Physician Assistant/ Instructor Job at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Portland, OR

Job Description

This position will provide team based care with OHSU's Ob/Gyn Gynecologic Oncology division, and must have confidence in providing general gynecologic oncology care to patients. In addition to providing clinical care, the instructor will educate fellows, residents and medical students.


The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged as a Physician Assistant (PA) in a respective specialty area. The APP is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws. The APP shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The APP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.

Clinical Activities

  • This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to gynecologic oncology patients. This position will require expertise in clinical practice and administration within the full range of gynecologic oncology outpatient services.
  • The primary duties include direct patient care in the ambulatory setting, providing care for gynecologic oncology patients.
  • The spectrum of care includes pre-op and post-operative care, symptom management associated with oncology treatments, oncology surveillance/survivorship care, pain management, and end of life care. The APP is responsible for communication with oncology infusion staff and pharmacists for laboratory interpretation and modification of chemotherapy treatment plans. 
  • This APP is expected to collaborate with multiple OHSU departments in the care of patients, including radiation oncology, surgical oncology, urology, pharmacy, palliative care. Gynecologic clinic procedures done by the APP may include endometrial biopsy, IUD placement and removal, excisional skin biopsy. If needed, training can be provided. Clinical activities will take place primarily at OHSU.

Scholarly Activities 

  • Like all OHSU faculty members, advanced practice providers are expected to have some scholarly activity, this may be limited to educating learners as outlined below, but may also include research, and other grant supported work or academic papers and presentations in disciplines related to their field of expertise. APP faculty members are expected to participate in clinical research as needed, often with the help of trained research support staff and senior faculty principal investigators.


  • This position provides clinical education to fellows, residents, and medical students participating in OB/GYN rotations. As part of the multidisciplinary team charged with educating learners in the gynecologic oncology environment this person would be expected to provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners working in gynecologic oncology. This faculty member will provide education and feedback to students and trainees. This person would also be expected to provide feedback and guidance in the development and implementation of an anticipated Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship program.

Administrative Activites 

  • As an OHSU faculty member, this position will be required to participate in faculty meetings at the division and department level. All faculty members are expected to aid the division head and department chair in providing direction to the division and the department both on a day to day basis and as part of ongoing strategic planning and strategic planning.
  • Master’s Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role.
  • Current licensure as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider governing board(s) in the state of Oregon.
  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description.
  • Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • 2-3 years clinical experience in an oncology specialty

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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

Job Tags

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