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What will you be doing in this role?
As a per diem Physical 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.
The per diem Physical Therapist in our acute therapy will assist in evaluating and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. Provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics. Provides care while maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities
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.
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree; Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
Preferred: Master's Degree: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
Preferred: Doctorate Degree; Completion of formal physical therapy education and training from an accredited institution required for license.
Current physical therapist license issued by the licensing board of California
BLS by American Heart Association or American Red Cross
What else are we looking for?
1 year experience as a practicing Physical Therapist in a acute setting that has experience performing evaluations, designing and implementing treatment plans, and providing education in a manner appropriate to the age of the patient. Experience with assessment and intervention techniques in a medical physical disabilities setting.
Able to push, pull, lift up to 100 lbs on an intermittent basis; able to bend,stoop, sit, stand and walk without restrictions.
Working Title: Physical Therapist - Acute Therapy - PerDiem
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