Oregon Health & Science University

School of Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Program Faculty

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing
Salary Range
Posting Salary: $120,725 - $138,834 with Doctoral degree, with final salary commensurate with experience and in alignment with internal equity. Faculty may be hired in at a higher rank dependent on education and experience.
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

SON faculty members who have advanced practice specialization (nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse anesthetist) may function in all of the missions of the School. Scholarly teaching is an expectation for all. The faculty member must be nationally certified and state licensed. If practice is a part of the FTE assignment, the faculty member must also be credentialed and privileged as a member of the OHSU Professional Staff in accordance with the specialty bylaws. The faculty member will provide services as regulated by the Senior Associate Dean for Practice Graduate and Clinical Programs in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The advanced practice faculty member is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU and SON policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.

Function/Duties of Position

Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):

  • Clinical practice sufficient to maintain APN licensure in the state of Oregon.
  • Plans and supervises student lab and/or clinical experiences or practice based on teaching assignment.

Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant work, presentations, etc.):

  • Participates in scholarly activities based on faculty rank.
    • At the Assistant Professor rank or higher, faculty in the practice mission, demonstrates capability in an area of clinical expertise and engages in inquiry and scholarship that contributes to clinical practice.
    • At the Assistant Professor rank or higher, faculty in the research mission advance a program of research, prepares grants and seeks funding, and engages with other missions to foster inquiry within the SON.

Education Activities (include types of teaching and types of student taught):

  • Provides effective didactic instruction based on teaching assignment using appropriate instructional technologies and simulation to ensure that course outcomes are met.
  • Participates in curriculum development, assessment, and revision, and the development of student learning outcomes as requested by Program Administrators.
  • In partnership with the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and other faculty, acts to ensure integration of program didactic and clinical curriculum.
  • Faculty in the doctoral program supervise students in dissertation and/or clinical inquiry projects.

Service Activities:

  • These activities could include PNP program faculty meetings, workgroup membership, professional activities and other tasks as assigned by the Program or Academic Director.
  • Participates in faculty governance, including faculty assembly, faculty forum, and SON workgroups and councils; additional engagement based on rank.

Administrative Activities:

  • Assists with student admission, orientation, advisement, mentorship, evaluation, and assessment of remediation needs of PNP Program students as requested by Program Administrators.
  • Attends PNP quarterly student advising sessions.
  • As negotiated.

Other Activities:

  • Maintains continuous self-development in teaching and clinical skills; performs self-evaluation and goal setting yearly.
  • Follows appropriate University, School, and Program procedures in management of student affairs.
  • The appointee 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.

Required Qualifications


  • Doctorate in Nursing; OR
  • Doctorate in Education in conjunction with PNP certification.

Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses:

  • Dual-certified (Primary & Acute) required.
  • Oregon RN license.
  • APRN license as a PNP primary, acute, or dual-certified PNP.
  • National Certification as a PNP
  • BLS/PALS required.


  • Two (2) years of clinical practice at the PNP level required.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Teaching experience at the baccalaureate level or higher preferred.
  • One-two (1-2) years of experience in graduate education preferred.

Additional Details


As one of Portland’s largest and premier employers, OHSU is committed to providing comprehensive, affordable, and customizable benefits for our employees. OHSU’s medical plans offer comprehensive coverage with access to the best physicians and hospitals, including the award-winning care we provide at OHSU. Most full-time employees do not pay any amount for employee-only coverage for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Our total rewards package includes 26 days of PTO*, 9 paid holidays*, employee discount programs and options for tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, and retirement plans in addition to many other benefits. Most faculty positions are eligible for relocation assistance.


*Prorated based on FTE.

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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