and tear, and manage durable medical equipment levels
Operate rehabilitation equipment, obtain vital signs, and transfer and guard patients under therapy supervision
Manage durable medical equipment, maintain adequate supplies and provide support in service projects
A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED.
One year minimum experience in direct care responsibility in an acute hospital setting, rehabilitation facility, or nursing home preferred.
Basic medical terminology knowledge.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to provide a 1-2 year commitment
Facility Hours of Operation: 7a-7p Days / Times: 5 days/week, weekends included; Hours: TBD
Please submit a cover letter with your resume for consideration.
Internal Number: 2019-34545
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.
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