The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition is actively involved in the education, research, and clinical care of General Endocrinology, including: diabetes and metabolism, lipids and clinical nutrition, and bone and mineral disorders. The Division supports a variety of activities with specialty inpatient and ambulatory care for for clinical nutrition, lipid disorders, diabetes and bone and mineral abnormalities, and general endocrinology.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university's missions and goals of teaching, research and patient care, outreach and public service. Responsibilities include:
Provide consultative care to Acute Care and ICU Patients with pre-op diabetes diagnosis and patients with post-op elevated blood glucose by collecting appropriate laboratory data leading to a clear and well documents record of each encounter, including full assessment and plan
Identify and communicate findings with all referring physicians involved in the care of any given patient and at the direction of the Medical Directors of the Diabetes Center
Facilitate and coordinate all services and referrals needed for effective management of diabetes and its complications, including patient education, diagnostic procedures and subspecialty evaluation
Write orders and communicate with the primary team members as it pertains to treating hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia
Graduation from Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician's Assistant (PA) program (If NP, must have Acute Care certification)
Ambulatory and Inpatient experience with Diabetic patients
Prior experience in clinical care of patients with Diabetes as an NP or PA
Position will work on inpatient units at OHSU Marquam Hill and Waterfront campuses
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