The OHSU registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The RN\u2019s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of the OHSU Nursing Professional Practice Model. In that model, the RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transfer. Professional accountability enriches the RN\u2019s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
The nurse in this position will provide comprehensive care to pediatric neurology patients in an ambulatory setting, including epilepsy, headaches/migraines, brain and spinal cord tumors, and other neurologic conditions. The team is nationally and internationally recognized for their outstanding consultation, clinical services and surgery for children and adolescents with neurological disorders. The Registered Nurse provides complex care coordination, extensive phone triage, and clinic management including the shared facilitation of clinical research trials.
The neurology program at OHSU Doernbecher is recognized as one of the nation\u2019s best . We offer advanced, team-based care for conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles of children. Our services include:
The most comprehensive care in Oregon for conditions such as epilepsy, spina bifida, and brain and spinal cord tumors.
The latest technology , including the West Coast\u2019s only child-dedicated intraoperative MRI.
Direct access to research innovations and clinical trials.
The neurologists at OHSU Doernbecher include leading experts in epilepsy, neuromuscular conditions, and childhood brain and spinal cord tumors. They are devoted to treating the unique needs of your child or teen in partnership with your child\u2019s regular doctor. In addition, our doctors include world-class scientists pursuing groundbreaking discoveries in the lab.
Our specialists collaborate with experts in pediatric neurosurgery, oncology, neuroradiology, endocrinology, psychiatry, behavioral pediatrics, physical therapy and support services, among others. This ensures that all your child\u2019s needs are met at each phase of care \u2014 from diagnosis through rehabilitation \u2014 and all in one place.
Our neurologists use the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment, including a range of high-definition imaging options. Doernbecher also offers advanced fetal imaging for diagnosing neurological conditions such as spina bifida.
Clinical trials and research
Our neurologists are on the forefront of scientific discovery, with one-of-a-kind clinical trials and access to national trials. They include leaders in advancing the care of epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders, and one of the world\u2019s top experts on children\u2019s brain tumors.
Conditions we treat
You\u2019ll find expert care for conditions including:
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