Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):
- Assessing and managing patients.
- Collaborate with other members of the team to communicate with and transition care back to the patient’s PCP and DC patients in a timely manner.
- Ordering appropriate diagnostic studies and laboratory tests to aid in the diagnosis of known or suspected injuries or illnesses.
- Interpreting results of diagnostic laboratory procedures.
- Prescribing therapy based on clinical, radiologic, and laboratory indications.
- Dictating and/or documenting patient care in a clear and concise manner.
- Communicating with the Emergency Medicine attending regarding patient variations from the care plan or deterioration in patient condition.
- Providing patient and family teaching regarding their disease process, follow up care, appropriate use of prescribed medication, and assessing the need for consultations and referrals.
- Assessment and treatment of low acuity patients and initiating work-ups on more complex patients staffed with and attending physician in the Acute Emergency Area.
- Assistance in decreasing cost through the development and use of protocols and practice guidelines.
- Participating in Emergency Department quality assurance activities.
- Enhancement of cost effectiveness and quality of care.
- Increase patient satisfaction indicated by an improvement in satisfaction scores.
This part time position is responsible for the evaluation of patients (pediatric and adult) for general audiology and clinical audiology support.
The Audiologist is responsible for the evaluation of patients (pediatric and adult). This may include, but not be limited to pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, electrophysiological assessments, including ABR, OAE, and vestibular testing. Appropriate follow-up care including aural rehabilitation, lip reading, and referral to appropriate education and community agencies will be done to ensure maximum benefit from assistive devices.
Provides excellent customer service and maintains good public relations. Is responsible for management oversight of office procedures and will share administrative duties with colleagues as needed. This position will actively participate in the training of graduate students in audiology fellowship positions, who are engaged in practicum experiences at OHSU.
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) serving as the Gold 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 Gold Surgery service APP has the responsibility to be scheduled and/or allocated to Gold Surgery for medical management of their acute care patients. Additionally, the Gold 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 Gold Surgery APP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.
- Polysomnographic Technologists are able to perform PSG, MSLT and MWT recordings on patients ensuring high recording quality with appropriate instrument adjustments and verifications according to laboratory standards. Highly proficient in testing equipment, data acquisition parameters and therapeutic modalities from information obtained from the electronic medical record and laboratory testing orders.
- Ability to evaluate the clinical presentation associated with sleep and arousal disorders in determining the appropriate protocol to meet patient’s special requirements and determine final testing parameters/procedures. Can perform all calibrations, equipment checks, montage adjustments, and ensure proper function of PSG equipment prior to testing. Documents all encounters accurately within EPIC and other systems according to departmental and OHSU standards
- High level of proficiency related to electrode placement and application via laboratory standards; measures and accurately applies electrodes in a timely manner, according to the International 10-20 System or laboratory policy. Applies all sensors and monitoring equipment as outlined by AASM guidelines and laboratory policies and procedures. Performs impedance tests and corrects issues with electrode applications prior to starting each study. Able to prepare and start patient studies by a reasonable time according to departmental policies.
- Strong technical/clinical skills related to creating and modify PSG recording montages to optimize recognized indications, contraindications and potential side effects of treatment modalities. Can perform various types of adult and pediatric procedures for advanced monitoring including but not limited to: parasomnias, seizures, EtCO2, tcpCO2, CPAP, Bilevel, ASV and VAPs. Must possess the ability to monitor and change patients’ position or environment as needed to obtain required sleep/wake data. Strong clinical skills related to pharmacology and understanding the effects medications can present on the polysomnogram. Highly proficient in performing procedures within scope of practice and ordered by physician or nurse practitioner.
- Strong technical troubleshooting skills in determining erroneous versus true data collected; assess artifact from physiological signals; differentiate normal variants and artifact from epileptiform or seizure activity; assess oximetry recording for normal and abnormal oxyhemoglobin saturation and differentiate from artifact. Documents, eliminates and/or takes proper measures to monitor various patient and or environmental artifact; devise, document, and execute plan to troubleshoot.
Polysomnographic Record Scoring
- Responsible to score at least one (1) of the acquired sleep studies during their shift. Accurately scores pediatric and adult studies during and after data collection, determining sleep/wake stages, as well as scoring clinical events (respiratory, cardiac, limb movements, arousals etc.) within laboratory inter- reliability standards of at least 80%. Accurately scores PSG records in a timely manner per laboratory policies and procedures and meets performance standards.
- Strong clinical skills with the ability to distinguish sleep disordered breathing as well as clinical recognition of age-specific EEG, EEG arousals and alpha- intrusion to customize the sleep scoring rules to each clinical scenario. Compiles scored data into a report for physician interpretation per laboratory standards. Polysomnographic Data Management includes managing data for all sleep studies, ensures proper transfer of PSG data to server and archive, and maintains patient tracking spreadsheet with the responsibility of no data loss.
- Responsible to assign priority scoring for PSG records per Laboratory standards. Provides supportive training and oversight for PSG Technician 1 and technician trainees. Able to perform other duties deemed appropriate by Program Administration, Sleep Clinic/Laboratory Mangers and Medical Directors.
- Ability to differentiate between lethal and non-lethal ECG dysrhythmias. Clinical skills in assessing emergent situations and initiating emergency protocols based on clinical scenario.
- Properly disinfect and sterilize appropriate sensors, probes, transducers and other equipment as outlined in laboratory policies and procedures. Ensure proper inventory of equipment needed to perform PSG. Contacts proper technical support personnel regarding non-functioning equipment as well as assists in arranging for repair or replacement of non-functional equipment.
- Responsible for maintaining sleep laboratory supplies by maintaining inventory of stock items and notifying staff of needed repair or replacement. Is responsible for maintaining adequate PSG supplies to perform high-quality data collection.
- Teach a variety of group exercise classes. Greet members by name. Evaluate, correct, and instruct members on proper exercise techniques. Proactively provide appropriate direction to members performing dangerous or harmful exercises. Maintain a safe and clean environment for members.
- Design and lead special programs as necessary
- Assist in planning, coordination, presentation and promotion of programs, classes, and events
- Respond to all emergencies
Determines and instructs patient in proper preparation for exam; explains examination process and procedure to patient; positions patient for each examination to maximize effectiveness of image and minimize patient discomfort; adjusts equipment controls; modifies each study during the exam to demonstrate the anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics and/or pathology accurately; determines need for additional views depending on patient variables or demonstrated pathology; manipulates transthoracic transducer by hand over diagnostic area in order to image cardiac structures and visualize hemodynamic flow patterns as necessary; follows DCH imaging protocols when indicated; selects appropriate scan based on significant functional and/or anatomical pathology; records representative images for review by Cardiologist.
Records and Reports:
Schedules patients from phone or written physicians’ request; obtains clinical data from patient chart or referring physician; arranges digital images of exam findings in logical sequence for patient's permanent medical record; maintains patient files (e.g., records patient identification and corresponding examination procedures); verbally reports summary of patient's medical history and pertinent exam findings to Cardiologist.
Demonstrates pediatric echocardiography techniques; processes images in digital format; performs routine cleaning and adjustments on machines and reports any mechanical failures to supervisor; utilizes hazardous cleaning/sanitizing chemicals for esophageal probe; utilizes computer/ultrasound machine data for additional analysis; performs periodic quality control tests to ensure proper operation of equipment; keeps abreast of new techniques and technological changes by attending workshops and seminars. Follows and utilizes research protocols.
$10,000 hiring bonus
Surgical Preparation and Assistance:
- Checks schedule of surgeries to be performed during shift
- Reviews procedures by checking manuals outlining procedure and instruments needed
- Assembles supplies, instruments and equipment
- Checks supplies and instruments for sterility and proper functioning
- Reviews preferences of physicians performing surgery
- Demonstrates working knowledge of sterile technique
- Proficient in the scrub role in the surgical specialties
- Arranges supplies and instruments in surgical procedure room
- Counts with circulator at start and end of surgery or other applicable times
- Opens sterile packs, and hands instruments to surgeon
- Assists in providing patient comfort, safety and privacy
- After surgery, follows processing of instruments at point of use in preparation for sending soiled instruments for decontamination and sterilization to Central SPD (CSPD)
- Removes all disposable items; disposes of contaminated blood and water
- Wipes down entire surgical procedure room with disinfectant including furniture, lamps, monitors, walls, and floors as applicable
- Removes all supplies not necessary for next surgical procedure
Supply and Equipment Maintenance:
- Troubleshoots problems with equipment and instruments
- Contacts clinical engineering for equipment repairs and communicates with CSPD for instrument repairs
- Checks inventory of supplies and equipment.
Other duties as assigned:
- Examples: Transports soiled instruments to CSPD and/or brings back sterilized instruments from CSPD to CEI OR.
The Clinical Research Compliance & Education Specialist (TI Clinical Research Associate) will design and train individualized training and onboarding SOPs for new clinical research employees, as well as implementing standardized refresher or retraining for existing employees as necessary.
This role will specifically focus on achieving regulatory compliance, as well as providing standard work information necessary for completion of job duties related to the conduct of clinical research for employees who support cardiovascular-related research (e.g., clinical research assistants, coordinators, team leads, nurses, advanced practice practitioners, etc.).
The Clinical Research Compliance & Education Specialist will recognize and identify gaps in workflows and work closely with the Clinical Research Managers, Trials Administrator, and Clinical Research Medical Director to identify methods and tools to facilitate improvement. In addition to hands-on training, the Clinical Research Education and Compliance Specialist will work closely with the clinical research manager and clinical research medical director to develop group-wide training programs and materials necessary to address key audit findings or to facilitate training of other clinical research topics.
This role will also be responsible for management of all regulatory processes within the trials program at KCVI, including maintaining all regulatory documents, IRB protocols, and training certificates. Lastly, this role will also be responsible for performing internal monitoring and audits to ensure adherence to department SOPs and practices that are in line with FDA regulation and GCP requirements, while also identifying deficiencies.
The Clinical Research Education and Compliance Specialist will collaborate with KCVI Clinical Leaders and the Clinical Research Manager to identify at risk trials and will provide a comprehensive report of findings and action items to address with each study audited. They will also provide support for any external audits (FDA/Sponsor audit) and work with the clinical research manager, team lead, and Clinical Research Medical Director to ensure that any corrective action or response to audit findings are carried out appropriately
Specific duties: The candidate will be expected to establish a high quality research program, establish collaborations as part of a collegial group of basic and clinical researchers, supervise a laboratory team, successfully apply for external grant support, publish manuscripts in high quality journals, and participate in occasional seminars, teaching and mentoring of interns.
Specific areas of research to be given highest priority would include: 1) Development of novel IRD disease models in rodents and primates or using human IPSCs; 2) Development of novel therapeutic agents for macular degeneration and IRDs including but not limited to: small molecule agents, gene augmentation, anti-sense oligonucleotides, gene editing and cell-based therapies.
The candidate would join a group of highly successful and collaborative researchers and clinician-scientists in the field of retinal disease. The Casey Eye Institute has extraordinary facilities and resources for research in this area, including the Ophthalmic Genetics Division, a Clinical Trial center currently conducting a dozen IRD clinical trials, the Center for Ophthalmic Optics and Lasers that includes the pioneers in OCT and OCT angiography imaging, high level facilities for small animal research, and close collaboration with the Oregon National Primate Research Center which has state-of-the-art facilities for ophthalmic research in nonhuman primates and the availability of naturally-occurring and gene-edited IRD models.
The duties of the Family Medicine Maternal-Child Health Director at 0.25 FTE are to:
- Check in with residents at the Family Birthing Center 2 – 3 days a week, reviewing learning environment, sign out process, interprofessional interactions, and offering guidance
- Oversee or collaborate on the attending call schedule for the Cascades East OB/Peds Service and collaborate with others who are scheduling residency activities, call, including other collaborative call groups
- Attend Faculty Meetings
- Represent the Residency Program at the Peds and OB Collaborative Practice Committees
- Serve on the RMT Inpatient service, Cascades East OB and Peds Call in a manner commensurate with other faculty
- Facilitate a Quality Program for the Cascades East Maternity Care Service and Cascades East prenatal care and coordinate evaluation of critical quality incidents
- Be responsive to the needs of Sky Lakes leadership as it relates to maternity care, and build relationships and collaborate with aligned services, e.g. OB/GYN, perinatology and Midwifery
- Build relationships with the maternal child health providers in the community
- Be responsive to the needs of Cascades East clinic leadership as it relates to prenatal care, proactive scheduling of pregnant patients, resident continuity OB experiences, precepting maternity care
- Coordinate coverage of the OB and Peds call for special events such as Resident Graduation, Resident Retreat
- Collaborate with external groups, including, but not limited to Klamath Health Partnership, pediatricians, obstetricians, perinatologists, to assure quality care of patients and respectful team-based care
- Assist the residency director, medical directors, chair, and others in coordinating the credentialing and billing processes for maternity care
- Assure full and part time faculty providing maternity care and precepting prenatal care maintain a culture of excellence with adequate delivery numbers.
- Assist in onboarding and support for new faculty providing maternity care.
- Coordinate and maintain ALSO course experiences, FHT tracing trainings, and other trainings for residents and faculty
- Work with residency director and educational leadership to optimize the educational quality of resident experience, evaluation of faculty and residents on OB and Peds and oversee resident compliance with work hour requirements.
- Assist in overseeing high quality sign-out process
- Oversee the OB teach process, intern orientation, OB continuity experiences, C-section training experiences, procedural competency attainment for maternity care and peds
- Assist and ensure resident training and compliance with Sky Lakes requirements
- Be a source of support and mentoring for residents in maternity care training
- Lead systems for resident evaluation of faculty and ensure that maternity care faculty receive timely and personalized feedback on OB-related teaching, professionalism, and maternity care and peds skillsets
- Maintain participation by faculty in the curriculum and lead remediation and development efforts as identified by the faculty evaluation process
- Work collaboratively with the Residency Director, other associate directors, and the DFM in identifying faculty development needs pertinent to maternity care faculty
- Facilitate participation of residents in educational activities. This includes, but is not limited to coordination of orientation and intern assessments in collaboration with Education Associate Residency Director, inpatient didactics, and participation in appropriate interprofessional and multidisciplinary educational efforts
- Meet frequently with the residency director to review curriculum, resident and faculty performance assessments, staffing, and other needs
- Collaborate with faculty with an aim to support efforts for all three mission areas: scholarship, education, and service
- Other duties as assigned by the Chair, Vice Chairs, Klamath Falls Cascades East Residency Program Director
The duties of the Family Medicine Faculty Physician 0.75 FTE include:
- Work collaboratively with full and part time faculty to maintain an active practice
- The Appointee will directly see patients in their clinic eight half days per week and have two half day’s available for administrative duties.
- Expectations for number of patients seen per half day will be commensurate with that of other faculty and with minimum target numbers of 8-10 visits per half day depending on complexity of the patient population.
- The Appointee will be expected to document using the electronic health record and maintain complete and timely patient care documentation consistent with OHSU and Cascade East Family Medicine Center and Sky Lakes Medical Center policies and procedures.
- The Appointee will be expected to participate in seeing patients during expanded access hours in the clinic, including their share of evenings and weekends, and call coverage. The Appointee will be expected to have a strong commitment to developing the practice into a vibrant clinical and academic operation, which is successful from both a professional and business perspective.
- Be available for teaching activities.
The duties of this position revolve around teaching, research, and clinical activities. The teaching duties of the position involve participating in the education and training of medical and nursing students, house staff, and the regional medical community. The faculty member will be expected to make a didactic presentation at the Division’s Grand Rounds at least four times per year. The second component of the position involves establishing and maintaining scholarly research activity directed toward the improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases. The clinical component of the position involves providing clinical care to patients at the University Hospitals and Clinics, as well as affiliated hospitals and clinics, and engaging in public service through consultative activities in the appointee’s specialty with non-University groups. This position will maintain a broad reconstructive practice focusing on general plastic and reconstructive surgery including: free flap reconstruction for breast, lymphedema surgery, head and neck, trauma, lower extremity reconstruction and wound care.
The Adult Generalist Anesthesiologist 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.
Teaches trainees and support staff in their area of professional expertise. Teaching is done through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year and through teaching in the course of performing their own job by modeling best practices, mentoring trainees, guiding learning through delegating graduated and focused levels of responsibility. Assistant Professors have a demonstrated competence in teaching and are knowledgeable about relevant guidelines from all applicable regulating bodies. (E.g. ACGME competencies for clinical faculty).
Provides an outstanding level of professional performance (e.g. quality of clinical care for clinical faculty). Professional performance is to be delivered in a manner that is compliant with the regulations and guidelines of all relevant regulating bodies (e.g. the American Society of Anesthesiologists, JCAHO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, OHSU IRB, NIH and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory guidelines). Treats all patients, research subjects, trainees and co-workers with dignity and respect.
May maintain a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases. May develop and direct scholarly research activities focused toward improving the educational foundation within anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. May engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair. May also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair or supervising Vice Chair.
This posting is being used to fill multiple positions.
1. Direct Services
Provides direct mental health clinical services in a culturally-competent manner by providing evaluation, individual, group, family counseling, case management, and timely documentation of clinical services consistent with program standards and relevant OARs.
2. Patient Referrals and Intakes
Triages inquiries from potential clients, family members, and/or service providers (Primary Care, Emergency Departments) regarding the scope of treatment and services provided by IPP. Collaborates with medical providers in reviewing cases and scheduling clients for psychiatric evaluations and follow-up.
3. Assessment and Treatment Planning
Conducts initial mental health assessment including bio/psycho/social components, resulting in a DSM 5 diagnosis and annual mental health assessment updates. Develops and revises treatment plans. Assesses for risk and develops safety plans.
Completes all clinical documentation in EMR including assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and other required documentation for all services. Submits electronic charge for all billable services. Completes all periodically required insurance authorization documentation.
Provides cultural and linguistic interpretation services,, during patient-doctor visits. Verifies that both patient and doctor have completed required visit paperwork, including any required signatures. Assists medical provider and administrative staff in scheduling subsequent doctor visits.
6. Clinic Operations
Participates in general clinic operations, including scheduling and arranging transportation for clients, responding to language-specific telephone inquiries, and other appropriate duties as needed.
7. Staff Meetings and Development
Attends and actively participates in required staff meetings, development activities, and utilization review. Attends required individual and group clinical supervision sessions with designated supervisor. Seeks consultation with psychiatrists other clinic providers. Provides mentoring and clinical supervision of student interns and students as needed. Keeps current relevant certifications/licenses.
8. Prevention, Education, and Outreach
Conducts prevention, education, and outreach activities as defined in county/CCO contracts to serve OHP members.
9. Research Activities.
May provide limited assistance to medical staff in performing research specific to the activities carried out in the Intercultural Psychiatric Program.
This position will be assigned to the Anatomic Pathology Division, with principal responsibilities in Hematopathology and Digital Pathology. Clinical responsibilities in hematopathology include a diverse array of adult and pediatric bone marrow and lymph node cases with ancillary flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and may include molecular testing, including sign-out of hematopathology targeted next generation sequencing.
This position will be the Director of Informatics. This role will primarily focus on digital pathology systems such as whole slide scanning including the setup of the pathology reporting process in LIS (Beaker and EPIC) using the imaging management systems. This position will design and support validation of various digital applications and work with our partners in dermatology, ophthalmology, and lab service. Will assist the cytopathology team in implementation of a digital cytology system for fine needle aspiration adequacies. Will work to identify the bioinformatics needs of the department and design and implement an appropriate system including securing the required resources
This position will also be assigned to an equitable share of evening and weekend call. Service and other assignments will be reviewed and modified by the department Chair, as needed.
Educational responsibilities include participation in the instructional program for medical and graduate students, residents and fellows of the Department as assigned by the Chair.
Service responsibilities include participation in committees and councils of OHSU; outreach and public service programs and professional societies with the knowledge and consent of the Chair.
Research responsibilities are to participate in clinical and basic research programs at OHSU as opportunities provide, and to work toward funding these studies through grants and contracts.
The effort for this position at present is divided: 5% education; 40% clinical service; 5% research; 50% administrative & management.
The appointee in Psychiatry (either PHD, MD, or MD/PHD) shall conduct independent research in developmental psychopathology and mental health/illness and may provide clinical and educational services as will be determined, in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
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.
The duties of this position include:
- The position will work with the Orthopaedic spine physicians to provide support and coordinate patient care.
- Overall responsibilities include accountability for planning, coordination, and delivery of clinical services within the multi-disciplinary Orthopaedic/Neurological Spine Center.
- This position works closely with surgeons, physicians and rehabilitation providers in planning and executing the multi-disciplinary spine program.
- The position provides leadership and guidance in the area of outpatient care and clinical support operations, with some potential for inpatient activity for the Spine Center.
- Works in conjunction with the Department Chairman, Vice-Chair, Department Administrator, and Spine Center Medical Directors to provide services to further the University’s mission and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service and the Department’s/Hospital’s goal of providing effective, efficient care.
- Provides clinical modeling and education to departmental staff and house staff as outlined.
The APP delivers preventive, primary and acute healthcare services to individuals of all ages; provides advanced education to students, peers and others; and contributes to new knowledge with the option of participating in research activities. This position will be providing clinical support for multiple locations, including our main campus and off-site clinic locations. Surgical first assist support and some inpatient rounding and discharge will be provided at our partner site, Hillsboro Medical Center.
- Independently evaluates new patients in the clinic and follow-up visits with physician oversight and monitoring as needed.
- Developing patient care plans to ensure continuity of care and enhance quality of orthopedic spine outpatient care.
- Performs preoperative evaluations for orthopedic spine procedures.
- Manage health care and wound care during acute and chronic phases of spine treatment.
- Coordinate ancillary services, such as radiology; Promote and maintain health through the use of ancillary services, educational materials and counseling of patients and families.
- Document plan of care in medical record (EMR).
- Daily updates to referring providers by phone, e-mail, and fax.
- Resource to inpatient nursing and rehabilitation staff and spine providers with regard to orthopedic spine patient care.
- Responds to prescription refills and refill/justification for durable medical equipment.
- Track laboratory results, culture results and arrange for initiation of treatment or changes in treatment.
- Place hospital pre-procedure orders.
- Manages pre-operative medical clearance evaluations and follow- up on recommendations.
Other clinical duties include, but is not limited to: surgical assist in the OR as needed; developing and implementing, in conjunction with faculty physicians, clinical plans of care and/or protocols for spine inpatients with common conditions/diagnoses/procedures; educating the housestaff and nursing unit staff on these protocols if requested by provider, with the goal of enhancing quality of care, enhancing quality of patient service, and decreasing length of inpatient stay when needed; participating with hospital/unit staff in evaluating results of these protocols and continually improving effectiveness; working actively with hospital and unit staff to rapidly develop and implement discharge plans for spine inpatients and to address any length of stay issues.
Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in patient education in the outpatient and inpatient settings. This patient education consists of, but not limited to:
- Multi-disciplinary spine screening, diagnosis, disease process and medical management.
- Preprocedural preparation and post-procedural care
- Working with Nursing Education to develop, approve, and distribute patient education materials.
Support OHSU’s academic missions by participating in the design, development and assessment of program curriculum for professional specialty area; including course objectives, instructional methods, learning outcomes, projects and assessment measures. Teach program courses as needed according to specified learning outcomes; academic advising and career related counseling for students; monitoring student retention and identifying and assisting at-risk students. May serve as the faculty of record and principle contact for extern placements and student’s performance at the assigned site.
Participates in ongoing education of staff including but not limited to: Organization of inservices for pertinent clinical population, inservice training for identified procedures, and issues regarding quality patient care. Participates in the education of medical, nursing and physician assistant students and residents by participation in conferences and on the job teaching in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Support OHSU’s research and scholarship missions by participating in the development and implementation of research projects. This may include but is not limited to obtaining patient reported outcomes during clinical care, treating patients involved in research studies, obtaining consent, and facilitating protocols. There will be opportunities to further develop this aspect of the applicants work depending on desire and capability.
Deliver individual instruction to support fellows, residents and other clinical learners to support their personal program of learning in the applicable specialty area. Provide instruction and review of the practices, policies and procedures in a variety of functions; including but not limited to development of treatment plans, interpretation of clinical diagnostic data; developing orders; patient and family communication and education; management of medical equipment, electronic medical records; performing procedures, and transitioning patients to the next level of care. Assures adherence to the specialty specific protocols, best practices, quality, and organizational indicators. Provides input to the performance of the resident as a provider in the clinical setting.
Keep abreast of changes in field and applies knowledge to identify and recommend enhancements to clinical quality, patient experience/satisfaction, length of stay and to achieve improvement that demonstrates a higher standard of care. Assesses and recommends initiatives to improve performance indicators related to patient experience, quality, and costs.
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.
This position is under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Dermatology. The position supports the missions, goals, and objectives of OHSU encompassing teaching, research, outreach, and public service. Research opportunities will be under the direct supervision of Sancy Leachman, MD, Ph.D. Responsibilities include providing leadership and conducting independent research, mentorship of junior members of the laboratory including students, technicians, and post-doctoral fellows, manuscript preparation, and grant application preparation. It is expected that independent funding will be sought. This position participates in department affairs, contributing to curriculum development, and other responsibilities as determined by the department.
- Leadership (not related to teaching or research):
There are multiple faculty opportunities at regional facilities and at OHSU. Senior faculty may be considered for leadership/medical direction roles at either of the two regional facilities.
- Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):
This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to maternal fetal medicine patients. This position will require expertise in clinical practice and administration within the full range of maternal/fetal medicine, both inpatient and outpatient services, and including Ultrasound, consults, procedures, and deliveries. OHSU Faculty members provide an outstanding level of clinical performance. The expectation is that clinical performance be delivered in a manner that is compliant with appropriate regulations and guidelines (the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, JCAHO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory guidelines). Clinical activities will take place at both OHSU and other contracted locations.
- Administrative Activities:
As an OHSU faculty member this person would be required to participate in faculty meetings at the division and department level. All faculty members are expected to aid the division head and department chair in providing direction to the division and the department both on a day-to-day basis and as part of ongoing strategic planning and strategic planning.
- Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant supported work, presentations, etc.):
OHSU faculty members are expected to have some scholarly activity, this may be limited to educating learners as outlined below, but may also include research, and other grant supported work or academic papers and presentations in disciplines related to their field of expertise. Faculty members are often called upon to partner with other providers and members of the department or division research support staff in research activity. Faculty members are expected to participate in clinical research as needed, often with the help of trained research support staff and senior faculty principal investigators.
- Education (include types of teaching and types of student taught):
This position provides clinical education to fellows, residents, and medical students participating in OB/GYN rotations. As part of the multidisciplinary team charged with educating learners in the maternal fetal medicine environment, this person would be expected to provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners working in maternal fetal medicine. Specifically, faculty members in Maternal Fetal Medicine are key educators to fellows enrolled in the Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program. This faculty member will provide education and feedback to fellowship trainees in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. This person would also be expected to provide feedback and guidance in the continuing development and improvement of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship program.
- Other Activities:
Opportunities for scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases or improving the educational foundation within perinatal medicine. OHSU Faculty may engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair and may also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair or supervising Division Head.
Project Management: Works with both internal and external resources to collaboratively plan, organize, and coordinate large scale, complex project assignments.
- Develops project scope documents, feasibility studies, cost benefit analyses, resource requirements, project cost estimates, and critical success factors.
- Coordinates the identification of project team members - assigns project tasks to internal and external team members and assures completion on schedule
- Prepares project implementation plans and timelines.
- Develops and communicates design alternatives, recommends solutions, and communicates constraints to project team and end users.
- Leads development of project risk assessment and risk mitigation plans and project change control plans and procedures.
- Performs post-implementation reviews to measure critical success factors.
- Manages project scope and budgets.
- Schedules and prepares relevant meeting materials and conducts project team progress meetings to review project progress.
- Conducts project kick-off, implementation, support, and milestone meetings for projects; provides progress reports to management.
- Acts as the advocate for both EPMO and the user community to present and/or assess project-related solutions and tools for implementation of new solutions.
- Uses all relevant processes including project management systems, trouble ticket systems, service outage calendars, email, phone trees, paging systems and other communications tools as relevant.
- Works with customers and other units to clearly communicate operational status, task status, goals, timelines, and project deliverables.
- Identifies project completion milestones and task milestones and reports to management when they are not met or at risk.
- Leverages a team environment to work with and provide feedback and accurate technical information to engineers and administrators in other groups working to identify and resolve issues.
- Defines and writes clear and succinct technical documentation related to systems and applications, as necessary.
- Uses professional written and speaking skills to successfully build positive relationships among customers, co-workers, and vendors.
Project and Portfolio Management Standard, Processes, Templates, and Tools: Works with the OHSU project management community to define standards, processes, templates, and tools to facilitate and coordinate delivery of a complex program of work that includes many separate, but interconnected projects.
- Define and implement project management standards, processes, and templates to facilitate the coordinated delivery of multiple projects under a complex program of work, including consolidated dashboards for senior leaders to highlight project and program level status, risks, and issues
- Define and implement standards, templates, and processes related to the use of Smartsheet as a project and portfolio management tool
- Work with project managers to complete periodic project health checks
- Provide mentoring and guidance for less experienced project managers
- Deliver training related to the tools, templates, processes, and standards defined by the Enterprise Program Management Office
- Participates in the development of short and long-range strategic information systems plans to support OHSU’s strategic plan.
- Assists with annual budgeting process as needed.
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.