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Cedars-Sinai Physical Therapist - Acute Care in Los Angeles, California

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 fifth-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 U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

What will you be doing in this role?

As a full time 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 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


  • 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.

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.

Working Title: Physical Therapist - Acute Care

Department: Physical Therapy I/P

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: ,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab

Job Specialty: Physical Therapy

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

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.