At OHSU Doernbecher we believe that every child deserves the best care. Our team of gastroenterologists provide testing and treatment for children and adolescents who have digestive system problems, including the stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas.
We diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions that affect your child's digestive system. We provide gastrointestinal endoscopy, pH probe monitoring, liver biopsy, motility tests, and other GI services. Treatment for gastrointestinal symptoms may include diet and lifestyle changes. Find information, diet and nutrition handouts to help you along the way.
The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role\u2122]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
The nurse in this position will provide comprehensive care to pediatric gastroenterology patients in an ambulatory setting, including the provision of education, assisting with procedures, and oversight and response to phone triage requests from patients and families. The RN also will also work collaboratively with managed care to identify the most cost effective infusion plans/medication for patients and their families as well as assisting with the submission for prior authorization and working with drug representatives to determine applicable financial assistance. In addition, the nurse will coordinate multi-discipline care plans for patients as needed as well as be responsible to coordinate the gastroenterology sub-specialty clinics (i.e. Inflammatory Bowel Disease).
Constant exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions including possible exposure to blood and body fluids for which staff is provided education and protective equipment to minimize risk.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm