Senior Occupational Therapist (Outpatient)

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.
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.

Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks a Senior Occupational Therapist to join the outpatient team to assist in growing both lymphedema and breast cancer related occupational therapy services at our Manhattan locations.


MSK is seeking to hire a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our exceptional team in a Senior Therapist role. Occupational 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 outstanding patient experience. Attention to detail, dedication to individualized care, and participation in a team approach is what MSK therapists provide with each interaction.

You will:

  • Provide highly skilled occupational therapy services including assessment of lymphedema and upper extremity impairments in adult patients in an oncology setting utilizing evidenced-based therapeutic interventions to maximize patient outcomes.
  • 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.

You have:

  • New York State Licensure as an Occupational Therapist required.
  • A Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical practice as a licensed OT required.
  • Experience with oncology population preferred.
  • Outpatient setting clinical experience strongly preferred.
  • Lymphedema clinical experience strongly preferred.

Hours vary between 7:30a-7p, Monday-Saturday (subject to change)


Position may rotate and/or cover patient care throughout our Manhattan locations (Breast and Imaging Center; Sillerman Center for Rehabilitation; David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care)


Please include a cover letter and resume for consideration.




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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