$49.16 - $78.18 per hour, depending on degree and experience
Hiring Bonus up to $12,000 DOE and Relocation Package Available. Must begin work by March 31, 2024 to qualify.
Free Parking at night! Night Differential (12.5%/hr from 7 pm- 7 am)
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This position also comes with great benefits! Some highlights include:
- 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
- Vacation: 192 to 288 hours per year depending on length of service, prorated for part-time.
- Sick Leave: 96 hours per year for full time
- Holidays: up to 64 holiday hours per calendar year (employees accrue .0308 holiday hours for each hour paid.
- Substantial public transportation discounts (Tri-met and C-Tran)
- Tuition Reimbursement program
- Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including extensive wellness resource
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.
Managed Care Coordination:
- Maintains current information on managed care insurance plans and serves as a liaison and information resources for physicians, nursing support staff, and coworkers, referring physician offices, OHSU Health Plan Office, patients, and insurance companies on authorization requirements per diagnosis and service. Serves as service area expert on ICD9 coding requirements and issues.
- Obtains managed care authorizations for all consultations, procedures, office visits, and care arrangements by scheduling appointments and contacting other ancillary and clinical services as needed.
- Applies problem solving and negotiating skills in resolving patient concerns and managed care related problems.
Customer Service / Point of Service Operations:
- 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 meet or exceed the service standards of the health care industry. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, exemplary phone etiquette, face-to-face customer contact skills, high emotional intelligence including during stressful situations, utilization of available information technology, consistently following standard work, flexible coverage of internal service needs and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
- Greets patients and, where appropriate, checks them in prior to being seen by clinical staff.
- Gathers and/or verifies patient information including demographics, insurance coverage, and financial status. Checks patient account numbers and corrects any problems, seeking advice from Central Registration as required. Ensures that all appointment comment information is accurate and complete.
- Enters all information accurately into OHSU databases or into the medical record when necessary.
- Inspects insurance cards and/or authorization notices.
- Explains and satisfies any necessary patient signature requirements (including non-covered service forms).
- Identifies and collects co-payments, provides receipts, and completes necessary accounting procedures as needed. Notifies clinical staff when patients arrive, monitors the length of patient wait times and intervene as necessary.
- Distributes medication lists to patients and prepares other duties associated to clinic as needed.
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.
- Universal precautions
- Personal protective equipment
- Sterilization procedures
- MSDS expectations
- Observation and direct measurement
- Data collection (orthostatic vitals)
- Medication administration (oral, SC, IM, ID, rectal, vaginal, topical)
- CLIA waived testing
- Age specific competency
- Minor procedure assistance
- Wound care, suture/staple removal
- Comprehension of scope
Phlebotomy/Point of Care/Diagnostic testing
- Blood draws (venous, capillary)
- Point of care competency for CLIA waived tests
- Other diagnostic tests (i.e. ECG, PFT)
- Basic drug calculations and metric conversions
- Safe preparation and administration
- Identify and define drug categories
- Legal prescription requirements based on drug schedules and classes
- Knowledge of DEA regulations
- Familiarity with PDR
- Know common drugs and their classifications/side effects
- Practice Specific Duties
- Coordination and Scheduling of care
- Scheduling patient appointments and reminder calls
- Schedules labs, diagnostics, stretchers, wheelchairs and interpreters when necessary and accommodates other special needs when necessary
- Mails information packets
- Contacts primary care physicians or their designees to obtain authorizations for care as required
- Takes accurate messages from patients regarding procedure scheduling and post-op care. Delivers such information promptly to the appropriate providers, advice nurse, or their designees
- Prior authorization of medication/prescribed medical equipment
- Initiate clinic review
- The week following each clinic: Track as needed lab values on clinic chart flow sheet, check EPIC Care for patient follow up appointments and arrange patient care follow up as indicated
- Track lab/diagnostic results completed outside facilities and entered into EPIC Care for RN and Provider review
- Assist physicians in clinic with "out of book" patients as needed
The Intensive Care Unit technician (ICU Tech) position is part of the healthcare team in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The ICU tech performs tasks of direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and as directed by the department nurse manager. The ICU tech will provide assistance in the maintenance of supplies pertaining to the ICU, and will assist with quality assurance activities for the ICU. This individual has the ability to communicate data reflective of the patients’ status and delegated tasks to the RN or LIP in charge of patient care. The ICU tech assists the patient, patients’ families, visitors, nursing staff, and other support staff to assure the delivery of quality care in a safe and comfortable environment. ICU Techs contribute to the success of the department and support of team members. This position will require intermittent work out of class in the Health Unit Coordinator role.
The Senior Finance Administrator (SFA) collaborates with the W&C executive team to drive operational improvements. The SFA directs the development of monthly forecasts / annual operating and capital budgets, and ensures accurate data administration for performance improvement initiatives. This position serves as a strategic partner in ensuring that the W&C financial and operational plans achieve strategic goals.
Duties include overseeing all operational budgets, revenue, expense and provides financial leadership. The position serves as a liaison to SOM Dean's Office, CFS, HFS, HR, ITG, Foundation, and other central service organizations such as Campus Planning. This position works with project sponsors to define, implement, and lead projects and process improvement initiatives to achieve organizational strategic objectives.
The SFA requires a strong orientation toward providing a high level of service to the faculty and staff across the clinical, education, and research missions encompassing over 750+ employees and resources exceeding $400+million.
Administer contracts and grants from pre-proposal through award closeout. This includes providing professional consultation and guidance to the department, contractors, funding agencies, and subcontractors concerning issues and advises methods which will best meet the terms and conditions and financial and regulatory requirements of all parties.
Analyzes terms and conditions of grant and contract awards and agreements, affirming consistency with department and principal investigator interests and consistent with university policies and requirements. Manages post-award invoicing, amendments, administrative actions, and agreements. Recommends and negotiates necessary changes with PI and DA.
Responsible for review and providing departmental approval of grant and contract award and proposals ensuring that activities are in the best interest of the investigators and conform to all applicable policies and regulatory requirements.
Manages proposal development with the PI and the study team for submission to various funding agencies. Reviews, and approves grant awards and contract proposals, ensuring University policy is followed, and federal and state laws. Edits and advises the PI and study team on changes to their proposal that are essential to fulfill the requirements of the funding agencies and university guidelines and policies. Uses multiple complex information systems to process and approve proposals and to gather, record, formulate, and provide data relative to grants and contracts. This also includes monthly and annual reporting to the leadership of the department including the Department Chair and the Vice Chair of Research.
Dept Specific Information : The Nurse Manager of the Department of Neurology will be a part of the Neurology operational leadership team. The nurse manager will be responsible for operational, quality, human resources, financial, strategic and clinical management of the RN clinical practice environment in Neurology. They will be heavily involved in strategic planning, identification of improvement opportunities, and implementation of initiatives designed to manage access, capacity, and throughput across the department of Neurology. Builds cooperative dyad relationships between Division and Section leaders throughout the department. Works cooperatively and supportively with all staff and interdisciplinary team members to ensure patient satisfaction, quality, and safe care is provided to all community members seeking care in the department of Neurology. Maintains clinical competency in relevant ambulatory practice skills to provide occasional nursing coverage to support daily operations. The Nurse Manager collaborates in this work with the Director of Clinical Operations, Practice Manager, Department Administrator, and Clinical Vice Chair.
Customer service excellence and Telecommunications
- At all times must exemplify high quality customer service to both external customers as well as internal customers that meets or exceeds the service standards as set by OHSU. This includes communications with patients, referring providers, insurance carriers, and OHSU staff. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face customer contact skills, high-level conflict resolution and response to customer concerns, flexible coverage of internal service needs, continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
- This position will receive incoming phone calls via the Automated Call Distributor (ACD) and will document accurately telephone communications into Epic using Standard Work. Consistently answer telephones in a timely manner and within defined standards.
- This position will proactively perform outbound call work to patients to communicate status of their insurance coverage, explaining any insurance complications for scheduled appointments, and document into Epic.
Benefits and Authorizations, Managed Care coordination, Surgery Scheduler, Scheduling
- Gathers and verifies patient information including demographics and insurance coverage. Confirms patient eligibility for health care coverage. Obtains authorizations for clinical care, procedures, and surgical cases. Accurately documents each step of workflow into Epic following Standard Work. Follows up on pending authorizations until they are obtained. Communicates with patients and providers the status of pending authorizations or other insurance coverage concerns.
- Schedules patients for appointment as needed in order to coordinate care or to ensure authorization can be obtained for services.
- Maintains current information on managed care insurance plans and serves as an information resource to providers and CPC staff.
- Ensures check-in staff have all information and documents in place for a smooth, efficient, and complete check-in process. This includes, but is not limited to, careful review of insurance and demographic information with each patient and verifying insurance benefits, obtaining authorization, indicating information on copays, deposits, estimates, forms such as ABNs, NCCFs, OHP waivers. Clarifies questions from Scheduling staff regarding insurance coverage for scheduling. Communicates with patients and check-in/scheduling staff (Comprehensive Pain Center, ENT, and Beaverton CCI) when questions or discrepancies arise. Communicates with providers if there are concerns about coverage for requested services or orders.
- Obtains authorization for CPC surgical cases, and schedules surgical cases. Coordinates visits needed prior to surgery and post-surgery including scheduling preops, PMC clinic, ancillary services, and post-op appointments as needed. Applies problem solving skills in resolving provider and patient concerns related to surgical cases.
Integrated Care, Communication, Workqueues, Information Resource
- Process all Managed Care work queues for obtaining authorizations for procedures (Surgery WQ), diagnostic testing (Diagnostic WQ), outgoing referrals (From my Practice WQ), patient estimates and notification of service pricing (No Surprise Billing WQs), and other workqueues as needed, while assessing the patient’s needs based on diagnosis, insurance coverage and medical records.
- Maintains up to date and current on information on managed care insurance plans, and serves as a liaison and information resource for clinical staff, colleagues and insurance companies regarding insurance coverage and processes. Applies problem solving skills in working with insurance companies, FPP and Hospital Financial Services in resolving patient concerns and billing related problems. Responds to patient, staff and provider questions regarding insurance coverage.
- Will monitor and respond to inbasket messages, emails, and faxes following Standard Work and within timeframes consistent with performance metrics.
- Will monitor inquiries and communications with colleagues and providers using messaging platforms such as Microsoft Teams, responding withing reasonable timeframes and customer services expectations.
Other duties as assigned
The Clinical Site Director works collaboratively with the Advanced Education Program Director in Endodontics, the Division Head, and the Offices of Academic and Clinical Systems to provide endodontic clinical experiences for Advanced Education students during the 24-month advanced training curriculum.
The Clinical Site Director is responsible for the implementation of the clinical curriculum, and the provision of strategic and day-to-day operations and oversight of the Graduate Endodontic Clinic. In the role of faculty, the member will participate in the academic and clinical education of dental students and advanced education students, specific and general scholarly activity, research and service.
This position reports to (supervisor): Interim Division Head, Endodontology; Karan J. Replogle, Acting Chair Endodontology
- Distribution and coordination of cases with consideration to educational value and appropriate patient care amongst advanced education students
- Collaboration with Patient Support Services in the growth and management of the clinic referral base
- Coordination and scheduling of clinic coverage to include faculty vacations and absences in collaboration with the Program Director/Division Head
- Inventory maintainence of supplies and instruments
- Develop and monitor key performance indicators and metrics to measure effectiveness and efficiency
- Ensure compliance with clinical policies and procedures of the SOD
- Improve clinic flow, organization, utilization and productivity
- Introduce new technologies and techniques
- Maintenance of breeding colonies, wean litters, provide mouse identification numbers, collect tissue, blood, and urine, and maintain records in a computer database.
- Laboratory Bench Work: significant participation in the planning, performance, and interpretation of animal studies. Opportunities exist to learn and perform other experimental techniques including mouse surgeries, immunofluorescence, and Western blotting.
- Laboratory Management: duties include ensuring animal research regulatory compliance, administration of IACUC protocols, general lab maintenance, ordering, and reagent.
The primary duties include direct patient care, including:
- Assessment and treatment of patients in the MICU in collaboration with a critical care trained physician faculty, including performance of basic ICU procedures including arterial and central line placement, intubation, paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture.
- Rounding on patients in the MICU with physician faculty, fellows and residents, nurses, pharmacists, and RTs, and developing and implementing clinical plans of care.
- In-house transfer and triage of patients with medical critical illness including consultations from the floors, emergency department and rapid responses/code blues.
- Consultation with specialty care providers when appropriate.
- Communication with patients and families about medical conditions, treatment plans, and progress.
- Working with hospital and unit staff to develop and implement discharge plans for patients in the ICU, and promote patient health through education and counseling.
- Timely and accurate documentation in the electronic medical record.
- Collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary and interprofessional care team to ensure optimal patient care and continuously improve quality of care.
- Adherence to best practice protocols and policies
- Delivery of care compliant with the regulations and guidelines by the relevant regulatory bodies.
- Treating all patients and co-workers with dignity and respect in alignment with the OHSU Code of Conduct.
- Supporting a safe and welcoming environment where all can contribute and prosper.
- The APP faculty is expected to work an average of 13 hours three times per week and will work a fair share of weekday, night and weekend shifts. If desired, the APP faculty may choose a night shift-only assignment after an appropriate orientation period.
This position participates in the division’s teaching activities, including divisional conferences, student and fellow didactics and on OHSU committees as expected and approved by the Division and Department. Expectations include:
- Orientation and education of trainees and nursing staff on the care standards and protocols in the MICU.
- Education of nursing staff, fellows, residents and medical students in formal and informal settings.
- Participation in all relevant conferences and team meetings.
- 10% protected time for education, quality, and other professional development.
- Collaboration with multidisciplinary and interprofessional care team members to establish or revise clinical pathways and patient education materials.
The position is a combination of day and night shifts. Minimum commitment is 4 shifts per month averaged over one quarter and 1 weekend (Saturday and Sunday shift) per quarter. There are opportunities to engage in teaching of residents and sharing knowledge with hospitalists and advanced practice providers. This position can be fulfilled through remote tele-Neurohospitalist care with the appropriate technology and patient confidentiality.
Clinical Activities include:
- Use various software resources to access patient records to guide care
- Use clinical expertise to guide decisions for best patient outcomes
- Virtually consult with bedside team at patient’s location
- Visually access patient virtually using cameras that activate in patient room
- Conduct patient evaluation and physical examination independently and in concert with trained in-person nursing staff
- Provide counseling to patients and family members regarding diagnosis and treatment of neurologic conditions
The Research Assistant will support the ongoing and newly funded research projects in the Infectious Disease laboratory in the Division of Pathobiology at the Oregon National Primate Research Center of OHSU. The incumbent will perform a variety of hands on procedures with non-human primates (NHPs) and will assist and perform laboratory procedures. Additional duties include sample collection, data entry and reporting of observations to supervisors. Assistant will contribute to general lab support duties, including cleaning, stocking and maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment.
Generate and grow iPSCs and human retinal organoids, evaluate therapeutics in the generated iPSCs and retinal organoids, characterize retinal disease features and gain a mechanistic understanding for the development of BBS7-mediated retinal disease.
Develop a rhesus macaque retinal organoid model system as a precursor for testing therapies in nonhuman primate models, including newly developed therapeutics and/or cell transplantation.
The duties of this position include:
- Direct patient care for adult General Endocrine & Transgender patients.
- Using best practice clinical protocols and guidelines to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
- Promoting an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to patient care.
- Effective patient advocacy, ensuring efficient navigation and flow through the system.
- Educating patient and families throughout their visit.
- Identify and communicate findings with all referring physicians involved in the care of any given patient and at the direction of the Medical Directors.
- Assist in development of new programs serving patients with the Division on Endocrinology.
- Assist in patient telephone call coverage for the Transgender and Endocrinology physicians and their patients.
The purpose of this temporary position is to fulfill a sub-contract with Oregon’s Department of Human Services. In this role, the Community Research Liaison will complete an assigned portion of the required 400 surveys of adult consumers of state DD services for the National Core Indicators project. Survey Interviewer will schedule and conduct virtual and/or in-person surveys with study participants.
Note about hours: .15 FTE in 6 months is a 12 hrs/week commitment.
The purpose of this temporary position is to fulfill a sub-contract with the Oregon's Department of Human Services for the National Core Indicators (NCI) project, In-Person Survey (IPS) and Child Family Survey (CFS).
Community Research Liaison will complete an assigned portion of 400 surveys of adult consumers of state DD services for the NCI IPS. Surveys will be conducted in Spanish, English, and other languages while working with OHSU Language Services and other contractors. Community Research Liaison will schedule and conduct virtual and/or in-person surveys with study participants.
Community Research Liaison will work with CFS team to translate qualitative survey data from Spanish to English and clean data by removing all identifiable information.
Note about hours: .30 FTE in 6 months is a 24 hrs/week commitment.
We are seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented senior research assistant to aid in the collection, transport, and storage of biological samples and data. This position will support projects directed by urologic oncology providers.
The senior research assistant (SRA) is responsible for the overall management of OHSU Urology's clinical trial alongside the PI and repository leadership. This includes working with the regulatory management team to complete regulatory documentation required by the OHSU IRB and sponsor , creation of study calendars and flow charts, assisting in the verification of patient eligibility, development of data collection instruments and consent forms, data entry, assurance of conduct of protocol in accordance with applicable NCI and FDA guidelines, maintenance of study patient records and source documentation, coordinating orders and study drug with the clinical team. The SRA may have direct patient contact, process biological samples and may perform other non-invasive testing such as ECGs. The study coordinator will also assist in the continuing education of physicians, residents, interns, nurses and other related personnel with regards to knowledge of clinical trials and activities.
The SRA will operate under supervision of the Urology research administrator. The SRA will work closely with urology providers in clinical areas such as urologic oncology, urinary stone disease, fertility, voiding dysfunction, pediatric urology and laboratory staff at OHSU.
The Department of Urology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. We are dedicated to promoting inclusion and multiculturalism to build a successful organization by having outstanding researchers of diverse backgrounds work together.
- Work on research experiments relating to the Cell Fusion project or Stem Cell investigations as assigned by Dr. Melissa Wong. These studies will include a variety of technical approaches including: cell culture, live-cell imaging, FACS and characterization of cell phenotypes, as well as murine intestinal stem cell analyses in tissue or cell culture.
- Sample collection and processing. Interaction with clinical staff to facilitate identification and collection of samples. Possible consenting of patients onto IRB approved protocol.
- Perform data analyses and entry and maintain data files on research projects utilizing various platforms (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, RedCap, caTissue, ClinPortal, and others).
- Mouse husbandry and experimentation.
- Immunohistochemical analyses, cell culture.
- General Lab maintenance, including preparation of buffers and stocks, cleaning and organizing dishware, and racking and autoclaving tips/tubes.
The OHSU Department of Psychiatry, under the leadership of Dr. Shannon Nugent, has an opening for a Clinical Research Assistant 2 to contribute to the Assessing benefits and harms of cannabis use in patients treated with immunotherapy for cancer: a longitudinal cohort study, which is a NIH-funded multi-site prospective study of individuals undergoing immunotherapy for cancer. During this 5-year study, we will obtain data from several sources, including medical records, patient-reported outcomes, blood samples gain a deeper understanding of cannabis use during immunotherapy to ultimately improve patient care and safety.
As a Research Assistant 2, you will be primarily responsible for:
- Recruiting, screening and enrolling research subjects
- Scheduling and facilitating participant assessments, including phlebotomy appointment at OHSU
- Assistance with data collection from the aforementioned sources
- Entering data into REDCAP
- Maintenance of study records and trackers (using Access, REDCap and Excel)
- Assistance with IRB and regulatory paperwork and NIH required reporting
- Assistance with facilitation of data sharing between study sites
- Assistance with data analysis and manuscript preparation as needed
As a Clinical RA2, you are expected to have experience with Microsoft Office. Experience with REDCap and EPIC strongly preferred. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, possesses a strong work ethic and has the ability to operate independently, as well as in a team environment. Effectiveness in organizing tasks and setting priorities, multi-tasking, working efficiently with minimum oversight, interacting constructively with faculty and staff, and the ability to be adaptable, creative, and a quick learner are all necessary. We are particularly interested in individuals willing to make a 2-year time commitment to working on the study.
This position will entail coordination assistance of multiple elements of human subjects’ research among cancer patients. The applicant will be expected to:
- Assist with organizing and helping maintain accurate study records
- Assist in developing and maintaining electronic databases
- Assist in coordination of data transfers
- Assist with scheduling activities of principal investigators
- Effectively complete multiple administrative tasks such as helping prepare documents for the Institutional Review Board or other regulatory entities; or assisting with travel for investigators
- Communicate effectively and empathetically with patients and staff from diverse backgrounds
- Assist with recruitment of patients from diverse backgrounds for multiple research studies
- Review medical records
- Transcribe and input written and recorded data into a database
- Assist with coordination and scheduling of patient visits
- Assist in conducting informed consent and administering patient surveys
- Attend relevant research coordinator educational opportunities at OHSU