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Physical Therapist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem

Requisition # 19005319 Apply Now

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?

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 where critical thinking is essential?

As a per diem Physical Therapist in Acute Care setting at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will primarily completes evaluations and provides appropriate treatment interventions per policies. Completes 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 progress of patients assigned to assistants. Demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, families and care team members.


Per Diem to assist with weekend support.


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.

Educational Requirements:

  • Completion of a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Current and valid physical therapist license per California State requirements
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support certification

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing therapist preferred with a minimum of one year experience in the acute care setting.
  • Working Title: Physical Therapist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem
  • Department: Physical Therapy I/P
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Therapy / Rehab
  • Job Specialty: Physical Therapy
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Per Diem
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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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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