Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapist (Full-Time, Days, Temporary)

St. Charles Health System
Full time Full day
Bend, OR



TITLE: Physical Therapist


DEPARTMENT: Rehabilitation


OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY The Rehabilitation Department provides therapy and nursing services to patients, families and patient's caregivers including: Rehabilitation Nursing Care, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology. Our department operates as a system department and provides services to Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Outpatient settings across four campuses. Our Rehabilitation departments offer a variety of specialty services across the various services delivery areas.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Physical Therapist evaluates, plans, and provides treatment and rehabilitation as prescribed by a referring physician. Works with family and team members regarding patient's abilities and goals.

This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.


Adheres to Oregon State Physical Therapy Licensing Board.

Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment to achieve desired outcomes.

Provides staff consultation and training.

Provides community resource knowledge and referral services.

Provides physical therapy services to other hospital service areas.

May be required to drive Rehabilitation van.

Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team to assure patient care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost effective manner.

Participates in clinical care conferencing.

Gathers data and accurately documents information in a timely manner demonstrating compliance with departmental and professional regulations.

Participates with team members in facilitating patient's and family's learning throughout continuum of care. Reinforces patient's continued health care through teaching and/or referral to community agency follow-up.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.


Required: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from a college or university accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Preferred: N/A


Required: Must have necessary requisites for licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Oregon State Board of Health. . Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements. Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health System worksites.

Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification

Preferred: Preferably a member in good standing of the American Physical Therapy Association


Required: Thorough knowledge of therapy procedures, current orthopedic and neurological follow-up procedures, and rehabilitation practices.

Preferred: Previous physical therapy experience in hospital based setting.


Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.



Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:


Caregiver Type:



First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?


Job Family:


Compensation (min.):

35.74/ Hour

Compensation (mid):

44.8/ Hour

Compensation (max):

53.87/ Hour

Scheduled Days of the Week:


Shift Start & End Time:


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