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, 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 primarily evaluates and treats a sports & orthopaedic population. The therapist will also assist in evaluating and treating patients in our overnight care unit (OCU), including immediate postop orthopedic patients, total joints, and postop oncology patients. 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.
Graduate of an accredited physical therapy education program OR;
BS, BA, MS or DPT in Physical Therapy
Current State of Oregon Physical Therapy License
At the time of appointment must have at least a temporary permit
Current American Heart BLS certification
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
Recent experience in an Ambulatory Care Setting or intensive clinical affiliation
Experience in post-operative orthopaedic care
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