The SCS will partner with Contacting Services staff and its assigned areas of responsibilities to fulfill those department's needs for entering into agreements in the best interest of OHSU.
The SCS will be a strategic partner that administers procurements/contracts. This includes but is not limited to, providing professional consultation, advice, and direction to OHSU and contractor staff, and administrators regarding contracting issues and methods.
Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to contracting, cost savings, process improvement, developing partnerships and other duties as assigned.
Oregon Health & Science University is always looking for qualified postdoctoral scholars to fulfill its mission of conducting leading edge research into new cures, new standards of care, and a better understanding of the basic science that drives biomedical discovery.
The postdoctoral experience provides individuals who have recently completed a doctoral degree with a full-time program of advanced academic preparation and research training under the guidance of a supervising faculty mentor. Postdoctoral appointments are temporary by nature and are designed to develop the postdoctoral scholar as an independent scientist and to enhance their professional skills for academic and non-academic careers.
A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is available for funded research into the immunology of malaria infection, protective immunity and vaccines. The lab focuses on host-parasite interactions in malaria using limited in vitro culture, traditional rodent models, humanized liver mouse models and non-human primates. Preferred technical skills include cell culture, standard molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA isolation and analysis), standard immunolgical techniques (ELISA, immunofluorescence, flow cytometry) and microbiology techniques with a preference for previous work in malaria. Candidates must be well organized, technically proficient, critically minded and able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
The lab is located at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) in Beaverton, OR. VGTI houses a multidisciplinary team of scientists that span the continuum between basic and clinical research. VGTI offers access to state-of-the-art equipment and Core facilities as well as easy access to the Oregon wilderness.
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) serving as the Vascular Surgery provider is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a licensed independent practitioner, and is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws.
The Vascular surgery APP has the responsibility to be scheduled and/or allocated to Vascular Surgery for medical management of their acute care patients. Additionally, the Vascular Surgery APP is responsible to partner with the patient and family and nurse case manager to impact timely and effective discharges and patient flow; impact patient and family experience through communication and education; mentor residents, clinical nurses and others; promote an interdisciplinary approach to care; and support new processes to improve patient outcomes.
In addition to key job responsibilities, qualifications and other job requirements listed below, the Vascular Surgery APP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.
This position is part of the management team, requiring knowledge of international, federal, state and local rules, regulations, and guidelines. A doctorate degree or doctorate of veterinary medicine degree and the ability to understand a wide variety of research protocols in sufficient detail to provide oversight/training of staff is required. This position will conduct surgeries/procedures and write detailed descriptions/records in support of the project to the principal investigator. The incumbent has a diverse range of responsibilities, which includes the following: Support the Head of the IDR with developing and coordinating nonhuman primate (NHP) infectious disease study plans; formulating budgets for NHP studies; and preparing and maintaining Institutional Animal Care and Use and Institutional Biosafety protocols for NHP studies. Additionally, the staff scientist will prepare Animal Resources and Research Support (ARRS) Animal Planning and Animal Assignment forms; coordinate/support NHP research protocols hosted by the Infectious Disease Resource (IDR); supervise technical staff; provide training for IDR technical staff; and provide technical expertise for surgical procedures and necropsies as appropriate for the individuals’ training.
- Responsibilities include ensuring that all licensing and credentialing is in place. The program administrator will be responsible for ensuring that all personnel are oriented to OHSU and integrated into their respective departments including surgery, anesthesia, emergency department, ICU and EMS. The program administrator will be responsible for producing reports on a regular basis describing the activities of all Army personnel and answering all questions related to the activity of these individuals including operations performed, patients managed and procedures performed also known as Knowledge Sills Assessments or KSAs. The program administrator will address all problems that arise during the conduct of the program and work with the Director of the AMCT3 to resolve these problems. The program administrator will attend all meetings that are necessary to conduct the program in collaboration with the Army. The program administrator will be responsible for collecting data for research related to the program.
- The Program administrator will work with the SMART NCO IC in advance of the rotation to plan, design and coordinate the training event with the respective OHSU clinical units. This work includes a variety of administrative tasks to ensure the collection of appropriate medical and training information to ensure compliance with hospital requirements and completion of logistics to include badging, parking and other arrangements.
- The program administrator will provide daily oversight and management of Army personnel for the duration of the training rotation to ensure the training plan is implemented as designed and training objectives are met. They will be an advocate for Army personnel and intervene should changes in the schedule or training plan need to be made. Also to serve as resource for Army personnel throughout the rotation for any issues or concerns relating to OHSU.
- Clinical precepting: The program administrator will assist the soldier in meeting specific military readiness requirements for their particular medical specialty. The program administrator will precept the soldiers in the Emergency Department (ED) and the Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit (TSICU) by validating skills daily using a checklist provided by the AMEDD Medical Skills Sustainment Program Office. Preceptors will maintain responsibility and oversight for all direct patient care/treatment while working with Army personnel.
- The program administrator will educate additional clinical preceptors about the SMART program goals and objectives and their preceptor role and responsibilities. They will share the soldier's biography and scope of practice in advance of the rotation along with their ICTs. They will make arrangements for preceptor (s) to meet with SMART participants as part of an introductory orientation prior to the start of the rotation, if possible.
The OHSU Digestive Health Center (DHC) is a multi-disciplinary center offering services in the ambulatory setting for specialty surgical services, gastroenterology, hepatology, bariatrics and nutrition. The programs work in a close team that includes MD, RN, MA, and schedulers that work together to provide excellent quality care for complex patients. The patient experience with the program begins with their initial appointment and can include clinic visits, procedures, surgery, and follow-up care.
The Resource RN Patient Care Coordinator (RN) will provide care coordination, assessment and triage, medication management and clinical support to the teams in the ambulatory setting. The nurse will perform medical record review, follow developed protocols, determine appropriate patient scheduling, assist with monitoring diagnostic results and patient care progress/processes as requested by providers, and participate in quality reviews. The nurse will work alongside a team of RN care coordinators within the DHC.
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.
- Assist in the creation, management, and integration of systematic automated data feeds from disparate clinical, operational, and administrative data sources via SQL or similar relational database management languages.
- Develop automated data management pipelines, including data extraction, cleaning, quality control, and construction of derivative features based on raw data. This responsibility may include the development of methods or distributable packages.
- Identify, define, direct, and perform project issue analysis to resolve challenges, including analysis of technical and economic feasibility of proposed data solution.
- Communicate highly technical information to numerous audiences, including Principal Investigator(s), research collaborators, and less-experienced staff.
The Associate Director (AD) of Population Sciences serves to develop and shape population science relevant to the mission of the Knight Cancer Institute. The AD is part of the Knight senior leadership team of esteemed scientists and oversees the strategic vision of the Knight’s population science research programs. This comprehensive vision for population-based research in cancer builds on the Knight’s existing strengths and advances the overall mission of the Knight. Exciting research areas rich for collaboration include cancer and aging, cancer and the microbiome, cancer symptom science, digital technology, and eHealth. Areas of potential growth include adding faculty with expertise in epidemiology, genetics, behavioral science, implementation science, and community-engaged research. Research with underserved populations, particularly Hispanic/Latino or American Indian/Alaska Native, is also a focused development area.
The AD will promote securing multi-investigator grants and identify and develop resources to advance cancer prevention and control research. To achieve this vision, the AD will partner closely with the co-leaders of the Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program and the AD for Community, Outreach, and Engagement (COE).
Established scientists or physician-scientists engaged in cancer prevention and control research, including epidemiology, behavioral science, survivorship, health outcomes research, health disparities, and implementation science, are encouraged to apply.
Ideal candidates will possess exceptional leadership skills, the ability to secure national cancer research grants, and a track record of developing successful multidisciplinary teams. A strong appreciation for team science and experience fostering research across basic, clinical, and population research programs is highly desirable.
Goals and expectations:
The AD of Population Sciences will:
- Bring a deep commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts already underway and contribute to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts across CPS.
- Serve as subject matter expert on population sciences in the Knight Cancer Institute workplace
- Represent the Knight’s population sciences efforts when working with entities at OHSU and with community leaders across the state of Oregon.
- Serve on the Knight Senior Leadership Team as a leader, advocate, and liaison for cancer prevention and control research members.
- Maintain extramural funding as PI on a population science-focused program of research
Duties & Responsibilities
- Maintain an up-to-date understanding of OHSU’s population sciences programs and approaches, and ensure the Knight’s work is in support/alignment with the broader institution.
- To ensure the Knight meets research, personnel, and population science objectives, provide strategic direction to key stakeholders.
- Advise Senior Leadership Team on best practices for talent management, recruitment, hiring, and onboarding team members in population sciences.
- Annually review and evaluate the Knight Cancer Institute’s population science initiatives in conjunction with the Knight Director and Operations team to address Knight’s stated population science goals.
- In collaboration with the Knight’s Communications team, provide recommendations for internal and external messaging supporting population science principles.
- Cultivate relationships with relevant organizations and agencies with which the Knight might engage in research initiatives.
- As requested, contribute to evaluating and revising the Knight’s policies and procedures.
- Lead population science program development and management, including comprehensive analysis and reporting of key metrics and outcomes.
- Serve as an expert on NCI P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) Guidelines and institutional policies pertaining to population sciences.
- Contribute to the annual progress report for CCSG renewals in non-competing years. Every five years, actively engage in preparation for the CCSG competitive renewal written application, participate in developing the CCSG budget, and participate in oral and/or poster presentations.
In addition to primary responsibilities, there are shared responsibilities as a member of the Knight leadership team as outlined below:
- Attend Knight Scientific Oversight Committee (SOC) meetings, Program Leaders meetings, retreats, and other key Knight meetings as appropriate for a senior cancer institute leader;
- Work with the Knight Director and other Knight leaders in periodic review and updating of the Knight’s mission, vision, and values;
- Work with the Knight Director and other Knight leaders in periodic review, updating, and aligning of the Knight’s strategic initiatives and goals;
- Work with the Knight Director and other Knight leaders to recruit key faculty members to OHSU and the Knight;
- Work with the Knight Director and others on program development;
- Participate in CCSG renewals, other significant P30 grant requests, and accreditation activities; and,
- Personally represent or delegate representation of the Knight at various OHSU meetings and in external settings as assigned by the Knight Director and within the AD’s available capacity.
A senior research assistant is open in a non-human primate systems neuroscience laboratory with a focus on computational modeling of complex learning and decision making and how it relates to the activity of motivational neural circuits. The senior research technician will work closely with the Principal Investigator and function as a laboratory manager. The technician will be expected to work autonomously and oversee daily behavioral testing and training of animals, husbandry as necessary, assist with stereotaxic surgeries and neurophysiological recording procedures, training and supervising of graduate students and junior research technicians, preparation of reagents, and the preparation of written reports and when necessary regulatory documentation.
The Assistant Staff Scientist will work on ongoing studies in non-hormonal contraception development and female fertility.
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in biology, physiology or equivalent, have a minimum of 3 years relevant post-doctoral work experience and possess a comprehensive understanding of molecular biology, immunology or microbiology. A strong background in reproduction or female reproductive tract, next generational sequencing methods is highly desirable. Competency in cell culture, flow cytometry or molecular biology techniques is essential. Applicants will be expected to develop skills related to RNA sequencing, high throughput screening and primate reproductive tract studies, working directly with NHPs for sedation and clinical monitoring, behavioral observations, biological and post-mortem sample collection. Applicants should be able to work in a team dynamic, carry out research unsupervised, keep up-to-date on relevant literature in the field, provide meaningful data reports for presentation at scientific meetings, prepare manuscripts, and assist with grant writing and laboratory management.
- Work independently on projects using molecular biology, biochemistry, cell culture techniques. Duties include molecular biology (gene cloning, sequencing); biochemistry (protein expression & purification, biochemical assays, Western blotting); cell culture (maintenance & passage of tissue culture cell lines).
- Ordering materials and supplies as needed, inventory and record keeping
- Contribute to manuscript preparation, participate in lab and research group meetings.
The duties of this position include:
- Serving as an attending physician at OHSU, Portland VAMC, Beaverton Knight Cancer Institute and our community sites.
- Teaching of medical students, house staff, and fellows
- Attending departmental quality meetings, i.e. chart rounds, M&M, and others
- Attending appropriate site-specific tumor boards and multidisciplinary clinics
- Actively engaging in clinical practice as an employee of OHSU at OHSU Hospitals and Clinics (collectively, “Hospital” and, except as otherwise provided in this paragraph 7 of the “Clinician Employment Agreement,” not otherwise)
- Complying with the bylaws, resolutions, policies and standards of OHSU and the SoM in effect and as may be amended from time to time, including without limitation:
- any compliance program or policy,
- the OHSU Patient Care policy,
- the OHSU Code of Conduct policy,
- the OHSU Conflict of Interest policies,
- all policies and requirements regarding the preparation and maintenance of medical records and the billing for patient services, and
- OHSU Policy No. 03-30-060
- Maintaining a good standing license to practice medicine in the state of Oregon and any other jurisdiction where licensure is necessary in order for a Clinician to perform the professional services contemplated hereunder and to maintain medical staff privileges at the Hospital
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. This position is under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Surgery and the Head of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery. The trauma, critical care and acute care surgeon shall be expected to perform clinical and basic science research. Duties will also include resident, fellow, student and staff teaching. This position requires undivided effort at the specified FTE. The general pattern of working hours will be set by the Head of the Division, but deviations from general patterns may be necessary to meet projected requirements. The ideal candidate would have the potential to achieve independent federal research funding.
- Bioinformatics tool development
- Collaborative omics analysis
- Dissemination and outreach
This position works in the capacity of a Board Certified Laryngology Surgeon within the Department. It is and expectation that the faculty member participate in clinical and surgical activities and take fair share of call on nights, weekends, and holidays.
OHSU is a teaching facility and this faculty member will be expected to teach medical students and residents in the clinical setting as well as through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year. Teaching assignments will come from the Director of Education.
The mission of the Information Technology Group (ITG) is to develop, implement and maintain technology-based services and solutions enabling OHSU to effectively manage information to accomplish its missions.The Project Manager will manage all phases of assigned projects.This person is responsible for:
- Partnering closely with the Executive Director, Project Managers, technical staff & vendors to design, plan, manage & oversee the full life cycle of assigned projects. This includes design, build, training, implementation, communication & change management
- Defining, communicating & adhering to project scope & guiding principles
- Successful change management by overseeing workflow assessments and gap & impact analyses to understand, document and effectively communicate key changes to stakeholders
- Developing a recurring, multi-faceted & effective communication plan targeting all stakeholders
- Defining, monitoring & meeting timelines for deliverables, including design, build, test, training, training tool development, go-live support & other project needs
- Proposing a plan for post go-live support & optimizations
- Surfacing and managing project risks, issues and barriers, mitigating where possible & escalating in a timely manner, as needed
- The successful and timely implementation of assigned projects within scope and budget
- Assisting with project tool development and refinement & the mentoring of Project Coordinators
This person will work closely with the Executive Director, other Project Managers and project resources.This position is currently 100% telework/remote and may include remote work long-term. Candidate must be able to work from home full-time.
- Provide “Curbside” Phone and Video Consultation
- Complete Data Form and Treatment Recommendations
- Attend Bi-monthly OPAL-K consulting psychiatrists QA meetings
- Provide peer review of cases at scheduled team meetings
- Other consultation and educational duties as assigned by medical director
- Participate in weekend call coverage in Child Psychiatry
System Analysis, Design, and Project Management:
- Lead small to large projects including resources, vendors, schedule, scope, and quality of deliverables.
- Work with development resources to prioritize, plan and execute user priority fixes within the system.
- Oversee the development cycle and ensure planned activities are executed in accordance to the business needs. This includes tracking each development cycle and the status of issues added.
- Troubleshoot production issues and provide user support.
- Analyze requirements and design solutions to meet customer needs for enhancements and fixes to systems, applications, reports and interfaces. Provide level of effort estimates to support resource planning.
- Document specifications and develop plans to correct problems that may include modifications to user procedures, user data entry instructions, user training, and/or system correction proposals.
- Analyze applications and systems to identify opportunities for simplification and enhancement.
- Analyze present and future system needs of customers and make recommendations on options and alternatives for implementing applications and systems.
- Document future requests and keep them organized and staged for future build cycles.
- Familiarize and educate staff on process and policy changes.
Quality Assurance and Communication Process:
- Ensure that proper quality assurance standards are applied throughout the software development lifecycle. Manage work requests from initiation through close.
- Help to ensure data integrity and validity of applications and reports.
- Assist and/or develop test cases and scripts and thoroughly test fixes and enhancements prior to release into user testing.
- Work with vendor technical support to facilitate the application of patches and the timely resolution of Service Requests.
- Maintain a problem/issues log and communicate problem status to customers.
- Communicate build cycle status based on prioritization regularly to key stakeholders and end-users.
- Build and maintain an outpatient continuity clinic (combination of in-person and telehealth visits). Appointment times for intakes and consultations are 60-90 minutes, 30 minutes for medication management and 60-minute slots available for combined psychotherapy and medication management. Providers have the flexibility to follow-up with patients as frequently as appropriate to provide the best quality of care.
- Outpatient psychiatric consultations are encouraged at 0.1FTE (2 consults per week).
- Clinical education of residents through outpatient supervision is strongly encouraged and may comprise up to 0.1FTE.
- Faculty take call 2-4 weeks per year. Call is comprised of in-person coverage of the inpatient C/L psychiatric services on weekend mornings (staffing with residents in-person) followed by after clinic hours call (supporting residents by phone) for the remainder of the week. Our faculty work as a team to cover each other’s messages and urgent clinical issues while away on any leave or paid time off. Faculty are expected to participate in this collegial coverage pool.
- Faculty are expected to participate in monthly departmental and clinic meetings and attend weekly, CME-accredited Grand Rounds/M&M presentations.
- Provide medical and advanced practice management independently and/or in conjunction with attending physicians to oncology patients receiving radiopharmaceutical therapies in the outpatient setting.
- Collaborate with attending physicians regarding a patient's condition, treatment plans, and urgent medical needs.
- Review labs and imaging as appropriate.
- Prescribe and supervise same-day anxiolytics for patient scans.
- Provide comprehensive symptom management of complex patients by working collaboratively with oncology nurses, palliative care providers, social workers and others based on patient need.
- Participate in clinical trials. Deliver care to patients receiving treatment on clinical trials per protocol guidelines with timely notification of principal investigator and study coordinator and appropriate documentation of adverse events.
- Work in conjunction with community oncologists to provide post-therapy care.
- Make appropriate referrals to specialty care service within OHSU and outside of OHSU.
- Consult with specialty care providers when appropriate.
- Maintain communication with primary care providers and other individuals and agencies (e.g. skilled nursing facilities) as appropriate.
- Provide coverage for timely completion of prescription refills.
- Communicate with patients and family regarding their medical conditions, treatment plans, radiation safety precautions, and their progress.
- Identify patient needs early and communicate plan to patients, families, nurse case manager, and other healthcare team members.
- Work with nurses, technologists, social workers, nutrition services, pharmacy, medical assistants and others as needed to assure optimal patient care.
- Assure appropriate setting of care (ambulatory versus inpatient).
- Document subjective and objective findings, assessment and plan clearly and accurately in clinical notes according to OHSU guidelines.
- Adhere to best practice protocols and OHSU specific policies.
- Obtain training and education on safe prescribing of radiopharmaceutical therapies, including radiation safety precautions, and medical staff credentialing approval for signing supportive plans and order sets.
- Provide medical coverage for the outpatient MIT Clinic in Sam Jackson Hall (SJH).
a. Respond to and manage adverse infusion reactions and other emergencies
b. Review patient labs and physical conditions in order to override treatment parameters as appropriate.
c. Assess patient condition when notified of an urgent need, and order necessary medications, imaging studies or other supportive care interventions.
d. Review urgent EKG’s, imaging, laboratory studies and other ancillary tests prior to start of treatment as needed.
e. Review investigational study EKG’s, imaging, labs and other ancillary tests prior to start of treatment.
f. Provide patient education.
g. Provide consultation to nurses.
h. Consult with pharmacists on treatment changes and PRN medications.
i. Ensure there is appropriate coverage at all times, by working collaboratively with colleagues and covering for colleagues as needed when peers are on leave.
- Supervision of procedure-related recovery.
- Patient and family education.
- Resident, medical, APRN and/or PA student teaching.
- Collaborate with MIT team members to establish or revise clinical pathways and patient education materials.
- Coordinate onboarding and training of newly hired Advanced Practice Providers (APP).
- Work with clinic and hospital staff to optimize order sets, patient instructions, and other infrastructure that supports patient care.
- Attend and participate in Grand Rounds, OHSU conferences, tumor boards, fellow lectures, national conferences and other learning opportunities as available.
- Advocate for APP needs within the MIT section and DR Department.
Quality and Research:
- Identify and engage in opportunities to improve the quality and efficiency of care provided to MIT patients.
- Promote use of appropriate research findings in practice to exceed the standards of care.
- Work with physician leadership, nurse managers, nursing staff and social workers to prevent and/or respond to patient complaints.
- Effectively manage clinic resources.
- Participate as sub-investigator in clinical research studies.