To further our goal of advancing a culture of inclusion and innovation, the Knight Cancer Institute has an outstanding opportunity for an Associate Director (AD) of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) to oversee these efforts across our healthcare, academic, and research missions. This faculty leader will bring a deep commitment and experience to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism efforts already underway and will guide the development of innovative policies and programs to further diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism across missions.
- As a leader in addressing healthcare disparities, the AD of DEI will partner closely with cancer service line leaders and the School of Medicine to identify health disparities and develop strategies to improve outcomes, health equity, and diversify our patient base. Applicants with a background in health disparities research are highly encouraged to apply.
- As a leader in enhancing academic programs, the AD of DEI will partner closely with educational leaders across the cancer institute, the School of Medicine Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Office, and OHSU institutional leaders to build and sustain diverse, inclusive, and equitable educational programs and to train the next generation of cancer researchers and providers to embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism principles throughout their professional career.
- As a leader in enhancing research activities, the AD of DEI will partner closely with basic, clinical, and translational researchers to improve understanding of unique disparities present in our population and guide researchers in utilizing culturally appropriate strategies for community engagement and participation in all facets of our research.
- As a leader supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce, the AD of DEI will partner closely with cancer institute leadership and human resources to recruit, hire, retain, develop and advance a diverse, culturally competent learning community and workforce.
- As a leader in our community, the AD of DEI will build and enhance community, academic, and business partnerships to engage diverse communities in the achievement of the Knight Strategic Plan and the Knight Guiding Principles.
- As the main contracting resource for areas assigned, the Senior Contracts Specialist must be receptive to a broad scope of responsibility when acting in the role of Senior Contracts Specialist. In addition to understanding the procurement process, this person acts as an advisor to OHSU end-users by explaining OHSU procurement and contracting policies and processes.
- The role of the Senior Contracts Specialist includes becoming skilled and qualified to negotiate and develop contracts using knowledge of applicable OHSU policy and procedure, Federal, State, County, District, City and public laws, codes, statutes, guidelines and requirements that are mandatory in order to translate program requirements into contract terms after consultation with the various contracting parties. The Senior Contracts Specialist will negotiate various aspects of a contract including conducting the appropriate informal or formal bidding processes, requiring the lead role for a cross functional team within OHSU
- Be a strategic partner to determine how to bring the best value to both the Departments and OHSU. Learn how to identify, proactively opportunities for creating effective management of programs, activities, procurements that will ultimately affect the bottom line and efficiency of OHSU.
- Contracting Services Group empowers employees to identify opportunities for process improvement. This includes identifying, evaluating and developing comprehensive plans of action and implementation for more efficient and cost-effective processes. This also includes proactively managing contracts and working with individual departments in order to identify cost saving/avoidance opportunities.
- Staffing the Adventist Health Portland Emergency Department as assigned by the Chair.
- Participating in Emergency Department quality assurance activities.
- Provision of on-line medical consultation.
The purpose of this position is to collect and record accurate and complete required demographic information, primarily related to REALD ((Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Disability) implementation. Provide excellent customer service and compassion centered responses regarding questions and clarification from patients and practice staff on registration demographic and REALD requirements and procedures. This position provides phone support and assists with office tasks as needed, which may include mail distribution, supply stocking, word processing, scanning, copying, and faxing.
The purpose of this position is to coordinate and support the needs of inpatient and outpatient care and clinical support operations for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. The APP works in close partnership with physicians, advanced-practice providers, RNs, CMAs, residents and hospital personnel to provide excellent clinical care and customer service in the inpatient and outpatient settings. The APP works to assure a smooth transition of patient care and education between the inpatient and outpatient arenas in order to decrease length of stay, improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. Provides modeling for staff and residents regarding excellent internal and external customer service and teamwork. The APP works in conjunction with the cardiac surgeons, APPs, RN, surgical residents, Division Director, division staff and OHSU leadership to provide services to further the OHSU’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service and the Department’s/Hospital’s goal of providing effective, efficient care.
- Works in close partnership with physicians, advanced-practice providers, RNs, CMAs, residents and hospital personnel to provide excellent clinical care and customer service in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
- Inpatient duties involve rounding on a daily basis with the cardiac team, developing and implementing clinical plans of care and/or protocols, promoting and maintaining health of inpatients through ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families.
- Outpatient duties involve providing patient care in clinic for pre-operative and post-operative care, wound care, urgent visits, and chronic follow-up as determined by the attending physician. Develops patient care plans with residents, nurses and the cardiac surgeons to ensure continuity of care and enhance quality of outpatient care. Promotes and maintains health through the use of ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families for outpatients; provides same day response to medical advice/prescription phone requests and coordinating patient services with outpatient staff and other departmental APPs.
- Works to ensure a smooth transition of patient care and education between the inpatient and outpatient arenas in order to decrease length of stay, improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction
- Provides modeling for staff and residents regarding excellent internal and external customer service and teamwork; Provides teaching of cardiac surgical and diagnostic treatments to medical students, interns, residents, nursing staff, and other support staff on the inpatient and/or outpatient service.
- Works in conjunction with the cardiac surgeons, APPs, RN, surgical residents, Division Director, division staff and OHSU leadership to provide services to further the OHSU’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service and the Department’s/Hospital’s goal of providing effective, efficient care.
Provide electrolysis teaching, consultation and treatment in the outpatient setting. Primary electrolysis site will be genital areas. This includes, but is not limited to: independently seeing patients for consultation, new patient and return visits, and being available to take all patient calls regarding questions; assisting clinic support staff with patient paperwork and questions. Provide education to medical students, residents, staff and patients in the area of electrology.
Experience working with transgender patient population preferred. Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize; ability to be a self-starter and organized; ability to work as a team member and also independently; must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude, an eagerness to learn the background in plastic surgery, particularly gender affirming surgery and breast cancer reconstruction, possess excellent communication skills (verbal, written and active listening).
Apply a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to establish and track HR metrics from a variety of sources to identify themes and trends, design and deliver interventions, and drive continuous improvement in organizational strategies and effectiveness.
Provide equitable, timely, and consistent interpretation and guidance on HR policies and procedures, employee and labor relations matters, performance management conversations and documentation, conflict resolution, compensation, benefits, discipline, grievances, arbitrations, and other employee services.
Operate as the team lead for 2 HR Business Partners and 1 HR Coordinator by providing coaching and guidance, setting goals, supporting and assessing performance, and organizing the work of the team aligned with organizational needs.
Organize and coordinate HR Business Partner support across assigned client groups by screening, prioritizing, and triaging issues based on severity, nature, and potential impact of the issue in relation to the strengths, expertise, and workload of team members. Engage HR partners and other stakeholders as needed to ensure a holistic, cohesive approach to the work.
Resolve complex or sensitive employee and labor relations issues, including those relating to conflicts, attendance, code of conduct issues, and performance concerns, in the assigned client groups. Partner with other experts in HR and Legal to ensure a holistic understanding and approach to the situation.
Coordinate with AAEO to provide the needed support for reasonable accommodations and ensure associated situations are identified prior to making employment decisions on items related to accommodation requests.
Be a strategic business partner and thought leader to assigned client groups to develop, adapt, and tailor HR practices to meet ongoing and emerging challenges.
Review employee, hiring, and other workforce data to identify trends, issues, and outcomes; conduct root cause analysis and communicate trends and causes to leaders.
Engage stakeholders in HR and across OHSU in identifying and implementing HR strategies to equitably address challenges and needs.
Provide recommendations to managers on employment decisions, including promotions, compensation changes, hiring, corrective action, and separations that are rooted in equity, aligned with OHSU’s values, and consistent across the organization.
Participate in the development and review of HR communications provided to the workforce.
Provide coaching to management on people and culture issues, employee and labor relations, risks associated with employment decisions, their leadership and communication style, and embodiment of OHSU values.
Collaborate with managers to develop succession plans, avenues for career mobility, and talent management strategies that motivate, develop, engage, and prepare their teams for the future.
Develop a partnership with diversity, equity, and inclusion committees and groups in the assigned client areas.
Partner with the Rapid Response Investigator to scope and resource investigations that HR is responsible for leading.
Recommend and draft new and updated policies, procedures, and bargaining concepts; participate in collective bargaining at the direction of the labor relations unit.
The Enterprise Coding Provider Educator is responsible for auditing OHSU Providers' and Residents' professional services documentation and coding, and supports the Providers, Departments and Divisions, Integrity, and Enterprise Coding in ensuring quality and accurate reporting of patient care and provider work through education, training, monitoring and feedback. This position works to ensure accurate and compliant documentation and coding standards are being consistently met.
The Enterprise Coding Provider Educator researches and evaluates coding and documentation regulations and guidelines and works in alignment with Integrity and Enterprise Coding to create and deliver consistent and compliant education and training to Providers, Residents, departments and divisions.
This level 3 coding positions provides support to the Enterprise Coding Department for coding highly specialized services. This position covers requires advanced coding experience in highly specialized areas of coding, and requires certification with AAPC or AHIMA.
- For Facility Services coding positions: Depending on the posted job need, this position is responsible for reviewing clinical documentation and applying the correct coding and modifiers to Inpatient records; Day Surgery/Observation surgical services; and/or other highly specialized services such as Orthopedic, Urology, General Surgery. This position ensures that the documentation is in compliance with Medicare/Medicaid billing regulations, and provider documentation guidelines, CPT documentation and CMS coding guidelines. This position provides support to the Enterprise Coding Department for abstracting of records, coding, and charge router submission of Facility services rendered at OHSU
- Responsible for meeting performance standards set for accurate and timely submission of charges and coding for professional and facility services rendered at OHSU.
- Working in collaboration with Enterprise Coding Leadership and billing departments, provide technical expertise regarding a broad range of third party payer and reimbursement issues
- Orient peer coders or new hires to specified coding assignments
- Requires maintaining an hourly productivity standard and quality standards as set by Enterprise Coding and based on Industry Standards
- Will require attendance of Enterprise Coding and Clinical Department meetings via conference call and WebEx.
- Coding Work Queue assignment will vary based on business needs or management assignment.
The Director of Adult Blood & Marrow Transplantation shall lead all aspects of the BMT program including education, research, and clinical programming. The Adult BMT Director will report to the Head of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Anticipated institutional collaborative efforts for managing the BMT program will include efforts with the Doernbecher Pediatric BMT Program leader, OHSU Cellular Therapy Program Leader, Hematology & Oncology Division Medical Director, the OHSU Hematology & Oncology Division Quality Director, OHSU Vice President for Oncology Services, as well as members of other Knight Cancer Institute leadership team, to design and execute strategic initiatives. The BMT Director will serve as the Program Director for hematopoietic cellular therapy in accordance with FACT-JACIE Standards. The BMT Director may delegate specific duties to other faculty leaders in support of the BMT program.
- Clinical Operations. Per FACT-JACIE Standards for Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy: The BMT Director will provide leadership for:
- Administrative and clinical operations, including serving as Medical Director of the Northwest Marrow Transplant Program, coordinating care between Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Legacy-Good Samaritan Hospital teams, and to maintain compliance with FACT standards and other regulations and policies.
- Active management of the clinical program, including quality management, selection and care of recipients and donors, and cell collection and processing. Focus on achieving and maintaining national quality measures is a major focus as well as assuring Center of Excellence status with external payers.
- Oversight of the medical care provided by members of the clinical program, including verification of the knowledge and skills of members.
Currently, shared direction is planned for the OHSU Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy and the Immune Effector Cell therapy programs.
- Research. The BMT Director will work with the BMT team faculty, along with members of the Knight Cancer Institute clinical research management team, to ensure a broad portfolio of research, including translational research studies and clinical trials. Clinical trials will include institutional investigator initiated studies, as well as those sponsored by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as well as to ensure active participation in the BMT Clinical Trials Network and other cooperative groups. Ongoing commitment to maintaining institutional data base and registry will assure ongoing clinical research efforts.
- BMT Clinical Trials Network
- SWOG/ NCTN
- Operations and Finance. The BMT Director will work with the OHSU Hospital Transplant Manager, with the Hematology & Oncology Division and Knight Cancer Institute to develop and execute strategies for focused program areas of excellence and growth and to allocate program-specific resources, including:
- Faculty recruitment and team expansion
- Knight strategic planning
- Value Stream Management
- Marketing and community outreach
- CIBMTR registry
- Education and Faculty Development. The BMT Director will work with other senior BMT team members, to maintain a structure for orientation and continuing education for all program members, including faculty physicians and APPS, fellows and residents, nursing, and pharmacy. The BMT Director will meet with individual faculty to monitor and support their professional development and advancement.. The BMT director will actively recruit faculty to develop the clinical and research programs and will engage in faculty building, retention and development opportunities.
- Annual faculty reviews
- APP leadership meetings
- Internal and external educational conferences
- Assure FACT annual educational targets are
BMT Program leadership roles: The following faculty leadership roles are in place or may be created. Collaborative management is anticipated and necessary where these positions will work directly with the BMT Director to effectively implement the program.
- Pediatric Clinical Program Director (joint NWMTP)
- Adult Legacy Good Samaritan Clinical Program Director (joint NWMTP)
- BMT Program Quality Medical Director
- Adult Marrow Collection Facility Medical Director
- Pediatric Marrow Collection Facility Medical Director
- Apheresis Collection Facility Medical Director
- Cell Therapy Facility Medical Director
- Clinical Director, BMT Program
- Director of Research, BMT
- Program Leader, Immune effector cellular therapy
Accountability for assessing Adult BMT program success and to establish prospective Adult BMT program targets will be assessed annually with Hematology & Oncology Division, OHSU hospital and Knight Cancer Institute leaderships.
It is anticipated the position will be made up of the following components: Clinical, teaching research/academic, and inpatient service.
- Procedures in the EP lab, inpatient consults, managing the inpatient EP service in conjunction with APPs and fellows, EP clinic, supervising device clinic, and reading ECGs and ambulatory monitors, as well as developing and growing specific areas of clinical interest.
- Additionally, there will be outreach opportunities, as assigned by the chiefs of EP and cardiology. This position will also share in the EP call coverage, as well as the teaching of EP and cardiology fellows, residents, and medical students.
- Develop investigative interests
- Administrative support is available for grant submission, financial management and clinical trials support. Please share your research interests during the interview process.
- OHSU is a teaching institution and as a faculty member, you are expected to provide mentorship and direction to students, residents, fellows and staff. The Graduate Program Director will provide any official assignments. The chief educational focus in the EP section is the EP fellows. In our two year program, the total of 3 fellows rotate between the university and the VA, and finish as complete electrophysiologists.
- Administrative duties may be assigned to you in support of Institute or section initiatives, faculty development and/or other activities as determined necessary.
- The faculty member 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 point of view.
- The PA or NP faculty member will be assigned a MD/DO supervisor in the practice, whom they will meet regularly to work collaboratively both on professional growth and faculty development. If the faculty member is a PA-C, supervision will be provided by an MD/DO supervisor as per OMB requirements.
- The PA or NP faculty member’s schedule will include (based on 1.0 FTE may be less based on FTE hired into), half days with direct patient care, and the supervision of students and other university learners at the OHSU Family Medicine clinics, which includes Immediate Care practice. A portion of a work day is provided for administration and scholarly activities. The expected work week for this position will be flexible with rotating to different Family Medicine clinics, and flexible with rotating Saturdays and some of the weekday hours would be in the evening.
- Our ultimate goal is to expand our urgent care hours to include Sunday as well, and as such there is a possibility that the position will include rotating Sundays.
- The faculty member will be expected to participate in continuing education, professional and faculty development and scholarship as directed by his/her department.
- Cell culture & mouse xenograft implantation
- Rodent handling, macroscopic fluorescence imaging & tissue resections
- Cyclic immunostaining, scanning fluorescence microscopy & image analysis
- Attendance and presentation at lab meetings, contributions to publications as requested (writing, figures, data), contributions to applications for funding as requested (writing, figures, data)
- Preparation and operation of batch and column reactors for determining the rates and products of chemical reactions in environmental media.
- Sampling of reactors and analysis of target chemical concentrations by UV-vis spectrophotometry and gas- or liquid-chromatography.
- Analysis of chemical concentration data, including using calibration curves and basic modeling of kinetics.
- Maintenance and operation of anaerobic glove boxes, updating laboratory supplies and their inventories, using and developing standard operating procedures, maintaining laboratory safety protocols.
- Documenting and reporting results, including making and giving presentations, drafting reports and other documents.
- Cooperating with other researchers in the Tratnyek research group and other nearby laboratories on collaborative activities.
- This description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent may be required to assume additional duties as assigned.
The duties of this position include:
- Serving as an attending physician at OHSU, Portland VAMC, Beaverton Knight Cancer Institute
- Teaching medical students, house staff, and fellows
- Attending OHSU weekly Chart Rounds (by conference call) & neuro-oncology tumor board
- Attending quarterly M & M conference
- Actively engaging in clinical practice as an employee of OHSU at OHSU Hospitals and Clinics (collectively, “Hospital” and, except as otherwise provided in this paragraph 7 of the “Clinician Employment Agreement,” not otherwise)
- Complying with the bylaws, resolutions, policies and standards of OHSU in effect and as may be amended from time to time, including without limitation:
- any compliance program or policy,
- the OHSU Patient Care policy,
- the OHSU Code of Conduct policy,
- the OHSU Conflict of Interest policies,
- all policies and requirements regarding the preparation and maintenance of medical records and the billing for patient services, and
- OHSU Policy No. 03-30-060
- Participating in and complying with the OHSU Faculty Practice Plan (“FPP”)
- Maintaining a good standing license to practice medicine in the state of Oregon and any other jurisdiction where licensure is necessary in order for a Clinician to perform the professional services contemplated hereunder and to maintain medical staff privileges at the Hospital
- Complying with:
- all applicable laws and regulations relating to the practice of medicine and the billing of clinical services,
- all standards and requirements of any applicable contract for patient care services,
- all requirements of any lease of clinical space occupied or used by a Clinician;
- the directives of the Department Chair; and
- any additional terms and conditions of employment specifically contained in Exhibit A of the “Clinical Terms and Conditions” agreement
- Participating in committees and performing administrative tasks as requested by, and to comply with the directives of, the FPP Board of Directors and the Department Chair.
- Preparing experimental solutions
- All steps of immunohistological studies
- Assisting in patch-clamp studies
- Contributing to basic lab management and animal care
- Training/study in essential methodologies
The laboratory of Dr. Paul Kievit has a postdoctoral position available in the Division of Cardiometabolic Health at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Sciences University. A major focus in our group is examining the reciprocal relationship between obesity-associated changes in metabolism & systemic inflammation and infectious diseases. Current projects study the impact of obesity in nonhuman primate models of HIV and SARS-CoV-2. All studies depend on a highly collaborative work environment within the lab, ONPRC, and external collaborators. The experiments proposed include physiological measurements of metabolism to examine glucose and insulin homeostasis, measurements of body composition, serum profiles, and microbiome analysis. In addition, there will be extensive ex-vivo analysis of organ specific metabolism (ie pancreas, brain, fat, liver) to generate molecular mechanistic data as well as transcriptomic data analysis from single cell and single nuclei RNAseq data sets.
Responsibilities will include:
- Assisting at multiple phases of the study, including data collection, data analysis, and results dissemination by publications and presentations at national meetings.
- Plans, conducts and completes laboratory experiments. Performs primary molecular techniques which could include cell culture (including primary cell isolation and culture), flow cytometry, PCR, DNA/RNA assays, enzymatic assays, microscopy, tissue collection and analysis including IHC staining.
This position will be assigned to the Anatomic Pathology Division, with principal responsibilities in Surgical Pathology, which operates under a subspecialty sign out model. The responsibilities include the clinical service and teaching functions of the sections, as well as sharing evening and weekend call on an equal basis. Your service and other assignments will be reviewed and modified by the department Chair, as needed.
Your educational responsibilities include participation in the instructional program for medical and graduate students, residents and fellows of the Department as assigned by the Chair.
Your 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.
Your 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.
This posting may be used to fill more than one position.
This position will be assigned to the Anatomic Pathology Division, with principal responsibilities in Surgical Pathology, which operates under a subspecialty sign out model. The responsibilities include the clinical service and teaching functions of the sections, as well as sharing evening and weekend call on an equal basis.
- 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.
Service and other assignments will be reviewed and modified by the department Chair, as needed.
This posting may be used to fill more than one position.
The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) serves as a resource and partner for management and employees in their assigned client group, ensuring equitable, consistent, and proactive partnership on people and culture topics in alignment with OHSU’s mission and business objectives. The HRBP develops and implements HR strategies focused on organizational effectiveness, equity and inclusion, employee engagement, talent management, employee relations, and labor relations.
- Provide equitable, timely, and consistent interpretation and guidance on HR policies and procedures, employee and labor relations matters, performance management conversations and documentation, conflict resolution, compensation, benefits, discipline, grievances, arbitrations, and other employee services.
- Partner with managers and the HR team to ensure employment decisions are equitable, including those around promotions, compensation changes, hiring, corrective action, and separations.
- Receive and respond to complaints; conduct investigations into complaints of code of conduct issues or other issues, ensuring a thorough process and documentation; recommend actions for resolution of complaints and follow through with those involved.
- In partnership with internal stakeholders and partners, implement preventive and restorative approaches aimed at mitigating, addressing, responding to, and healing harm.
- Collaborate with managers on team development, individual performance, career development conversations, and building capacity for growth; reinforce effective use of performance and development review frameworks and tools to foster employee performance and development.
- Collaborate with the Learning & Organizational Development team to curate resources and opportunities that develop common competencies and skills.
- In collaboration with the labor relations unit, respond to grievances.
- Build relationships with union stewards in support of developing an amicable and collaborative partnership between management and labor.
- Participate in HR policy and procedure updates and other HR special projects aimed at addressing the ongoing and emerging challenges of assigned client groups.
- Provide contract and policy interpretation and support managers and employees on the consistent application of policies, contract provision, and procedures.
- Respond to questions from employees and direct employees to appropriate resources. In partnership with HR partners, develop resources that respond to recurring questions or issues.
- In collaboration with the SHRBP, use HR data to identify trends and changes that inform HR strategies and programs.
- Provide coaching and counseling to managers and employees on topics relating to employee performance, development, engagement, and common HR compliance topics.
- Assists the SHRBP in assessing, investigating, and addressing complex employee and labor relations issues.
- Participate in the development and review of HR communications provided to the workforce.