Instructor APP, Portland, Oregon

Employer Oregon Health & Science University
Created 07/09/2024
Reference 243441100
Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Zip 97201
Salary -
Oregon Health & Science University

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

Instructor APP


Job ID: 2024-30665
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Advanced Practice Provider
Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)


The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

The duties of this position include:
The Hepatology Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged as a Physician Assistant (PA) or a Nurse Practitioner (NP). The APP is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws.

The APP will provide outpatient medical management to hepatology patients. The APP will be trained to evaluate patients independently including counseling on diagnoses, education on procedural expectations, risks, benefits and possible adverse events. The APP will also be trained to review incoming hepatology clinic referrals and triage them appropriately to a procedure or clinic evaluation. The APP will provide support to the hepatology team in terms of pathology follow up, patient calls, and electronic medical record coverage. The APP will function and be supported in a team-based approach to Hepatology in an expanding practice.

The APP will be partnered with and support two MD Hepatology providers. All patients will be co-managed by the APP and MD partner.

The APP will be assigned to eight four-hour clinical sessions each week based on the needs of the section. These eight sessions will be a combination of face-to-face clinics alongside an MD partner, independent follow up clinics (virtual and/or in-person) and asynchronous sessions (e-consults, referral management, billable mychart encounters, etc).

One full day each week will be protected for administrative work, education, or scholarship.

Candidates with prior GI experience, an eagerness to learn, attention to detail and excellent communication skills are encouraged to apply. Those without prior GI experience but who are enthusiastic and diligent learners will be provided thorough training on hepatology diagnoses, pathology, and management.


Physician Assistant:

  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant training program.
  • Current registration with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners as a licensed Physician Assistant.

Nurse Practitioner:

  • ANCC Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the specific are of specialization.
  • Completion of a master’s degree in nursing.
  • Current registration with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners as a licensed Nurse Practitioner.


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