Oregon Health & Science University

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Generalist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
OP PT/OT - Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Salary Range
$40.73 - $55.91 per hour
Monday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm; Tuesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm; Tuesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Come work at Oregon's #1 ranked hospital!

OHSU is more than Oregon's only comprehensive academic health center. It’s an entire community of people dedicated to a single cause. Each of us are here to improve the health and well-being of people in Oregon, and beyond. Our core values of quality, service, transparency and diversity are essential in what we do, but ultimately important because of why we are here. We are here to serve. We are here to innovate. We are here to lead. We are looking forward to the dynamic impact you will make by joining OHSU.

Function/Duties of Position

  • The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team by providing physical therapy services such as therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular reeducation, gait training, patient/family education, and various other physical modalities to assist patients in improving strength, endurance, mobility, and flexibility and to decrease pain. 
  • This position treats neuro, ortho, medical population.  Therapists are expected to supervise therapy interns and to assist with other educational and research activities conducted by the department or the hospital and meet hospital standards regarding documentation and productivity.

Required Qualifications

  • A license with the Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board as a Physical Therapist; OR
  • Completed an accredited physical therapy educational program and be eligible to obtain an
    Oregon Physical Therapy license or temporary permit.
  • At the time of appointment must have at least a temporary permit
  • BLS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs., to repeatedly carry equipment weighing more than 5 lbs. and to walk extensively on hard and soft surfaces
  • Frequent bending and reaching to navigate medical equipment or perform treatment is required
  • Requires ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or medically complex patient populations
  • Able to use keyboard and mouse frequently for documentation and communications
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent experience in an Ambulatory Care Setting or intensive clinical affiliation
  • Experience in post-operative orthopaedic care
  • DPT

Additional Details

Generous Benefits Package Including:
• Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
• $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
• Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
• Vacation - Up to 200 hors per year depending on length of service
• Sick Leave - Up to 96 hours per year
• 8 paid holidays per year
• Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
• Tuition Reimbursement 
• Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Cutting edge Wellness Platform 
• Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Employee Discounts
• …and much more

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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