The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is Oregon's premier center for childhood cancer and blood disorders. We are nationally recognized as a comprehensive center in pediatric cancer diagnosis, treatment, advanced care and research.
Function/Duties of Position
The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is recruiting a Nocturnist Hospitalist to cover 8-12 nights (5:00 pm to 7:15 am) per month in the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology inpatient unit (.75 to 1.0 FTE). Some weekend day coverage may substitute for some nights.
Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):
Assure the safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management of patient care to the pediatric hematology/oncology population, including but not limited to completing a comprehensive assessment of the patient’s status; developing, monitoring and revising, as appropriate, an evidence-based treatment plan that addresses diagnoses, patterns of disease, risk factors, and treatment alternatives; treat many common acute and chronic health problems; interpret diagnostic tests; prescribe and manage medications and other therapies; provide health teaching with an emphasis on anticipatory guidance and risks of complications of therapy.
Oregon license and prior work experience in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Experience as a provider to the pediatric hematology-oncology population.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Nocturnist Hospitalist will work 8-12 nights (5:00 pm until 7:15 am) per month in the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (PHO) inpatient unit. The shift will begin with face-to-face handoff covering all PHO hosptalized patients to the nocturnist from the daytime inpatient providers; the shift will end with brief handoff from nocturnist to daytime providers.
Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position:
- Standing: On concrete, vinyl, or carpeting several hours per shift and intermittently.
- Sitting: Chair or stool continuous up to 8 hours per day and intermittently.
- Walking: Inermittently several hours per day on concrete, vinyl, and carpeting.
- Lifting: Minimal
- Bending: Minimal
- Reaching/Handling: Fine manipulation, repetitive, gross motor requiring full ROM in upper extremeties, including overhead reaching.
- Twisting: All range of motion required, intermittent periods, throughout the shift.