Occupational Therapist II - Outpatient
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA

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Requisition #: 14480

Working Title: Occupational Therapist II - Outpatient

Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0779003 - OCCUPAT THERAPY-OPT

City: Los Angeles

Job Category: Allied Health/Clinical

Job Specialty: Rehab-Occupational Therapy

Position Type: Per Diem

Shift Length: 8hr

Hours: 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m

Days: Monday - Friday

Shift Type: Day

Weekends: None

Job Posting: The creation of art has a positive effect on the life of the artist as well as on those who enjoy the art. In the same way, providing exceptional rehabilitative care can restore the life of the patient while greatly enhancing the experience of the caregiver. In the 2011-12 U.S. News & World Report rankings, Cedars-Sinai was once again named one of America┬┤s best hospitals. Of the 4,825 U.S. hospitals, only 140 were ranked in at least one specialty. Cedars-Sinai was ranked in 12 categories, including: Cancer; Cardiology and Heart Surgery; Diabetes and Endocrinology; Ear, nose and throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Kidney disease; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Orthopaedics; Pulmonology; and Urology.

At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, our 977-bed Level I Trauma Center is a place where skilled, passionate rehab professionals are dedicated to elevating their professional practices in order to offer our patients the best care possible. The inpatient rehabilitation unit is a 28 bed-CARF accredited unit. We provide a full range of Occupational Therapy services on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, including physical and speech-language therapies as well as neuropsychology services. If you-re ready to practice your craft at a higher level, we-d like you to join us.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:
The Therapist II evaluates and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. Assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of patient care. The Therapist provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for the Provision of Care to Patient, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement Plan and Patient Education Plan. Competency skills include the ability to provide care to a wide range and complexity of diagnoses while maintaining a safe environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patient with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities.

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.

Note: New Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening and a pre-employment physical.


Qualification Requirements/Preferences:
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
Valid and current license as a OT in the state of California.

Outpatient Rehab experience preferred, experience in treatment of patients with neurological disorders a must.

Physical Demands:
Able to push, pull, lift up to 100 lbs on an intermittent basis; able to bend, stoop, sit, stand and walk without restrictions

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