Department of Pediatric/Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Work Unit Description
The Department of Pediatric team of Hematology/Oncology are board-certified pediatric hematologists/ oncologists (blood, cancer and bone marrow transplant doctors) who work closely together to provide care for children with the most complete and advanced care. Our team collaborates with pediatric specialists in surgery, laboratory medicine, radiation oncology, infectious disease, and other specialties, to make sure the child receives all the expert services they need, in one place.
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
Job Type: Faculty, 6 to 12 months; renewable
FTE: 1.0, Full-time
Location: Marquam Hill, Portland, OR
Functions/Duties of Position
The Noturnist Hospitalist will cover 8 to 10 nights per month. The Notcturnist delivers acute healthcare services to children and young adults admitted to Doernbecher Children's Hospital on the pediatric hematology/oncology (PHO) service and/or treated within the PHO clinic. The Notcturnist also works within a team to coordinate the patient's care. The Notcturnist provides advanced education to nurses and other staff, contributes to new knowledge and/or technology by conducting in-services and preparing education material, and participates in research by caring for patients who are enrolled in clinical trial research protocols. The Notcturnist participates in quality initiatives and program development that ensure optimal safety and patient satisfaction.
Current MD license as required by specific medical governing board(s) and completion of pediatric residency program and an interest in pediatric hematology-oncology.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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.
Regular and consistent attendance at work.
Code of conduct
Respect in the workplace
Applicable law, policies, procedures, positions certifying agencies and agreements related to position, department, or OHSU as a whole.
Hours vary and will include a combination of weekday and weekend service, and possibly occasional nighttime service as well.
Frequent interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations.
May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation.
May be required to attend out of town conferences according to hospital travel and reimbursement policies.
May be exposed to body fluids, tissue, possible radiation exposure, and infectious processes.
Subject to computer work for several hours during every workday.
Able to use all appropriate patient care equipment and office equipment within work area.
Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position:
Standing: On concrete, vinyl, or carpeting up to 4 hours per day and intermittently.
Sitting: Chair or stool continuous up to 8 hours per day and intermittently.
Changing Position: Intermittently, as needed.
Walking: Intermittently up to 4 hours per day on concrete, vinyl, and carpeting.
Carrying: Up to 50 pounds (supplies, equipment, books, papers, etc) for intermittent periods and distances.
Lifting: Up to 50 pounds (patients, equipment, supplies, books, etc) Intermittent throughout the day.
Pushing/Pulling: Up to 100 pounds, intermittent, throughout the day.
Bending: From the waist and knees, frequently throughout the day.
Reaching/Handling: Fine manipulation, repetitive, gross motor requiring full ROM in upper extremities, including overhead reaching.
Twisting: All ROM required, intermittent periods, throughout the day.
Climbing: Staircase, intermittently throughout the day.
Crawling: Infrequent but possible on vinyl, carpet surface
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