Child Development and Rehabilitation Center - Institute on Development and Disability
CDRC - Eugene
Work Unit Description
The purpose of the Institute on Development and Disability - Child Development and Rehabilitation Center of Oregon Health Sciences University is to assure that persons in Oregon with developmental disabilities and other disabling conditions are identified and assured ready access to exemplary and coordinated services through programs of public health, clinical service, education, research and care coordination.
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 1.0 FTE, Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Eugene, OR
Job Type: Faculty
Functions/Duties of Position
This position is a member of the Eugene interdisciplinary Feeding Program, providing diagnosis, consultation and treatment to infants and children with suspected developmental disabilities. This position provides pediatric care, clinic coordination, diagnostic and treatment services, patient and family education with emphasis on feeding and nutrition issues, skin care, medical, developmental, behavioral, and emotional factors affecting feeding dynamics; and care coordination. This position collaborates with other CDRC programs; participates in clinical teaching programs; serves as liaison to community agencies, providers and OHSU-based consultants.
Review and triages new referrals to Eugene IDD/CDRC Feeding clinic.
Utilizes clinic protocols or team consultations to plan for and schedule clinic visits.
Collaborate with community providers to identify appropriate referrals to the clinic.
Facilitate team process and communication.
Coordinate team activities during evaluation.
Facilitate family involvement in the evaluation.
Provide patient and family education.
Responsible for care coordination in conjunction with OHSU providers and programs, community providers, family/patients and other agencies.
Make referrals as appropriate.
Assessment and Management:
Conduct patient/family interview to determine needs.
Obtains detailed medical history and performs pediatric physical and developmental/functional assessments.
Order diagnostic tests, nutritional supplements, medications and therapy interventions.
Provide follow-up care for high-risk NICU patients.
Plan care for patients in coordination with the team, parents and community providers.
Provide treatment; monitor feeding, developmental and behavioral issues; monitor general medical issues.
Provide family education and ongoing support.
Communicate with PCP and referral sources.
Make referrals to other specialists and agencies as indicated.
Consultation with community agencies and providers to facilitate implementation of care plan and coordination of care.
Communicate and consult with Feeding team members to ensure comprehensive approach to patient and family needs.
Obtain prior authorizations for supplements and medications as needed. Prescribe and refill supplements and medications as necessary.
Participate in training and educational programs for patients/families, community, health care students and providers.
Participate in the organizations continuing quality improvement process.
Participate in clinical program planning.
Support the vision, mission and goals of CDRC
Valid Oregon RN license and Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner certificate with prescriptive privileges
Valid Oregon driver's license
Knowledge of principles and practices of developmental pediatrics
Working knowledge of psychological and environmental aspects of developmental disabilities and their impact upon children and their families
Working knowledge of techniques used to identify and evaluate normal and abnormal mental and physical growth in children
2 years of experience in pediatrics, preferably including public health and community nursing, and recent experience working with children with special health needs
Able to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team, providing family centered care
Excellent interpersonal skills
Organized, able to prioritize and work independently
Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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