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Providence Physical Therapist in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Physical Therapist - Home Health East Portland (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Services Oregon in Portland, OR.

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We are seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health East Portland that will manage and provide skilled physical therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities, taking into account the individual patient special physical or age-related needs. Have the skills in patient/client evaluation and treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client independence in accordance with the individual functional level and potential.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Completes comprehensive physical assessments and identifies need for referral to additional appropriate clinical disciplines.

  • Performs patient tests, measurements, and evaluations such as range-of-motion and manual muscle tests, gain and functional analysis, and body-part measurements.

  • Records and evaluates tests, measurements, and evaluations to aid in establishing or revising specifics of treatment programs.

  • Administers manual therapeutic exercises to improve or maintain muscle function. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients in non-manual exercises, such as isometric and progressive-resistive exercises; and in functional activities, using weights, pulleys, exercise machines, amts, steps, and assistive and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, parallel bars, and prostheses.

  • Administers treatments involving applications of physical agents such as heat/cold, massage and other modalities under a physician’s order.

  • Confers with physician and other health practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revision in treatment programs, and integrate physical therapy with other aspects of patient health care.

  • Instructs patient and family in physical therapy procedures to be continued at home.

  • Supervises licensed physical therapy assistants and aides.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's, Master's, or DPT from an accredited Physical Therapy Program

  • Current Physical Therapy licensure through the State of Oregon, or temporary license if new graduate awaiting licensing exam results

  • Staff that provide service in the State of Washington require a Washington State compact license.

  • Valid driver license

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • Current AHA-BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) within 30 days of hire

  • 1 year clinical experience in Home Health or healthcare setting, or active enrollment in the Providence postgraduate preceptor program.

  • Reliable transportation

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 338189