Oregon Health & Science University

Instructor or Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland | US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Pediatrics
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.
OHSU and the OHSU affiliated clinical care site of Adventist Health Portland.
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Division of Neonatology is pleased to announce our recruitment for an Instructor or Assistant Professor level board-certified/board-eligible pediatrician for the OHSU affiliated clinical care site of Adventist Health Portland (AHP).

Function/Duties of Position

This position provides clinical care for newborns delivered at AHP’s Level 1 nursery, and includes the responsibilities of rounding in the newborn nursery daily and coverage of the delivery room as needed. This provider is present on the unit during scheduled workdays and is available to present to the hospital emergently on scheduled night calls, with overnight responsibilities that include on-call availability for acute issues or post-delivery stabilization exceeding routine care. This provider should be experienced and comfortable with neonatal resuscitations following Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines, and will work as a team leader with RN's and RT's with assistance from consulting Neonatologists via telemedicine as needed.  

This provider will join a team committed to excellence in pediatric care and benefit from the dissemination of OHSU evidence-based guidelines, ongoing participation in pediatric medicine, as well as neonatology-based educational opportunities.

Additionally, this provider will be responsible for educating OHSU medical students rotating at AHP for their newborn elective or preceptorship.  The teaching duties will generally involve a combination of experiential learning around patient care on the unit, simulating activities, mentoring and newborn specific didactics.


The duties of this position include: 

  • Well newborn care
  • Attendance at high-risk deliveries
  • Resuscitation and stabilization of the newborn infant inclusive of intubation
  • Management of respiratory distress of the newborn and air leak syndromes
  • Management of fluid and electrolyte disturbances
  • Evaluation and empirical antibiotic management of suspected sepsis
  • Teaching of medical students

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants should be board-certified/board eligible in Pediatrics with a career goal centered in hospital-based pediatric clinical care.
  • Recent pediatric newborn experience and skills in neonatal resuscitation following the current NRP guidelines, as well as proficiency in the management of ill newborns is required.
  • Applicants should have excellent communication and leadership skills and enjoy working collaboratively with families and other healthcare providers.

Additional Details

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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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