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Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 Hour

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhen 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 six-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 we are #1 in California and eight years in a row on the "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll.Make a Difference in Occupational Therapy! -As a full time 12hr Occupational Therapy Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist in treating patients utilizing therapy modalities and procedures according to the prescription of the physicians, and the treatment established by the Occupational Therapist.

  • Provides patient education appropriate for patient population.
  • Provides individualized, patient-centered care with respect to personal, cultural, spiritual beliefs and preferences; age-related cognitive and psychosocial needs; social support needs; gender, sexual orientation, and economic background.
  • Completes all required documentation in an accurate and thorough manner within the expected timeframes.
  • Identifies and facilitates patient discharge needs including documentation, communication with care team, and recommendation for follow-up services in conjunction with the Occupational Therapist.
  • Identifies safety concerns regarding patient population and institutes appropriate measures to provide a safe environment, including protection of self and others. Reviews identified risks and benefits of therapy and obtains consent from patient and/or caregiver.
  • Contributes ideas and suggestions to continuously improve processes, procedures, methods and productivity and utilizes quality principles for continuous performance improvement.
  • Participates in activities that promote professional identity within the clinical environment, the Cedars-Sinai environment and the community at large.
  • Participates in professional development through clinical education, formal mentoring programs, further development of clinical and professional competencies, involvement in research and scholarly work.
  • Participates in continuous learning and professional development and documents evidence.
    QualificationsEducational Requirements:
    • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program - Required
    • Master's Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- Preferred
    • Doctorate Degree Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- PreferredLicense required:
      • Occupational Therapist License- Upon Hire
      • Basic Life Support- Upon HireExperience required:
        • A minimum of 3 years experience as a practicing therapist, with a minimum of 1-year experience in the current or similar practice setting. Experience and knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting. Experience performing evaluations, designing and implementing treatment plans, and providing education in a manner appropriate to the patient's age.Physical Demands:
          • Able to push, pull, lift or carry 0-35 pounds on an intermittent basis;
          • Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat consistently in order to safely administer manual exercises and techniques;
          • Able to assist patient with physical activities such as transfers, bed mobility, and ambulation.
          • Able to identify need for an arrange assistance to maintain safe techniques.
            Req ID : 2138
            Working Title : Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 Hour
            Department : Occupational Therapy OP
            Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
            Job Category : Therapy / Rehab
            Job Specialty : Occupational Therapy
            Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
            Primary Shift : Day
            Shift Duration : 12 hour
            Base Pay : $45.83 - $73.33

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Beverly Hills , Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 Hour, Healthcare , Beverly Hills, California

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