**** New-hires are eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus*****
The position is responsible for maintaining hard-surface floors and carpets throughout OHSU Healthcare, including offsite buildings and clinics. Duties include but are not limited to vacuuming, shampooing, extracting, and spot cleaning carpets; maintenance, stripping, and refinishing of hard-surface floors; cleaning baseboards and walls; and operating small and large floor care and cleaning equipment. In addition, this position is responsible for high-level vacuuming of vents, ceilings, fixtures, and ledges.
This position is also responsible for reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections as needed by cleaning and sanitizing the clinical environment, including patient rooms, surgical and procedure rooms, exam rooms, offices, restrooms, support spaces, and public areas. Duties include but are not limited to mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, and disposing of trash and bio hazardous waste, and linen removal.
As with all EVS positions, this position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to patients, visitors, and staff. This position supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values by adhering to the behavioral standards and core competencies of OHSU. Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.
The purpose of the Laboratory Animal Technician 1, Equipment Sanitation Technician, 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 provide laboratory animals with sanitized primary housing in accordance with federal regulations and guidelines. This includes cleaning, sanitizing and sterilizing animal primary housing and equipment following strict protocols. 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.
This position provides technical support to pharmacists through preparation of unit doses, data entry, delivery of medications, and cartfill exchange. Functions as a liaison and a point of contact for various pharmacy operations and interdisciplinary team members. Facilitate and prioritizes time sensitive duties which may include but are not limited to delivery of urgent medications, pharmacy program support and operational procedures. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas. Position works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist who is responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65. Be able to perform duties as specified in Pharmacy Technician 1 Class specification as applicable to work unit.
This position provides technical support to pharmacists through preparation of unit doses, data entry, delivery of medications, and cartfill exchange. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas. Position works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist who is responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is part of the multi-disciplinary team providing care to OHSU patients. The CNA provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge under the direction of a licensed Registered Nurse and within the scope of practice defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. They assist the patient, patient’s families and friends, nursing staff, and other OHSU personnel to assure the delivery of comprehensive quality care in a safe, confidential and comfortable environment.
The Community Engagement Manager (CEM) will serve as an overall advisor to the Center director and staff on engagement and communication engagement and specifically provide organizational, staff support, communications and stakeholder engagement for the OCID Community Forum. The Oregon Child Integrated Dataset (OCID) Community Forum is a nonpartisan, data-driven project to support policymakers and community leaders with evidence-based information to improve outcomes for children and families in Oregon. The OCID Community Forum is a newly formed advisory group intended to provide context, narratives, and stories to ground OCID information in the realities of Oregon’s children and families.
The CEM is responsible for developing, delivering, and advising Center staff on messages and methods to engage external community partners and is charged with the day-to-day communications with community members, partners, and public officials, including communicating progress, updates on projects, and opportunities for community feedback. The position ensures that timely, relevant messages that “tell the story” of projects are consistently produced and are available.
The CEM is also responsible for creating a broad range of public relations and community engagement opportunities that support the strategic direction and positioning of the Center and assigned projects. This CEM will develop relationships with a range and diversity of key partners, including member states and their community partners.
Beyond work on the OCID Community Forum, the CEM will be responsible for assisting Center’s policy analysts, researchers and editors, as well as leading specific efforts, to develop reports, implementation tools, and other messages that synthesize information in a way that can be understood and utilized by a diverse range of community partners. The CEM is expected to present findings from research to community partners through presentations at meetings, on webinars and through conference calls, and to do so in a manner that is meaningful and understandable in a range of community contexts or settings.
As with all Center staff, the CEM maintains excellent relationships with all clients and participates in new business development.
- Plan and perform experiments related to the research goals of the lab
- Interpret experiments
- Manage the lab
- Train new lab members including graduate students
- Plan and perform experiments related to the research goals of the lab
- Interpret experiments
- Write preliminary drafts of manuscripts
- Attend and present at lab meetings and at local/national/international meetings
Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale.
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 and processes related to the use of MedePM as an enterprise performance management tool
- 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 Project Management Office
Project Management: Works with both internal and external resources to collaboratively plan, organize, and coordinate large scale, complex projects as assigned.
- 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
- Schedules, prepares relevant meeting materials, and conducts project team progress meetings to review project progress
- Manages project scope and budget
- Develops complete project plan with dependencies and critical path tasks identified
- 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.
- 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 documentation related to projects, as necessary
- Uses professional written and speaking skills to successfully build positive relationships among customers, co-workers and vendors
Strategic Planning: 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.
The Cashier meets customers, receives monies and makes change in exchange for goods or services; operates a cash register or keeps a cash box. May be required to balance cash and other methods of payment to revenue at shift-end.
This is the first level of a two-level series. This class is distinguished from the higher level by the absence of responsibility for allocating received monies to accounts. At this level, responsibility for the verification of amounts received is limited to verifying an ending cash balance. Employees in this class do not need the knowledge of OHSU payment policies and procedures necessary at the second level.
Cashiers interact with customers, great them, inform them of specific menu items, help them find things and make decisions. Ring up their purchase, instruct them to condiment areas, answer general questions about our department and provide directions to other places on Marquam Hill & South Waterfront.
Cashiers also stock restaurant items and clean while not ringing in customers. Cashiers may also participate in preparing simple recipes and other food service worker duties including serving food, cleaning up after events, and washing dishes.
This position is expected to develop, enhance, implement, and provide direction for their inpatient pharmacy service and initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, employee supervision, education and training of staff, residents, interns and students, provide leadership and service line development, involvement in quality assessment and process improvement, and serve as an inpatient pharmacy role model (~60%). In addition, they will staff their service area in order to maintain their clinical expertise (~40%).
- Operates multi-slice CT Scanners to perform exams with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of equipment.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skill to evaluate anatomy and any related pathologies for presentation to the Radiologist.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skill in CT physics & Radiation Safety.
- Exercises responsible judgment in recognizing and reporting significant situations relating to patient care.
- Prepares and instructs the patient for the diagnostic exam using age appropriate communication skills.
- Adjusts scanning factors and patient positioning to eliminate or minimize artifacts due to patient habitus, motion, implants, or monitoring equipment.
- Adheres to the ALARA principle while optimizing the exam to obtain the highest image quality with the lowest possible radiation dose to the patient
- Must be able to perform all ranges of exams after completion of technical competencies. Continues to stay current in regards to new CT technology hardware and software upgrades.
- Demonstrates specific normal and abnormal cross sectional anatomy/pathology through the use of scan techniques, reconstructions, and 3D post-processing
***This is a 9 month temporary position***
Scheduling and Coordinating Procedures: Responsible for scheduling of procedures, both anesthesia and non-anesthesia in multiple locations. Responsible for all the scheduling, rescheduling and canceling procedures. Schedules recovery into the Procedural Care Unit and arranges interpreters when necessary. Gathers and verifies patient demographic information. Arranges interpreters when necessary, and accommodates other special needs whenever possible. Mails information packets. Provides personal reminders to patients about upcoming procedures. Investigates scheduling errors, patient volume, flow, cancelled and rescheduled appointments. Support in the coordinating and scheduling ancillary services preceding and / or during surgical procedures. Maintains a service-based working knowledge of diagnostic and procedural coding. Confirms patient eligibility for health care coverage. Maintains current information on managed care insurance plans. Provides on the job training, orientation, guidance and coaching for new PAS personnel in the service area. Fills in as needed for any subordinate PAS position within the service areas.
Template Management: Maintains current information regarding schedules and procedure for providers and updates templates accordingly. Maintains current information on managed care insurance plans serves as liaison and information resource for physicians, nursing support staff, co-workers, Admitting Department, Surgery Office, and Periop Services.
Scheduling other MPSU Procedures, Other Work in MPSU: Responsible for scheduling in MPSU locations (GI, Cardiac Cath Lab, EP, Interventional Radiology, MPSU) as needed for back up or overflow volume needs. Obtains managed care authorizations for procedures as needed. Manages complex referrals as needed. Covers the PAS or HUC role at the front desk locations of the procedure units as needed.
Telecommunications: Triages and documents accurately telephone calls from patients including requests for medication refills, complaints, general information inquiries, and urgent health care concerns. Delivers such information or requests promptly to the appropriate providers or their designees.
Special Projects: Special projects as assigned, including, but not limited to standard work review, schedule scrub, improvement events, data extraction. Provides on the job training, orientation, guidance and coaching for new PAS personnel in the service area. Fills in as needed for any subordinate PAS position within the service areas.
***New-hires are eligible for a hiring bonus up to $2,000***
This position transports patients, material supplies, equipment, and miscellaneous items needed to support the medical, nursing, student, and administrative staff in the execution of their health care, education, and research missions maintaining a high customer service satisfaction. This individual may also participate on TQM teams and in employee development programs.
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.
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.
We are a large nonhuman primate (NHP) research program at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) focused on 1) the collaborative development of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-based vaccine vectors for prevention and treatment of infectious and neoplastic diseases of global importance, including (in rough order of emphasis) HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, Hepatitis B, influenza and prostate cancer, and 2) the development of novel approaches (both vaccine and non-vaccine) to cure established HIV/SIV infection. To facilitate our goals the research group is comprised of faculty level Program Managers as well as an Administrative Support Group which includes a Laboratory Manager, Project Administrator (budget and compliance) and support staff for administrative duties, supply, procurement, reagent and inventory management, as well as a dedicated Flow Cytometry Group which supports the research focuses described below. Of note, our group interacts on a daily basis with the NHP Pathology Lab and the Infectious Disease Resource (IDR), and closely collaborates with other VGTI labs.
- Provides quality real time 2D, 3D, M Mode and doppler applications to acquire images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of equipment.
- Documents and demonstrates knowledge and skill to evaluate normal /abnormal anatomy and any related pathologies for presentation to Radiologist.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skill in ultrasound physics.
- Exercises responsible judgment in recognizing and reporting significant situations relating to patient care.
Performs portable procedures when needed.
- Prepares and instructs the patient for the diagnostic study using age appropriate communication skills.
- Optimizes each image during the examination to obtain the highest quality study with the least discomfort to the patient.
- Must be able to perform all ranges of exams after completion of technical competencies.
- Assists the physician in invasive and/or specialized procedures, such as amniocentesis, needle biopsy, localizations, and tumor masses, as directed.
- Continues to stay current in regards to new US technology hardware and software upgrades.
- Verifies complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to customers.
- Verifies and initials orders in patient chart, Responsible for correctly identify patients by complying with Imaging dept. Patient Identification Policy.
- Labels images completely with patient demographics, position or other required documentation.
- Follows through with all aspects of scanning duties in order to provide efficient and timely completion of examinations with correct data entry, begin and complete with correct billing and verification that images are in PACS.
3 Personal & Patient Care and Safety:
- Provides for personal and patient care and safety using professional judgement in accordance with written standards to avoid injury to self and others.
- Responsible to adhere to all established JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals, and report errors or unsafe conditions to supervisor and the OHSU Event Reporting (Patient Safety Net).
- Follows universal precautions for blood and body fluids, protecting patients and staff.
- Works in a safe manner by maintaining a clean work environment.
- Identifies and reports any issues for ergonomic improvement to supervisor.
- Reports injuries to supervisor.
4 Effective use of resources:
- Assists in scheduling examinations and assists the receptionist in planning work schedules.
Utilize the VIP patient transportation system to arrange for patient delivery, and call for lift team if assistance is needed.
- Assists with moving or transporting patients if needed.
- Participates in clinical research studies.
- Participates in teaching technical and clinical skills to sonography students and radiology residents.
5 Keeps equipment and work areas neat and clean.
Maintains adequate par levels of all supplies.
Performs quality control on diagnostic equipment and maintains a logbook for weekly entries as needed.
6 Professional Behavior:
- Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that leads to physician, patient, and co-worker respect and confidence.
- Explains the procedure to the patient to assure clear answers to their questions and concerns to allay any anxiety and assure patient confidence.
- Demonstrates flexibility with workload with a positive and supportive attitude, and handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive outcomes.
- Demonstrates flexibility to accommodate unit workload.
- Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education (journals, books, in-services seminars, etc.) in all areas assigned.
7 Be familiar with and comply with OHSU and Diagnostic Imaging department policies and procedures. Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that leads to physician, patient, and co-worker respect and confidence.
8 Other duties as assigned.
***This position is eligible for a $5,000 hiring bonus***
- Patient Preparation. The Stereotactic Navigation Specialist prepares a customized plan for patient care based on diagnosis, surgery case request and imaging.
- Procedures. The Stereotactic Navigation Specialist performs procedures appropriate to their competence, according to the policy and procedures, including equipment setup, maintaining patient safety and other related duties. Strong, well-developed communication skills are essential for this position.
- Equipment Maintenance. Maintains clean equipment, maintains proper sanitization of supplies and surrounding area, and reports equipment malfunctions in writing to our Clinical Technology Services Department, Vendors and/or Operations Manager.
- Miscellaneous. Performs advanced stereotactic navigation; advises interpretation of navigation directly to attending surgeon or resident surgeon (note: successful case preparation sometimes involves interaction with the attending surgeon, but mostly involves coordination with a resident); edits, types, archives and stores files in accordance to policy. Understands why and how to troubleshoot common artifacts and protocols with a conscious effort to maintain safety standards.
**** New-hires are eligible for a $5,000 hiring bonus*****
Patient Preparation. Tech documents a comprehensive patient history including neurological symptoms and medications.
For EEG: this tech measures and accurately applies electrodes in less than 30mins and with appropriate impedance of <5kohms. The Tech 2 is able to use multiple electrode application techniques; observes, records, and attempts to eliminate artifact and body movements that can affect recording of cerebral activity, and prepares a technical report. Learns and applies basic EEG waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, current HIPPA practices, and contraindications for activation procedures.
For NCV: this tech accurately applies electrodes and enters data into the computer to determine nerve conduction velocity. Assists, teaches and mentors- physicians, residents, fellows and new employees in NCV/EMG procedures. For the NCV Tech only- this class may also perform intermittent lead tech duties.
EEG, EP, NCV, AT Examinations. This tech performs at least one modality and in accordance with the standards and protocols of the department. Implements alternative methods or adjusts controls to obtain optimal recordings. Observes and records conditions and reactions of patients during exam; notes extraneous conditions which may affect recording; operates equipment; notes body movements for benefit of interpretation by neurologist. For EEG the Tech 2 is able to perform more advanced ICU, EMU, WADA studies as well as routine inpatient and outpatient studies. For NCV the tech is able to perform more advanced studies such as blink reflexes and H-reflexes.
Equipment Maintenance. Maintains clean testing equipment, maintains proper sanitization of supplies and surrounding area, and reports equipment malfunctions in writing to the engineer.
Miscellaneous. Performs advanced test; prepares reports of recordings for interpretation by physician; edits, types, archives and stores files in accordance to lab policy. The Tech 2 communicates appropriately and effectively with the patient to convey the purpose of the EEG/EP/NCV, and answer questions surrounding the test as well as with higher level personnel. Understands why and how to troubleshoot common EEG/EP/NCV/ artifacts and protocols with a conscious effort to maintain safety standards.
Customer Satisfaction. Follows AIDET customer service philosophy. Understands AIDET and how to correct the most common customer service complaints. Follows Press Ganey scores and helps the department to achieve the highest level scores possible by working to become a leader in customer service.
This position provides technical support to pharmacists through preparation of unit doses, data entry, delivery of medications, and cartfill exchange. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas. Position works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist who is responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65. Be able to perform duties as specified in Pharmacy Technician 1 and 2 Class Specifications as applicable to work unit.