Collaboration: Work with team members to build and maintain common code repository, bioinformatic best practices and team engagement. Work with investigators to triage requests, establish requirements, communicate ongoing work, interpret results and build community. Work with other cores to collaborate on support of investigator projects and to build and maintain shared workflows and seamless services.
Data Management: Wrangle, clean, structure and store investigator data. Assist in building, populating and/or maintaining a searchable, browsable system storing raw imaging data, sample metadata, data generation and data processing provenance, and custom analysis results.
Pipelines: Work with platform development teams to implement scalable high-performance workflows to support the research community with analytical advances and to disseminate best practices to the computational community. Provide documentation and user support allowing computational researchers across campus to access and re-use analysis pipelines.
Tools: Responsible for undertaking and managing software development using structured software engineering best practices. Collaboratively build, publish and re-use high-performance open-source code.
Custom Analysis: Establish and employ best practices for imaging and integrative data representation and analysis. Work with biostatisticians to model data, identify significant effects related to experimental and technical factors in data generation and processing, reduce dimensionality as needed, and develop and validate biological conclusions that drive the next generation of research and advance human health.
Career Development: Participate in appropriate activities that enhance general knowledge of or ability to do assigned work. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: attend classes, seminars, and other training forums; stay current in relevant literature; participate in preparation of manuscripts and grant applications; participate in staff meetings and other informational sessions; read vendor documentation as appropriate to position; interact with peers and other employees to receive and disseminate information.
Travel statewide to perform vision screenings using an electronic screening device for the Elks Preschool Vision Screening Program. Must be comfortable with technology and able to train Head Start staff to assist with vision screenings. This position may require overnight travel. It will also require the ability to work with a variety of people including preschool children.
Maintain accurate screening records.
- Lead data collection visits with participants including EEG and behavioral assessment with children.
- Coordinating the tracking and scheduling of participant visits and managing communications.
- Development of protocols, training material and training new staff on participant visits.
- Preparing and processing materials needed for each research visit.
- Perform additional duties as requested by principal investigators or supervisors.
- Attend laboratory staff meetings with the PI and staff members.
- Center personnel oversight, including hiring, onboarding, and general training of Center staff, including performance management procedures.
- Assist with coordination and oversight of a Center data analytic core, ensure appropriate regulatory procedures are followed, including adhering to university IRB and Federal data sharing and privacy mandates.
- Oversight and management of Center budget (~$14mil) in collaboration with Center Directors.
- Assist with the development and oversight of Center communications to stakeholders. Develop and distribute Center progress reports, meeting agendas/minutes. Oversee and generate content for Center website utilizing OHSU Communciations procedures.
- Oversight and contribution to other task necessary for the implementation of the Center strategic plan and goals.
- Performs all phases of diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures. These procedures include but are not limited to: imaging bone, liver, kidney, brain, infection, and tumor localization and pharmacologic / stress exercise myocardial perfusion.
- Prepares various diagnostic and therapeutic isotopes for patient administration.
- Utilizes applications of Planar, In-vitro, SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography), SPECT/CT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computerized Tomography), and PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography) to optimize each image during the examination to obtain the highest quality study with the least discomfort to the patient.
- Assists the physician in invasive and/or specialized procedures, such as a therapy, sentinel node injection/localization, brain shunts as directed. Provides quality Planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and In-Vitro applications to acquire images or in-vitro testing, using optimal skills and knowledge of equipment.
- Evaluates normal/abnormal anatomy and any related abnormalities or artifacts for presentation to Radiologist using knowledge and principals of nuclear medicine, Gamma Camera planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT physics. Recognizes and reports significant situations relating to patient care.
- Participates in research protocols under the supervision of physicians and supervisor.
Clinical: The inpatient APP will be responsible for providing excellent clinical care for patients admitted to the adult cardiology service (a primary team) while working collaboratively with faculty physicians, other APPs, internal medicine residents, cardiology fellows, pharmacists and other hospital staff. The patient population consists of adult general cardiology and adult congenital heart disease patients including but not limited to the following problems: ACS, heart failure, valvular disorders, arrhythmias, pericardial disease, amyloidosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, ACHD, etc. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Admitting/rounding on/discharging patients
- Rounding with the attending physician on most patients (may be a combination of formal rounds and abbreviated table rounds)
- Writing of daily notes and orders
- Coordinating with consulting teams and procedural staff as needed
- Working closely with nurses, pharmacy staff, case managers, PT/OT and social workers to ensure safe and effective medical management and discharge planning.
The inpatient APP may additionally be expected to rotate on the cardiology consult service and work together with attending physicians, cardiology fellows, residents and students to provide consultative care across the hospital. The APP will be expected to participate in teaching internal medicine residents, PA /NP students who may be rotating on the cardiology service. In addition to clinical care, all faculty at OHSU are expected to contribute to the academic mission in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service with the opportunity to advance along a Promotion and Tenure track. There will be opportunities to attend and participate in weekly educational conferences, quality improvement projects, and operations & management of the APP service.
Typical schedule consists of three 12-hour shifts per week (M-F) 7:00am to 7:00pm, plus 4 hours per week of time allocated to faculty pursuits (teaching, service, scholarship).
Opportunities to participate in moonlighting may also be available.
Education: OHSU is a teaching institution and as a faculty member, you are expected to provide mentorship and direction to students, residents, fellows and staff.
Research: There may be options for you to explore research opportunities in your area of focus. Administrative support is available for grant submission, financial management and clinical trials support. Please share your research interests during the interview process.
Administration: Administrative duties may be assigned to you in support of Institute or section initiatives, faculty development and/or other activities as determined necessary.
Conducts mental health and psychosocial assessments with patients and their families as part of our interdisciplinary team. The LCSW will identify and assess the mental health, psychosocial and cultural conditions of patients and their families in regards to patient functioning capacity and support systems available for treatment.
Refers patients to community resources for assistance (financial, vocational, schools, transportation, disability, insurance, housing, medication) and assists patients in gaining access to resources. Develops treatment plans emphasizing continuity of care, appropriate placement and maximum use of appropriate resources. Advocates for the patient within the medical setting and community. Assists clients and families in obtaining and maintaining health insurance. Provides assistance in resolving issues with health insurance payment and coverage.
Provides crisis, short term counseling to patients. Provides supportive counseling to reinforce patients' strengths and assist them in coping with the stress and feelings of grief, fear, and anger associated with acute and chronic psychiatric illness, including substance use disorders.
Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards
Behavioral Health Counseling: Detect and addresses broad spectrum of behavioral health needs (i.e. mental health, substance use, complex psychosocial needs, grief support, crisis interfention); performs triage, warm hand-offs, risk assessment, brief psychotherapeutic counseling intervention and care management services using both virtual and in person visit platforms.
Performs Psychosocial Needs Assessment: Complete biopsychosocial needs assessments to help determine appropriate level of care. Work with patient & available support systems to develop appropriate treatment plans/meet goals of care. Consultation with facility staff or other community professionals seeking guidance in meeting patient needs.
Community Resource Referral and Psychoeducation: Completes education and assessment of social determinants of health, social/emotional implications of medical situations, guardianship or conservatorship, and/or other high-risk needs. Provides resource/referral information about community resources including, but not limited to: rent and utility assistance, medical insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP benefits, medication assistance, and access to care. Acts as advocate to refer patients to appropriate services within the community.
Assist in training medical residents and other facility staff regarding the profession of Social Work, identification of psychosocial patient adjustment issues, theory/provision of selected social work interventions. Provides in-service to department regarding acknowledged areas of expertise.
The OHSU Clinical Associate will function as a clinical cardiologist at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Oregon.
Duties will include in- and out-patient activities, cardiac consult services, interpretation of echocardiograms, nuclear studies, stress tests, device and medication management as required to provide high-level clinical care to cardiac patients. Fair share of call coverage is expected.
Will also participate in clinical or research activities at OHSU in conjunction with clinical need and research interests. Occasional travel to OHSU main campus or other outreach facilities may be required.
Clinic Responsibilities (95%)
- Inpatient Duties (50%)
- Provide inpatient care and follow-up from admission through discharge. This may include, but is not limited to: rounding on a daily basis with the faculty, developing and implementing clinical plans of care and/or protocols for inpatients on the cardiac surgery service with common conditions/diagnoses/procedures; educating the house staff and nursing staff on protocols, with the goal of enhancing quality of care, patient services, and decreasing length of inpatient stay; participating with hospital/unit staff in evaluating results of protocols and continually improving effectiveness of the same; working actively with hospital and unit staff to rapidly develop and implement discharge plans for inpatients on the service and to address length of stay issues; promoting and maintaining health of inpatients through the use of ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families; providing house staff training/education in utilization of plans of care to improve patient services and outcomes of treatment; providing and/or participating in clinical in-service training and staff educational programs for the service.
- Operating Room (30%)
- Operating Room – Assistant Duties (20%)
- Provide operating room and procedural assistance to cardiac surgeons as determined by the Division Head or his designee(s). Includes assistance in performing endovascular aortic surgery, open aortic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), open valve surgery, adult congenital surgery, EMCO cannulation and other such procedures.
- Operating Room – First Assistant Duties (10%)
- Provide billable First Assistant services for a variety of cardiac surgical procedures as determined by the Division Head or his designee(s). Includes performing arterial graft harvest (open and endo) for CABG, vein graft harvest (open and endo) for CABG, intra-operative balloon pump placement, ultrasound use, percutaneous cannulation, and other such procedures.
- Outpatient (10%)
- Providing patient care in the outpatient setting for preoperative and postoperative care, wound care, unscheduled visits, and chronic follow-up as determined by the faculty. This includes, but is not limited to: developing patient care plans with the faculty and house staff to ensure continuity of care and enhance quality of outpatient care. Training and supervision of cardiac surgical team staff, house staff and medical students. Promoting and maintaining health through the use of ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families as outpatients; providing same day response to medical advice/prescription phone requests and coordinating patient services with outpatient patient care staff and other departmental advanced care providers. Promoting a safe environment and adhering to policies and confidentiality to support the mission and goals of OHSU. Recognizing clinical emergencies or urgent situations and acting autonomously, efficiently, and effectively to provide situational resuscitation and/or treatment. Assessing patients for outpatient clinic visits, determining medical necessity of visit and ensuring a course of action based on department and OHSU policies and/or in collaboration with the faculty. Being resourceful in patient education materials for patients and families; consulting with the faculty to provide up-to-date condition-specific health care information for outpatients. This includes prompt and professional communication, face-to-face customer contact skills, crisis management, use of available information technology, standard complaint processing, flexibility in coverage of internal service needs, and continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
- Call Coverage (5%)
- Provide pager coverage on week nights Monday through Thursday, and OR call coverage on weekends which includes Saturday morning rounds, on a variable rotating basis.
General Responsibilities (5%)
- Guidance: Provide Cardiothoracic Surgery representation within OHSU regarding DNV standards and provide leadership within the division regarding compliance with DNV requirements and guidelines in the inpatient arena.
- Advocacy: Participate in quality initiatives within OHSU, and the Department of Surgery.
- Teaching: Participate in clinical in-services and staff educational programs, teach cardiac surgical and diagnostic treatments to medical students, house staff, nursing staff, and other Division support staff.
- Develop quantitative imaging analysis tools or deep learning application in biomedical imaging
- Summarize findings and publish results in research journals
- Supervise other personnel in the laboratory to coordinate research efforts for increased efficiency; participate in training of students and volunteer
The Research Assistant 2 consults with research and pathology staff to perform requests that meet the specific aims of each project. Laboratory duties, including labeling and filing slides and cassettes, accessioning samples, data entry, preparing tissue blocks, routine H&E and special staining, coverslipping, making solutions, routine equipment maintenance, processing and embedding tissues from nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species. The successful applicant will also be trained in immunohistochemistry (IHC), next generation in-situ hybridization (ISH) and advance tissue analysis for IHC and ISH. The position requires general knowledge of universal precautions and willingness to work with Biosafety Level-2 agents and potentially hazardous chemical agents.
We are seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Otolaryngology (ENT) physician to serve the efforts of OHSU and CMH in improving the health of all Oregonians.
This position will serve as an OHSU Clinical Associate providing clinical care within Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) located in Astoria, Oregon. OHSU Clinical Associates are fully embedded physician and advanced practice provider members of the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) who deliver care at OHSU-affiliated settings and devote 100 percent of their time to patient care. The Otolaryngologist will provide clinical care and surgical care within Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Oregon. Will take fair share of call on nights, weekends, and holidays.
We are seeking a Board Certified / Board Eligible Primary Care physician to serve the efforts of OHSU and CMH in improving the health of all Oregonians. This position will serve as an OHSU Clinical Associate providing clinical care within the CMH-OHSU Health Primary Care Clinic located in Warrenton, Oregon. OHSU Clinical Associates are fully embedded physicians and advanced practice provider members of the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) who deliver care at OHSU-affiliated settings and devote 100 percent of their time to patient care.
- Provide outpatient services at CMH-OHSU Health Primary Care Clinic - Warrenton.
- Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest.
We are seeking a Board Certified Endocrinologist to serve the efforts of OHSU and CMH in improving the health of all Oregonians. This position will serve as an OHSU Clinical Associate providing clinical care within the CMH-OHSU Health Endocrinology Clinic in Astoria, OR.
OHSU Clinical Associates are fully embedded physicians and advanced practice provider members of the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) who deliver care at OHSU-affiliated settings and devote 100 percent of their time to patient care. Working in the Endocrinology Clinic, the schedule will be 36 hours of patient care (8 hour clinic days) and up to 4 hours of administrative time each week.
We are seeking an OB-GYN physician to serve the efforts of OHSU and CMH in improving the health of all Oregonians.
This position will serve as an OHSU Clinical Associate providing clinical care within the Women’s Center at Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) located in Astoria, Oregon.
OHSU Clinical Associates are fully embedded physician and advanced practice provider members of the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) who deliver care at OHSU-affiliated settings and devote 100 percent of their time to patient care.
We are seeking a Family Medicine physician to serve the efforts of OHSU and CMH in improving the health of all Oregonians. This position will serve as an OHSU Clinical Associate providing clinical care within the CMH-OHSU Health Primary Care Clinic located in Seaside, Oregon. OHSU Clinical Associates are fully embedded physician and advanced practice provider members of the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) who deliver care at OHSU-affiliated settings and devote 100 percent of their time to patient care.
- Provide outpatient services at CMH-OHSU Health Primary Care Clinic - Seaside.
- Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest.
The PAS Coordinator supports a range of administrative and clinical support functions for the department. Responsibilities include:
- Provides high quality customer service to both external customers (patient, 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 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.
Clinical operations monitoring
- Investigates clinic scheduling errors, patient volume and flow, unkept appointments and reschedules, and providers’ time utilization; recommends operational changes as needed. Investigates claim denials, particularly for evidence of PAS non-compliance; communicate findings to appropriate PAS personnel and providers.
- Reviews cash collected statistics with anticipated collections data, and investigate discrepancies. Investigates patient and provider complaints, and develops appropriate corrective action plans. Maintains accurate provider templates and listings of available clinical services for the cluster.
Clinical service resource
- Shares PAS expertise and disseminates information to other PAS personnel. Serves as an expert user of PAS systems software. Maintains working knowledge of diagnostic and procedural coding appropriate for the service area. Maintains PAS Specialist skills in the areas of enrollment and authorization, arranged care, point-of-service operations, integrated care, and telecommunications. Provides direct customer service in a PAS Specialist role for a minimum of three half-days per quarter in different administrative clusters. May be required to fill as needed for any subordinate PAS position within the service area. When necessary, communicates directly with patients or other customers who have encountered difficulty accessing health care at OHSU.
- Assists the employment supervisor with interviewing and hiring PAS Specialists and PAS Resource Specialists. Orients new employees and makes arrangements for training. Monitors for timely completion of training requirements and demonstration of core competencies. May be required to assign and approve PAS-related work.
- Investigates PAS-related performance problems, and prepares the standard PAS accountability documents up to and including removal of PAS system access. Works conjointly with the employment supervisor to counsel employees, develops work plans, and, when requested, provides supervisor with input regarding progressive discipline.
- Prepares PAS Performance Assessments, and provides this documentation to PAS Central and to the employment supervisor. Communicates performance expectations and PAS policies and procedures. Assists employees with problem identification and resolution.
- May be required to coordinate PAS personnel work schedules and time-away, and to arrange coverage for absent PAS personnel when necessary.
Sets, adjust, manipulates and controls complex high energy equipment to apply therapeutic doses of ionizing radiation for treatment. Positions patients for therapeutic treatment with a high regard for safety and care of the patients. Exercises responsible independent judgment in recognizing and reporting significant side effects induced by radiation and maintains treatment records for accurate dose administration and observation of treatment response.
Supports managing the day-to-day clinical schedule of all therapists for machine treatment, ensure appropriate coverage during vacation, sick time, etc.
Supports employee lifecycle through hiring; orientation and training; guidance and counselling; performance appraisals; disciplinary actions; creation and revision of position descriptions; terminations; professional development, and maintenance of competency.
Oversees the training of Radiation Therapy Students and coordinates the student clinical training program.
Additional duties including, but not limited to: involvement in operation efficiency and quality of care improvement projects; recommending changes and/or action; cataloguing, review and periodic update of RTT-specific cQI projects; census tracking, etc.
The Knight Cancer Institute, and the Section of Palliative Care, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology seek a skilled physician to develop a program in palliative psychiatry and psycho-oncology. The Section of Palliative Care is a robust academic teaching and clinical service with care delivery in the Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic at the Knight Cancer Institute. We seek a physician trained in psychiatry with additional fellowship training in hospice and palliative medicine to join our growing practice. The clinician will partner with the Department of Psychiatry in the delivery of psycho-oncology services for the Knight Cancer Institute, and integrate mental health clinical practice for the Supportive and Palliative Care clinical ambulatory service.
The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and the School of Medicine and include: participate in the education of medical students and house staff in accordance with assignments to the department by the Curriculum Committee and Chair; participate in administrative committees and councils of the OHSU as approved by the Chair and Division Head; engage in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups with knowledge and consent of the Chair and Division Head.
It is anticipated your job will be made up of the following components: Clinical, Teaching Research/Academic, and Outpatient Service. This position will maintain both a palliative care outpatient practice, and serve as a practicing physician within the established psycho-oncology program. Position requirement is dual-board certification/board-eligibility in Palliative Medicine and Psychiatry.
The duties of this position include the following, consistent with AAPM PP 1-J and MPPG 10.a:
- Responsible for the systematic measurement, documentation, and assurance of the physical and dosimetric aspects of all radioactive sources and/or radiation producing equipment used in Radiation Medicine.
- Performs acceptance testing and commissioning of all treatment-related equipment. This includes calibration of all radiation producing sources and maintenance of all information for their appropriate use.
- Maintains a comprehensive quality assurance program that ensures patients are provided tumor localization, radiation treatment, and dose distributions as prescribed. This includes assurance of the accuracy of treatment unit parameters.
- In collaboration with team, responsible for the development of treatment plans, acquisition and storage of data for treatment plans, calculation of dose distributions and machine settings for treatment delivery. Provides consultation to the Radiation Oncologist, and translates the desired treatment plan into a set of instructions for radiation therapists to execute.
- Participates and becomes competent in the physics support for Brachytherapy.
- Ensures that all local and national regulations and accreditation requirements as relating to medical physics are met and maintained. Serves as the radiation safety officer (designee) for the facility or as a member of the institution's Radiation Safety Committee.
- Provides technical oversight of personnel (including, but not limited to, radiation therapists, medical dosimetrists, and service engineers). Establishes training and competency requirements and monitors maintenance of competencies for clinical medical physics tasks.
- Provides institutional consultation on the development of clinical programs that utilize medical physics.
- Participates in clinical education and training programs as needed to provide appropriate clinical training and supervision required for students. Provides formal and informal radiation physics training for all members of the care team necessary for safe and effective care of patients and employee safety.
- Participates in informatics technology resource management. Develops and manages a quality assurance program for data transfer between clinical systems in radiation oncology.
- Initiates and/or collaborates on related clinical development, clinical innovation or translational research projects.
- Performs some organization and administration skills in the clinical, educational or research practice of Radiation Oncology Physics.