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We are: The Rehabilitation Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides physiatry, physical therapy and occupational therapy to both inpatients and outpatients.
As a Rehabilitation Assistant, you will:
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
A High School Diploma
A minimum of one year of experience in direct care responsibility in an acute hospital setting, rehabilitation facility, or nursing home.
Basic medical terminology knowledge
Good organizational skills
PT or OT school enrollment preferred
Facility Hours of Operation: 7-7p
Days / Times: 5 days/week, weekends included; Hours: TBD
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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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd 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.