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Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 hour

Location: Altadena
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it's part of the reason we've been named one of the top ten hospitals in America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others.Do you work well in a large team environment patients where critical thinking is essential?The Cedars-Sinai Hand Therapy Clinic works closely with hand surgeons to provide excellent and innovative care to patients with different hand injuries, from cumulative trauma to highly specialized post-operative cases, this clinic is a fast-paced environment that requires the ability to work independently.As a full time 12 hour Occupational Therapist in the Cedars-Sinai Hand Therapy Clinic, you will primarily complete evaluations, splinting and provide appropriate treatment interventions per policies. Complete required documentation in an accurate and thorough manner within expected timeframes. Utilizes validated and standardized outcome measures to establish goals, demonstrate progress and patient rehabilitation prognosis. Monitors and modifies the progress of patients assigned to assistants. Demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, families, and care team members. -
Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program- Minimum (Bachelors)
  • Master's or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy- PreferredLicense/Certification Requirements:
    • Occupational Therapy License per California State Requirements
    • American Heart Association BCLSWhat else are we looking for?
      • 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.
      • Good knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting.
      • Able to read, write, speak and understand English.
      • Must be competent by virtue of training and/or experience to perform evaluations, design and implement treatment plans and provide education in a manner appropriate to the age of the patient.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.
          Working Title:Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 hour
          Department:Occupat Therapy-Opt
          Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
          Job Category:,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab
          Job Specialty:Occupational Therapy
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:12 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Altadena , Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy - 12 hour, Healthcare , Altadena, California

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