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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapist - Neurological Clinic in Los Angeles, California

Make a Difference in Occupational Therapy

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 it was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as 2nd Best Hospital in the nation and #1 in California. Cedars-Sinai continues to be acknowledged as a world leader in patient care, education and research.

The staff of the Cedars-Sinai Interdisciplinary Neurological Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic work closely with the medical center’s medical staff to provide excellent and innovative care to patients requiring care due to post-operative and chronic conditions. This clinic is a fast-paced environment which requires the ability to work independently.

As an Occupational Therapist in the Cedars-Sinai Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic in Los Angeles, California, you will primarily complete evaluations and provide appropriate treatment interventions per policies, complete required documentation accurately and thoroughly within expected timeframes, utilize validated and standardized outcome measures to establish goals and demonstrate progress and patient rehabilitation prognosis. The occupational therapist also monitors and modifies the progress of patients assigned to assistants and demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, families, and care team members. The clinic has a robust clinical education program and participation in student training is also an expectation.

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Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program- bachelors minimum

  • Master's Degree- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program - Preferred

  • Doctorate Degree Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program - Preferred

Licenses:

  • California Physical Therapy License- Upon Hire

  • Basic Life Support- Upon Hire

Experience:

  • 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 to administer manual exercises and techniques safely.

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

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

Working Title: Occupational Therapist - Neurological Clinic

Department: Occupat Therapy-Opt

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: ,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab

Job Specialty: Occupational Therapy

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 10 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.

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