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Palliative Care Medical Director

Company: Salem Health Hospital and Clinics
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type & FTE: Full-time, 1.0 FTE Shift Type: Days Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement. As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind. Your Role With Us:Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics is seeking a full-time Medical Director to oversee our established, hospital-based Palliative Care team, as well as provide services to our patients. Salem Health's Palliative Care program has a collaborative interdisciplinary team, who have developed and fostered strong relationships and support throughout the organization. The team is comprised of four (4) physicians, three (3.0) FTE Social Workers, one (1) RN, support staff, with access to Chaplains and an Ethicist. The Medical Director's schedule will consist of four (4), 10-hour workdays, totaling 184 annual shifts (147 shifts are clinical and the remainder are admin.). Our Medical Directors work closely with a dedicated dyad business manager, and have additional dyad Clinical and Operations leadership support.Background/Expertise:

  • Hold current, unrestricted MD/DO Oregon medical license.
  • Graduated from an approved school of medicine.
  • Achieved ABMS/AOA Board Certification a medical or surgical specialty; AND
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (ABHPM) certification OR
  • Have completed a Palliative Medicine Fellowship AND
  • Demonstrate direct participation in the active care of at least 100 terminal or severely and chronically ill patients, including 25 hospital inpatients, for whom Palliative Medicine was a predominant goal of care, during the past 24 months.
  • Have at least three (3) to five (5) years of hospital experience in Palliative Care
  • Leadership experience preferred Total Rewards Offerings:
    • Up to $20,000 start bonus
    • Up to $100,000 student loan repayment
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Base salary + leadership stipend
    • $4,000 annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance
    • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Life insurance; Short and long-term disability
    • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
    • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer Why Salem Health?
      • Not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 644 acute-care beds
      • Largest private employer in the state of Oregon
      • Level II trauma center and Life Flight hub
      • Busiest emergency department on the West Coast
      • Magnet designation
      • EPIC EMR
      • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
      • Community members honored Salem Health nine times in the "2022 Best of the Mid-Valley" awards
      • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
      • 1-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5-hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland
      • We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community and the beautiful state of Oregon:
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        Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
        Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

Keywords: Salem Health Hospital and Clinics, Salem , Palliative Care Medical Director, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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