This position will organize, supervise, and perform laboratory work assisting a research program in support of ongoing vaccine and therapeutic development and testing. This position requires established expertise and perspective in real-time solving of logistical and procedural problems for the team, in the daily throughput of a highly-diverse array of fresh, biohazardous clinical specimens.
Lower-level responsibilities include performing standardized and routine procedures and tests, coordination with team members and other groups, collecting, analyzing, and reporting data as well as ensuring that laboratory is in working condition.
The higher level responsibilities of this position include managing laboratory operations and equipment’s, assisting in the hiring, training, and subsequent supervision of junior technical staff; managing the daily logistics and fresh sample throughput of the group; developing or refining of new assays; authoring of Standard Operating Procedures for group methods; oversight of the Lab’s biohazardous materials shipment program; management of specific projects, as assigned; and the quality control and pooling of data for upward reporting.
The research responsibilities of this position include management of specific projects, performing standardized and routine procedures and tests, coordination with team members and other groups, collecting, analyzing, and reporting data.
The purpose of the Laboratory Animal Technician 1 is to provide husbandry, health care and research support for laboratory animals maintained at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The primary function of this position is to learn and master the ability to perform the manual and technical tasks directly related to the care of, and research support for the use of, laboratory animals. The area of work assignment and specific tasks will vary, depending on animal population and care requirements, service requirements, staffing needs and the individual’s knowledge. The Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS) houses approximately 5300 non-human primates, and approximately 1500 small laboratory animals, on a daily basis. The animals are housed in 8 buildings and 17 outdoor enclosures, on the ONPRC/OHSU campus. There are approximately 60 employees who are responsible for providing care of research animals.
Project / Work Order Coordination
- Review scope of projects and/or work orders to determine objectives, diversity of involvement, training and resources required. Develop a schedule and monitor project status to assure progress toward completion. Identify potential difficulties and determine necessary action to minimize or prevent problems.
- Participate in design, planning and operational review meetings. Contact hospital, university, academic, research and clinical department directors, managers and staff to provide consultation, technical assistance and estimate for customized Unified Communications design. Schedule and conduct required project meetings necessary for project completion.
- Coordinate installation of Unified Communications systems, provide technical support and user training, modify project plans and coordinate changes with client and internal staff as necessary. Provide project status reports to participants and telecommunications management.
- Upon conclusion of projects, close orders, finish one-time and recurring billing and ensure all pertinent databases and records are complete, mirrored and accurate.
User Support, Business & Technical Analysis
- Consult with customers to understand what they are trying to accomplish. Educate and help the customer understand the differences between numerous products and services that meet the customer needs. Assist the customer in finding the most cost effective and best available options that are fit for any particular need. Review and prioritize large batches of service requests.
- Modify technical drawings to identify location or design of telephone and data facilities for departmental records, technical staff and other participants associated with projects. This also includes creating Visio’s of contact center programming, announcements, etc.
- Respond to user requests for assistance. Perform analysis to resolve complex design issues involving hardware and software. Work to meet objectives and deadlines.
- Perform ongoing operational support for Unified Communications related services and applications. Necessarily, these services change over time, so creation, deployment, and optimization of these support processes are part of the job.
- Relentlessly pursue customer service that exceeds expectations.
System Management and Trouble Resolution
- Coordinate and administer activities for the Unified Communications infrastructure & applications (Mitel, Cisco, Other): Phone switch, Voicemail, Integrated Messaging, Contact Center, Contact Center Reporting, Call Recording, Call Management Records, Back-end-billing processes, Customer Station and Softphone Programming, Cable-plant & work-order processing, Data-port-activation, and Wireless telephony provisioning & troubleshooting. Include new platforms and services as these become available, and then provide ongoing standard support.
- Provide, statistical reports and historical information to OHSU departments for use and budget preparation.
- Perform analysis / troubleshooting to resolve problems with hardware or software, e.g., corrects programming.
- Successfully make use of voluminous detailed and complex documentation which requires a high degree of technical skill and comprehension.
- Respond to after-hours Unified Communication service calls on a weekly rotational basis.
- Continuously explore system improvements that increase reliability, efficiency and user satisfaction.
Training and End-User Documentation
- Develop training program and conduct sessions for telecommunications end-users and departmental representatives.
- Develop and provide educational materials to the customer base.
- Provide input to management for revisions of OHSU ITG Unified Communications procedures and practices.
- Actively participate in departmental training program.
- Develop, edit, and/or add to wiki documentation of systems, troubleshooting, and support models for Unified Communications systems.
- Mouse colony maintenance and genotyping.
- Tissue processing, including primary/dissections of brain tissue.
- Independent research project. This may entail immunohistochemistry and imaging, physiological recording, or mouse behavioral assays.
- Lab upkeep and preparation of common buffers and solutions,
- Rodent stereotaxic surgeries.
The Staff Psychiatrist will provide patient care in an inpatient setting. This is a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic psychiatrist to treat, teach and advance their academic interests.
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.
Academic rank begins at the level of Assistant Professor and may be higher, depending on credentials. This posting is being used to fill multiple positions.
- Staffs the OHSU Library service desk: greets Library users; answers questions in person, on the phone, and online.
- Checks books in and out using an integrated library system; retrieves books from stacks for user requests; reshelves books after use; checks book drops for returned items; scans journal articles or book chapters from our print collection.
- Searches the library catalog to determine the availability of print and digital resources.
- Cleans, dusts, and tidies Library spaces.
Located in the Trautmann lab within the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute at OHSU. Post-Doctoral scholars will be expected to perform research consistent with the goals of an OHSU principal investigator (PI), Lydie Trautmann, requiring specialized or technological expertise including:
- Performs contemporary and emerging technologies to analyze in human T cell immunology (human and non human primate), and developing new tools in cellular biology, immunology, neuroimmunology and virology.
- Analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in scientific journals.
Post-Doctoral scholars will participate in a significant research program or multiple large programs of high visibility. Collaborates with stakeholders on developing and performing research. Data analysis and interpretation, preparation of manuscripts, and presentations. Oversee and train up to three employees within the lab. Additional duties as assigned.
- Assist faculty with writing support
- Provide peer support to other students
- Provide academic/content tutoring for students (both one on one or small group tutoring) in pathophysiology and pharmacology courses (at the Grad level)
- Will have access to online courses, work closely with instructors, and offer one on one tutoring for students seeking help in specific courses.
- Leadership and direction for HMC Hospitalists.
- Assist in efficient and expeditious operation of practice, provide input on budgets, billing, etc.
- Lead monthly meetings.
- Participate in standing HMC meetings and committees.
- Staffing and Scheduling.
- And more as assigned by the Division Head and HMC CMO.
- Development and reporting of annual quality programs/metrics.
- Partner with Hospital Leadership on relevant efforts.
- Promote physician attendance of Hospital Medicine staff meetings.
- Oversee compliance with utilization management and manage care requirements.
Clinical duties will primarily consist of operating as part of an inpatient medicine care team to include admitting, managing, and discharging patients, performing medical consultation, and engaging in co-management with other specialties. This position includes a mix of mostly day shifts with some swing admitting shifts, night shifts and flex shifts. There may be opportunities to engage in teaching residents. In addition to a broad range of clinical duties, you will participate in relevant quality review and process improvement.
Preparation/Cooking: Prepare food items for patients and visitors at OHSU South hospital and CHH2 according to standardized recipes and menus or by verbal instruction given by higher-level cooks or supervisors. Perform functions according to following procedures as listed: (1) mise-en-place (put in place) all ingredients and supplies; (2) perform all required preparation; (3) cook ingredients using prescribed best method; (4) hold and serve at proper safe temperature; (5) chill as appropriate using correct food safety procedures; (6) reheat as necessary to the appropriate safe temperature; (7) properly label and date products to be stored in the various stages of production.
Food Safety & Sanitation: Ensure all foods, including potentially hazardous foods, are handled in a safe and proper manner according to Food and Nutrition Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), OHSU Infection Control, and Multnomah County Health Department. Identify critical control points (CCPs) in food preparation and storage and monitor the factors that might create a food safety hazard, using corrective action when a deviation occurs. CCPs include but are not limited to: hand washing, cooking, cooling, holding, thawing, temperature monitoring, cross-contamination. Effectively prepare sanitizing agents (e.g. bleach water, quat sanitizer) and clean and sanitize food preparation appliances, work areas, utensils, and equipment using dish machine or three-compartment sink method. Maintain cleanliness of assigned work area. At minimum, the last 30 minutes of each shift will be dedicated to cleaning, sanitizing, and sweeping assigned work area.
Planning, Requisitioning and Preparation: This position must be able to maintain adequate products and supplies for patient operations, especially being prepared for the next days and coming events. Request needed products, and supplies to be ordered; check supplies or food products delivered by suppliers, to insure they meet type, quantity, and quality specified, checked for proper temperature safety standards. Must be able to make a production schedule and oversee its completion, coordinating with the patient services supervisor and the retail café supervisor to ensure complete order and adjust to last minute order when necessary. Keep records of amounts of foods prepared and left overs to adjust production schedules.
Miscellaneous: Provides training in cooking methods and procedures, participates with supervisor in planning menus and recipe development and testing. Cook II positions are expected to be independent problem solvers, and creative innovators; and perform regular and new tasks and responsibilities as assigned by managers and supervisors. Assists with cooks and other staff members to achieve daily and overall production needs as directed by supervisor. Demonstrates through performance the philosophy of service excellence. Performs requirements for staff members as outlined in the Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics.
This full-time (1.0 FTE) position offers a flexible mix of teaching (0.3-0.6 FTE), team science (0.1-0.5 FTE), individual research (0.1-0.5 FTE), to match individual faculty and SPH goals. All teaching will be at the graduate level. All faculty are encouraged to establish their own individual research agenda and to pursue independent funding for a portion of their support. Team science can occur directly with other SPH or OHSU investigators, or through biostatistics collaborative service cores.
In addition to teaching and research, each SPH faculty member is expected to advise and mentor students, contribute to school governance, and engage in collegial activities in support of SPH and OHSU missions.
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 Senior Trainer position supports the educational and staff development needs of OHSU Healthcare by providing training and support on the use of our Integrated Health Record, Epic. This requires a coordinated and collaborative approach with multiple departments, including our Information Technology Group (ITG), Clinical Informatics Department (CID), Patient Care Services Division (PCSD), Professional Services, Pharmacy and Laboratory, among others. In particular, the person in this position works closely with the Medical Directors, Nursing Informatics, Professional Practice Leaders, other Epic Trainers and OHSU partners/ affiliates to ensure that staff use EpicCare to maximize the delivery of quality patient care.
The primary function of the Geriatric Psychiatrist is to provide direct clinical care in the inpatient setting to geriatric patients on an as needed basis. Moonlight with us and provide comprehensive inpatient mental health treatment in a positive and supportive environment.
This position is located at a newly redesigned Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at Tuality Hospital in Hillsboro, Oregon an acute psychiatric facility serving patients age 60 and older.
As an OHSU employee, you will find additional opportunities to teach and mentor residents and fellows, participate in regular Grand Rounds presentations (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit), explore opportunities to serve with the Unity Center for Behavioral Health and collaborate with a host of engaged faculty, staff and educators.
The Senior Clinical Research Assistant is responsible for submitting Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols, modifications, and continuations for investigators within the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery.
Responsibilities include submitting all human research protocols to the OHSU IRB, HRPO, and the State IRB for initial submissions, continuing reviews, and modifications. It is expected that this position will pursue and incorporate information regarding new regulatory practices such as changes to The New Common Rule and OHSU institution changes related to consent processes or language, IRB study submissions, and OHSU Partners submissions.
This position will also assist with setting up projects in eCRIS, submitting clinical trials to ClinicalTrials.gov, and preparing and submitting INDs to the FDA.
The purpose of the Laboratory Animal Technician 1 is to provide husbandry, health care and research support for laboratory animals maintained at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). The primary function of this position is to learn and master the ability to perform the manual and technical tasks directly related to the care of and research support for the use of laboratory animals. The area of work assignment and specific tasks will vary, depending on animal population and care requirements, service requirements, staffing needs and the individual’s knowledge.
The Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS) houses approximately 5300 non-human primates, and approximately 1500 small laboratory animals, on a daily basis. The animals are housed in 8 buildings and 17 outdoor enclosures, on the ONPRC/OHSU campus. There are approximately 60 employees who are responsible for providing care of research animals.
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 reports to (supervisor): Director of Russell Street Clinic, Dr. Beverlee Cutler
The duties of this position include:
This position is under the supervision of the Director of the Russell Street Clinic. The position is an on-call position to fill in for dentists on vacation or when extra providers are needed.
The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objects of OHSU and the School of Dentistry and include: Providing general dentistry assessments and treatment to patients at the Russell Street Dental Clinic, including routine and urgent care; participation in the education of residents and dental students. Specific responsibilities will focus on providing direct patient care, clinical teaching at the graduate and predoctoral level, participating in dental research (including clinical research), participating in strategic planning activities.
The general pattern of working hours corresponds with scheduled clinic hours, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm. Deviations from this pattern may be necessary at times.
This position will lead a growing program of malaria immunology and vaccine development that spans in vitro, mouse and non-human primate models at the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute and Oregon National Primate Research Center. The successful candidate will have experience in planning, managing, and executing the research needs of complex, collaborative projects. In addition to this oversight of the project, additional duties include managing and/or performing the laboratory procedures associated with the study, as well as data entry, statistical analysis, and reporting of findings in both written and oral formats. The successful candidate will also assist in grant writing, grant management, and publication of results.
This is a one-year position for a veterinarian (prosector) within the Pathology Services Unit (PSU) of the Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS) which provides advanced comparative pathology services to ONPRC core scientists, veterinarians, OHSU affiliates, and external investigators. This position serves the ONPRC mission through conduct of research-directed post mortem examinations, provision of tissues through the Tissue Distribution Program and diagnostic support of the NHP colony. The veterinary prosector performs post mortem examinations, interprets clinical histories, clinical pathology data, microbiology, and other ancillary test results, and prepares written reports of findings. Additional duties include resource development for the unit through digital slide scanning, data collation and interpretation, preparation of materials for manuscript preparation and image database inclusion, and support of the Tissue Distribution Program through record review, tissue dissections, and coordination of tissue collection for investigators. The veterinary prosector must communicate clearly with end users – research staff and veterinarians. Extensive on the job training will be provided for recognition of nonhuman primate (NHP) specific diseases, specialized techniques, including perfusion, and specialized tissue handling for tissue distribution. This position provides abundant opportunity and resources for self-directed learning and potential inclusion in publications.
***New-hires are eligible for a hiring bonus***
PULMONARY FUNCTION LABS AND CLINICS:
- Perform pulmonary function testing including: spirometry, lung volumes, diffusing capacity, methacholine challenge, pulse oximetry and exercise studies and new tests as trained.
- Completes reports and billing according to department policy.
- Schedules and checks in/out patients appropriately for procedures.
- Provide patient & family instruction on various therapeutic modalities including respiratory care treatments, non-invasive and invasive home ventilation
- Demonstrates an understanding of current and all new care modalities and equipment as they pertain to this position.
- Completes all competency testing, required in-services and activities. Takes personal responsibility for maintaining competency for equipment and modalities within the Diagnostic Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of practice.
- Assists physicians with bronchoscopy procedures per procedure.
- Completes reports and billing per department policy.
- Schedules patients and checks patients in/out appropriately for procedures.
- Provides therapeutic interventions including but not limited to: airway management, therapeutic gases and ventilator management, newborn resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Performs diagnostic procedures including but not limited to: sampling of arterial blood, bedside spirometry, spontaneous ventilatory parameters, point of care testing.
- Therapeutic modalities and communication approached with reference to age specific needs of the patient, including
- Doernbecher Children's Hospital Family Centered Care Program.
- Assists other Respiratory Care Practitioners and health professionals to provide quality patient care in the spirit of teamwork. Trains new Respiratory Therapists, students and other healthcare team members.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by a manager, supervisor or lead worker.
- Assess, develop and communicate safe discharge plans.
- Facilitate reimbursement for home care by working with vendors and Care Management.
- Educate patients and care givers in the use of medical equipment needed for hospital to home transition.
- Establish and follow up on weaning plans for long term ventilated patients
- Provides high quality customer service to both external and internal customers. Must use the ICARE Model at all times.
- Greet all patients, visitors and others in a warm, courteous, and professional manner.
- Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively, timely, and respectfully at all times.
- Determines customer needs proactively, and direct inquiries to appropriate resource.
- As problems and miscommunications occur, demonstrates the ability to clarify and resolve problems immediately to avoid further communication breakdowns.
- Demonstrates knowledge of all departments’ locations, units and buildings on OHSU Campus.
- Answers multi-line telephone inquiries. Determine caller needs and assist caller efficiently and appropriately.
- Obtains/verifies needed demographic, insurance, health, and financial information and completed/signed forms required for services and confirmation of payment sources.
- Reviews and verifies registration, additional insurance and provider information.
- Correctly identifies patient service type to establish an accurate and billable account.
- Complete insurance verification on each patient’s insurance 100% of the time when the insurance verification status says New, Elapsed, Incomplete, or Needs Review and the insurance can be verified via electronic verification in RTE or the payer’s web site. The Patient Access Service Staff will also re-verify the eligibility insurance information if the insurance was not verified in the current month.
- Maintain knowledge pertaining to insurance issues which includes but is not limited to motor vehicle, workman’s compensation, Medicare and OHP/Washington Welfare/Medicaid.
- Understands and communicates complex information relating to admission and facility/government forms (i.e. Terms & Conditions, Advance Directives, Medicare Secondary Payor, Medicare Non-covered, Important Message from Medicare, Release of Information, Special Consent and Champus Message) to patients or their representatives. Obtains signatures, witnesses, and enters into computer all facility and regulatory required data. Reviews all for accuracy.
- Collects Co-pays/Deposits as required.
- Creates and assembles Patient Packets as required. Activates direct admissions based on notification from unit at time of patient’s arrival.
- Receive and record patient valuables for the safe upon admission; may maintain safe/valuables audit monthly.
- Pre-Registration: Verify patient demographics prior to admission by using EPIC and/or calling the patient at home. Searching for patient information in a number of online databases including EPIC and Kaiser Kare.
- Reconciliation of daily cash receipts.
- Follow and complete daily task list as assigned by management.
- Required to maintain Patient Access Services Individual Performance Standards which includes:
- Production Standard: Individual standard of (TBD) PAS work activities per day.
- Error Rate Standard: Maintain an accuracy rate of 97%.
- Attendance: Adherence to hospital and departmental policies regarding attendance.
- Dress Code: Consistently projects a positive and professional image through appearance, behavior, and adherence to the OHSU Hospital and Clinics Dress Code.
- Customer Service: Must follow the OHSU Model of Communication (ICARE) in 100% of customer interactions and consistently demonstrate exemplary internal and external customer contact skills.
- Greet patients in a warm friendly manner. Collect paperwork the patient may have brought with him/her from the clinic.
- Hand patients the hospital Pre-Registration form.
- Ensure all appropriate documents are available and appropriately identified with patient information.
- Enter reservations into computer system. Activation of patient accounts.
- Assist Patient Billing Services (IVS Team) by obtaining patient signatures at admit for non-covered services or Statement of Financial Resources (SFR).
- Assess expected admissions to determine work flow.
- Provide coverage in other admitting areas when needed.
- Carry out job responsibilities in an ethical, effective, and professional manner.
- Model ethical and appropriate behavior, professional standards, compliance, and personal integrity.
- Understand and comply with the Code of Conduct, OHSU, and departmental Policies and Procedures, applicable rules and regulations.
- Ability to establish mutual agreements that result in clear responsibility, taking personal action to accomplish an agreed result and assuming personal responsibility for the results of behavior and actions.
- Actions are consistent with ethical values. Honest in communication and actions.
- Honors the uniqueness of each individual. Functions effectively and respectfully within the context of varying cultural beliefs, behaviors and backgrounds.
- Demonstrates consideration and appreciation for colleagues, clients and customers.
- Seeks opportunities to improve the work and work environment to better meet the needs of internal and external customers.
- Works cooperatively and productively with others to achieve shared goals.
- Demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts and ideas as well as understand perspective of others.
- Ability to see and understand whole systems and how elements within systems relate. Works cooperatively with others to use appropriate systems strengths, knowledge and cooperation to improve performance.
- Meets performance goals and budget targets. Effectively manages departmental resources. Understands OHSU’s financial systems and uses them effectively. Demonstrates the financial acumen for managing budgets aggressively. Effectively manages vendor relationships to maximize contributions.
- Ability to act and provide leadership throughout the change process. Engages employees in the entire process and develops commitment for sustaining change.
- Ability to recruit, retain and develop high performing individuals aligned with OHSU’s goals and values. Completes performance reviews and development plans for all direct reports on time.