Fostering of innovation and collaboration is at the heart of this position. The primary areas of focus will be on leadership, program development and expansion of inter-professional education and scholarship across the institution and region, including support of our growing fellowship program.
We are a seasoned and robust inter-disciplinary team that prides itself on teamwork, education and service excellence. The current program provides inpatient and outpatient care and consists of three physicians, five Advanced Practice Providers and two Social Workers with support from hospital chaplaincy. The Chief will serve on our clinical team as well as offer mentorship to support professional development of the palliative care team members.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm