The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
The appointee will work with members of the OHSU Department of Urology faculty to provide urologic services to patients in an OHSU Urology practice on the Adventist Health Portland Medical Center campus.
This position offers a unique opportunity to provide care in a community practice with an affiliation to the states only academic medical center.
The position will include support of outpatient, inpatient and intraoperative patients. The appointee will work in conjunction with surgical faculty to provide care for patients in an outpatient office setting as well as supporting inpatient care for post-operative patients.Candidates will be trained and become experienced in management of patients with urologic conditions. The appointee will also be trained to provide surgical assistance on urologic cases in the operating room. The remainder of this positions responsibilities are medical record documentation and administrative duties as necessary. Some call, evening and weekend obligations may exist.
The appointee will also:
Provide leadership and guidance in the area of ambulatory urologic care
Work in partnership with Urology faculty to provide effective, efficient care and good customer service in the ambulatory environment
Work in conjunction with Urology faculty, Adventist, and OHSU leadership to provide services that further the Universitys goals and mission of teaching, research, patient care, and public service
The specific responsibilities of this position include:
Operating room assistant duties: Provide operating room assistance for open and robotic surgical cases. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face customer contact skills, crisis management, use of available information technology and continuous application of process improvement methods and skills.
Outpatient responsibilities: Provide patient care in the outpatient setting and assist the attending physician with patient care. This includes pre and postop evaluations, and being available to take patient calls regarding questions; triage and assisting clinic support staff.
Inpatient responsibilities: Provide inpatient care and follow-up of assigned patients from OR to admission, and through discharge. Includes, but is not limited to: rounding on a daily basis, developing and implementing, in conjunction with faculty physicians, clinical plans of care and/or protocols for inpatients on the urology service, enhancing quality of patient services and decreasing length of inpatient stay; working actively with hospital and unit staff to rapidly develop and implement discharge plans for inpatients.
Qualified Nurse practitioner or Physician Assistant
Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
Current and Active Oregon Nurse Practitioner provider license
Qualified Physician Assistant:
Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
Current national certification
Current Oregon Physician Assistant license
Prescriptive Authority (DEA License)
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to be a self-starter and organized
Ability to work as a team member and also independently
Positive and enthusiastic attitude, an eagerness to learn the background in urologic surgery, including robotic surgery
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and active listening)
Membership and participation in professional organizations
Ability to work some evening and weekend call responsibilities,and occasional early and late shift days
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the background, focus, and drive to excel, as well as the ability to provide excellent clinical care to patients in a community setting
Experience in a Urology practice
Experience in a surgical practice
Please be sure to upload your CV/Resume and Cover Letter when applying here online.
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