Assistant to Associate Professor / Developmental Pediatrician
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Internal Number: 2021-8954
About OHSU Link www.ohsu.edu OHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon, but we're also nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries. We have 16,000 employees and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations. OHSUs stated mission to improve the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
The Institute on Development and Disability within the Department of Pediatrics at OHSU works with patients, families, clinicians, researchers and many other professionals to meet the goal of improving the lives of people with disabilities. We perform research and care to support every patient, from premature babies to older adults, facing changes in life due to the onset of disabling conditions. With more than 100 years of practice, we understand how to best meet the needs of our patients and their families in Oregon and beyond.
The Eugene campus of the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center provides interdisciplinary clinical services for persons with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs. CDRC Eugene programs and services are provided at the Clinical Services Building on the University of Oregon campus.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
Services provided include individual assessments and participation on interdisciplinary teams for the evaluation and management of children and adolescents with developmental delays, cerebral palsy, neurocognitive disorders, autism, and other related developmental disabilities in selected Eugene CDRC clinics and selected outreach sites; participation in interdisciplinary training at the CDRC; service on various Institute on Development and Disability (IDD)/CDRC and OHSU committees as appropriate and assigned; engagement in public service through consultative activities with non-OHSU groups as approved by the Director; and conduct of clinical projects or research in selected areas of interest.
The duties may vary and are determined by the Discipline Director, the Eugene Clinical Director, and the CDRC Director of Clinical Services to meet objectives agreed upon by the Director of IDD. This position requires undivided effort at the specified FTE.
The duties of this position include :
Demonstrating Core Competencies expected of all OHSU employees in the areas of Accountability, Integrity, Diversity, Respect, Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication. Complies with OHSU policies related to Code of conduct, Respect in the workplace, and all applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole.
Providing Developmental Pediatrics care to children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and complex special health care needs at CDRC Eugene.
Participating in interdisciplinary diagnostic evaluations in the Eugene CDRC Child Development and Neurodevelopment clinics, making recommendations for further diagnostic testing, treatment and ongoing medical management of identified conditions.
Specific responsibilities including completion of chart reviews, comprehensive histories, conducting physical and developmental-behavioral examinations, developmental testing, participation in team staffings, provision of parent education/counseling regarding behavioral or developmental diagnoses, and preparation of clinical reports.
Coordinates service provision with members of CDRC Interdisciplinary team and community providers as needed.
Participates in CDRC Outreach clinics, and in program development of Eugene CDRC clinics.
Participates in scholarly activities including: Development of clinical projects/research interests leading to publication/presentation; teaching activities including clinical instruction of University of Oregon (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.
Academic research and teaching effort:
Collaborate with other areas on campus to become involved with research and/or teaching in areas of interest
This position is located in Eugene, Oregon.
M.D. or D.O. Degree
Board Eligible/Certified in Pediatrics
Completed Residency or Fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.
Board eligible/certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.
Experience working in interdisciplinary settings.
Demonstrated interest in scholarly activities.
Eligibility for Oregon Medical License.
This position is located in Eugene, Oregon.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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