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Oregon Health & Science University Advance Practice Provider in Portland, Oregon

The Pre Operative Medicine clinic is located on the 8th floor of the Center for Health and Healing building 2 (CHH2). This is an 13 room clinic, with MAs, NPs and MDs working in a shared, collaborative space. Visits are in person, virtual (video) and phone. Some work from home is permitted.

The PMC NP performs preoperative risk assessment on pre surgical patients by obtaining an H and P and ordering appropriate diagnostic studies and laboratory tests. He/she will collaborate with other members of the team regarding pre-op instructions, medication management, and patient education. The NP is expected to function independently but also work in close collaboration with providers from other departments (cardiology, anesthesiology, internal medicine, etc.) to coordinate medical optimization of the patient prior to surgery. This includes but is not limited to following up on lab tests, cardiac testing, referrals to other specialties and documenting plan of care in EMR. NPs also communicates with the surgical team (surgeons, surgery schedulers) when necessary to share concerns about patient readiness for scheduled surgeries. Timely, focused documentation with the referring surgeon, PCP and anesthesiologist when appropriate to ensure quality patient care. The NP will review the patient’s history, via patient’s verbal report and the review of previous medical records from internal and external sources, and perform a complete physical exam on each patient- including but not limited to auscultation of the heart and lungs. Consistent patient education about good preparation for surgery. Documentation in the EMR of the clinical assessment will be executed according to documentation standards for licensed providers at OHSU. Chart documentation will be accurate and timely. The NPs will perform peer reviews on a yearly basis. This is a requirement of the academic staff . The NP staff will perform peer chart audits according to the chart audit program in PMC. The PMC medical director will review peer chart audits and provide the NPs with feedback about documentation completeness. Charts will be forwarded to coding professionals for billing.

The NP shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The NP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.

  • Ability to fulfill responsibilities for the specific role of an Advanced Practice Provider.

  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description.

  • Ability to manage 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

  • Strong cardiology knowledge base

  • Master's degree or Doctorate from an accredited graduate school of nursing.

  • Current licensure as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider governing board(s). ,

  • ANCC, AANP Board Certification

  • BLS Certification.

  • OHSU Credentialing completed within 90 days of hire

  • Current prescription privileges and DEA

  • Recent graduates of a NP program will be considered IF the following requirements are met:

  • a minimum of 5 years RN experience in one of the following areas: ER, ICU, Peri OP (Pre Op and/or PACU) or internal medicine (inpatient or ambulatory)

  • Ability to be an accountable, communicative member of a team made up of a MDs, other NPS, RNs and MAs

  • Demonstrated strong service excellence skills.

  • Credentialing process completed within 90 days of hire.

  • New NP graduates -must obtain national certification within 60 days of hire (prior to initiation of credentialing process)

  • Must be credentialed to bill for services

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

  • 3 – 5 years clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Provider.

  • Experience in a pre operative clinic.

  • Previous experience with Epic and/or Centricity

  • Computer/word processing skills.

  • Experience with the AIDET service excellence process.

  • Credentialed at OHSU-current

  • National certification- current

The vision of the Pre-Operative Medicine Clinic (PMC) is to work as a clinic-wide team to partner with our multidisciplinary partners at OHSU to serve the diverse peri-operative/peri-procedural needs of patients across the Pacific NW to provide high-quality patient-centered care that enhances the entire peri-operative/peri-procedural experience.

Perioperative medicine is a complex, nuanced field. PMC has goals are to continually provide patient-centered risk reduction, improve surgical outcomes, decreased post-operative complications, improve patient satisfaction and experience, optimize periop costs and length-of-stay, and decrease surgical delays or cancellations.

Getting to Work:

Commuting to OHSU is a unique experience and planning ahead for your first visit is highly recommended. Parking at OHSU is limited and employees are required to purchase a permit to access parking. OHSU is committed to reducing traffic congestion and rewards commuters for a variety of options. Learn about cash incentives, free shuttles, transit discounts, the aerial tram, dynamic carpooling, free ride share for early and late commuting, and request a custom trip plan at

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

Recruitment ID: 2021-8152

External Company URL: dturner

Street: Waterfront

Job Type: Faculty

Posting Department: Pre Operative Medicine Clinic

Posting Pay: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting FTE: 0.00

Posting Schedule: Per Diem, Variable Days

Posting Hours: Day Shift

HR Mission: Healthcare

Drug Testable: Yes