Palliative Care Medical Director

Portland, Oregon
Dec 21, 2021
Palliative Care
Position Type
Providence is seeking a full-time Medical Director of Palliative Care to join a well-established program in Portland, Oregon. The Medical Director provides program leadership and operational management as well as direct clinical oversight of the program to ensure the effective delivery of inpatient and outpatient palliative care services. This means you will lead regional and interdisciplinary teams of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, and chaplains, as well as reinforce population health-focused education efforts. Additionally, you will also represent Palliative Care on select Providence committees and workgroups - collaborating effectively with stakeholders and leaders from multiple areas while simultaneously guiding the development/implementation of key Palliative Care objectives across Providence.
  • Guaranteed salary, quality incentive, and CME funds & hours, relocation assistance
  • MD/DO degree from an accredited program required
  • Board certified or board eligible in program specialty (BC within one year) required
  • MPH strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated advocacy for palliative care and ability to partner effectively with multiple stakeholders at various levels of the organization
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Oregon required
  • Minimum of 5 years of practice experience required
  • Experience managing providers and leading teams required

Where You'll Work

Providence Connections is a Palliative Care consultation service for patients living with a serious illness. This interdisciplinary group helps patients and their families find needed resources to control symptoms associated with their illness and maximize quality of life, all while providing compassionate support. Teams of physicians, nurse practitioners, Palliative Care nurses, clinical social workers and chaplains work collaboratively with all members of patients' care teams to provide holistic care.

Where You'll Live

Portland is rich in character and culture, with strong neighborhood identities and community bonds that defy its population of 2.3 million. Home of the Portland Trail Blazers, "Rip City" is ranked No. 8 in the Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, based on its high quality of life and thriving job market. A foodie mecca, Portland is ideally situated between waterfalls, beaches, Mt. Hood skiing and hiking trails, forests and the Columbia River Gorge.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 16593

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