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Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapist, Outpatient in Roseburg, Oregon

Physical Therapist, Outpatient

CHI Mercy Health of RoseburgRoseburg, Oregon

Requisition ID 2021-186550 Employment Type Full Time Department Physical Therapy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm 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.


Pay Scale: $39.03 - $55.70

Shift: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the assigned Therapy Supervisor, the Physical Therapist provides hands-on direct patient care including evaluation, treatment, education, discharge planning and documentation per department standards as a member of the health care treatment team. This would include coordinating and modifying the patient’s care, treatment goals and discharge planning recommendations to achieve a maximal level of patient functional independence.

Essential Functions:

  • Interviews patient, family, caregivers, significant others to obtain information about prior level of function, home environment, family relationships, health and psychosocial history.

  • Performs client tests, measurements and evaluations as indicated for the patient’s condition and as per any established best practice guidelines and/or department care standards.

  • Establishes measurable/functional treatment goals that are realistic and consistent with patient/family/caregiver needs.

  • Plans and prepares written treatment programs based on evaluation, age-related and diagnosis-related policies. Administers treatments as prescribed in the treatment plan. Evaluates effectiveness of treatment and adjusts the treatment to achieve maximum benefits.

  • Monitors all patients under his/her care: supervises Physical Therapist Assistants and/or Technicians who are involved with treatment, and assures appropriate treatment and documentation; submits a modified plan of care to the physician for altered plans of care; reports any adverse reactions to treatment or changes in condition to the physician as indicated.

  • Institutes or assists with emergency measures for sudden adverse developments such as cardiac arrest or medical condition requiring activation of a code, rapid response team, or activation of 911.

  • Implements and assesses appropriate patient and caregiver education per Plan of Care and phases of progress.

  • Establishes and maintains collaborative communications with physicians, other healthcare professionals, and facility departments. This would include team conferences, ICU rounds, other patient care rounds or assigned meetings.

  • Consistently meets department productivity standards (70%)

  • Completes required reports, notes and other client-oriented documentation in a timely manner according to policy and department standards, including G-code functional reporting and associated modifiers.

  • Complies with changing regulations related to insurance, The Joint Commission, state/federal and other requirements as directed.

  • Documents medical necessity and skilled need for continued treatments in evaluations/re-evaluations and progress notes.

  • Meets facility standard for Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO) status and discharge surveys (minimum of 10 completed per quarter). Uses FOTO recommendations appropriately or documents reasons for exceptions (i.e. progress to date and expectation of significant progress if patient extended beyond FOTO recommendations). (outpatient)

  • Enters charges accurately into Meditech or on appropriate charge slip.

  • Schedules patients in an efficient and appropriate manner, with assistance of support personnel.



  • Physical Therapist licensed to practice in the State of Oregon.

  • BLS is required within 30 days of hire.


  • Clinical experience dealing with a broad base rehabilitation facility is preferred.

  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and in writing.


  • Must have graduated from an accredited program.

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.