Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care.
It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to
create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can
challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change.
At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and
creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena
where “patient-centered” is more than just words.
Description/Qualifications Salem Hospital, a not-for-profit
Level II Trauma facility, is one of Oregon's largest acute-care
hospitals, is home to the busiest ER on the West Coast, and is
licensed for 494 acute-care beds. Our Palliative Care program is in
its tenth year of practice and prides itself on being a true
collaborative and interdisciplinary team. We are proud of the
relationships we have developed, including strong support from the
organization and a great community presence.
We are seeking a full-time physician to lead our comprehensive,
hospital-based Palliative Care team. The clinician will provide a
dual role that includes consultative palliative care services to
patients at Salem health, as well as medical leadership to the
Medical Director responsibilities include:
Work to develop and grow the program
Oversight of the medical services of the program to ensure
adequate and qualified staffing for clinical service/coverage
Monitor quality of care & services and assisting in the
development & review of patient care policies
Work with a dedicated dyad business manager and additional dyad
Clinical and Operations leadership support
Implement education for hospitalists and specialty providers
Represent palliative care on hospital committees
Our evolving team includes providers, social workers, and
support staff. We provide care for diverse medical diagnosis to our
patient population. Our services include: end stage liver and
renal disease, congestive heart failure, oncology, etc. Our broad
scope of service is a direct benefit from established partnerships
with many specialties within our organization, including daily
access to chaplains and an ethicist. Our patients receive
comprehensive medical services through our robust Medical Group of
more than 250 providers and 16 specialties, focused on enhancing
the patient experience and providing higher levels of care
coordination. Salem is uniquely positioned geographically to serve
a broad catchment area including metropolitan and rural communities
and boasts active lifestyle opportunities unique to the Pacific
Guaranteed base salary + Leadership stipend
Annual group incentive bonus program ~ up to 20% base
Relocation assistance & start bonus
Annual CME allowance + 40 CME hours and 200 hours PTO
Up to $100,000 education assistance
Dragon Medical One, Epic-integrated dictation software
Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette
1 hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5 hour drive to Mt. Hood,
and a 45-minute drive to Portland
Are a graduate from an approved school of medicine.
Hold current, unrestricted MD/DO Oregon medical license.
Have achieved ABMS/AOA board certification in a medical or
surgical specialty, and hold American Board of Hospice and
Palliative Medicine (ABHPM) certification; OR have completed a
Palliative Medicine Fellowship.
Have at least two (2) years of hospital experience in Palliative
Care within the past 3 years.
Closing As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a
generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a
commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent.
Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous
improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our
Salem Health 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, or
any other status or condition protected by law.
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