Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.
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.
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 department providers.
Medical Director responsibilities include:
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 Northwest.
You may be a qualified candidate if you:
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 mission.
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.