Oregon Health & Science University

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Provider

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Requisition ID
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
Diagnostic Radiology
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to join our team of Radiologists at Hillsboro Medical Center (HMC), located in a lovely suburb of the western Portland metropolitan area. Hillsboro has a rapidly growing population and is just a short 30-minute drive to downtown Portland. It is also in close proximity to many Oregon attractions, including wineries, the coast, mountains, forests, and parks. It is an ideal place to live and work. We are a welcoming, supportive team that prides itself on fairness, inclusivity and a collegial environment, valuing high quality patient care combined with excellent work-life balance.

Function/Duties of Position

Clinical Responsibilities:

(Note that some job duties may differ, depending on candidate qualifications.)

  • Perform a wide range of image-guided procedures including, but not limited to, US-guided paracentesis, thoracentesis, thyroid and superficial fine needle aspiration biopsies, fluoroscopic hysterosalpingogram, ultrasound-sonohysterogram, contrast enhanced ultrasound, CT procedures, MRI-guided prostate biopsy.
  • Perform and interpret a range of procedures including, but not limited to, GI fluoroscopy procedures (esophagram, upper GI, feeding tube manipulation, contrast enema, cystogram, fistulogram).
  • Dictate preliminary radiologic findings and review images with supervising radiologists.
  • Supervise moderate sedation administered by radiology RNs and oversee mild sedation/anxiolytics when needed.
  • Supervise procedure-related recovery and respond to complications, coordinating clinical care, consultation, admission or ED-transfer.
  • Help manage preprocedural medical issues in coordination with radiology RNs and consultation with radiologists such as anticoagulation, antibiotics, allergies, etc.
  • Work closely with Xray, US, CT, MRI radiology lead techs and managers to implement process improvement.
  • Communicate with attending physicians regarding a patient's condition, treatment plans, and urgent medical needs.
  • Communicate with patients and family regarding their imaging findings. Review imaging as appropriate with patients.
  • Adhere to best practice protocols and OHSU specific policies.
  • Obtain training and education on safe use of fluoroscopy and radiation safety precautions, and medical staff credentialing approval for signing orders.


  • Collaborate with radiology team members to establish or revise clinical pathways and patient education materials.
  • Work with clinic and hospital staff to optimize order sets, patient instructions, and other infrastructure that supports patient care.

Quality and Research:

  • Promote use of appropriate research findings in practice to exceed the standards of care.
  • Work with the physician leadership, nurse managers, nursing staff and social workers to prevent and/or respond to patient complaints.
  • Effectively manage clinic resources.

Required Qualifications

  • Physician Assistant: Candidates must have or obtain a State of Oregon Physician Assistant license prior to the start date. Candidates must have or be willing to obtain a Limited Fluoroscopy Permit through Oregon Medical Board of Imaging within one year of hire.
  • Nurse Practitioner: Valid State of Oregon Registered Nurse license, current Nurse Practitioner license for the state of Oregon, State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges. Candidates must have or be willing to obtain a Limited Permit from the Oregon Medical Board to supervise fluoroscopy within one year of hire.
  • ACLS/BLS certification required.
  • Membership in professional organization recommended.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Radiology experience preferred or if none, procedural and/or clinical surgical experience.

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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