The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services, patient care team by providing physical therapy evaluation and treatment for our pediatric population. Treatment includes therapy services such as NDT, exercise, gait training, patient/family education, wound care and various other physical modalities to assist patients in improving strength, endurance, mobility and flexibility. The physical therapist in this position would be expected to serve clients in multiple areas of Doernbecher Children\u2019s Hospital, including the orthopedics, hematology/oncology, Doernbecher Neonatal Care Center, PICU and outpatient services. Therapists evaluate each patient referred, establish treatment goals/objectives, develop and treatment plan and implement the plan. Therapists are expected to supervise therapy interns, assist with other educational research activities conducted by the department or the hospital and meet hospital standards regarding documentation and productivity.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm