Oregon Health & Science University

Undergraduate Nursing Faculty and I-CAN Program Director

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing
Salary Range
$66,000-$175,500/annual commensurate with education and experience and in alignment with internal equity
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Primary responsibilities of this faculty position include leadership of  a statewide community-based clinical program  entitled the Interprofessional Care Access Network (I-CAN), including educational, practice, and research activities; collaborate with  OHSU Care Management programs as part of the Collaborative Advocacy through Community Healthcare (CATCH) initiative; teaching in the Portland Undergraduate Program. Specific responsibilities include:

  • I-CAN Program Director (0.20 FTE) providing statewide leadership, coordination, and communication with faculty,  academic collaborators in OHSU health professions schools, and I-CAN partners in the community across the state

  • Partner  with  the OHSU Care Management team on CATCH, an I-CAN related project (0.10 FTE funded by Hearst Grant)

  • Coordinate Portland undergraduate faculty and students community-based clinical placements (0.10 FTE)

  • Teach population health content in the undergraduate curriculum(0.40 FTE

  • Participate in research and scholarship related to population health activities through I-CAN and CATCH

Function/Duties of Position

  1. Always promotes the mission of the School of Nursing through our Professional Standards of Customer Service, Reliability, Productivity, Professionalism, Accuracy, Timeliness, and Problem-Solving.

  1. Leadership & Project Coordination

    • Lead the statewide I-CAN team and related activities.

    • Expand innovative clinical experiences in community based settings for OHSU nursing students across the state.

  2. Liaison with all I-CAN partners, including community organizations, clinics, preceptors, lead faculty, and consultants.

    • Coordinate community-based clinical faculty and Faculty in-Residence (FIRS).

    • Lead program improvement activities.

    • Project manager role for operations.

    • Participates in CATCH with OHSU Care Management

    • Supports FIRS to engage in and engages in neighborhood-community academic practice partnership (NCAPT) meetings.

  1. Teaching

    • Teach population health content in the undergraduate program.

    • Incorporate models into undergraduate programs and continuing professional development programming.

    • Identify competencies, outcomes, and content to be included in a program of continuing professional development.

    • Develop interactive modules that can be delivered by synchronous or asynchronous online methods.

  1. Clinical Coordination: Student

    • Cultivate, facilitate and coordinate community-based clinical placements for community partner sites.

    • Work with academic partners (SOD, Nutrition, SOM) to assign those students to community placements and facilitate interprofessional activities to meet learning outcomes.

  1. Assessment, Evaluation, and Scholarship

    • Collaborates with evaluation team to develop and implement a program evaluation.

    • Disseminate scholarly results from program and student assessment via presentations and publications.

    • Review regional metrics and annual goals; identify baseline data.

    • Collaborate with the OHSU Division of Care Management in overseeing and providing Hearst, OSBN, OHSU and other required evaluation and reporting.

    • Seek out funding opportunities to expand and advance the I-CAN program.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Nursing

  • 5 years nursing experience

  • RN licensure in the State of Oregon

  • CPR – Basic Life Support - Health Provider Certification

  • Prior experience in nursing clinical or academic education, population or community-based nursing.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time.

  • Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills:  both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems.

  • Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Work and PowerPoint.

  • Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person.

  • Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Nursing or related field or Doctor of Nursing Practice.

  • 3 years’ experience in nursing education and/or 3 years in public or population-based health, case management or primary care nursing.


Additional Details

    • Must be able to travel to partner sites in Portland metro area and across Oregon

    • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate the needs of clinical partners, students

    • May include weekend or evening scheduling.

    • Must be able to travel.

    • Must be able to lift 20 pounds. 

    • Heavy use of computers, phones, and copiers. 

    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

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 aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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.


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