The Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Pediatric Urology Specialty. The NP is credentialed by the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws.
The purpose of this position is to coordinate and support the clinical operations of the Pediatric Urology practice at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital by having independent clinics at the DCH site and outreach clinics. The NP will work in partnership with faculty physicians, RNs, residents, and CMAs to provide excellent clinical care and customer service in the inpatient and outpatient areas. The NP works to assure a smooth transition of patient care and education between the inpatient and outpatient arenas in order to decrease length of stay, improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. The NP works in conjunction with the Division Chief, faculty, RN, surgical residents, Division Manager, division staff and OHSU leadership to provide services to further the Universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service and the Departments/Hospitals goal of providing effective, efficient care. The NP is credentialed by the Medical Board of OHSU to practice in the hospital setting and to perform procedures as authorized by the medical board and within the scope specified by the respective licensing board.
The NP provides healthcare services to pediatric Urology patients in both the inpatient and clinic setting; provides advanced education to students, peers and others; and, contributes to new knowledge and/or technology by conducting or participating in research.
In addition to key job responsibilities, qualifications and other job requirements listed below, the NP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.
The NP reports to the Pediatric Specialties Nurse Manager at Doernbecher.