MCMC

  • Physician - Pediatrics

    Job Locations US-OR-The Dalles
    ID
    2018-3732
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Provider
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC), in collaboration with Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), is hiring a full time BC/BE Pediatrician (1.0 FTE) to join the team of three pediatric physicians at MCMC Pediatrics. The pediatric team includes a behavioral health provider and an RN care manager as well as a dedicated and patient-centered staff.  This opportunity is accompanied by a clinical faculty appointment at OHSU School of Medicine, affording opportunities for teaching, if desired.  A shared EHR (EPIC) with OHSU affords easy access to shared patient information as well as providing effortless electronic communication with subspecialists.

     

    MCMC comprises a full-service 49-bed hospital as well as a network of clinics dedicated to specialty medicine and primary care. Pediatricians deliver outpatient care at Columbia Crest Medical Clinic, a member of MCMC’s outpatient clinics (MCOC).  A certified patient-centered medical home, the clinic enjoys a close collaborative relationship with all of MCMC’s wide range of resources.  Pediatricians in this practice offer full scope pediatric care for children from birth to age 18, as well as covering a small number of inpatient general admissions and healthy newborns.  Shared night call with the family medicine practice, currently at a frequency of 1:7.  This call team attends deliveries only when requested by the OB.  There is telemedicine support from the neonatologists at OHSU, if desired.

    Benefits:

     

    - Competitive salary

    - OHSU faculty appointment

    - Employer sponsored and funded retirement package

    - Up to $3,000 annual CME stipend

    - health insurance benefits

    - Paid dues for membership in professional societies

    - Paid professional fees such as DEA and licensure

    - National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment eligibility

    - Oregon State Rural Health Tax Credit Eligibility (up to $5,000 per year)

    - Paid relocation

     

    MCMC is located the The Dalles, Oregon, providing a unique rural medical experience. Less than 90 minutes from Portland, Oregon, at the eastern edge of the Columbia River Gorge, The Dalles is the perfect blend of beautiful scenery and proximity to everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer.  A mecca for patrons of the outdoors, The Dalles provides numerous opportunities to enjoy everything the region has to offer, from hiking to biking to downhill skiing and water sports.

    Responsibilities

    Works independently and in collaboration with other providers to complete physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and episodic disorders. Assigned principal responsibility for primary health care of patients. Seeks the expert opinion or advice of a specialists whenever the incumbent decides a case falls outside the scope authorized by policies and protocol.

     

    The physician is responsible for the patient throughout the course of the treatment, provides the physical examination, the diagnosis, and the health care plan, determines when the patient has recovered, and releases the patient. The physician may refer the patient to physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment, but retains responsibility for clinical management as well as any subsequent modification.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • As required by licensure.
    • Current applicable state medical license required.
    • Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics.
    • Current certification dependent upon the specific position to include Basic Life Support (CPR).

    Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

    • Demonstrated ability of positive interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians, and the community.
    • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
    • Experience with using every data technology tool (e.g., e-mail, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, voicemail, internet/intranet to access, organize, and store job-related information).
    • Willingness and ability to expand and maintain clinical competence in the specialty field.
    • Experience with electronic health records.

    H1B and J1 visa sponsorship available and Spanish speaking is a plus!

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