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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 Hour Days 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 one of America’s Best Hospitals!

Make a Difference in Occupational Therapy!

As a full time 12hr Occupational Therapy Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist in treating patients utilizing therapy modalities and procedures according to the prescription of the physicians, and the treatment established by the Occupational Therapist.

  • Provides patient education appropriate for patient population.

  • Provides individualized, patient-centered care with respect to personal, cultural, spiritual beliefs and preferences; age-related cognitive and psychosocial needs; social support needs; gender, sexual orientation, and economic background.

  • Completes all required documentation in an accurate and thorough manner within the expected timeframes.

  • Identifies and facilitates patient discharge needs including documentation, communication with care team, and recommendation for follow-up services in conjunction with the Occupational Therapist.

  • Identifies safety concerns regarding patient population and institutes appropriate measures to provide a safe environment, including protection of self and others. Reviews identified risks and benefits of therapy and obtains consent from patient and/or caregiver.

  • Contributes ideas and suggestions to continuously improve processes, procedures, methods and productivity and utilizes quality principles for continuous performance improvement.

  • Participates in activities that promote professional identity within the clinical environment, the Cedars-Sinai environment and the community at large.

  • Participates in professional development through clinical education, formal mentoring programs, further development of clinical and professional competencies, involvement in research and scholarly work.

  • Participates in continuous learning and professional development and documents evidence.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program - Required

  • Master's Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- Preferred

  • Doctorate Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- Preferred

License required:

  • Occupational Therapist License- Upon Hire

  • Basic Life Support- Upon Hire

Experience required:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a practicing therapist, with a minimum of 1-year experience in the current or similar practice setting. Experience and knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting. Experience performing evaluations, designing and implementing treatment plans, and providing education in a manner appropriate to the patient's age.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift or carry 0-35 pounds on an intermittent basis;

  • Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat consistently in order to safely administer manual exercises and techniques;

  • Able to assist patient with physical activities such as transfers, bed mobility, and ambulation.

  • Able to identify need for an arrange assistance to maintain safe techniques.

Working Title: Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 Hour Days

Department: Occupat Therapy-Opt

Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category: Therapy/Rehab

Job Specialty: Occupational Therapy

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 12 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $44.52 - $71.23

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.