Portland, Oregon - Seeking an exemplary Hospice physician leader to serve as associate medical director. Full-time position. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits. 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.
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. The New York Times describes Portland as a bastion of good living and one of our national capitals of cool. With easy access to mountains and beaches, coupled with a nationally recognized food culture, Portland is a large little city with an outsized and unique cultural footprint.
The Oregon Region Hospice Program is responsible for medical direction and oversight of hospice services throughout the region's ministries including care provided in home settings, ICFs, assisted living facilities, and acute care facilities.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners em...ploy more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.