HEALTH CARE CAREERS
Our medical and non-medical professional team members are integral to the entire Legacy system. They are the motivators, guides, problem-solvers, protectors and day brighteners. From lab services, imaging, rehabilitation, and behavioral health therapists to admin, information technology, marketing, management, support services and much more, they keep us connected, informed, and operating at full potential. They bring expertise and passion to work every day. In exchange, we strive to provide a rewarding, supportive and unique environment where they can thrive.
Explore our opportunities:
Administration and Clerical
Housekeeping and Nutrition Services
Imaging and Lab Services
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Diversity is a moral, social and business imperative for us, and we place a high priority on building a culture that values diversity across all aspects of our organization.
HIGH STANDARD OF CARE
Legacy is a leader in both quality and safety. Here, you can take pride in knowing that, whether or not you’re a medical professional, you are helping individuals live healthier lives and providing your community with the highest level of care.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITIES
We value personal and professional growth, and our team members have expansive opportunities to achieve both.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENTOur employees feel a tremendous sense of pride in Legacy’s dedication to the community. It’s one of our core values.
LOCATIONOur region holds recent titles as one of the best cities for providers as well as millennials. Considering all there is to see, do and achieve, it’s not hard to see why.
WORK / LIFE BALANCEOur team members are dedicated and hard-working, but every life needs balance. This means providing adequate holiday, vacation and sick leave, wellness programs and other benefits to keep our people happy, healthy and thriving.
TEAM SUPPORTWe pride ourselves on a culture built on support and collaboration. Each individual and team work together to create the best outcomes for our patients, our system, ourselves and our community.
COMPREHENSIVE ONBOARDING PROCESS
We owe you a great start. That’s why we’ve continually refined our onboarding process to provide new team members a clear and direct path to success.
Cecelia Portes, Lab Assistant
LEGACY EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER
As the primary phlebotomy trainer at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Cecilia Portes enjoys learning from her colleagues and sharing her experience with them. “I like to challenge my skills,” she says, adding, “I couldn’t ask for a better manager, and my supervisors are great.”
Cecilia’s coworkers call her “Superwoman” because of her strong work ethic and her busy family life with her husband and two children. She even finds time to share her Filipino cooking with her coworkers.
Felipe Gonzalez, CHEFLEGACY GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER
A seasoned chef, Felipe Gonzalez says his favorite work experience is here at Legacy Good Samaritan. “It’s great,” he says. “My management team listens to me, and it’s always a positive challenge.”
Felipe prepares special meals for room service and patients following dietitians’ orders. “I hope patients feel like the food is good for them,” he says.
On the weekend, you might find him riding his bike around Champoeg Park.
This is his life. This is his Legacy
Frank Tsui, Physical Therapy AssistantLEGACY MERIDIAN PARK MEDICAL CENTER
Frank Tsui’s favorite book is The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama. It seems fitting, then, that he left a career in banking to become a physical therapist assistant.
Helping others is a way of life for Frank. He spent seven years with the Portland Marathon Training Clinic helping runners prepare for marathons. He also teaches martial arts and karate.
Even more rewarding for Frank is spending time with his young daughter, Vivianne. “She’s my sunshine,” he says. “I get to be her daddy.”
This is his life. This is his Legacy.
Lara-Oluwafemi, Senior Applications
LEGACY HEALTH SYSTEM OFFICE
Lara Oluwafemi knew she wanted to work in computer science or healthcare. Now she gets to do both as part of a team dedicated to health information exchange technology in IS at Legacy. “Knowing that the work I do enables our clinical staff to do their job more efficiently gives me satisfaction,” she says.
At home, Lara unwinds by watching HGTV and Bollywood movies with her husband, and keeps busy with her two young daughters, Dara and Iyanu. “They’re my joy,” she says with pride.
This is her life. This is her Legacy.
Lynn Davis, Child Life Therapist
LEGACY EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER
A Child Life Specialist in the pediatric care unit and a “goofball,” Lynn Davis uses play to help kids make sense of what is happening around them. “Children and teens need to play, no matter what their circumstances,” Lynn says. “That’s how they understand and cope with the medical world.”
Lynn also provides comfort for families in stressful situations. “I feel honored to be part of the journey for these families,” she says. “It’s a kind of sacred experience, and so incredible.”
This is her life. This is her Legacy.
MAKING A DIFFERENCEOur employees are mission-driven. Regardless of the career, they share a common goal - to contribute to the community they call home. If you value the same commitment to social good and want to add more to your resume than a list of job tasks, a healthcare-related career at Legacy Health may be just the place for you.
Working for a health system committed to the highest standards of care means that every day, you’re making a difference in the health and lives of people in your own backyard. It means you’re part of a team supporting each other for the best possible outcome, regardless of the job title.
Legacy Health is making a difference in our community, and our employees love that about us. We provide much-needed care for all, even those who can’t afford it. We offer services to help others find affordable health coverage. And we work with local leaders and agencies to find creative solutions to social issues facing our communities.
Career DEVELOPMENTHealth care today isn’t the same as yesterday; changes come fast. One of the keys to success is the ability to stay ahead of the curve which is why Legacy invests in its employees and their futures. Team members enjoy continuing education in their given fields, learning and developmental opportunities, and growth-focused career paths.
Designed to support emerging leaders by providing in-depth developmental opportunity through one year of structured rotations and a year-long leadership role.
With the goal to provide career opportunities, and promote greater diversity in the health care profession as a whole, The Health Occupation and Professional Education Program provides work experience to underserved students of color through paid summer internships in the health care profession.