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Medical Director - Geriatric Medicine - 1547248

Southern Oregon, OR

Medical Director – Geriatric Medicine

 

Seeking a Board Certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Geriatrician to lead the Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Services in Southern 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.

  

Highlights: 

• 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

• 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.

 

The successful candidate will be an experienced physician leader who has demonstrated success in a complex care environment.  They will lead the efforts to design, build, implement, and collaborate with community partners, hospital services and departments towards achieving a high quality, effective, compassionate regional behavioral health service that provides a scope of services consistent with community needs. 

 

Qualifications include: 

• 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. 

 

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.  It 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 Airport is centrally located and easily accessible from most airports.

 

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