Current Dental Assistant openings:
◦3- Clinic Services
◦1- Faculty Dental Practice
◦1- Clinic Services
**NOW OFFERING A SIGNING BONUS OF UP TO $1,000.00** restrictions apply
The Dental Assistant, under the supervision of a licensed dentist, provides chair side assistance to dentists, dental students, dental hygienist, or dental technicians. Some employees in this class may perform clerical duties such as appointment scheduling, billing, and maintaining patient records.
This position provides support to the predoctoral (DMD student) clinics.
Salary range for the Dental Assistant positions is $24.28-$27.92 commensurate with qualifications and experience.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR DENTAL ASSISTANT:
- Completion of an approved Dental Assistant training program OR
- One year of experience as a chair side Dental Assistant
- Certification by the Oregon State Board of Dentistry for Radiological Proficiency required for ALL positions (upload documentation with online application)
- Current valid BLS card required, issued by the American Heart Association (upload documentation with online application)
- Must have worked as a dental assistant within the last 5 years
- Provide quality support to the Department of Otolaryngology in order to ensure a positive atmosphere for patient care, smooth flow of clinic, timely registration and scheduling of patients.
- Provides coverage to various divisions in the Otolaryngology department. This includes:
- answering phones,
- scheduling office and ancillary appointments,
- greeting patients,
- checks patients’ in/out,
- schedules appointments including scheduling complex coordinated appointments, and coordinates ancillary appointments.
- collects payments,answers questions regarding payments and forms.
- Conducts patient intake including verification of eligibility, benefits, authorizations for office and surgical services, and ensures proper orders have been received.
- Responds to questions regarding insurance coverage, copayment requirements, and general clinic information.
- Provide high quality customer service to both external and internal customers that meet or exceed the service standards of the health care industry.
- This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face customer contact skills, flexible coverage of internal service needs and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
- Ensure the clinics are able to function smoothly and efficiently while keeping the patients wellbeing paramount.
- In addition, the PAS assists in maintaining the practice environment in a clean, orderly condition.
- Functions as an integral member of the Department by contributing to new ideas for improving customer service and reducing costs.
- The PAS will be flexible and able to float to all divisions in Otolaryngology when needed.
- Enter and update online authorizations into EARL.
- Request, receive and prepare previous medical history, scans and lab results for all new patients.
- Coordinates document and data flow between divisions supports staff to include surgery scheduler and clinical staff.
- Must have strong attention to detail skills, customer service skills, problem solving skills and ability to work independently with little direction and as a team.
Seeing up to 12 patients per day, this Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides care in conjunction with a team comprised of physicians, APPs, RN coordinators, and other allied health professionals. APPs may practice both independently or in a shared-care model with physicians, as determined by the needs of the team. Additionally, this APP may be intermittently provide oversight of the infusion unit, responding to acute infusion reactions and urgent medical issues.
After appropriate proctoring, APPs will independently perform procedures including bone marrow aspirate/biopsy, lumbar puncture, ommaya tap, and skin biopsy.
This position reports through the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Outpatient Manager.
Clinic hours: Four 10-hour days between Monday and Friday. Set schedule to be determined at time of hiring.
- Creation/modification of queries for data retrieval tasks related to program needs (ORH TeleSleep, etc.) under supervision/advisement from senior staff
- Investigation of data issues/discrepancies
- Contribute to synthesis of reports/visualizations on data insights
- Coordination with stakeholders/partners on designing data pulls and developing reports
This position assists with this work. Under direct supervision, organizes literature search files; enters bibliographic data; retrieves, files, and prints articles; develops and formats data tables; abstracts scientific information; takes meeting notes; provides status updates; may assist with managing systematic review software; and assists in the peer review process.
- Customer Service: Provide the highest level of customer service to both external customers (patients and their families, referring providers, insurance carriers, etc.) and internal customers (OHSU health care providers and staff) that meets or exceeds the service standards of the health care industry. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face customer contact skills, crisis management, facility with available information technology, standard complaint processing, flexible coverage of internal service needs and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills
- Arranged Care: Schedules new patient appointments on line and manually if necessary. Obtains prior medical records and studies if appropriate. Creates a medical record if needed. Arranges stretchers, wheelchairs, and interpreters when necessary, and accommodates other special needs whenever possible. Mails information packets. Provides personal reminders to patients about upcoming appointments. Obtains and prepares OHSU medical records before scheduled appointments. Document processing- Preparing and sending new patient packets and patient letters. Maintaining supply of patient forms and updating them as needed. Organization and filing of new patient records.
- Point of Service Operations: Providing coverage for both the front desk and check out desks in the Urology clinic. Performing clinic check in and check out procedures; collection of patient payments (copays, prepays and payments on account); obtaining patient signatures on necessary forms; verifying demographic and guarantor information and providing excellent customer service through face-to-face contact with patients and internal OHSU customers
- Telecommunications: Providing telephone reception for the Department of Urology and its Faculty. Providing excellent customer service in a prompt, professional and courteous manner. Appropriate triage/direction of incoming calls. Providing excellent oral and written communication with the ability to paraphrase accurately and take clear and concise messages. Completion of clinic confirmation calls.
- Enrollment & Authorization: Gathers and/or verifies patient information including demographics, insurance coverage, and financial status. Confirms patient eligibility for health care coverage and clarifies any managed care arrangements. Obtains authorizations for clinical care, procedures, and laboratory studies. Enters all information accurately into OHSU databases or into the medical record when necessary. Follows up on pending authorizations until they are obtained. This includes EPIC Cadence work lists-reschedules and schedulable orders and recall list
This position provides technical support to pharmacists. Functions as a liaison and a point of contact for various pharmacy operations and interdisciplinary team members. Facilitate and prioritizes time sensitive duties which may include but are not limited to pharmacy program support and operational procedures. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas.
This position is expected to develop, enhance, implement, and provide direction for outpatient or ambulatory pharmacy services and initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, employee supervision, education and training of staff, residents, interns and students, provide leadership and service line development, involvement in quality assessment and process improvement, and serve as a administrative role model.
In addition, they will staff their service area to maintain their competencies in clinical expertise. They will serve as a designated Pharmacist-In-Charge for their specific pharmacy operations.
This Senior Research Assistant position is responsible for providing research assistance to support OPIP’s mission and the specific activities within the OPIP improvement activities. OPIP is currently funded to support multiple projects on different topics, and this position will need to support the dynamic fast paced environment. This includes assistance with scheduling meetings, writing summary notes from meetings, assistance with data display, and development/dissemination of reports. Research assistance of meetings will include the coordination, set up, implementation, and documentation of meetings with steering and partner committee members, primary care practices, health systems, community partners, and individual meetings for the OPIP Senior Staff. Research assistance on report and paper dissemination includes conducting literature reviews, drafting summary tables and materials, and providing assistance with the editing and formatting of reports and presentations. This position will also support updating the OPIP website about the research projects and ensuring broad communication and coordination.
Patient Care Coordination:
Appointment Scheduling: Schedule new and return patient appointments, including for residents and faculty, ancillaries and procedures. Create a medical record, if needed. Arrange interpreters, stretchers and wheelchairs when necessary, and accommodate other special needs whenever possible. Scheduling may occur face-to-face or over the telephone.
Information Gathering: Gathers and/or verifies patient demographics, insurance and financial information; transfers patient to appropriate financial specialist for screening as appropriate; informs patients of OHSU billing mechanisms; gathers information regarding insurance plan from caller and relays contracting and managed care arrangements to caller per clinic process. Information gathering may occur face-to-face or over the telephone.
Requests and receives patient information to ensure patient charts are compiled according to requirements. Faxes record requests to referring provider offices, and collects medical information pertinent to appointments. Documents records request actions in EPIC per CEI process.
Mail new patient information packets. Assist staff with supporting administrative clinic functions including filing and pulling patient charts, sending and faxing medical records when indicated, and assisting staff with mail distribution and other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
Successful completion of assigned tasks require the use of OHSU software programs including but not limited to EPIC (Cadence, EARL, work queues, In-Basket, EpicCare), Right Fax, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Lync) and Smart Web.
Point of Service Operations:
Greet patients and check-in/check-out appointments per clinic process. Verify insurance coverage is current and has been reviewed for eligibility, benefit and authorization needs. Identify and collect deductible payments, co-payments, and deposits on services; provide receipts and complete necessary accounting procedures. Verify and update the common data set in EPIC including patient demographics (such as but limited to name, address, telephone numbers, PCP and email). Explain and satisfy any necessary patient signature requirements including presentation, collection, documentation and scanning. Prepare charts for patient appointment, as desired by each physician.
Perform cash handling and billing duties in a timely and thorough manner. Duties include: educating patients on related billing issues as appropriate; collecting co-payments and past due balances when indicated; providing patients with appropriate receipts per CEI procedures; performing end-of-day duties following CEI protocol and guidelines (reconciling cash/check/credit card/HPM receipts, checking encounters for missing information, and giving appropriate documentation to designated area for posting/ordering); closing EPIC cash drawer per CEI and OHSU policy and maintaining front office cash drawer, as appropriate
Provide high-quality customer service to both external customers (such as but not limited to patient, caregivers, referring providers, and insurance carriers) and internal customers (OHSU health care providers and staff) that meets or exceeds the service standards of the health care industry. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face and telephone customer contact skills, crisis management skills, responsiveness to internal/external customers' needs, prompt communication with the appropriate providers or their designees, and continuous process improvement skills.
Performs requirements for staff members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics
This position provides faculty support including assisting with grading, and classroom/course activities, including:
- Assisting faculty with classroom/course activities
- Assisting faculty with grading assignments
- Other duties as assigned
Appointee shall have a demonstrated competence in research, teaching, patient care or administration or combinations of these activities.
- Conducts psychological evaluations and assessments including clinical interviews, behavioral assessments, and administers standard psychological tests.
- Provides short term, solution focused psychological treatment services to foster adjustment and adaptive coping with chronic and acute pain, disability, special health needs, chronic illness, and behavioral/psychological difficulties.
- Participates in CPC interdisciplinary diagnostic team assessments and treatment planning.
- Coordinates clinical services with community providers as needed.
- Demonstrates Core Competencies expected of all OHSU employees in the areas of Accountability, Integrity, Diversity, Respect, Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication.
- Complies with OHSU policies related to Code of conduct, Respect in the workplace, and all applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole.
Provides an outstanding level of professional performance (e.g. quality of investigation for research faculty; quality of clinical care for clinical faculty; quality of administrative function in education office). Professional performance is to be delivered in a manner that is compliant with the regulations and guidelines of all relevant regulating bodies (e.g. the American Society of Anesthesiologists, JCAHO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, OHSU IRB, NIH and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory guidelines). Treats all patients, research subjects, trainees and co-workers with dignity and respect.
Teaches trainees and support staff in their area of professional expertise as necessary.
This position will work in the laboratory of Dr. Ben Sivyer on a 5 year project examining the functional subtypes of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells in the mammalian retina. Tasks will involve maintaining mouse colonies, laboratory purchasing, learning and performing immunohistochemical and confocal microscopy techniques, and maintaining mouse behavioral paradigms. Duties will include:
Duties include immunohistochemistry/confocal microscopy, Animal handling, Molecular biology and genotyping and other duties as assigned by the lab manager or PI.
**** New-hires are eligible for a $10,000 hiring bonus*****
To provide intra-operative technical assistance to physicians and RN's who care for pediatric patients experiencing a surgical intervention/other invasive procedure. To participate actively in the work of the unit, committee work, and program level activities/projects. The role requires completion of annual clinical competencies, attending staff meetings and educational events during the day, and actively participating in all quality improvement opportunities assigned. The role requires that all policies, procedures, and patient safety initiatives will be followed.
Surgical Technologists are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. Surgical Technologists function in the role of scrub person. Surgical Technologists work under the supervision of the surgeon and the R.N. to ensure that the O.R. environment is safe, equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Must possess expertise in the theory and application of surgical technique, human anatomy, and surgical procedures, implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate safe care of the patient during invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The surgical technologist role requires extended periods of standing, lifting heavy instrumentation, and potential exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens.
Multiple openings available for Team Leads in the Clinical Research Management organization at the Knight Cancer Institute, in the areas of Clinical Research Coordination, Data Management, and CHM Phase 1.
OHSU classification: Research Project Manager
Key leadership responsibilities:
- Oversees and manages the day to day operations of clinical research activities for studies conducted at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.
- Oncology disease-site knowledge expert for the teams that they lead.
- Must have a strong understanding of how clinical and research operations work within the clinics/hospitals that their team works in and departments they collaborate with.
- Must have the ability to cover all roles that they oversee.
- Participates, with close collaboration of the disease site manager, in the strategic planning and financial management of the disease team they lead.
- First point of contact for the study team members regarding operational aspects of clinical research, to resolve issues and remove obstacles for study team members, sets priorities for workload, and identifies opportunities for process improvement.
- Manages coverage issues related to sick calls, vacation time, and may fill in to assist with responsibilities following a position vacancy. Does not maintain direct reporting responsibility for team members.
In addition to leadership responsibilities, the Team Lead maintains direct clinical research study management duties. Study management responsibilities include:
- Coordination of all aspects of a study as specifically outlined in the protocol and compliance with applicable regulations, including Good Clinical Practice.
- Work collaboratively with physician, nursing, and ancillary staff in the scheduling and management of subject research activities.
- Maintain accurate, complete and timely records on research subjects which may include preparation of source documentation and clinical research data/case report forms.
- Represent the investigator during monitor visits and on-site audits conducted by the sponsor or sponsor representative.
- Assist the Regulatory Project Manager with the IRB submission, to include preparation of consent forms and other documents required for IRB review.
- Maintain a working knowledge of FDA, DHHS and other agency guidelines that govern clinical research.
- Requires only occasional supervision
- Prior study management and clinical research coordination or data management skills are required
- Exercises sound judgment in taking independent action and seeks to advise as appropriate.
- Assists in process improvement efforts
- Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills
- Responsible for training and providing oversight of junior staff
- Assists leadership in the implementation of research program goals
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
Are you an experienced Emergency Department RN who enjoys being involved in projects that make a difference for other nurses? Do you like to solve problems? Have you been told that you are a natural leader? Do you communicate well in a crisis? If you answered YES to any of these questions, we have just the job for you. The Adult Emergency Department Assistant nurse manager is a frontline leader who engages with emergency department staff to improve the work environment. Assisted by a dynamic team of leaders who work well together, have great senses of humor and who truly care about the staff they work with, you will improve the care environment.
We work at a Magnet Designated Level One Trauma Center, Cardiac Center of Excellence and Comprehensive Stroke Center. We care for the sickest patients in the state and we do it well. The leadership goals of this department include a focus on staff safety and decreasing workplace violence, reducing capacity challenges, improving clinical outcomes and improving staff engagement including rewards and recognition.
A successful Assistant Nurse Manager will be motivated, a good communicator, and will bring ideas to improve the work environment.
Why wait, join this dynamic team now!
- The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is a clinical leader who works closely with the Nurse Manager and the Pediatric Assistant Nurse Manager to support the employees and services of the Emergency Department. They also work closely with the Director of Nursing to align unit goals with the strategic plan.
- The Assistant Nurse Manager prioritizes visibility in the Emergency Department and the support of evening and or night shift.
- This is the perfect position for a clinical nurse who desires the next step in taking a formal leadership role.
- ANMs are mentored in leadership and perform essential leadership functions such as employee evaluation, mentoring, coaching and performance management.
- The ANM implements quality and safety initiatives, engages in process improvement, ensures adherence to bargaining unit agreements and human resource management. The ANM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
- Works cooperatively and supportively with the heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of support services to support Emergency Department throughput
- Maintains clinical competency in Emergency Services in order to provide occasional nursing responsibilities to support Emergency Department daily operations.
- Collaborates with EMS to maintain evidence based standards of care and optimize department flow.
- Participates in investigations regarding lost or misplaced patient property.
- Responsible for operational, quality, human resources, financial, strategic and clinical management of the Emergency Department under the direction of the Emergency Department Nurse Manager.
- Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers including ensuring safe conditions for patients, families and staff.
- Exercises the ability to implement a flexible schedule to meet operational needs and to create work-life balance.
- The ANM’s decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The ANM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practicefor Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics, the Oregon State Board Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The ANM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is a registered nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Profession Practice Model. The ANM, in association with the Nurse Manager, is responsible for the managerial and leadership functions within a patient environment. The ANM functions primarily on evening and nightshift hours to provide operational oversight, consistency and continuity. The ANM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with regulatory standards, and administrative and clinical policies and procedures. The ANM performs managerial activities, and demonstrates effective leadership behaviors including performing evaluations, employee mentoring, coaching, and performance management. The ANM implements quality and safety initiatives, engages in process improvement, ensures adherence to bargaining unit agreements and human resource management. The ANM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The ANM’s decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The ANM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics, the Oregon State Board Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The ANM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
One of only two Level-1 Trauma Centers in Oregon: penetrating traumas, liver transplants and traumatic brain injuries, to name a few. With our reputation for teamwork and collaboration, we got this. Night differentials, free parking and amazing views of the lights of Portland from our campus. What are you waiting for?
The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical Nurse exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
- Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period. Able to lift 35 lbs independently. Complies with the safe patient mobilization policy when lifting or positioning dependent patients, including using mechanical lifts and coordinating the assistance of other personnel.
- Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking. Reasonable accommodations include corrective lenses and/or hearing aids
- The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation.
- Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers, including making correct judgments regarding ensuring safe conditions for patients, families, and other personnel.
- Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax.
- OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, by request to the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) department at email@example.com.
Department Specific Working Conditions:
- Ability to stand up to 4 hours without sitting
- Ability to tolerate moving throughout entire shift.
- Fast paced, dynamic admit/recovery environment, with competing priorities and quick turn-over of patients.
- Must have the ability to apply and maintain manual pressure to femoral arterial and venous access sites for up to 35 minutes.
- Ability to tolerate a noisy environment
- Requires ability to push patient in a stretcher around corners throughout the shift.
- Requires the ability to ride the Arial tram throughout the day
- Requires the flexibility to stay focused and have your assignment changed several times throughout your shift
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
Is your nursing career ready for growth? How about complexity and variety? Consider joining our OHSU PACU team. With 38 bays, we care for adult and pediatric populations (ages 13 +); from simple scheduled surgeries to complex neuro and trauma cases. It’s dynamic and fast-paced, but you still have assigned break relief and a supportive, professional team that makes it all happen seamlessly. Join us!
The PeriAnesthesia nurses are responsible for assessing patient and family needs, planning and coordinating care, and for consultation of interdisciplinary services. Procedures and treatments provided in the PeriAnesthesia Department include but are not limited to: placing venous access, drawing bloodwork, medication administration, fluid and blood administration, radiography, ultrasonography, intubation, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Patient population and diagnoses vary from minor to critical to include both elective and emergent surgeries. The PeriAnesthesia Team works to determine level of care based on patient stability, discharge appropriateness, and resource and referral allocation. The nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:1 to 1:4 based on ASPAN standards and the patient’s dynamic stability and acuity.