Oregon Health & Science University

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, and public service. The physician is expected to actively participate in the education, research, patient care and administrative programs of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and the Knight Cancer Institute, with an emphasis on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of patients being treated for cancer. The position actively participates in all aspects of the clinical care of patients as outlined by the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and the Division of Medical Oncology.

Function/Duties of Position

Clinical: This position is in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, with a secondary appointment in the Division of Medical Oncology.


This position will help to provide both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care in non-surgical clinics for patients as they navigate recovery from cancer treatment. They will help patients to assess condition, needs and expectations to develop a treatment plan that meets their rehabilitation needs. As OHSU is developing a new inpatient PM&R consultation service we expect this appointee to participate in both general and oncologic rehabilitation initial consultations. The ongoing outpatient rehabilitation care will focus on building a cancer focused rehabilitation clinic as well as growing our general rehabilitation clinics. This position will work with the both the PM&R Section and the Division of Medical Oncology to determine a clinical schedule that will help meet the needs of both the inpatient and outpatient population. The inpatient versus outpatient split can be adjusted over time to best fit the clinical need. This position will be expected to take daytime consults, but no overnight call. Preference given to applicants who have completed a PM&R Oncology Rehabilitation fellowship.


Education: Teaches trainees and support staff in their area of professional expertise. Teaching is done through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year and through teaching in the course of performing their own job by modeling best practices, mentoring trainees, guiding learning through delegating graduated and focused levels of responsibility. Assistant Professors have a demonstrated competence in teaching and are knowledgeable about relevant guidelines from all applicable regulating bodies. (E.g. ACGME competencies for clinical faculty).


Research: May maintain a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the complex rehabilitation needs after a diagnosis of cancer. May develop and direct scholarly research activities focused toward improving the educational foundation within the Knight Cancer Institute. May engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair. May also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair.


Administration: Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on Department needs and areas of expertise and interest. There will be opportunities to participate in Departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.

Required Qualifications

  • Board certified or eligible and planning on taking boards within the year in PM&R.
  • Candidates must have a strong desire to teach medical students and participate in research.

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.


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