- Day to day tier 2 and 3 support of Office 365 with a focus on Exchange, Microsoft Teams, license management, OneDrive, SharePoint and other O365 products.
- Understands Exchange 2016 on-prem and how mail flows
- Webex support to the end-user
- Assist in performing root cause analysis to quickly recover from service interruptions, and to prevent recurring problems
- Provide technical support, as needed, to the enterprise
- Provide weekly key performance metrics and status updates to leadership
- Understanding of and adherence to ITIL best practices and change management.
- Consult with other business units (e.g. application groups, DBAs, middleware, etc.) to configure platforms for product installation and ongoing support
- Works closely with Engineering, Operations and IT Field Services.
- Triage and troubleshoot all monitoring alerts
- On-Call rotations and after-hours work and weekends.
- Coordinates with outside vendors and other ITG work units to provide project planning, scheduling and resource management for internal and external IT projects
- Acts as the advocate for both ITG and the user community to present and/or assess project-related technical solutions and tools for implementation of new solutions.
- Communicates known issues to the Field Technology Services clearly and succinctly within a timely fashion and follows the issue through to resolution.
- Supports end users both within ITG and the greater OHSU community to address break fixes regarding any and all core applications.
This position is currently 100% telework/remote and may include remote work long-term. Candidate must be able to work from home full-time initially.
- Data Entry into RedCAP
- Filing of data collection forms
- Transferring data collection forms between clinic and hospital
- Occasional on-site presence required
Practice and Primary Care Advancement
- Seeks opportunities to build academic – practice partnerships to test new models of care, provide a point-of-entry for translational research, and serve statewide communities
- Negotiates contracts for service delivery and ensures that deliverables are specified and met
- Ensures SON engagement with the OHSU Credentialing Committee and compliance with evaluation processes for APRN faculty engaged with practice
- I-CAN – community-based, statewide practice/education model
- Monitors and measures the cost-benefit of practices to ensure the fiscal viability of the practice mission and the sustainability of the practice for those being served
- Identifies interventional research that bears potential for eventual service delivery; co-develops a business plan to seamlessly transition research into practice
- Seeks multi-sourced grant and philanthropic funding to advance the practice mission and faculty practice
- Represents the school’s interests in faculty practice and local, regional, and national meetings (AACN, NNCC, etc.)
- Assists other Senior Associate Deans with advanced practice and clinical linkages into curricula and discovery
Human and Fiscal Resource Management
- Provides leadership to faculty and supervisors to establish and/or successfully maintain practice as a part of the faculty role
- Establishes faculty practice standards and ensures compliance with federal, state, and university requirements for practice
- Establishes practice standards and norms and compares faculty productivity to academic-faculty practice settings
- Provides administrative oversight for all statewide faculty practices
Administrative Oversight and Functions
- Serves on the Dean’s administrative council and on university councils and committees relevant to the practice mission
- Maintains an active presence in all locations where academic – service partnerships are in place and/or can be developed
- Participates in budgeting and forecasting activities; monitors and ensures compliance with strategic, operational, and budget plans
- Supervises key faculty, professional and support staff that are inherent in the practice and primary care environment
- Prepares professional communications that are critical to the policy, practice, and primary care functions
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean
- Champion the vision and distinctions of the APRN Graduate Programs with internal and external stakeholders by representing the program through meetings and establishing networks.
- Foster a positive culture that prizes integrity, diversity, collaboration/integration, innovation, and excellence through the development of people, teambuilding and strong leadership.
- Lead APRN Program Directors in creating and implementing plans that promote affordability, accessibility, and student success for the DNP degree.
- Collaborate with APRN Program Directors to optimize utilization of resources to ensure sustainability.
- Collaborate with Associate Dean for Graduate Programs to promote leadership development of the APRN Program Directors.
- Oversee the coordination, delivery, and continuous improvement (assessment, evaluation, and change management) of the APRN specialty core curriculum.
- Ensure that accreditation and credentialing requirements are met across all specialty programs and core APRN courses.
- Collaborate with business offices to leverage fiscal and personnel resources to ensure program sustainability.
- Liaise with external stakeholders, such as regulators, to maintain healthy relationships and stay abreast of trends and changes in educational and practice environments.
- Collaborate with Office of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, and Marketing to monitor and improve student recruitment, enrollment, retention, and progression and use data to make recommendations for improvement.
Management and Leadership
- Guide the activity of specialty APRN program PDs including evaluating performance and progress toward annual goals, facilitating growth and development, and supporting career progression.
- Cultivate a positive culture of openness, transparency, respect, integrity, valuing of all specialty programs, high performance, and excellence.
- Engage with the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity to support the resolution of student and faculty issues and concerns.
- Support the recruitment, orientation and onboarding, and retention of new (and current) faculty.
- Promote and support the practice engagement of specialty program faculty.
- The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, administration, outreach and public service.
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a well-trained, subspecialized radiologist to join our Body Imaging team dedicated to outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.
Body Imaging Clinical responsibilities will include CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis (including advanced applications such as three-dimensional imaging, CT urography, virtual colonoscopy and CT enterography), MRI of the abdomen and pelvis (including liver, biliary, prostate, gynecologic and genitourinary applications), general body ultrasound (including abdominal, pelvic, early pregnancy, and neck studies) image-guided needle biopsies, GI and GU fluoroscopic examinations, and attendance at interdisciplinary tumor boards.
Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):
- Clinical practice sufficient to maintain APN licensure in the state of Oregon.
- Plans and supervises student lab and/or clinical experiences or practice based on teaching assignment.
Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant work, presentations, etc.):
- Participates in scholarly activities based on faculty rank.
- At the Assistant Professor rank or higher, faculty in the practice mission, demonstrates capability in an area of clinical expertise and engages in inquiry and scholarship that contributes to clinical practice.
- At the Assistant Professor rank or higher, faculty in the research mission advance a program of research, prepares grants and seeks funding, and engages with other missions to foster inquiry within the SON.
Education Activities (include types of teaching and types of student taught):
- Provides effective didactic instruction based on teaching assignment using appropriate instructional technologies and simulation to ensure that course outcomes are met.
- Participates in curriculum development, assessment, and revision, and the development of student learning outcomes as requested by Program Administrators.
- In partnership with the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and other faculty, acts to ensure integration of program didactic and clinical curriculum.
- Faculty in the doctoral program supervise students in dissertation and/or clinical inquiry projects.
- These activities could include PNP program faculty meetings, workgroup membership, professional activities and other tasks as assigned by the Program or Academic Director.
- Participates in faculty governance, including faculty assembly, faculty forum, and SON workgroups and councils; additional engagement based on rank.
- Assists with student admission, orientation, advisement, mentorship, evaluation, and assessment of remediation needs of PNP Program students as requested by Program Administrators.
- Attends PNP quarterly student advising sessions.
- As negotiated.
- Maintains continuous self-development in teaching and clinical skills; performs self-evaluation and goal setting yearly.
- Follows appropriate University, School, and Program procedures in management of student affairs.
- The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
Middle School work
- Assist On Track Middle School Coordinator with implementation of Middle School lessons and High School volunteer recruitment and training within Jefferson County schools (including Roots Academy & Bridges).
High School work
- Meet regularly with students to discuss high school plans, courses, and progress toward goals. Provide continued academic, social-emotional, and financial aid and literacy support for students.
- Plan and lead lunchtime events in coordination with school stakeholders and other partners. Participate as circumstances allow in over-night experiences with students including On Track Clinical Shadow and Research Week.
- Build awareness of and connections with Tribal and school district resources, Papalaximisha, OHSU’s Northwest Native American Center of Excellence, and others to collaborate on existing efforts.
- Connect students to bridge and support programs at their intended college or university
- Collaborate with the Higher Education Office and other Tribal resources to hold workshops on college application, FAFSA and scholarship processes for students and familie
- Post-Secondary Work
- Hold regular office hours (virtually or in person) with students at local community colleges and universities serving On Track students
- Connect college students with resources at their schools and Tribe such as Workforce Development program, Higher Education office, LSAMP, TRiO, and BUILD EXITO
- Recruit college level students to participate as near-peer volunteers for On Track 6 – 12th grade program
- Engage with families around college opportunities, expectations, and student progress
Family, Community and Tribal Engagement
- Find or create opportunities to engage with families of participating students; coordinate logistics for program gatherings and outreach
- Identify, support, and participate in community events where On Track can have a presence, including Back to School BBQ and Family Nights.
- Meet with families on an individual basis, as necessary, to discuss students’ goals and future plans.
- Help On Track develop relationships with key partners in Warm Springs community
- Assess on-going program and related community needs
- Provide input on program evaluation, grant proposals and reports. Analyze data to help team learn and make decisions about future programming.
- Ongoing training with On Track program staff
- Individual training around college entrance requirements, FAFSA, SAT/ACT, etc.
- Provides high quality customer service to both external and internal that meets or exceeds the service standards of the health care industry.
- Promptly greet all patients, visitors, and others in a warm, courteous and professional manner, face to face or over the phone.
- Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively, timely, and respectfully at all times, especially in a high stress environment.
- Provides flexible coverage to assist with internal service needs and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
- Determine customer needs proactively, and direct inquiries to appropriate resources.
- As problems and miscommunications occur with internal or external customers.
- demonstrates the ability to clarify and resolve problems immediately to avoid further communication breakdowns.
- Demonstrates respect and cooperation in all staff relationships, with a genuine willingness to prevent or resolve inter-personal conflicts.
- Demonstrates knowledge of all department locations, units, and buildings on OHSU Campus.
- Answers multi-line telephone inquiries. Determine caller needs and assist callers efficiently and appropriately.
- Determine priorities and act quickly, make decisions efficiency and in a calm manner in emergency and stressful situations.
- Upholding institutional policies regarding general public areas on OHSU campus and inside OHSU buildings. This includes screening patients, visitors, vendors and vendor reps as well as reminding them of the policies.
- Liaison between clinical team, practice leaders, and case management for complicated patients and family members.
- Utilizes appropriate interpreter services when necessary.
- Gathers, adds, updates, and/or verifies detailed demographic information and completed/signed forms required for services.
- These functions are performed at stationary computer terminals, occasionally over the phone or at beside with paper forms and/or a tablet.
- Hand written documentation may only be utilized during computer downtime or device malfunction.
- Completes Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Disability (REALD) questionnaire with patient face to face or over the phone and updates REALD Smart Form as required by law.
- Serves as liaison for patients and families with questions.
- Satisfies state regulations to identify support persons for individuals with disabilities.
- Correctly identifies patient service type to establish an accurate and billable account.
- Corrects patient identity inaccuracies, as identified.
- Schedules reservations into Epic with a base knowledge of diagnoses and procedures.
- Validates appropriate admitting locations by procedure and admitting provider to ensure appropriate patient placement.
- Provides patient education regarding OHSU financial assistance, insurance coordination of benefits, Patient Rights, Terms & Conditions, Advance Directives, Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire, Medicare and Commercial notices of Non-Covered services (ABN or NCCF), Important Message from Medicare, Release of Information, Special Consent, Champus Message to patients and their representatives, Notice of Privacy Practices, use of patient information and/or specimens in OHSU research, and other facility or regulatory documents.
- Obtains signatures and enters into computer all facility and regulatory required data and forms. Reviews all for accuracy.
- Responsible for all identity management corrections after hours.
- Identifies and collects co-pays, deductible payments, deposits, and prepayments for services as required.
- Creates and assembles surgical patient intake form packets for the surgical floors.
- Determines urgent/emergent medical situations and activates rapid response team or engages the assistance of nursing staff to assist.
- Follow and complete daily task list as assigned by management.
- Required to maintain Patient Access Services Individual Performance Standards which includes:
- Production Standard: Meets individual standard determined by shift of
PAS work activities/completed registrations per day.
- Error Rate Standard: Maintain an accuracy rate of 97%.
- Co-Pay and Prepayment Rate Standard: Maintain a collection rate of 80%
or better, and maintain a POS Payment standard work of 95% or better.
- Customer Service: 2 or fewer validated customer service complaints in any rolling one year period. Must follow the OHSU Model of Communication in 100% of customer interactions and consistently demonstrate exemplary internal and external customer contact skills.
Enrollment & Authorization:
- Gathers, adds, updates, and/or verifies patient information including detailed demographics, detailed insurance coverage/benefits, MyChart enrollment, and financial status with each patient over the phone or face to face.
- Creates new and maintains existing insurance coverages/guarantors for a patient based on their insurances and the care being provided.
- Creates new and maintains existing insurance coverages/guarantors for a patient based on their insurances and the care being provided.
- Obtains benefit information including deductible or co-pays, co-insurance, stoploss or out of pocket status, and correct billing address.
- Complete insurance verification on each patient’s insurance 100% of the time when the insurance verification status says New, Elapsed, Incomplete, Needs Review, or is Medicaid, using electronic verification in RTE, payer portals, or other required methods.
- The PAS Revenue Cycle Specialist staff will also re-verify the eligibility insurance information if the insurance was not verified in the current month.
- Reviews MMIS for all uninsured or single coverage patients.
- Refers all non-sponsored patients to Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and provides information for financial assistance, working closely with Financial and Medicaid Services.
- Ensures all required forms are completed for services and confirmation of payment sources.
- Maintains current information on managed care insurance plans and serves as a liaison and information resource for patients, referring physician offices, and other OHSU staff.
- Applies problem solving and negotiating skills in resolving patient concerns and managed care related issues.
- Maintain knowledge pertaining to insurance issues which include but are not limited to motor vehicle, Worker’s Compensation, personal injuries, Medicare,OHP/Washington Welfare/Medicaid, and exposures.
- Maintain knowledge pertaining to insurance issues which includes but is not limited to motor vehicle, workman’s compensation, personal injuries, Medicare, OHP/Washington Welfare/Medicaid, and exposures.
- Maintain access to all insurance website by signing in one time per month, at minimum.
- Ensures patients are properly prepared administratively and financially at the time of sign-in, check-in and/or admission.
- Sets up reservations/admissions for elective inpatient and day patient procedures.
- Schedules/walks-in patient appointments per Centralized Check-In standard work.
- Obtains prior medical records and studies if appropriate.
- Creates a medical record if needed. Request wheelchair transportation and interpreters when necessary for the sign-in, check-in, and admitting process, and accommodates other special needs whenever possible.
- Provides personal reminders to patients about upcoming appointments.
Practice Support Resource:
- Maintains a knowledge base of the vast workflows for specialties/service lines within areas of operation and throughout an entire building to ensure patients get to their care on time and with the appropriate information and resources. This includes both inpatient and outpatient departments
- Sustains working knowledge of PAS Specialist and PAS Revenue Cycle Specialist workflows for each area that the work group supports to ensure clinical operations run smoothly.
- Corrects issues that arise prior to admission or appointment during sign-in and check-in to ensure effective delivery of care.
- Works closely with Surgery Schedulers to create/confirm reservations for inpatient and day patient services.
- Ensures that patients report to the correct wait area after admission.
- Monitors the status of surgery cases and relaying the status to patient visitors as needed.
- Serves as liaison and information resource for patients and families/caregivers, physicians, nursing support staff, coworkers, Surgical Offices, and Periop Services.
- Applies problem solving and negotiating skills in resolving provider and patient concerns and other surgery related problems.
Centralize Check-In Operations:
- Complete training and maintain competency in Event Signaling and Event Signaling workflows.
- Understand and uphold the mission and vision of a centralized check-in modeled building.
- Assist in educating other OHSU employees on the standard workflows and patient flows of a centralized check-in modeled building.
- Actively collect and report abnormalities to further improve the centralized check-in model.
- Troubleshoot situations where patients are out of flow.
- Maintain competency in tools, technology, online portals and programs essential to completing day to day standard work responsibilities (Epic Cadence, Epic Grand Central, Epic Prelude, Microsoft Office, payment collection devices, printers, phones, copy/fax machines, OnBase, Solarity Scan, Vocera, paging system, parking validation, etc.).
- Scheduling walk-in appointments for partnering practices per standard work.
Other Duties as Assigned - Including but not Limited to:
- Investigates and resolves clinic and surgery scheduling errors for appointments and admissions.
- Troubleshoots equipment problems and initiates repairs requests once reviewed with leadership.
- Accommodates patient special needs, including obtaining equipment for mobility issues.
- Reconciling daily Lost and Found.
- Assess expected admissions to determine work flow.
- Provide coverage in other Centralized Check-In building locations, other ambulatory outpatient clinic front desks, Admitting and ED Registration department, Outpatient Registration when needed.
- Ensures Patient Access Services Department Coordinator is aware of low forms/supply levels.
- Provides comprehensive project management to support strategic initiatives, organizational development, and operational improvement projects; collaborates with DCH PICs, leaders, leadership teams, and key stakeholders on projects as part of the strategic deployment process.
- Recommends and manages project management governance, infrastructure, and processes. Tailors project management approaches to meet the initiative’s unique needs and conditions.
- Recommends project team composition, roles, and responsibilities. Manages communication and reporting processes to ensure successful execution.
- Proactively identifies and engages content experts required for successful execution.
- Develops and maintains detailed project plans; manages project scope, timeline, budget, resources, costs, and quality in accordance with established project management methodology and best practices.
- Communicates status of projects, facilitates building contingency and mitigation plans; prepares and provides regularly scheduled project updates to leadership.
- Proactively identifies, aligns, and reconciles potential areas of duplication or conflict with existing strategies, operations, and programs.
Communications and Change Management
- Promotes and facilitates teamwork and maintains high level of satisfaction within project team members and stakeholders in project planning, execution, monitoring, and closure throughout the project life cycle
- Utilizes change management and facilitation strategies to ensure team buy-in, championship, and shared accountabilities.
- Communicates project information to project stakeholders, management, and executive leadership.
- Facilitates the development of standard work and best practice checklists to ensure the sustainability of change.
- Develops project evaluation plan and processes to ensure implementation meets project goals and objectives. Utilizes data to inform critical project decisions.
- Supports data collection efforts and/or works to identify appropriate individuals for continued data collection.
- Conducts and/or supports qualitative and quantitative analysis of project data, summarizes findings, draws appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicates results to team.
Under minimal supervision the Senior Clinical Research Assistant is responsible for clinical, administrative, regulatory, and educational research activities related to the management of patients on clinical trials within the Pediatric Clinical Research Office (PCRO) in the Department of Pediatrics. Primary duties include: coordinating multiple clinical research studies; consenting and enrolling patients, gathering data, regulatory tasks, data entry, gathering source documents, basic sample processing and shipping. Additionally, this position will assist the Clinical Research Manager with other projects and duties as assigned.
This position is unclassified, salaried, and individual will participate in the on-call schedule including intermittent evening, weekends, or holidays.
- Process incoming/outgoing faxes (labeling, records requests, upload refill requests, etc.)
- Process Inbasket (records requests, labs, imaging, message routing, etc.)
- Patient paperwork management (questionnaires, FMLA, provider signatures, no-show letters, etc.)
- Track and stock patient paperwork and brochures
- Process incoming/outgoing mail
- Use of Microsoft Office—Outlook
- General high level clerical and project support
- Document legibly, concisely and accurately
- Technical support (MyChart, Epic, office equipment, etc.)
- Attends staff meetings/huddles
- Inventory management including equipment—notifying appropriate personnel when cleaning and repair of equipment is needed
- Instrument processing pick up/drop off
- Check expiration dates
- Turn over rooms/cleaning/stocking
- Maintains knowledge of life safety, patient safety, fire and electrical safety and disaster plan
- Sentact duties/compliance
- Attends education classes appropriate to job development
- Uses consistent, professional communication with team members
- Flexible coverage of internal service needs, and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills
- Receptive to feedback and coaching
- Successfully completes the required initial training and core competency assessment before or during the trial service period
- Maintains core competencies, and demonstrates continuous application of these skills throughout the period of employment
- Completes all required modules and updates
Why be an Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) at OHSU? Oh, the reasons are many! Here are some highlights:
ANM's have flexible work schedules! Options include the following:
- 4 (10 hour) days every week
- 9/80 – 8 (9 hour days) and 1 (8 hour day) with one day off every 2 weeks
- 4/9s – 4 day workweek with nine hours worked each day plus one day with 4 hours worked each week
- Open – another compressed work week that meets the needs of the unit leaders and staff
Benefits are amazing and 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 – and we want you to take that time to relax and refresh
- Extended illness bank- 64 hours per year, prorated for part-time
- 9 paid holidays per year
- Three weeks of paid parental leave
- Adoption assistance program (up to 5k)
- Substantial public transportation discounts (Tri-met and C-Tran)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement Available!
The Inpatient Lactation Department is a nurse led consulting service that provide services for maternal patients and patients who are lactating and their infants through OHSU and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (DCH).
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.
We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Research Associate to support CEDAR’s Specimen and Data Repository by coordinating the transport, processing, storage, and distribution of biological samples and data.These samples and the associated data will be a resource for researchers within CEDAR to support the innovation of new early detection technologies.
In this role you will work closely with the Research Project Coordinator for the CEDAR Specimen and Data Repository, and you will lead the specimen processing lab. This position requires clear and timely communication with researchers and clinic staff, transport of clinical samples, and the proper processing and storage of multiple sample types. This position also involves patient medical chart review, clinical data accessing, annotation, and querying using the laboratory information management system(s).
Required skills include – strong documentation skills and attention to detail, the ability to design, implement, and follow sample processing protocols with limited supervision to ensure that all samples are collected and stored in an appropriate and consistent manner with proper data input and safeguards. This position is responsible for ensuring that all processing work in the repository is done properly. Most samples will be collected and processed during regular business hours, but flexible scheduling is necessary since there may be instances where a sample arrives early or late and must be processed. This position is also the main point of contact between CEDAR researchers and our repository.
The Center for Experimental Therapeutics at the Knight invites applications for a research faculty position in the broadly-defined area of Cancer Biology at the Research Assistant Professor level. The position will remain open until filled. The center focuses on drug discovery and development from preclinical phases to clinical and translational research. The center unites cutting-edge technologies with a multidisciplinary group of clinicians and scientists to advance drug discovery and development. Expertise is required in organic/synthetic/medicinal chemistry, chemical biology and the study of complex molecules of importance in biology and human medicine.
Outstanding candidates with research interests focusing on the development and/or use of chemical tools and approaches to address fundamental questions in biology and medicine are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and researchers from diverse backgrounds. Primary selection criteria will focus on the potential for establishing an innovative and externally-funded independent research program. Applicants are encouraged who are working in all areas of chemical biology, particularly in applications of synthetic chemistry and study of complex molecules of importance in biology and human medicine. New faculty will join a multidisciplinary, and collaborative research environment to complement strengths in chemical biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, immunology, organic/medicinal chemistry and drug discovery & development within the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and broadly across the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.
The candidate will supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and contribute to the research programs. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a vigorous program of original research at a world-class level. The ideal candidate is expected to build a strong externally funded research program aimed at generating new insights into compelling problems in Chemical Biology.
The Center for Experimental Therapeutics at the Knight invites applications for a research faculty position in the broadly-defined area of Cancer Biology at the Research Assistant Professor level. The position will remain open until filled. The center focuses on drug discovery and development from preclinical phases to clinical and translational research. The center unites cutting-edge technologies with a multidisciplinary group of clinicians and scientists to advance drug discovery and development. Expertise is required in the specific area of cancer biology including, but not limited to, cancer immunology, single-cell biology, tumor heterogeneity, chemical biology, mitochondrial biology, proteomics, genomics and computational biology, cancer metabolism, cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, tumor microenvironment, mechanisms of therapy resistance, metastasis, oncogenic signal transduction pathways, genome integrity, cancer epigenetics, and /or systems biology.
Outstanding candidates with strong commitment to establishing a cutting-edge research program in cancer biology to address fundamental questions in biology and medicine are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and researchers from diverse backgrounds. Primary selection criteria will focus on the potential for establishing an innovative and externally-funded independent research program. New faculty will join a multidisciplinary, and collaborative research environment to complement strengths in chemical biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, immunology, organic/medicinal chemistry and drug discovery & development within the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and broadly across the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.
The candidate will supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and contribute to the research programs. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a vigorous program of original research at a world-class level. The ideal candidate is expected to build a strong externally funded research program aimed at generating new insights into compelling problems in Cancer Biology.
Planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects in consultation with supervisor/colleagues; develop clinical useful analytic toolkits, analyze research data and provide interpretation (projects including segmentation, registration, and novel biomarker development based on OCT and OCT angiography); and operating and maintaining sophisticated laboratory scientific equipment.
Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards.
Contributing to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepare technique reports, papers and grant applications.
Data analysis of structure and function analysis for respective studies at the Casey Reading Center. Review of study protocol, certification for respective studies, as well as drafting communications to the sites as appropriate.
Grading imaging and functional studies. Complete data forms, review and correct as needed. Validation, documentation and quality assurance to ensure data integrity.
Data analysis. Lead or assist with potential ophthalmic research projects; assist with instrument modification and data collection on research ophthalmic equipment; assist with putting together/editing presentations, papers and illustrations; work closely with physicians, statisticians and fellow research colleagues.
Documentation. Assist with development, review and maintenance of Casey Reading Center SOPs, MOPs, validation, and other documents as necessary.
Software validation and testing for Casey Reading Center software related to perimetry and microperimetry.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available
The Nurse Manager (NM) is a Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for operational, human resources, quality, and financial management of the assigned inpatient unit. The NM works with the interdisciplinary team to translate and implement organizational and division priorities into the unit’s operations. The NM ensures a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff. The NM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with administrative, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures.
The NM implements quality and safety initiatives, leads process improvement, ensures adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM ensures adherence to regulatory standards, bargaining unit agreements, hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The NM’s decisions and actions are based on the ethical principles outlined by the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics for Nursing. The NM 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 for Nursing, the Oregon State Board of Nursing’s Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The NM 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.
1. Conducts psychosocial evaluations of patients/families and significant others including, but not limited to the following: adjustment to medical or health condition; care coordination; mental health status; adjustment/compliance to treatment process; substance usage; child and elder abuse/neglect assessments; domestic violence issues; cognitive status (including potential guardian issues); and patient/family resources.
2. Provides crisis intervention and supportive short term counseling to patients/families and significant others as necessary to meet immediate psycho-social needs including, but not limited to: Trauma/Emergency Department/ On Call/ Family Notification, CODE Response (family intervention); unanticipated change in health conditions/suicidal ideation; teenage pregnancy; single parent pregnancy/parenthood, domestic violence, child and elder abuse/neglect.
3. Provides grief/loss counseling and education regarding: fetal demise; actual/pending death of patient//family member; complicated pregnancies; postpartum depression; chronic/acute stress associated with life circumstances; divorce/separation; loss of independence associated with illness or disability.
4. Provides brief psychotherapy including: individual short term psychotherapy; group work including information/support groups, family support, patient therapy); regarding but not limited to issues of adoption, abortion , domestic violence, family of origin, sexual/gender, substance abuse, parenting, relationship adjustment to disabilities and chronic or acute illness.
5. Provides patient advocacy and associated services to patient/family and other involved agencies/parties regarding decision-making; advance directives; ethics consultations; court holds; guardianship/conservatorship; citizenship cases; and social cultural factors.
6. Assess patient/family support needs regarding: transportation, housing, clothing and educational/patient vocational rehabilitation and training materials and refer to appropriate resources.
7. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of patient care activities an efficent manner per departmental policies. Participates in Department of Care Management and assigned service meetings, in services and conferences, as indicated including Complex Patient Interdisciplinary Rounds. Provides support to patient care staff following traumatic events through individual or group consultation. Reviews literature on pertinent patient care/Social Work service issues and conducts in services regarding psycho social patient care issues and Social Work services. Meets in regularly scheduled supervisory sessions. Participates in patient rounds as appropriate. Complete all OHSU/JCAHO mandatory education requirements and activities within established time lines.
Yearly competencies as identified by department