This position is a member of the Eugene interdisciplinary CDRC team and will be involved in care of patients in the Child Development, NeuroDevelopment and Feeding Programs, providing diagnosis, consultation and treatment to infants and children with suspected developmental disabilities. This position collaborates with other CDRC programs, participates in clinical teaching programs, and serves as liaison to community agencies, providers and OHSU-based consultants.
The duties of this position include:
Clinic Coordination: \u2022 Review and triages new referrals to Eugene IDD/CDRC Feeding clinic. Utilizes clinic protocols or team consultations to plan for and schedule clinic visits. \u2022 Collaborate with community providers to identify appropriate referrals to the clinic. \u2022 Facilitate team process and communication. \u2022 Coordinate team activities during evaluation. \u2022 Facilitate family involvement in the evaluation. Provide patient and family education. \u2022 Responsible for care coordination in conjunction with OHSU providers and programs, community providers, family/patients and other agencies. Make referrals as appropriate.
Assessment and Management: \u2022 Conduct patient/family interview to determine needs. \u2022 Obtains detailed medical history and performs pediatric physical and developmental/functional assessments. \u2022 Order diagnostic tests, nutritional supplements, medications and therapy interventions. \u2022 Provide follow-up care for high-risk NICU patients. \u2022 Plan care for patients in coordination with the team, parents and community providers. \u2022 Provide treatment; monitor feeding, developmental and behavioral issues; monitor general medical issues. \u2022 Provide family education and ongoing support.
Care Coordination: \u2022 Communicate with PCP and referral sources. \u2022 Make referrals to other specialists and agencies as indicated. \u2022 Consultation with community agencies and providers to facilitate implementation of care plan and coordination of care. \u2022 Communicate and consult with team members to ensure comprehensive approach to patient and family needs. \u2022 Obtain prior authorizations for supplements and medications as needed. Prescribe and refill supplements and medications as necessary.
Other: \u2022 Participate in training and educational programs for patients/families, community, health care students and providers. \u2022 Participate in the organizations continuing quality improvement process. \u2022 Participate in clinical program planning. \u2022 Support the vision, mission and goals of CDRC.
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