Oregon Health & Science University

Instructor / Nurse Practitioner

Job Locations US-OR-Eugene
Requisition ID
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Institute on Development and Disability
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

About OHSU
Link www.ohsu.edu
OHSU'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 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.


About CDRC Eugene
Link https://www.ohsu.edu/doernbecher/CDRC Eugene

The Eugene campus of the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center provides interdisciplinary clinical services for persons with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs. CDRC Eugene programs and services are provided at the Clinical Services Building on the University of Oregon campus.

Function/Duties of Position

This position is under the administration of the Director of the IDD and the supervision of the Clinical Director of the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) clinical programs.  The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and IDD and include: participation in interdisciplinary teams for the evaluation and management of children and adolescents with special health care needs in selected CDRC clinics throughout the state; participation in interdisciplinary training at CDRC; service on various CDRC and OHSU committees as appropriate and assigned; engagement in public service through consultative activities with non-OHSU groups as approved by the Director; and conduct of research in selected areas of interest.  The duties may vary and are determined by the CDRC Clinical Director to meet objectives agreed upon by the Director of the IDD in consultation with the CDRC Clinical Director.  


This position supports and participates in monitoring and evaluating quality assessment and improvement of patient care provided at CDRC as part of the annual reappraisal of the CDRC program.


Maintains professional standards of care and professional credentials through participation in developmental pediatric societies and continuing education.   Participates in systematic reviews of clinical practice models, productivity, and patient satisfaction.  Utilizes an evidence-based approach to clinical practice and in-services other professional staff regarding this literature.

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Oregon RN license and Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner certificate with prescriptive privileges.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in developmental pediatrics, preferably including public health and community nursing, and recent experience working with children with special health needs.
  • Have or be eligible to obtain a DEA number.
  • Current CPR/BLS.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish speaking preferred.

Additional Details

Upload cover letter and CV/resume.

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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