Advanced Practice Practitioner - Preventative Cardiology
 Portland, OR

Department Overview

The Center for Preventative Cardiology in the Knight Cardiovascular Institute consists of experts from all areas of cardiovascular disease prevention, including cardiology (noninvasive imaging, stress tests), endocrinology (diabetes, hypertension, gout, obesity), nursing, clinical nutrition, genetic counseling, and cardiac rehabilitation. All our specialists work together to develop complete and customized cardiovascular risk assessments. Learn more about our program.

Function/Duties of Position

As a member of the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute team, the APP works in partnership with faculty physicians, fellows, residents, and other PA's and PNPs to provide excellent clinical care and customer service in the Center for Preventative Cardiology.

Serves as a clinician in the Center for Preventative Cardiology's outpatient clinic. Duties include the provision of consultative cardiology evaluations with a primary focus on primary and secondary prevention. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with a team of providers across disciplines to provide comprehensive cardiovascular disease prevention assessment and services
  • Maintains and updates most cardiovascular pre-printed order sets for the clinical service and be familiar with active cardiovascular treatment protocols
  • Professional participation in relevant educational conferences and didactic conferences
  • As teaching is an important portion of the cardiology mission, assists with the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows

Required Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioner: Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Current and Active Oregon Nurse Practitioner license; 3 - 5 years Nursing experience in Cardiovascular Medicine (can be as a staff RN)
  • Physician Assistant: Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program. Current national certification. Current Oregon Physician Assistant license. Licensure under Cardiovascular Medicine. Minimum of one year experience as a physician assistant in cardiovascular medicine
  • All: Prescriptive Authority (DEA licensure) and membership/participation in appropriate professional organization(s).

All are welcome

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