The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
This position reports to: Christina Flaxel, MD
The duties of this position include: teaching medical students, residents, graduate students and the regional medical community in Ophthalmology; provide clinical care to patients of the University Hospitals and Clinics, and affiliated hospitals and clinics; staffing responsibilities in the resident clinics at the OHSU Casey Eye Institute and Veterans Administration Medical Center; staffing and assisting in ophthalmic surgeries. The instructor refers cases outside his/her ability to diagnose or treat to other health care professionals and the supervising physician; may provide training and direction to others involved in health care because of specialized knowledge possessed, may order medication within scope of approved formulary.
Compliance expectations: You will be expected to abide by all state, federal and institutional compliance regulations and will be required to attend compliance training; perform requirements for Staff Members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in OHSU Hospitals and Clinics; and complete specific compliance requirements as outlined by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners. You must carry out responsibilities in an ethical, effective and professional manner, and report potential compliance problems using the reporting processes as outlined in the Code of Conduct. You will be expected to model ethical and appropriate behavior, professional standards, compliance and personal integrity. It is required that you understand and comply with the OHSU Code of Conduct, departmental policies and procedures, and applicable rules and regulations. You will adhere to all Casey Eye Institute Service Excellence standards and expectations and attend all related mandatory training programs. It is expected that you will document in medical records all patient care services delivered in support of third party bills; process billings for hospital and clinic charges in accordance with HCFA, Medicaid, Champus and all commercial and managed care carriers, and assure departmental compliance with all applicable third party payer regulations and contracts.