- Mouse colony maintenance and procedures: health checks, genotyping, weaning, injections.
- Assist investigators and/or independently perform necropsy, tissue processing, cell culture, molecular cloning, flow cytometry, histology, etc.
- Collect data and perform data analysis and quantification.
- Perform routine laboratory housekeeping tasks and order equipment and supplies.
- Manage lab ordering and chemical inventory.
- Manage animal program: health checks, weaning, genotyping, and working with investigators to arrange experimental cohorts. Manage animal database and internal and external mouse transfers.
- Manage lab licenses and protocols, including IACUC and IBC.
- Maintain equipment and facilities: preventative maintenance, service contracts, demos.
- Facilitate IT interactions for lab computers and servers.
- Assists researchers with experiments, including animal experimental procedures.
This position uses information systems and customer service skills to coordinate patient nutrition care. The Diet Tech provides support to the Adult and Pediatric Dietitians, and Room Service Call Center staff. Tasks include calculating and recording results of nutrient intake analysis in the medical record, calculating specialized enteral/infant feedings, monitoring inventory usage, placing orders for enteral and infant nutrition products. May provide clinical nutrition care to less nutritionally complicated patients including providing nutrition education to these patients as directed by and under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Nutrition or Clinical Dietitians.
1. Specimen Preparation:
- Receives specimens for testing, prepares and labels extraction tubes.
- Prioritizes work according to established procedures.
- Transfers and aliquots specimens for extraction in a biological safety cabinet.
- Organizes and stores specimens after testing is completed.
- Handles microbiology specimens as urine, blood, body fluids etc.
- Follows all procedures related to specimen processing
- Ensures all specimens are properly labeled and meet specimen’s requirements.
- Performs Microbiology primary processing including properly making slides for gram stains.
2. Answers multi-line telephone and performs client services duties:
- Inputs sample or specimen information from requisition slip into computer.
- Results tests into the Laboratory Information System (LIS).
- Performs billing functions.
- Distributes samples or specimens to appropriate work areas.
- Calls health care provider to clarify orders and report test results according to established policy. Triages phone calls into the lab. Communicates status of specimens and maintains a high level of customer service
3. Materials Preparation:
- Prepares, reagents, chemical solutions, and other media according to written instructions.
- Manages and orders reagents and supplies on a periodic basis to ensure adequate stock levels.
- Runs quality control checks on material prepared and records all quality control activities.
4. Miscellaneous Duties:
- Cleans and lubricates equipment used in testing.
- Cleans, sterilizes, and runs quality control checks on glassware used in laboratory.
- Conducts eyewash station checks.
- Autoclaves and disposes of contaminated or infectious materials.
- Transports specimens between laboratories.
- Attends staff meetings, provides input, and fully participates in planning and feedback in work group.
- Follows all safety procedures when carrying out duties.
- Performs duties as assigned by supervisor for special studies and projects
- Performs requirements for Staff Members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics and understands and complies with the Code of Conduct, OHSU and departmental policies and procedures, and other applicable procedures, rules and regulations.
The major duties of the Specimen Processing Specialist 1 consists of receiving, identifying, assigning accession numbers, sorting, preparation, internal laboratory distribution of surgical pathology and cytology samples, slides and materials.
The secondary role of this position is to provide technical support for laboratory technical staff, residents, pathology assistants, pathologists and other specimen processors.
This position will also answer telephone calls concerning lab results, specimen requirements, procedures, time required for tests, and preparation of specimens for other lab sections and outside labs for analysis.
The person filling this position will be of professional demeanor and perform their duties with an attitude which will best serve the clients of the department, OHSU, and outside the organization.
This is the first of a two-level series.
- Patient Preparation: The IONM Technologist documents a comprehensive patient history including neurological symptoms and medications.
- Procedures: The IONM Technologist performs procedures appropriate to their competence, according to the policy and procedures, including test setup, electrode application, maintaining patient safety and other related duties. Strong, well developed communication skills are essential for this position.
- Equipment Maintenance: Maintains clean testing equipment, maintains proper sanitization of supplies and surrounding area, and reports equipment malfunctions in writing to our engineer.
- Miscellaneous. Performs advanced test; prepares reports of recordings for interpretation by physician; edits, types, archives and stores files in accordance to lab policy. The IONM technologist communicates appropriately and effectively with the patient to convey the purpose of the test, and answer questions surrounding the test as well as with higher level personnel. Understands why and how to troubleshoot common artifacts and protocols with a conscious effort to maintain safety standards.
- Customer Satisfaction: Follows AIDET customer service philosophy. Understands AIDET and how to correct the most common customer service complaints. Follows Press Ganey scores and helps the department to achieve the highest level scores possible by working to become a leader in customer service.
The Trades/Maintenance Coordinator coordinates and oversees facilities staff in the maintenance, operation and repair of OHSU West Campus buildings and equipment. Directs, assists, trains and develops staff in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of buildings. Serves as a primary customer service representative for Facilities operations. Will respond to customers in a timely, effective and professional manner, developing working relationships and serving as liaison during campus emergencies.
Direct the Resources & Logistics staff in managing animal usage, selection, research and breeding allocation in support of ONPRC’s $32M grant portfolio. Responsibilities include direct oversight, training support, and discipline of employees, communication and coordination with investigative staff to include grant support and project planning support as a key member of ARRS, and analysis of $1.2M departmental budget in conjunction with the Unit Head. Additionally, inform and communicate NHP use and planning to relevant stakeholders, including ONPRC Division Chiefs, the ONPRC Director, the National Primate Research Center Consortium, and NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs. This position requires close collaboration with the Primate Genetics Core, the ONPRC Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core, the NPRC Genetics Consortium, and the NPRC Breeding Colony Management Consortium.
The Medical Assistant provides a full range of support as part of the medical care team. This position functions within the Medical Assistant Scope of Boundaries as defined by OHSU. Primary duties of this position are: rooming, collecting patient vital signs, point of care testing, documentation in the electronic medical record (EHR), maintaining clinic flow, stocking exam rooms, assisting with procedures and treatments, and communicating with efficiency and diplomacy. The Medical Assistant works under the clinical direction of the physician, and has a direct reporting relationship to the Practice Manager.
Medical Assistant positions are represented by the AFSCME union. Incentives include:
- Salary Range: $20.64 - $27.92 per hour
- Individuals may be eligible for a $2,500.00 hiring bonus** for positions (some positions will have an additional $2,500.00 bonus**, noted below with *)
- Individuals may be eligible for $2,500.00 with retention bonuses** after a year and two years of $2,500 each**.
- Free Tri-Met and C-Tran Pass, plus free rides on the Aerial Tram and Portland Street Car
- Experienced certified MAs have an opportunity to promote into a Medical Assistant 2 classification if all criteria is met after one year at OHSU
Current Full Time Medical Assistant openings for the week of October 5th - October 12th:
- Ambulatory Talent Pool – South Waterfront – 14 positions
- Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – South Waterfront – 1 position*
- Beaverton Primary Care – Beaverton, OR – 2 positions
- Cardiology Clinics – Beaverton, OR – 1 position
- COVID Community Outreach – South Waterfront – 1 position*
- Center for Women's Health – Marquam Hill– 4 positions*
- Child Development and Rehabilitation Center – Marquam Hill – 1 position*
- Community Hematology Oncology – Southeast – 1 position*
- Dermatology – South Waterfront – 2 positions*
- Diagnostic Imaging Services – South Waterfront – 1 position
- Digestive Health Center – South Waterfront – 1 position*
- Doernbecher Specialty Pediatrics Clinic – Marquam Hill – 5 positions*
- Family Medicine at Richmond – Southeast Portland – 4 positions*
- Family Medicine at Scappoose – Scappoose, OR – 3 positions*
- Family Medicine at South Waterfront – South Waterfront – 5 positions*
- General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health – Marquam Hill – 1 position
- Immediate Care Richmond – Southeast – 2 positions
- Immediate Care – South Waterfront –2 positions
- Internal Medicine Clinic – Marquam Hill –2 positions
- Knight Cancer Oncology – South Waterfront – 1 position*
- Neurology – South Waterfront – 3 positions*
- Neurology – Marquam Hill – 1 position*
- OHSU Occupational Health and Safety – Marquam Hill – 1 position*
- Orenco Station Primary Care - Hillsboro, OR - 1 position
- Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation – South Waterfront – 2 positions*
- Otolaryngology - Ear, Nose & Throat – South Waterfront – 1 position
- Pediatric Clinic at Bethany Village – Beaverton, OR – 1 position*
- Pre Operative Medicine Clinic – South Waterfront – 1 position
- Primary Care Shared – Beaverton – 1 position
- Radiation Medicine – Marquam Hill – 1 position*
- Student Health and Wellness Center – Marquam Hill – 1 position*
- University Fertility Consultants – South Waterfront – 1 position
- Urology – South Waterfront – 1 position*
- Urology, Adventist Campus – Southeast Portland – 3 positions
- Vascular Surgery – Marquam Hill – 1 position
Part Time, Relief, Temporary or Flex Positions:
- Family Medicine at Richmond – Southeast Portland – 1 relief position
- Family Medicine – South Waterfront – 1 relief position
- General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health – Marquam Hill – 2 relief positions
**Only new hires are eligible for listed bonuses
Flexible work schedule of 4x10 hour shifts. Mid-shift hours, usually 1200-2200 with some flexibility.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available.
Comprehensive benefits include the following:
- Comprehensive health care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents.
- $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
- Two separate above market pension plans to choose from
- Paid time off- 208 hours per year (full-time)
- Extended illness bank- 64 hours per year
- 9 paid holidays per year
- Three weeks of paid parental leave
- Adoption assistance program (up to 5k)
- Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Isn’t it time your management skills were recognized? This is your chance! Begin your leadership nursing career with 10A/13A as an Assistant Nurse Manager. Join a leadership team that supports a Culture of Safety and a Learning Environment. Support and mentor a night shift team of professionals, and assist with the development and sustainability of professional practice among our New Graduate nurses and Senior Nursing staff. We provide care for patients and families who have unexpectedly been hospitalized. Join us!
Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards
- Assists in development of the department strategic plan that reflects the division strategic plan and nursing’s vision.
- Participates in formulating objectives, goals and specific strategies related to initiatives.
- Assists in developing short and long-term goals that identify the target conditions.
- Assists in coordinating the implementation of interventions to meet department-level goals.
- Assists with communicating implementing, and evaluating the unit strategic plan.
- Ascribes to systems theory with an understanding that how parts of a system relate to the overall system.
- Maintains knowledge of current nursing practice and the roles and functions of care team members (e.g. charge nurse, code team, RRT)
- Evaluates staff’s competency and intervenes to optimize performance and ensure safe, quality, effective and efficient patient care.
- Promotes and practices patient/family advocacy.
- Maintains visibility and open communication with the staff and department leadership.
- Communicates plans and decisions to department staff and other stakeholders.
- Asserts view in a non-judgmental manner. Recognizes one’s own method of decision-making and the role of beliefs, values and inferences.
- Promotes patient-centered decisions and outcomes.
- Actively participates in shared-governance structures and promotes decisions made within the governance structure.
- Evaluates staffing, scheduling and patient care assignments to assure they are based on role and clinical practice expertise.
- Celebrates successes and accomplishments.
- Monitors department finances according to performance targets.
- Reports areas for improvement and implements corrective course as indicated.
- Assures the use of staffing tools and guidelines to manage productivity.
- Monitors use of premium pay.
- Educate team members on financial implications of patient care decisions.
- Assists the manager/director in determining department level resource priorities
- Uses evidence-based leadership to promote desired behaviors
- Develops a high-functioning workforce in collaboration with the department leadership
- Recognizes and rewards exemplary professional practice
- Coaches staff in an ongoing and progressive manner
- Monitors and evaluates the application of practice standards
- Collaborates with department leadership to facilitate behaviors that impact safety, quality, patient satisfaction, and employee satisfaction.
- Resolves and manages conflict to promote optimal outcomes.
- Maintains professional boundaries.
- Participates in recruiting & retaining highly qualified staff.
- Participates in succession planning initiatives.
- Participates in the development of the department quality plan.
- Utilizes department data to identify areas for improvement based on assessment and current states.
- Monitors and uses data to determine patient care quality improvement objectives.
- Engages staff in department initiatives.
- Disseminates the impact/benefits of organizational, nursing, and department initiatives.
- Identifies areas of risk and makes suggestions for reducing risk and improving outcomes.
- Investigates concerns and errors to understand occurrences of errors or adverse events.
- Communicates learning locally and through the system to disseminate best- practices.
- Supports workflow processes that reduce error potential.
- Evaluates practice in relation to the PPM and existing evidence.
- Sets expectations for clinical staff to exercise autonomy and decision- making authority consistent with scope of practice and performance description.
- Advances practice excellence by communicating a clear and consistent message about the expectations for role and standards -based professional practice.
- Engages in informal and formal processes of giving and seeking feedback regarding role performance from individuals, professional colleagues, representatives, administrators, and others.
- Preparation/Cooking: Prepare food items for patients and visitors at OHSU South hospital and CHH2 according to standardized recipes and menus or by verbal instruction given by higher-level cooks or supervisors. Perform functions according to following procedures as listed: (1) mise-en-place (put in place) all ingredients and supplies; (2) perform all required preparation; (3) cook ingredients using prescribed best method; (4) hold and serve at proper safe temperature; (5) chill as appropriate using correct food safety procedures; (6) reheat as necessary to the appropriate safe temperature; (7) properly label and date products to be stored in the various stages of production.
- Food Safety & Sanitation: Ensure all foods, including potentially hazardous foods, are handled in a safe and proper manner according to Food and Nutrition Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), OHSU Infection Control, and Multnomah County Health Department. Identify critical control points (CCPs) in food preparation and storage and monitor the factors that might create a food safety hazard, using corrective action when a deviation occurs. CCPs include but are not limited to: hand washing, cooking, cooling, holding, thawing, temperature monitoring, cross-contamination. Effectively prepare sanitizing agents (e.g. bleach water, quat sanitizer) and clean and sanitize food preparation appliances, work areas, utensils, and equipment using dish machine or three-compartment sink method. Maintain cleanliness of assigned work area. At minimum, the last 30 minutes of each shift will be dedicated to cleaning, sanitizing, and sweeping assigned work area.
- Planning, Requisitioning and Preparation: This position must be able to maintain adequate products and supplies for patient operations, especially being prepared for the next days and coming events. Request needed products, and supplies to be ordered; check supplies or food products delivered by suppliers, to insure they meet type, quantity, and quality specified, checked for proper temperature safety standards. Must be able to make a production schedule and oversee its completion, coordinating with the patient services supervisor and the retail café supervisor to ensure complete order and adjust to last minute order when necessary. Keep records of amounts of foods prepared and left overs to adjust production schedules.
- Miscellaneous: Provides training in cooking methods and procedures, participates with supervisor in planning menus and recipe development and testing. Cook II positions are expected to be independent problem solvers, and creative innovators; and perform regular and new tasks and responsibilities as assigned by managers and supervisors. Assists with cooks and other staff members to achieve daily and overall production needs as directed by supervisor. Demonstrates through performance the philosophy of service excellence. Performs requirements for staff members as outlined in the Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics.
- Develop project plans, timelines, presentations, education and training materials, and evaluation instruments. Work with policymakers, leadership and others to plan and implement projects.
- Oversee project teams, providing direct and indirect supervision and mentorship to staff.
- Maintain and monitor budgets and expenses, develop operating project budgets.
- Prepare and submit proposals, including creating scopes of work, budgets, and contributing to writing portions of proposals.
- Prepare reports, contribute to manuscripts and other dissemination products.
- Initiate and strengthen relationships/partnerships with key stakeholder groups regionally and nationally to develop collaborations.
Preparation/Cooking: Prepare food items for patients and visitors at OHSU South hospital and CHH2 according to standardized recipes and menus or by verbal instruction given by higher-level cooks or supervisors. Perform functions according to following procedures as listed: (1) mise-en-place (put in place) all ingredients and supplies; (2) perform all required preparation; (3) cook ingredients using prescribed best method; (4) hold and serve at proper safe temperature; (5) chill as appropriate using correct food safety procedures; (6) reheat as necessary to the appropriate safe temperature; (7) properly label and date products to be stored in the various stages of production.
Food Safety & Sanitation: Ensure all foods, including potentially hazardous foods, are handled in a safe and proper manner according to Food and Nutrition Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), OHSU Infection Control, and Multnomah County Health Department. Identify critical control points (CCPs) in food preparation and storage and monitor the factors that might create a food safety hazard, using corrective action when a deviation occurs. CCPs include but are not limited to: hand washing, cooking, cooling, holding, thawing, temperature monitoring, cross-contamination. Effectively prepare sanitizing agents (e.g. bleach water, quat sanitizer) and clean and sanitize food preparation appliances, work areas, utensils, and equipment using dish machine or three-compartment sink method. Maintain cleanliness of assigned work area. At minimum, the last 30 minutes of each shift will be dedicated to cleaning, sanitizing, and sweeping assigned work area.
Planning, Requisitioning and Preparation: This position must be able to maintain adequate products and supplies for patient operations, especially being prepared for the next days and coming events. Request needed products, and supplies to be ordered; check supplies or food products delivered by suppliers, to insure they meet type, quantity, and quality specified, checked for proper temperature safety standards. Must be able to make a production schedule and oversee its completion, coordinating with the patient services supervisor and the retail café supervisor to ensure complete order and adjust to last minute order when necessary. Keep records of amounts of foods prepared and left overs to adjust production schedules.
Miscellaneous: Provides training in cooking methods and procedures, participates with supervisor in planning menus and recipe development and testing. Cook II positions are expected to be independent problem solvers, and creative innovators; and perform regular and new tasks and responsibilities as assigned by managers and supervisors. Assists with cooks and other staff members to achieve daily and overall production needs as directed by supervisor. Demonstrates through performance the philosophy of service excellence. Performs requirements for staff members as outlined in the Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics.
The purpose of this position is to provide adult and pediatric phlebotomy service to the inpatients served by the OHSU Hospital and Clinics and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. This person works closely with the Phlebotomy team and other inpatient departments to ensure immediate, courteous, and comprehensive responses to requests for service, or concerns about specimens and related matters. This person maintains a professional and customer service oriented focus at all times. The employee in this position promotes OHSU's mission statement by delivering high quality, cost effective, family-oriented service. All tasks and duties are performed with support and oversight by the Phlebotomy Management Team. This position helps to create a collaborative environment by integrating education, research, and clinical leadership.
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, which is associated with a three-time Magnet designated hospital, Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU), is a regional referral center in Portland Oregon, for acute and critically ill children, At Doernbecher,Pediatric Float Pool nurses provide state-of-the-art, high-quality, innovative, and compassionate family-centered nursing care. Pediatric Float Pool (PFP) nurses support pediatric Acute and Critical Care units as well as the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Here are some reasons to be excited about the Pediatric Float Pool (PFP) at Doernbecher:
- You become an expert in pediatric nursing – as there is a separate float pool for adult care areas.
- PFP RNs provide seamless care for patients across the continuum of care, from the NICU, to the PICU, to acute care, and upon discharge.
- PFP RNs float to 6 different Pediatric units including: Medical, Surgical, Intermediate, Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric ICU and NICU.
- Surgical services include Ortho, General Surgical, Cardiac, ENT, Plastics, Urology
- We have tracks for all experience levels: Residency (new grad), Specialty Fellowship (some nursing experience) and Fellowship (2 years or more of pediatric nursing experience); onboarding plans are customized based on your level of experience.
- OHSU/Doernbecher is nationally recognized Level 1 Trauma Organization.
- The state of Oregon has the 4th highest level of RN pay across the country.
- Your professional development is supported by our staff educator and orientation coordinator, as well as our team’s robust Shared Governance.
- This job posting is a night shift only position, meaning there is no required rotations between night and day shift. Opportunities to switch to day shift arise when there are open day shift positions to transfer into.
- Hiring bonus available
- Relocation package available
- Once orientation is complete, you earn an $8/hour float differential, on top of your base pay. There are also additional differentials such as night shift and weekend.
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Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available. This position also comes with great benefits! Some highlights include:
- Comprehensive health care plans paid 100% for employees and 88% for dependents.
- $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee.
- Two separate above market pension plans to choose from.
- Vacation: 192 to 288 hours per year depending on length of service, prorated for part-time.
- Sick Leave: up to 96 hours per year for full time, prorated for part-time.
- Holidays: accrue up to 64 holiday hours per year.
- Substantial public transportation discounts.
- Tuition Reimbursement program.
- Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
- OHSU offers reimbursement for education expenses.
- Executive level support for Center Co-Director, managing complex and dynamic calendar and travel needs
- Scientific and administrative meetings scheduling, communications, and AV and other logistics
- Coordinates visits by invited guests including travel, itinerary, publicity, logistics, reimbursements, and serving as escort on campus
- Reconciles P-Cards, prepares and submits reimbursement requests
- Maintains BCC researcher listserv, monitors the Center’s general email in-boxes, assists with coordination and publicity for special events
- Serves as intermediary between OHSU IT and Center personnel including assisting with routine IT requests and maintaining inventory of Center purchased computers and software
- Administer equal opportunity complaint and accommodation processes, including Title IX, disability, pregnancy, and religious reasonable accommodation request processes independently and in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and the University’s policies. This includes independently conducting and leading collaborative investigations, facilitations, meetings with appropriate personnel, corresponding with medical providers, and writing reports and recommendations.
- Investigations include but are not limited to interviews, document reviews, background checks, and other fact-finding efforts. Investigations and the informal resolutions of complaints frequently require leadership in analyzing and managing complex situations and providing leadership to customers by recommending action plans and strategies for resolving conflict.
- Provide an independent assessment of institutional processes (HR, academic, and other) in real-time in order to identify the need for independent review or other ad hoc processes to address potential bias within accepted policy and practices.
- Work effectively with emotionally distressed and/or uncooperative individuals in a compassionate, professional, and courteous manner to defuse and manage situations involving intense conflict.
- Display skill in working as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals at all levels of OHSU.
- Develop, organize, coordinate and conduct training in the areas of prohibited discrimination such as race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, and religion under the guidance of the Director(s), accommodations, retaliation, and/or Title IX.
- Advise and collaborate with directors, managers, Human Resources, and all other customers on an equal opportunity, affirmative action compliance, and appropriate corrective action.
- Interpret institutional policies based on relevant state and federal statutory and case law in order to advise Human Resources Business Partners and members of management regarding legal obligations and employee rights.
- Gather information, analyze evidence, and organize and prepare draft responses to charges of discrimination from outside agencies, including the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education, for review and filing by in-house attorneys.
- Represent OHSU in conducting community outreach to diverse populations. Provide leadership and modeling to OHSU in enhancing diversity and cultural competency. Other duties as assigned.
The Section of Molecular Imaging & Therapy (MIT), within the Department of Diagnostic Radiology (DR), is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research primarily within the MIT section but also on potential projects throughout the department.
The MIT section is rapidly growing both clinically and with respect to research, driven by a very active theranostics program. The section performs all types of FDA-approved radiopharmaceutical imaging and therapies, and also participates in a variety of research including retrospective studies, therapy databases, and prospective clinical trials. Additional important assets include a PET/MR program, of which this position is strongly tied, and collaborations both within the department and across OHSU.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be the primary strategist in scientific aspects of the assigned project, working closely together with the faculty. They may participate in supervision of some activities of more junior trainees, frequently taking responsibility for expensive equipment and experiment design. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Fellow will write scientific papers, abstracts, and submit manuscripts for publication and seek out and apply for grants and additional funding to support research.
Curriculum vitae (CV), one-page research description with relevant publications, and names/contact information for at least three professional references, should be uploaded with the application.
Independently Plan, Conduct and Write Data Analytic Research Products
- Co-lead data analyses, such as building multivariable models, to assess associations between exposures or interventions, and outcomesWork with a team to interpret
- resentations focusing on policy-relevant findings and applications
- Develop or contribute to scopes of work and outline data analysis plans
- Obtain, store, and clean large, state-level and multi-agency datasets containing claims, encounter, administrative data, and other data sources
- Provide quality assurance for imported data and work with partner agencies, as needed
- Provide meticulous recordkeeping in statistical code and decision making for analyses
- Contribute to the development and maintenance of data dictionaries
- Present research findings to clients via webinar or in-person meetings and conferences
- Research and analyze the context of the question(s) that clients are asking and convert questions into structured, answerable research questions
- Create and manage references in a citation management software program (e.g., EndNote)
- Track report progress, anticipating next steps, and gather required information from internal team, colleagues, and external contacts to produce high-quality, timely research products
- Respond to peer review and editor comments in a productive and timely manner and adhere to all timelines for projects
Communication and Dissemination
- Develop and maintain effective relationships with Center clients
- Represent the Center at selected national and state-level conferences, meetings and other events, preparing materials for distribution and making presentations that effectively communicate research and the Center’s goals and mission
- Patient Care: Provides direct care to the patient as required for meal service including: providing the menu, taking the patient’s meal order using a portable electronic device, confirms the items ordered are consistent with the prescribed diet, and checks the medical record for CBG orders or medications that need to be timed with food intake. Assists with assembling meals in the kitchen (at CHH2), delivers the meal, and ensures patients are ready for meal with over-bed table cleared. Checks for tray accuracy when delivering trays and is alert for items left on trays (glasses, dentures, paperwork). Removes soiled meal tray from the room and documents intake in the medical record. Orders product and maintains nourishment room inventory using FIFO, demonstrates competency in specific skills and follows established protocols including: uses two patient identifiers; uses hand sanitizer between patient contacts; recognizes and responds to emergent situations; documents according to established policies and procedures including: patient intakes and calorie count data in Epic on the computer, converts weights and measures for food items for calorie count data, coordinates care and/or services with other team members including: alerts dietitians and dietetic technicians to patients’ needs and arranges for snacks as appropriate, notifies nursing and other professional staff of patient needs when out of the Meal Service Associate scope of practice, communicates in a respectful, caring and non-judgmental manner, reinforces nutritional teaching and counseling which is supportive and/or restorative of health, assumes responsibility for professional/job related development, knowledge of advances in technology, use of new equipment and appropriate application of hospital systems, incorporates quality improvement practices into performance, incorporates the principles of OHSU’s Mission Statement into performance, supports patient and family centered care across the continuum through service coordination, adheres to HIPPA and confidentiality guidelines, and adheres to the OHSU Code of Conduct. Performs requirements for Staff Members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics:
- Carries out job responsibilities in an ethical, effective and professional manner.
- Reports potential compliance problems using the reporting processes as outlined in the Code of Conduct.
- Models ethical and appropriate behavior, professional standards, compliance, and personal integrity.
- Participates in training programs
- Understands and complies with OHSU and departmental policies and procedures, applicable rules and regulations.
- Hospitality: Fulfills responsibility to organization through performance that promotes the service excellence philosophy; provides outstanding care to patients including: immediate service recovery; listens and responds to patients’ needs including unspoken or subtle requests; completes patient surveys as needed.
- Clerical: Keeps list of patients for assigned floor(s), checks diets on the food and nutrition list with the list on the care unit(s), keeps communication log(s) current, orders par stock, records food intakes, fluid intakes, and calorie count information in the EPIC system. Uses tray monitor on electronic mobile device to promote trays after meal is delivered to patient in a timely manner.
- Food Preparation: Heats food for patients as needed and makes coffee for the unit.
- Sanitation: Puts frozen and refrigerated stock away quickly, stocks non-perishables, picks up trays from meals and puts into soiled tray cart, cleans nourishment room and equipment, refrigerator, freezer and other storage areas. Practices FIFO when restocking nourishment room.
- Sustainability: Supports sustainability efforts of Food & Nutrition Services by participating fully in the recycling programs.
- Waste Prevention: Prevents waste by assisting patients to get what they want, using oldest first (FIFO), and preparing only what is needed. Demonstrates fiscal accountability and the effective use of resources.