Physician-Geriatrician

PeaceHealth
Eugene
Oregon US
Job Category: 
Physician
Type: 
Contract
Setting: 
Other
Status: 
Full Time
Location: 
Eugene , OR
Salary: 
DOE
Posting Date: 
March 28, 2019
Expiration Date: 
April 30, 2019
Qualifications: 
  • M.D./D.O.
  • Board Certified/Eligible Geriatrician, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
Description: 

The PeaceHealth Gerontology Institute is seeking a full time Board Eligible/Certified Geriatrician or Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with a passion for and interest in Geriatric Medicine to join our skilled, collaborative, and compassionate team of Geriatric specialists.

For more than a decade, PeaceHealth Oregon West Network has been developing innovative and comprehensive senior health programs to meet the challenge of a growing population of older adults in the community, especially the frail and vulnerable. We are dedicated to exceptional medicine and compassionate care. The Gerontology Institute is committed to expanding geriatric knowledge, applying proven geriatric best practices, spreading geriatric expertise, and improving access to care.

We offer the unique opportunity to practice Geriatric Medicine with minimal clinic call, opportunity for adult practice, a highly competitive pay system, full malpractice coverage, relocation assistance, industry leading educational loan reimbursement, great benefits and much more. PeaceHealth realizes the importance of a strong primary care base and how important our Geriatric Medicine providers are for our communities.

Responsibilities: 

Our programs include:

  • The Senior Health & Wellness Center (SHWC), an outpatient Geriatrics clinic which provides comprehensive primary and consultative care for adults age 65 and older, now in its twelfth year of operation. Offering care management, counseling, diabetes education, foot care, Geriatric specialty consultations, memory and cognitive evaluations, an osteoporosis clinic, audiology, and medication education/management for chronic diseases, the culture of SHWC is patient and family centered with an all-in-one approach. The clinic emphasizes an interdisciplinary, interdependent team approach and partnerships between patients and care providers.
  • Community Geriatrics provides Medical Directorships and care in community post-acute and long-term care facilities to improve the quality of care for a very frail and vulnerable patient population. This service has been shown to improve transitions of care from hospital to nursing home, to significantly reduce the frequency of hospital readmissions, and to improve the quality of care in the long-term care setting.
  • Guidance and consultation for the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Program at Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District.
Application Submission: 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Dorothy Reed: 

  • Phone: 458-205-6798
  • Email:

Or visit jobs.peacehealth.org and search Req Id. 159288.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.