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Physical Therapist - Neurological Clinic

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Requisition # HRC0985539

Job Description

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses, and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing, and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex, and advanced illnesses.  Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, including the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. 

The Physical Therapy staff of the Cedars-Sinai Neurological Multidisciplinary Clinic work closely with the medical center’s medical staff to provide excellent and innovative care to patients requiring care due to post-operative and chronic conditions.  This clinic is a fast-paced environment requires the ability to work independently. 

As a 10 hour Physical Therapist in the Cedars-Sinai Neurological Multidisciplinary Clinic, you will primarily complete evaluations and provide appropriate treatment interventions per policies, complete required documentation accurately and thoroughly within expected timeframes, utilize validated and standardized outcome measures to establish goals and demonstrate progress and patient rehabilitation prognosis.  The physical therapist also monitors and modifies the progress of patients assigned to assistants and demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, families, and care team members.  The clinic has a robust clinical education program and participation in student training is also an expectation.


Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program- bachelors minimum
  • Master's Degree- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program - Preferred
  • Doctorate Degree Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program - Preferred

Licenses:

  • California Physical Therapy License- Upon Hire
  • Basic Life Support- Upon Hire

Experience:

  • 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.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift or carry 0-35 pounds on an intermittent basis.
  • Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat consistently to administer manual exercises and techniques safely.
  • Able to assist the patient with physical activities such as transfers, bed mobility, and ambulation.
  • Able to identify the need for and arrange assistance to maintain safe techniques.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC0985539
Working Title : Physical Therapist - Neurological Clinic
Department : Physical Therapy OP
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Therapy / Rehab
Job Specialty : Physical Therapy
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 10 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).

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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.

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