This position directly supports the department objectives to provide excellent clinical care through professional response to patient needs related to scheduling and authorization of outpatient appointments and surgery. The PAS Resource Specialist provides assistance to other PAS personnel in the use of PAS network software and department-specific scheduling issues. The PAS Resource Specialist provides suggestions and takes an active role in the problem-solving processes required to ensure efficiency in all PAS functions. The Specialist works with other PAS Resource Specialists in the department to ensure that other clinic functions are running smoothly and communicates problems to the PAS Supervisor or Department Administrator. This position reports directly to the Clinical Practice Manager through the PAS Supervisor.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm