Career Opportunities for Veterans and Service Members

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Continue Serving Our Community

We thank you for your service.  At OHSU the mission of serving our community is at our core.  Our vision is to partner to make Oregon a national leader in health and science innovation for the purpose of improving the health and well-being of Oregonians and beyond.  The heart of OHSU is our people, we need workforce members who value serving the community and focusing on our mission. 

Who you are

  • Enjoys helping others 
  • Likes being part of a team with a clear purpose 
  • Wants to utilize your skills gained through your military service 
  • Is driven to bring value to an organization 
  • Seeks opportunities for career growth 

Unique opportunities

We hire for positions you expect to see in hospitals and universities- nurses, physicians, educators, researchers.  But truly, the possibilities are endless when you think about the types of jobs it takes for OHSU to operate successfully.  We value a diverse workforce and our job opportunities span a broad range of responsibilities.  Here are just a few examples of different areas: 

  • Logistics 
  • Facilities 
  • IT 
  • Administrative  
  • Allied Health  
  • Research Assistants 
  • Operations Leadership 
  • Environmental Services
  • Food & Nutrition Services

Competitive Pay and Benefits

Competitive and equitable pay are important and are a component of the overall package when considering a new job opportunity.  OHSU is proud to offer great benefits options as another component.  Consider these highlights: 

  • A choice of affordable health and dental plans for you and your family 
  • Retirement plans – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b) 
  • Generous paid time off  
  • Employee tuition benefit for Oregon University System schools 
  • OHSU Spark Wellness program- supporting physical health, emotional resilience, financial security and work-life wellness 
  • Trimet and C-Tran passes subsidized 95% by OHSU 
  • Career and Workplace Enhancement Center-professional development, training, classes, access to LinkedIn Learning 
  • Access to employee discounts and offers (child care, home services, restaurants, stores, sporting and cultural events, travel, apartment rentals) 

We have an employee resource group specifically for OHSU employees who are military veterans or active members of the Reserve or National Guard.   

A Few OHSU Facts

  • We have over 18,000 employees. 
  • There are 2600 students enrolled in OHSU degree or certificate programs. 
  • Our Healthcare facilities include:  OHSU Hospital and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. 
  • We have clinics throughout the state. 
  • OHSU ranked as Best Hospital in Oregon (2021-22) by U.S. New & World Report. 
  • OHSU received $558m in research awards. 

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