The OPACT Partnership Liaison is responsible for clinical, administrative, and educational research activities related to the management of the Oregon Primary Care Transformation: Expanding Roles for Nurses on Primary Care Teams (OPACT) grant. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the facilitation of communication and collaboration between academic and practice partners, and to provide statewide leadership for project implementation.
1.Leadership & Project Coordination Expand innovative clinical experiences in community based primary care for OHSU nursing students statewide. Orient leadership at each identified community based primary care site. Collaborate with Project Director/PI in formation of an Advisory Council for OPACT. Liaison with all partners, including primary care clinics, preceptors, lead faculty, and consultants. Develop a marketing plan to solicit participants, including CE credits. Lead program improvement activities. Project manager role for operations. Prepare report for and to Advisory Council
2.Program & Curriculum Development Complete a comprehensive literature search on community based primary care nursing practice. Develop models of practice and share with Advisory Council. Incorporate models into undergraduate programs and continuing professional development programming. Identify competencies, outcomes, and content to be included in a program of continuing professional development. Develop interactive modules that can be delivered by synchronous or asynchronous online methods. Develop and deliver continuing professional education to primary care nurses and preceptors statewide.
3.Clinical Coordination: Student Recruitment Develop a collaborative process for selecting student participants Develop a collaborative process for selecting AHEC scholars Assign community based primary care placements at partner clinics. Student recruitment, orientation, placement, retention.
4.Clinical Coordination: Partnership & Professional Development Participate in continuing professional development for nurses and team member at primary care sites. Collaborate with Area Health Educational Centers (AHEC) for partnership enhancement. Attend Core and Advisory Council meetings.
5.Assessment & Evaluation Develop and administer a program evaluation for all participants. Collaborate with partners to complete a needs assessment for community based primary care nurses. Review regional metrics and annual goals; identify baseline data. Assist Program Director in overseeing and providing HRSA required evaluation and reporting.
BSN in Nursing, Masters degree in Nursing, Public Health or Health Administration, or related field.
5 years nursing experience
Prior experience in nursing clinical or academic education, primary care.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time.
Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems.
Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Work and PowerPoint.
Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person.
Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships.
RN licensure in the State of Oregon
CPR Basic Life Support - Health Provider Certification
3 years experience in nursing education and/or 3 years in primary care nursing.
Must be able to travel to clinical partner sites across the State of Oregon
Flexibility in schedule to accommodate the needs of clinical partners, students, Advisory Council
May include weekend or evening scheduling.
Must be able to drive and have a vehicle available for travel.
Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
Heavy use of computers, phones, and copiers.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Continuous ability to speak, read, hear and understand the English language.
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