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The Mount Sinai Health System Physical Therapist I - Rehab Medicine Inpatient Unit - WST (1.0 FTE) Tues thru Sat 10am to 6pm in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Job Title : Physical Therapist I

Job Summary :

Performs initial examinations and provides physical therapy intervention to a diverse patient population. Works under the supervision of the Therapy Manager/Senior Therapist. (Inpatient Rehab and Acute) This position is entry-level and part of a multi-disciplinary team, and has the opportunity to rotate across Inpatient Rehab, and Acute services.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  1. Performs initial examinations, establishes appropriate goals, plans and implements treatment interventions, performs timely re-examinations and modifies goals and treatment interventions accordingly. Coordinates with other disciplines when indicated.

  2. Assumes responsibility for all documentation requirements in a timely manner, i.e., initial examinations, progress notes, monthly summaries and discharge summaries.

  3. Provides training to families or care partners and medical personnel as indicated.

  4. Recommends appropriate durable medical equipment in coordination with appropriate team members. Writes letters of medical necessity when indicated.

  5. Participates in discharge planning, makes recommendations for continued physical therapy and provides home exercise programs when appropriate.

  6. Attends all appropriate conferences, rounds, in-services and meetings.

  7. Will be assigned additional patients in the event that coverage is necessary as dictated by staffing needs.

  8. Maintains therapy attendance records, patient charges and statistics.

  9. Participates in the supervision of Rehab Patient Care Associates, volunteers, and students.

  10. Must be a current member of the APTA.

  11. Must follow all MSH policies and procedures.

  12. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned are


  • Master's Degree. Doctorate preferred

  • 0-5 years experience

  • NYS PT License - Graduate of an accredited PT Curriculum

  • MS Office Suite - Intermediate

General Skills and Competencies

  1. Excellent oral, communications and interpersonal skills.

  2. Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills.

Describe Work Environment

Clinical Environment

Clinical/Bedside Environment.

Therapy Gym

Exposure to Infectious Materials (e.g., fluids, solids, tissue and/or other waste products)

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

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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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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 promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans