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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it’s part of the reason we’ve been named one of the top ten hospitals in America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

Do you work well in a large team environment patients where critical thinking is essential?

The Cedars-Sinai Hand Therapy Clinic works closely with hand surgeons to provide excellent and innovative care to patients with different hand injuries, from cumulative trauma to highly specialized post-operative cases, this clinic is a fast-paced environment that requires the ability to work independently.

As a Per-diem Occupational Therapist in the Cedars-Sinai Hand Therapy Clinic, you will primarily complete evaluations, splinting and provide appropriate treatment interventions per policies. Complete required documentation in an accurate and thorough manner within expected timeframes. Utilizes validated and standardized outcome measures to establish goals, demonstrate progress and patient rehabilitation prognosis. Monitors and modifies the progress of patients assigned to assistants. Demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, families, and care team members.

The Therapist-Per Diem is considered employed on an at-will basis with no guarantee of scheduled hours. Scheduling is done based on staffing need and availability. The Therapist-Per Diem staff member is expected to be available a minimum of 16 hours per month.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- Minimum (Bachelors)

Master’s or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy- Preferred

License/Certification Requirements:

Occupational Therapy License in PAMS per California State Requirements

American Heart Association BCLS


Minimum of 1 year experience

Good knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting.

Able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Must be competent by virtue of training and/or experience to perform evaluations, design and implement treatment plans and provide education in a manner appropriate to the age of the patient.

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.