Medical Director Job Listing at Peace Health in Eugene, OR
Hospital / Healthcare, Health Products & Services
Title: Medical Director
Location: Eugene, OR
Department: 4910-Center for Senior Health
Job Type: Regular
Req #: peac-00024004
Salary Range: $0.00 - $0.00
At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.
The PeaceHealth Gerontology Institute is seeking a full time Board Eligible/Certified Geriatrician to join our skilled and compassionate team of Geriatric specialists as Medical Director. This position would be both administrative and clinical.
For the past 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 throughout the community, and improving access to care.
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. The 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.
EUGENE, OREGON is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. With friendly, outgoing people; an environment with something for everyone, from the rugged outdoors to quiet gardens to bustling city streets; and a city that sincerely appreciates healthy lifestyles, cultural diversity and the arts, Eugene is one of the most desirable cities in the Pacific Northwest in which to live, work, and play.
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