Geriatrician

Employer
Providence
Location
Portland, Oregon
Posted
Sep 21, 2022
Ref
18743
Specialty
Geriatrics
Position Type
Permanent
Providence Medical Group (PMG), in partnership with Providence Senior Health, is seeking a full-time Geriatrician to develop and lead an outpatient geriatrics consultation program in Portland, Oregon. You will be joining a patient-centered medical home team of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, a behaviorist, clinical pharmacist, case manager, registered nurse, and certified medical assistants to provide exceptional coordinated care to older adults and their families. The vision for this position is to provide more clinical expertise to our older adult patients seen by our primary care providers, whether it is in person, virtually or in an e-consult mode. Your clinical expertise will especially guide outpatient consultations on cognitive concerns as part of an integrative primary care model referred by our PMG primary care providers. You will also become part of a geriatric clinical community that has been created through the development of a Geriatric Mini-Fellowship, an educational partnership between Senior Health and PMG. This program supports Primary Care providers in becoming Age-Friendly champions within their clinics. In this role, you will have clinical time as well as time dedicated to program and care pathway development with the Senior Health team. Additionally, to continue to progress Age-Friendly provider training, you will have time established to partner with a dedicated Geriatric Educator in support of Providence Oregon's three residency programs (IM and FP) in the Portland metro area. Senior Health has implemented multiple services to support PMG in establishing Age Friendly practices and programs and has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as a Pioneer Age-Friendly Healthcare System. Senior Health supported programs include a robust Falls Risk Management Program, a Dementia Care Ecosystem in collaboration with UCSF, and a Geriatric Mini-Fellowship to upskill primary care providers across Providence. Join a world-class health care organization, help lead innovative approaches to supporting older adults, and enjoy a healthy work-life balance in Portland, Oregon.
  • Board-certified or Board-eligible in geriatric medicine
  • Full-time (0.8 FTE - 1.0 FTE)
  • No on-call responsibilities
  • CME time and stipend
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Quality incentive
  • Consultative practice primarily for episodes of care; embedded in a primary care practice with PCP partners
  • Development of a Memory Concern Clinic and care pathways in partnership with aligned clinical services
  • Interdisciplinary care team including LCSW and PharmD support, with behavioral health and rehab available
  • Ideal candidates will have an interest in teaching and innovative program development
  • Two years of recent geriatric clinical experience advised

Where You'll Work

Providence Medical Group is an organization of employed physicians, with more than 90 clinics across the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington. Its 1,500+ providers possess a wide range of clinical expertise, including Family and Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Dermatology and Occupational Medicine. At Providence Medical Group, patients enjoy close-to-home access to dedicated providers in primary, specialty or urgent care clinics, with clinical and operational support from centralized Providence programs.

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" offers residents a high quality of life, an incredibly diverse array of dining options and a thriving job market. The city is also an outdoor enthusiast's mecca, 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: 18743

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