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Geriatrics opening in Ashland, OR (Physician )

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Ashland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Family Practice-Geriatrics opening in Ashland, Oregon. Geriatric Medical Director opening in Oregon Located in Ashland, OR Full-Time & Permanent Seeking a Medical Director to lead their Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Services in beautiful Ashland, Oregon. The Medical Director of Geriatrics will provide clinical and administrative leadership to a team of inpatient and outpatient physicians and advanced practice clinicians, as well as a robust support staff including clinical nurse specialists and other team members. The Medical Director will also be the first holder of a Medical Chair established by donors through network's foundation. This prestigious Medical Chair will provide funds for the use at the discretion of the Chairholder that can be directed for people, technology, facilities and programs that support patient care and research activities. Geriatric Specialty and Age-Friendly initiative at the hospital will be the only hospital-based provider of this type in the service area, serving 600,000 people in a nine-county region. The network in collaboration with philanthropic donors, plans to invest nearly $5 million to develop this service which is vital to our aging communities. The space at the Community Hospital will be specially designed and renovated to be aesthetically pleasing for geriatric patients with a focus decreasing the disorientation and depersonalizing effects of an unfamiliar environment. This is an important new service for the hospital and is strongly supported by the communities they serve. The Medical Director will be responsible for all aspects of the service line across all divisions, including growth, quality, and service education. The role is designed to be 50% clinical service and 50% leadership. - Serve as Medical Director and lead the development of the Age-Friendly Initiative for the region. Collaborate with the Foundation on fundraising for this initiative. - Build and lead an interdisciplinary team of specially trained physicians and nurses. - Practice as a community-based physician in Ashland. - Embed age-sensitive principles at the hospital level and throughout the system. - Develop clinical programs to serve our aging population. - Develop partnerships with local providers, long-term care facilities and other caregivers. - Strong clinical leader with experience in leading geriatric service line. - Track record of driving improvements in quality and safety, with progressive leadership experience. - Provision of full range of geriatric services to assigned patients. - Licensed as a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician in the state of Oregon or able to obtain licensure, and certification in Geriatric Medicine. - Board certified and must maintain certification. - Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills. - Must complete a satisfactory background investigation. Location: The hospital is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, one of the nations most beautiful locales. With 4-season activities and over 200 days of sunshine a year in a stunning mountain setting, the community offers candidates a variety of options including hiking, kayaking, biking, skiing and nature viewing. The Rogue Valley boasts several livable towns including Ashland with its world-famous Shakespeare festival, world-class wineries and restaurants.

Keywords: Archway Physician Recruitment, Medford , Geriatrics opening in Ashland, OR (Physician ), Healthcare , Ashland, Oregon

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