Oregon Health & Science University

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Requisition ID
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Vascular Surgery-Department of Surgery
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged as a Physician Assistant (PA) or an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN). The APP is a member of the OHSU & Hillsboro Medical Center (HMC) Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws. The APP shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The APP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU & Hillsboro Medical Center policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice. Duties of the position include:


Clinical Activities:


  • Evaluates and manages patients for wound care and ensures delivered care meets current standards of practice.
  • Demonstrates competency in the position of wound care including assessment and debridement.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program to optimize quality service and maintain a high level of patient satisfaction.
  • Serves as a patient advocate, initiating action to provide continuity of care outside of the facility setting.



  • Maintains and retains appropriate patient records, claims and correspondence as it relates to quality assurance procedures, billing & collections, and management reporting systems.
  • Ensures documentation is complete relative to the care provided.
  • Ensures signatures on Superbills and verifies appropriate diagnostic codes are marked.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations.
  • Performs designated administrative duties and maintains appropriate records and claims. 



  • Develops advanced knowledge of wound care and dermatology.
  • Maintains corporate confidentiality pertaining to financial arrangements and information, marketing efforts and techniques, policies and procedures, and operational strategies. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to modify treatment approach and evaluation of effectiveness relative to age-specific variables when appropriate.
  • Participates in education, research and leadership activities.
  • Participates in professional organizations related to wound care.
  • Maintains CEUs as required by State of license.
  • Maintains and keeps current all licenses, permits, registrations and certifications.
  • Performs designated administrative duties and other duties assigned as necessary.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role
  • Registration with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners as a licensed Physician Assistant, or a Nurse Practitioner license from the Oregon Board of Nursing
  • Drug Enforcement Association certification
  • Minimum two years clinical experience
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Leadership and motivational attributes
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and relationship-building expertise
  • Customer Satisfaction aptitude
  • Results-driven orientation
  • Professional in appearance and manner
  • Ability to build goodwill through positive interaction with patients and patient families, facility staff, referring physicians and NHCG staff
  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description
  • Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Computer literate; Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Wound Care experience
  • ACLS certification

Additional Details

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume or CV.

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.


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