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Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapist in Pendleton, Oregon

Physical Therapist

CHI St. Anthony HospitalPendleton, Oregon

Requisition ID 2021-198406 Employment Type Full Time Department Physical Therapy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Tuesday - Friday (8:00am-6:30 pm) Remote No


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


  1. Evaluates and assesses the patient’s abilities and limitations.

  2. Establishes plan of treatment and goals with patient based on the referral and evaluation of functional skills; joint mobility; gait; muscle strength, tone, and coordination; sensation tests; and other measures to ensure rapid patient recovery. Plan for discharge is included in initial evaluation and are discussed and coordinated with the patient and physician.

  3. Implements therapy or supervises therapy provided by LPTA, PT Aide, or PT Student according to the established plan, utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of physical therapy.

  4. Educates patient, family, or caregiver about goals of the program, methods to accomplish goals, home exercises/activities, and injury prevention.

  5. Provides appropriate treatment documentation.

  6. Re-evaluates patients, assesses their progress and makes recommendations regarding discharge.

  7. Other duties as assigned by management


Required Education: Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited school of Physical Therapy

Required Licensure and Certifications: Current license to practice Physical Therapy in the State, current Basic Life Support Certification, Level C, or obtain certification within one month of employment

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Incumbents in this position must maintain a current knowledge of safety issues needed in the treatment of patients, especially regarding body substance precautions and body mechanics to protect self, patients, and personnel working with therapists. The incumbent must abide by the ethical guidelines as outlined by the American Physical Therapy Association. Ability to prioritize, organize, and use time management skills, problem solve, and productive communication. Must possess a high degree of precision and accuracy. Good written and oral English communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.