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Cedars-Sinai Physical Therapy Clinical Resident- Cardiovascular & Pulmonary in Los Angeles, California

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What's this role all about?

The Residency Program in Physical Therapy is designed to provide the resident with one year of post-graduate advanced practice which includes: training in patient clinical practice and professional development and may include research, operational/administrative duties or program development. The resident ensures completion of required didactic, clinical and mentored hours, based upon the setting's needs and the requirements of the program. The resident will have an identified clinical mentor.

The Resident evaluates and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. The Resident provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for the Provision of Care to Patients, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement Plan and Patient Education Plan. The Resident assists in the continuous quality improvement process and in the education and training of students, as applicable, and assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of therapy care. Competency skills include the ability to provide care 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.

Physical therapy residency program in cardiovascular and pulmonary acute care setting.

Education:

  • Minimum Master's Degree- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program

  • Preferred Doctorate Degree Doctorate of Physical Therapy

License/Certification:

  • California State license: Physical Therapist License (PT)

  • Basic Life Support/CPR

Experience:

  • No experience required; preferred acute care/hospital in-patient exposure

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, carrying and pushing up tp 35 lbs; standing;

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