Clinical (80%). You will work as a specialist in Infectious Diseases (ID) within the Department of Medicine, with clinical duties as assigned by the Division Head. Your clinical responsibilities will include both inpatient and outpatient service. The proportion of service time spent in each of these areas may vary depending on available staffing within the Division. You should anticipate rotating your service time between two inpatient general ID consultation services - a combined OHSU/VA service and a separate Tuality Hospital service - for a total of 20 weeks per year, which includes day, night, and weekend coverage. Inpatient consult rotations between these services will not overlap. Outpatient clinical service will be 3 half-day clinics per week while not attending on the inpatient service, and 1 half day clinic per week while attending on the inpatient service. You will also be expected to take your fair share of calls, as assigned, with other faculty through the shared coverage of OHSU\u2019s consult line, which provides telephone access to OHSU faculty by practitioners throughout Oregon and the surrounding area.
Education (20%). OHSU is a teaching facility and you will be expected to teach medical students, residents, and ID fellows in the clinical setting, as part of your Clinical duties above, as well as through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year. You may receive teaching assignments from the Division Head, Department, or School of Medicine.
Leadership, administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest. There will be opportunities to participate in departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.
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