Cedars-Sinai Physical Therapy neurological residency is a unique program that combines Acute Care and Outpatient Rehab. Resident has the opportunity to work and receive mentoring in both settings (6 month rotations).
The residency in Physical Therapy is designed to provide the resident with one year of post-graduate advanced hospital practice as well as provide opportunity for project. The program will provide training in patient clinical practice, primary care, and in addition, may include research, operational/administrative duties or program development. The resident will coordinate with his/her supervisor to finalize clinical hours and research hours based upon the setting's needs and the requirements of their program. The resident will have an identified clinical and research mentor. The clinical resident evaluates and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. The resident provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for the Provision of Care to patients, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement Plan and Patient Education Plan. Competency skills include the ability to provide care maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, development issues and physical disabilities.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.