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Physical Therapist - Acute Care

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Requisition # 3859

Job Description

When 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.

What will you be doing in this role?

As a full time Physical Therapist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles California, you will assist in performing evaluations, demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies & Complete discharge planning for patients.


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The 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


Qualifications

Education:

  • 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.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • 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?

  • 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.

Physical demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift up to 100 lbs on an intermittent basis; able to bend,stoop, sit, stand and walk without restrictions.

Req ID : 3859
Working Title : Physical Therapist - Acute Care
Department : Physical Therapy IP
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Therapy / Rehab
Job Specialty : Physical Therapy
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $45.83 - $73.33

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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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) and COVID-19. 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 April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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