This position supports and participates in monitoring and evaluating quality assessment and improvement of patient care provided at CDRC as part of the annual reappraisal of the CDRC program.
Maintains professional standards of care and professional credentials through participation in developmental pediatric societies and continuing education. Participates in systematic reviews of clinical practice models, productivity, and patient satisfaction. Utilizes an evidence-based approach to clinical practice and in-services other professional staff regarding this literature.
80 % of time (Direct Clinical) This Developmental Pediatrics position, provides clinical services to children with special health care needs who receive diagnostic or management services in the Eugene CDRC Child Development, Craniofacial Disorders, Neurodevelopmental, Spina Bifida, Feeding, and Medford Neurodevelopmental Clinics. Responsibilities include completion of chart reviews, comprehensive histories, complete physical and neurodevelopmental exams, developmental testing, participation in team staffing, provision of parent education/counseling regarding behavioral or developmental diagnoses, recommendations for diagnostic testing, treatment and ongoing management of the condition, and preparation of clinical reports.
20 % of time (Indirect Clinical, Scholarly activity, Research, Teaching) Scholarly activities include development of clinical projects/research interests leading to publication/presentation; teaching activities include clinic teaching of U of O and OHSU students/trainees of various disciplines and levels, medical students, residents, and fellows when available; coordination of and participation in in-service and journal club activities at Eugene CDRC; and classroom presentations at U of O as requested by other faculty.
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