About OHSULink www.ohsu.eduOHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon, but we're also nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries. We have 16,000 employees and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations. OHSU's stated mission to improve the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
About OHSU Doernbecher Children's HospitalLink https://www.ohsu.edu/doernbecherWith a strong tradition of teamwork, diversity and interdisciplinary care, we believe all children deserve the best. At Doernbecher, we built a hospital around that belief. It's why we have more specialists in children's health than anywhere else in the state. We offer the newest and most advanced treatments available, along with innovative collaborations and research opportunities. As Oregon's only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond.
About The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD)Link https://www.ohsu.edu/institute-on-development-and-disability/about-us
The Institute on Development and Disability within the Department of Pediatrics at OHSU works with patients, families, clinicians, researchers and many other professionals to meet the goal of improving the lives of people with disabilities. We perform research and care to support every patient, from premature babies to older adults, facing changes in life due to the onset of disabling conditions. With more than 100 years of practice, we understand how to best meet the needs of our patients and their families in Oregon and beyond.
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Function/Duties of Position
For physical therapists who aspire to specialize in pediatrics we offer a full-time one-year residency at the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at the OHSU Institute on Development & Disability.
The Physical Therapy Residency functions within the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. The LEND program promotes leadership, research skills, advocacy skills, and clinical expertise for interdisciplinary health care professionals, people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities to improve healthcare for children with developmental disabilities. This residency program is credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association.
The Pediatric PT Resident will hold a degree in PT. The candidate will have graduated from an accredited school of physical therapy.
Be eligible for physical therapy licensure in Oregon. Licensure is necessary for participation in the residency program.
Application for this position is through the APTA universal application for residency education at RFPTCAS. We encourage people with disabilities and diverse backgrounds to apply. Candidates who believe they need an accommodation in order to successfully complete the program you can contact the program directors pedspTres@ohsu.edu or the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at OHSU 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application for this position is first through the APTA universal application for residency education at RFPTCAS and then you will need to apply here thru the OHSU website when instructed.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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