Offsite work and education is an increasingly common and effective option for many people to maintain a healthy balance of work and life. Some work offsite full time while others telecommute as little as a day a month.
From OHSU's teleworking policy: OHSU recognizes teleworking as a work arrangement that may be used to enhance productivity, recruit and retain a diverse and talented workforce, reduce costs, and address traffic congestion, parking constrictions and broader environmental interests.
Equipment needs vary according to the work being performed.
Essential equipment typically includes:
- Internet service (must meet minimum IT requirements)
- Phone (cell, VPN and/or landline)
Additional equipment may include:
- Additional monitors
- Office stationary
Work spaces outside the home
The Portland region has countless places that can provide a productive work space, provided the environment, internet and cellular access and equipment comply with OHSU and department policies.
Explore the OHSU Libary's online resources at ohsu.edu/library
You can interact with the OHSU community and stay up to date on your workplace through Now.OHSU.edu
More OHSU teleworking resources
- Virtual desktop: portal.ohsu.edu
- Teleworking Approval Form
- Teleworking Resource page on O2 Intranet
- OHSU Teleworking Policy
- Acceptable use of Computing and Telecommunications Resources Policy
- Teleworking Guidelines for Managers and Employees
- OHSU Employee Survey on Telecommuting 2018
- OHSU Employee Survey on Telecommuting 2017