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.
The purpose of this position is to coordinate and support the outpatient medical needs of patients in the Otolaryngology Division of Pediatrics. The position will partner with faculty physicians, fellows and residents in Otolaryngology to provide excellent clinical care and customer service for patients. This position interacts with other care providers to deliver appropriate, timely care and patient education. Patients seen in the pediatric Otolaryngology clinic are commonly referred for disease of the ears such as chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, and hearing loss, airway problems, trach care and education, head and neck masses, cleft palate, sinus disease and voice disorders. Common procedures performed in clinic include: otomicroscopy, flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy, frenolotomy and nasal endoscopy. This position will actively foster and maintain systems and relationships to ensure smooth care transition from the clinic setting to the operating room and back to the clinic setting. This position will also provide educational presentations to OHSU surgery medical students, otolaryngology residents and fellows during Grand Rounds.
This position will not be working in the OR, but will be expected to round on inpatient airway patients.