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Cedars-Sinai Occupational Therapist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem 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!

What will you be doing in this role?

As a per diem Occupational Therapist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist in performing evaluations, demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies &Complete discharge planning for patients.

You will have working knowledge of subject matter domain areas in clinical quality, patient safety, regulatory and reimbursement context.

Ability to deliver safe, appropriate, ethical and evidence-based care in an effective, efficient and professional manner; incorporates feedback, self-reflection, sound clinical reasoning and problem solving to continuously improve quality of care and operational processes.

Demonstrates good decision-making/problem solving skills. Exhibits good clinical reasoning skills and judgments in managing patients.

Demonstrate standard computer skills, use of electronic health record, and office skills as relevant to duties.

Must possess a minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or comparable system (specifically including keyboard and mouse skills). As applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must additionally possess a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation development, e-mail, browser and online reporting.

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.

Education required:

Graduate of an ACOTE accredited OT program or equivalent

License required:

Valid and current license as an OT in the state of California

Valid and current CPR certification: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience required:

Minimum of 2 years of experience as a practicing therapist and evidence of ability to perform at this level. A minimum of two years experience in acute care. Working experience with an electronic healthcare record preferred.

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.

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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