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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapist - Acute Care in Los Angeles, California

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us #2 hospital in the nation and #1 in California!

What will you be doing in this role?

As a full time Occupational Therapist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist in performing evaluations, demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies &Complete discharge planning for patients.

You will have working knowledge of subject matter domain areas in clinical quality, patient safety, regulatory and reimbursement context.

Ability to deliver safe, appropriate, ethical and evidence-based care in an effective, efficient and professional manner; incorporates feedback, self-reflection, sound clinical reasoning and problem solving to continuously improve quality of care and operational processes.

Demonstrates good decision-making/problem solving skills. Exhibits good clinical reasoning skills and judgments in managing patients.

Demonstrate standard computer skills, use of electronic health record, and office skills as relevant to duties.


  • Bachelor's Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program is required.

  • Master's Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program is preferred.

  • Doctorate Degree Completion of formal occupational therapy education is preferred.

License required:

  • Valid and current license as an OT in the state of California

  • Valid and current CPR certification: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a practicing therapist and evidence of ability to perform at this level. A minimum of two years experience in acute care. Working experience with an electronic healthcare record preferred.

Physical demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift up to 100 lbs on an intermittent basis; able to bend,stoop, sit, stand and walk without restrictions.

Working Title: Occupational Therapist - Acute Care

Department: Occupational Therapy-I/P

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: ,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab

Job Specialty: Occupational Therapy

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.