Oregon Health & Science University Physician Assistant in Portland, Oregon
Care will be provided at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Randall Children’s Hospital, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center.
This position is under the supervision of the Chair, Dotter Department of Interventional Radiology. The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and the School of Medicine.
Responsibilities will include working with the interdisciplinary team in the angio/cath lab and ambulatory clinics to achieve quality of care, patient safety, and service excellence goals.
Inpatient rounding, inpatient discharges, patient follow-up by phone/ MyChart, tunneled and non-tunneled line and port removals and pre/ post procedure care
Serve as an extension of the interventional radiologists
Engagement in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups as approved by the Chair, Dotter Department of Interventional Radiology
Perform detailed patient history and physical examinations and obtain informed consent for procedures
Write appropriate orders and review lab results to insure acceptable limits
Assist in development of patient care protocols and follow-up guidelines
Administer drugs including narcotics, stimulants and depressants
Write routine pre/ post procedure orders as necessary
Attend appropriate hospital conferences/ educational opportunities
Follow inpatients after procedures and write appropriate orders as necessary
Write discharge orders and coordinate arrangements for follow-up care
Perform image-guided procedures
Assist with major radiology procedures performed within the department
Round on patients, write appropriate progress on patient charts indicating status of treatments and procedures performed
The Chair of Dotter Department of Interventional Radiology will set the general pattern of working hours, however, deviations from general patterns may be necessary to meet position responsibilities. Duration of this appointment and indicated salary may be changed or eliminated if a gift, grant, or contract fund supporting this position becomes unavailable.
Current Physician Assistant license through the State of Oregon
Minimum 3 years PA practice experience or, if a new graduate, excellent professional and educational references from director/ instructors of PA program
Ability to complete the credentialing process through OHSU and OHSUMG, criminal background check and drug test
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruitment ID: 2020-6180
Job Type: Faculty
Posting FTE: 1.00
Drug Testable: Yes