Requisition : 8347
Working Title: Occupational Therapist III
Business Entity: CSMC : Cedars:Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center : Cost Center Name: : OCCUPAT THERAPY:OPT
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Allied Health/Clinical
Job Specialty: Rehab:Occupational Therapy
Position Type: Regular:F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
Hours: 8:30am : 5:00pm
Days: Monday : Friday
Shift Type: Day
Weekends: As Needed
Job Posting: A passion for touching lives.
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 2010 U.S. News World Report rankings of Americas Best Hospitals, Cedars:Sinai Medical Center ranked among the top 50 hospitals in America in 11 specialty areas. With precious few hospitals even ranking in one specialty area, that places us in exceptional company. 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 youre ready to practice your craft at a higher level, wed like you to join us.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
The Therapist III evaluates and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. The Level III therapist frequently assists in the continuous quality improvement process, program development, administrative duties as assigned, mentoring of staff and coordination of the student/intern program. Assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of patient care. The Therapist III provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for Provisions of Care to Patients, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement 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 patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities.
Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program.
Valid and current license as an OT in the state of california
. Certified Hand Therapist preferred.
A minimum of 5 years total experience as a practicing therapist and evidence of ability to perform at this level preferred. A minimum of 2 years experience in a hand therapy practice set