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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Therapy 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!

Days/Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, day shift

As a full time Occupational Therapy Assistant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca, you will help assist treating patients utilizing therapy modalities and procedures according to the prescription of the physicians, and the treatment established by the Occupational Therapist. Provides patient care consistent with the scope of ethics; the plan for the provision of care to patients, the plan for corporate compliance, the performance improvement plan and patient education plan. May report in team and/or patient family conferences. Assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of patient care and assists in the education and /or training of students. Provides patient care while maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities.

Educational Requirements:

Assoc. Degree/College Diploma Completion of formal education / training from an accredited institution leading to or required for a Occupational Therapy Assistant license.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant License (OTA) California State license

  • Basic Life Support by American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience in acute therapy is preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, standing, walking, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling

  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that are met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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  1. At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and well-being of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.uid-resistant coats.

Working Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Therapy

Department: Occupational Therapy-I/P

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: 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.

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