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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Activity Therapist - Geropsych - Per Diem 8 Hour Days

Gero Psychiatric Glendale, California

Statement of Purpose:

The Activity Therapist is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment, treatment planning, group treatment and individual treatment. Additionally, he/she is responsible to function well as a member of the interdisciplinary team and participate in the Unit community relations program.


Minimum Experience:
- At least one year in appropriate experience preferred.

Required License/Certification:
- Current BCLS certificate.
- Current AB 508 Secure Training Certification
- Certification in therapeutic Specialty (e.g. CTRS {recreation}, MT-BC {music}, ATR-BC{art}, etc)

As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.


REQ20049475 Posted Date: 09/11/2017

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