Seeking Clinical Director of Primary Care for Excellent VA Leadership Opportunity in Portland, OR
VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
The VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) in Portland, Oregon is recruiting for the Clinical Director of Primary Care. VAPORHCS is a large tertiary care (1A) facility with campuses in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA, as well as 10 outpatient clinics, serving over 95,000 veterans annually. VAPORHCS provides full spectrum primary care, mental health, and complex specialty care services and is a complex care referral site for VISN 20.
VAPORHCS is a major teaching and research site affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). VAPORHCS hosts about 2,000 health professional learners annually and ranks in the top 10 nationwide among VAs in research grant support, with over 170 investigators in basic science, clinical, and health services research and over 1000 active protocols.
The Clinical Director is an integral part of a Primary Care Leadership team that includes the Deputy Clinical Director, Nursing and Administrative Director. Together this team oversees a division of about 350 employees, 12 care sites, over 70 patient aligned care teams (PACT) in central and northwestern Oregon. This position reports directly to the Chief of Staff.
We are seeking a Clinical Director with a strong clinical, administrative, and academic background who will provide oversight of day-to-day operations, be clinically active, and collaborate in developing education and research with our academic partner.
The ideal candidate must be strongly motivated to promote continuing education for staff, inter-professional training, and be committed to professional enrichment, merit promotion, equal employment opportunity, and positive labor relations. An OHSU academic appointment will be commensurate with experience.
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (Will be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
Must be U.S. Citizen
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Family Practice or Internal Medicine
Portland, Oregon is a great city with distinctive and interesting neighborhoods, full of good restaurants and bars, coffee shops on every corner, local brewers, and hundreds of food carts where you can try out food from around the world. Portland is a safe, very clean and beautiful city. Portland is a safe, very clean and beautiful city. Portlanders are friendly and helpful. Even though Portland has 2.2 million people living in it--and has all the benefits and amenities of a big city--it has a friendly, small-town feel. Portland has one of the best public transit systems in America. Portland is also the most bicycle friendly city in America. You do not need a car to enjoy living in and exploring Portland! Portland is often called the "beer-capital of the world", with more varieties and brands of beer made in local breweries than anywhere else--and with over a dozen of beer festivals held in the city every year! Oregon is renowned for its wine, with over a hundred wineries in and near Portland, where you can sample world-class pinot noir. Oregon is a place of natural beauty & exciting adventures. Outstanding hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, and many other outdoor activities can be found within 60–90-minute drive from downtown. Oregon boasts the most diverse climate in all the United States with cool rainforests and hot deserts, ocean beaches and snow-covered mountains.
Benefits and Features
The position offers a competitive salary based on education, training and experience and includes a full benefit package, student debt repayment, an annual CME stipend all designed to support a high-quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 11 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
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