Assistant/Associate Professor - Developmental Pediatrician
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Internal Number: 2021-12260
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.
This position is under the administration of the Director of the IDD and the supervision of the Clinical Director of the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) clinical programs. The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and IDD and include: participation in interdisciplinary teams for the evaluation and management of children and adolescents with special health care needs in selected CDRC clinics throughout the state; participation in interdisciplinary training at CDRC; service on various 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 research in selected areas of interest. The duties may vary and are determined by the CDRC Clinical Director to meet objectives agreed upon by the Director of the IDD in consultation with the CDRC Clinical Director.
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.
M.D. or D.O. Degree, Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics.
Completed Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and experience working in interdisciplinary settings.
Demonstrated success in scholarly activities.
Eligibility for Oregon Medical License.
Certified or eligible for certification in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
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