*Please note, this position is accepting applications for a start date in the 2023-2024 academic year*
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) seeks a Perinatologist at the Assistant Professor level. This faculty position will provide clinical care at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital in Portland, Oregon. There will also be regularly scheduled clinical coverage at contracted regional sites, which may include Salem Health’s Hospital in Salem, Oregon; Hillsboro Medical Center in Hillsboro, Oregon; and/or PeaceHealth SW Washington in Vancouver, Washington.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the division head in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. Expertise is required in clinical practice and administration within the full range of maternal/fetal medicine, both inpatient and outpatient services, and including Ultrasound and Echocardiology. OHSU is an academic center; physicians with research interests in any of these areas are encouraged to consider this exciting opportunity.
The duties of this position include:
- Clinical Activities: This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to maternal fetal medicine patients. This position will require expertise in clinical practice and administration within the full range of maternal/fetal medicine, both inpatient and outpatient services, and including Ultrasound, consults, procedures, and deliveries. OHSU Faculty members provide an outstanding level of clinical performance. The expectation is that clinical performance be delivered in a manner that is compliant with appropriate regulations and guidelines (the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, JCAHO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory guidelines). Clinical activities will take place at both OHSU and other contracted locations.
- Administrative Activities: As an OHSU faculty member this person would be required to participate in faculty meetings at the division and department level. All faculty members are expected to aid the division head and department chair in providing direction to the division and the department both on a day to day basis and as part of ongoing strategic planning and strategic planning.
- Scholarly Activities: OHSU faculty members are expected to have some scholarly activity, this may be limited to educating learners as outlined below, but may also include research, and other grant supported work or academic papers and presentations in disciplines related to their field of expertise. Faculty members are often called upon to partner with other providers and members of the department or division research support staff in research activity. Faculty members are expected to participate in clinical research as needed, often with the help of trained research support staff and senior faculty principal investigators.
- Education: his position provides clinical education to fellows, residents, and medical students participating in OB/GYN rotations. As part of the multidisciplinary team charged with educating learners in the maternal fetal medicine environment, this person would be expected to provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners working in maternal fetal medicine. Specifically, faculty members in Maternal Fetal Medicine are key educators to fellows enrolled in the Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program. This faculty member will provide education and feedback to fellowship trainees in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. This person would also be expected to provide feedback and guidance in the continuing development and improvement of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship program.
- Other Activities: OHSU Faculty may engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair and may also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair or supervising Division Head.