Portland, Oregon - We are seeking an outstanding Hospice physician with strong clinical skills and an interest in program leadership to join our practice located in Portland, OR as we expand to meet growing regional demand in the Portland metropolitan area and Southern Oregon. Board certification in Hospice and Palliative medicine is required, and experience in providing hospice care is greatly preferred. This position provides clinical expertise and leadership to the interdisciplinary team made up of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, chaplains, social workers and other team members providing physical care as well as emotional, social and spiritual support for patients, families and caregivers. The associate medical director oversees scheduling of clinicians and provides supplemental coverage for hospice providers on the Hospice Medical Staff, serves on the Hospice Medical Staff and Hospice Leadership Team, and other committees as assigned. Position also oversees medical staff practice to ensure adherence to standards and guidelines. Take advantage of this opportunity to lead an outstanding team of dedicated and compassionate providers within the Oregon Region Hospice Program. Experience unparalleled quality of life in the vibrant city of Portland, and enjoy all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
This position is full-time and offers a generous comprehensive benefit package with competitive compensation, including relocation assistance, CME and reimbursement of licensure and certifications.
The Oregon Region Hospice Program is responsible for medical direction and oversight of hospice services throughout the regions ministries including care provided in home settings, ICFs, assisted living facilities, and acute care facilities.
Portland has a metro population over two million, but maintains strong local neighborhoods and a close connection to nature. Consequently, the city consistently ranks high in national livability contests. Popular Science magazine named Portland the greenest city in America. No city of comparable size offers residents cleaner air and water and an all-around healthy environment, according to Earth Day Network. Portland has been named the most bicycle- and dog-friendly big city as well. With high urban culture and easy access to vast evergreen forests, the Pacific Ocean and sun-drenched central Oregon, its easy to see why Portland is so popular.
Providence Health & Services is an integrated, not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and providers in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. We are affiliated with Swedish Health Services, Pacific Medical Centers, Kadlec and Facey Medical Group, sharing one EMR and best practices to create healthier communities, together.