About OHSU Doernbecher Childrens Hospital Link https://www.ohsu.edu/doernbecher Link https://www.ohsu.edu/doernbecher/pediatric-intensive-care-unit-picu With a strong tradition of teamwork, diversity and interdisciplinary care, we believe all children deserve the best. At Doernbecher, we built a hospital around that belief. Its why we have more specialists in childrens health than anywhere else in the state. We offer the newest and most advanced treatments available, along with innovative collaborations and research opportunities. As Oregons only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond.
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We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team on the outpatient pediatric pulmonology service. The Pediatric Pulmonology Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner provides collaborative and comprehensive care for patients with lung disease. Outpatient service responsibilities include providing care to children with asthma, chronic cough, chronic lung disease, dysphagia among other diagnoses.
The PNP faculty will have opportunities to become involved in quality improvement work, education, research, and childhood advocacy. Doernbecher Childrens Hospital, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Division of Pulmonology are committed to developing our faculty members careers. There is a pathway for academic promotion for APPs at OHSU.
Professional development and participation is expected including attendance in relevant educational conferences and didactic conferences. As teaching is an important portion of the OHSU and Doernbecher Childrens hospital mission, you will be responsible for collaborating and teaching students and trainees.
Function/Duties of Position
The Advanced Practice Provider is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
The position is a 1.0 FTE and consists of 4-5 half clinic days per week, as well as outreach clinic services, plus additional responsibilities including divisional quality improvement activities.
Opportunities to provide clinic coordination for a sub-specialty clinic may be available depending on interest, such as technology dependent children, aerodigestive, and/or asthma clinic.
Competitive Salary commensurate with experience.
This role is aligned with the OHSU Dept of Pediatrics Mission of clinical, advocacy, research, and educational excellence
Development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical plans of care or guidelines for patients with common conditions, diagnoses, and/or procedures
Assure the safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management of children including but not limited to completing a comprehensive assessment of the patient's status
Developing, monitoring and revising evidence-based treatment plans that addresses diagnoses, patterns of disease, risk factors, and treatment alternatives
Interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe and manage medications and other therapies
Management and Treatment of common pulmonary acute and chronic health diagnoses in children
Provide health teaching with an emphasis on prevention of illness and health maintenance
Refer patients to other healthcare professionals as necessary
Provides clinical education to fellows, residents, medical and APP students participating in pediatric rotations.
Provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners and trainees.
APP faculty are expected to have a scholarly activity. This may include educating learners, research, grant supported work, quality improvement projects, academic papers and/or presentations in disciplines related to their field of expertise.
APP faculty members are often called upon to partner with other providers and members of the department or division research support staff in research activity.
Participation in faculty meetings at the division, department, organizational level.
Attending relevant conferences/committees as assigned by Division head or on a volunteer basis with the Dept of Pediatrics APP Director
Academic and professional development through attendance and/or participation at national/regional conferences is strongly encouraged.
Masters Degree or higher as required by specific Advanced Provider role and:
Nurse Practitioner requirements
Current Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner license for the state of Oregon
State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges
Appropriate National board certification
Current active DEA license
Ability to manage a heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing
Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing, and spreadsheet software
Regular and consistent attendance at work
2-years of previous outpatient pediatric pulmonology experience
Doctorate of Nursing Practice
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Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com.
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