Adjunct Advanced Practice Provider (Instructor)

    Portland, OR 97086
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    Job Description

    Function/Duties of Position

    The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Instructor participates in providing telemedicine services as an advanced practice provider, according to the parameters of the written practice agreement (separate document) with the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Instructor is supported by the designated Emergency Medicine attending.

    The duties of this position include:

    Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):
    • Assessing and treating urgent care patients via video connection
    • Collaborate with other members of the team to communicate with and transition care back to the patient's PCP and DC patients in a timely manner.
    • Work in virtual urgent care, using a video platform within the HER to conduct urgent care visits.
    For the virtual urgent care, specific duties include:
    • Assessment and treatment of low acuity patients of all ages including infants to adults using video technology
    • Diagnosing and prescribing therapy based on visual assessment and patient-provided subjective data
    • Routing patient to higher level of care as appropriate
    • Routing notes to patient's PCP
    • Referring to PCP when appropriate
    Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant supported work, presentations, etc.):
    • Additional non-clinical duties may also include participation in research activities and scholarly activity such as writing manuscripts.
    Education (include types of teaching and types of student taught):
    • Provide clinical instruction to residents and medical students related to the delivery of observation services in the emergency department.
    • May teach medical students, residents, nursing students, nurse practitioner, and paramedic students.
    Administrative Activities:
    • Assistance in decreasing cost through the development and use of protocols and practice guidelines.
    Other Activities:
    • Participating in Emergency Department quality assurance activities
    • Enhancement of cost effectiveness and quality of care
    • Increase patient satisfaction indicated by an improvement in satisfaction scores
    Required Qualifications
    • Master's Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role
    • 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
    • Certified Nurse Practitioner or certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
    • Current Oregon NP or PA license prior to start date
    • Registration with Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and authorized to prescribe medications according to the Oregon State Board of Nursing Formulary for Nurse Practitioners or the Oregon Medical Board Physician Assistant Practice Description
    Preferred Qualifications
    • 2-3 years clinical experience as an APP that demonstrates ability to fulfill responsibilities for the specific role or 2-3 years nursing or other experience providing clinical care in an emergency setting
    Additional Details

    Apply here online. PLease be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.

    All are welcome

    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

    Posting ID: 555281235Posted: 2020-05-27