Instructor/Assistant Professor Nurse Practitioner

Oregon Health & Science UniversityOregon Health & Science University

Hillsboro, OR, US
Job Description

Department Overview

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Division of Neonatology is pleased to announce our recruitment for an Instructor or Assistant Professor Nurse Practitioner for OHSU and the OHSU affiliated clinical care site of PeaceHealth SW in Vancouver, Washington.

Function/Duties of Position

The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the division head in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. This position provides clinical care coverage at PeaceHealth in Vancouver, Washington with additional coverage at OHSU’s Doernbecher Neonatal Care Center or any of our OHSU affiliated or partner hospitals:  OHSU Hillsboro and Adventist Health.


The duties of this position include:

Leadership (not related to teaching or research):

There are multiple opportunities at regional neonatology facilities and at OHSU.


Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research):

This position provides clinical care at a neonatal care center in Vancouver, Washington and at our partner hospitals, Hillsboro Medical Center and Adventist Health. There will be some additional expectation of coverage at OHSU’s Doernbecher Neonatal Care Center. This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to neonatology patients.


Administrative Activities:

As an OHSU faculty member this person would be required to participate in faculty meetings at the division and department level. All pediatric 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.


Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant supported work, presentations, etc.):

OHSU faculty members 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. Faculty members are often called upon to partner with other providers and members of the department or division research support staff in research activity. 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.


Education (include types of teaching and types of student taught):

This position provides clinical education to fellows, residents, medical students, and nurse practitioner students participating in newborn care rotations. As part of the multidisciplinary team charged with educating learners in the neonatology environment, this person would be expected to provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners working in neonatology.


Other Activities:

Faculty members may be called upon to serve on OHSU committees and in other activities as directed by the department chair or division head in furtherance of division, department, or OHSU goals and objectives.

Required Qualifications

  • Appointee must be board-certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with appropriate training and experience to care for infants in a level III and/or level IV NICU.   
  • Must be eligible for, or currently have Washington and Oregon nursing/medical licenses.

Additional Details

Please upload cover letter and resume.

All are welcome

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 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.
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