Career Opportunities: Physician - Hospice & Palliative Care (leadership opportunity) (149062)
July 11, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Palliative Care position in vibrant Portland metropolitan area.
PeaceHealth is passionate about growing palliative care and hospice services in Southwest Washington State. Work closely with 2 physicians and 2 NPs as well as a full ancillary support team in a fully supported H&PCM program.
We seek a physician who is BC/BE in Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine. Medical Directorship or lead role also available.
Position is based at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington--just across the river from Portland, Oregon. Current opportunity would focus on inpatients, but could also have oversight for the outpatient program. We envision our program growing to include outpatient services, first in oncology and then in other specialties (e.g. CHF, dementia, ESRD, etc.).
Become a member of this physician-centric practice, and never compromise the values that brought you to medicine:
Integrated physician-led medical group
Hospitalist teams are familiar with palliative medicine and they are eager for more on-the-ground resources to meet their patients' needs.
Competitive compensation plus signing bonus and robust benefits package
CME reimbursement & relocation assistance
Fully paid malpractice insurance
Educational Loan Reimbursement Program for eligible providers
What you'll love about Vancouver:
Robust, independent city with the additional advantage of being part of the Portland, Oregon metro area.
Downtown Vancouver is only 9 miles from downtown Portland, 45 miles to Willamette Valley vineyards, 90 miles to the Pacific Coast, 80 miles to the ski resorts at Mt. Hood and 160 miles to Seattle.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the historic Columbia River Gorge, Pacific Ocean, Mt. Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending outdoor recreation options in the Pacific Northwest.
The metro area has world class cuisine, wine, and beer which are mostly locally produced and sourced.
Washington State does not have a state income tax.
If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150) Job Category: Physician; Physician - Specialty Shift:Day FTE: 1.0 Work Type:Full Time
Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Physician; Physician - Specialty || Full Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout th...e Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.