Palliative Care Physician

Portland, Oregon
May 13, 2022
Palliative Care
Position Type
Providence Connections Palliative Care is seeking a full-time Palliative physician to join its established interdisciplinary team in Portland, Oregon. In this role, you'll be providing consult services in Portland hospitals throughout the area, working closely with nurses, social workers, and chaplains caring for seriously ill patients. Successful candidates will have completed a Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship program and be board-certified or eligible through AAHPM. Connections Palliative Care is part of a growing, integrated Home and Community Care program which collaborates with multiple specialties as well as community-based practitioners to care for patients and their families.
  • Full-time at 1.0 FTE
  • Interdisciplinary care team of physicians, APCs, registered nurses, social workers, and chaplains
  • Collaborative relationships with colleagues and referring providers
  • Guaranteed salary, quality incentives, and CME funds and hours
  • Relocation assistance is available

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: 17553

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