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Geriatric Medical Chair - Ashland - Oregon

Company: Health Care Specialists of America
Location: Ashland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Internal Medicine (Geriatrics) - THE OPPORTUNITY: Geriatric Medical Director - Chair

THE LOCATION: Ashland, Oregon

Ready for a change? We are seeking a Geriatric Medical Director to join our team in a beautiful community, Ashland, located in Southern Oregon. You 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.


-Year 1 Base salary of $275,220
-Year 2 & beyond Annual performance incentives of up to $40,000
-$50,000 signing bonus
-Up to $15,000 relocation assistance
-Up to $5,000 annual CME allowance
-240 hours authorized time off
-Excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits

In collaboration with philanthropic donors, this employer plans to invest nearly $5 million to develop this service which is vital to our aging communities. The space at our community hospital will be designed and renovated to be aesthetically pleasing for geriatric patients with a focus on decreasing the disorientation and depersonalizing effects of an unfamiliar environment.

You 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 while building and leading 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 this health system

Develop clinical programs to serve our aging population.

Develop partnerships with local providers, long-term care facilities and other caregivers.

We are a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care system serving 600,000 residents in Southern Oregon and Northern California. We are the region's top health care provider, with three hospitals and 40 ambulatory clinics. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented in our organization, which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-centered care supported by sophisticated technology. We have been named a 15 Top Health System in the nation seven years in a row by Watson Health. With a workforce of more than 5,500, we offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth.


-Candidates must be BC-BE in Internal Medicine or Geriatric Medicine.

-Experienced physician leader who has demonstrated success in a complex care environment.

-Strong clinical leader with experience in leading geriatric service line.

-Track record of driving improvements in quality and safety, with progressive leadership experience.

-Licensed as a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician in the state of Oregon or able to obtain licensure and certification in Geriatric Medicine.


-Located in picturesque Southern Oregon, nestled between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains

-The area is known for its temperate climate with an average of 196 sunny days per year

-Here you'll find warm summers, mild winters, vibrant springs and colorful autumns.

-Southern Oregon is a great place to live, especially if you love the outdoors.

-This area offers year-around recreational activities, family-friendly communities, wonderful schools and an opportunity to enjoy a well-balanced life.

-The region is home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Britt Music and Arts Festival, Southern Oregon University, Crater Lake National Park, the Rogue River and award-winning wineries and vineyards.

-Drive to the spectacular Oregon coast in two hours or fly to San Francisco or Portland in 50 minutes.

-Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport is centrally located and easily accessible from most airports.

Keywords: Health Care Specialists of America, Medford , Geriatric Medical Chair - Ashland - Oregon, Healthcare , Ashland, Oregon

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