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Palliative Care and Hospice Physician

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Legacy Health

Portland, OR 97209
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Palliative Care Hospice Phys


Job ID: 19-9561
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Providers - Specialties
NE Davis Building


We have a very clear mission at Legacy: to make life better for our patients, our community and each other. We show it every day, in everything we do. At Legacy, we have a fundamental responsibility to improve the wellness of everyone we touch and empower people to live healthier lives. If you are interested in joining a team that is making a difference, we would like to talk with you.

Legacy Medical Group is currently seeking a Hospice Physician.


  • The physician will assist the Medical Director of Palliative and Hospice Care and will act as a comfort care/end-of-life resource to Legacy Health System and its community for teaching, clinical and administrative purposes.
  • The Physician will support the Medical Director in comfort care consultation, education of physicians and staff, administration of projects, and development of clinical policies.
  • Excellent communication skills with staff, patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Excellent documentation and organization (multi-tasking) skills.
  • Aptitude for strategic planning and program development.
  • Ability to communicate compassion and empathy.
  • Ability to motivate others to meet challenges and succeed.
  • Ability to act as a role model for well-being/self-care practices.
  • Ability to work well with multidisciplinary team under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of clinical ethics as it relates to end-of-life care.

Qualification and Licensure Requirements

  • Graduate of a four-year medical school or equivalent.
  • Completion of a residency in an accredited residency program.
  • Completed Palliative Care or Hospice fellowship.
  • Current Oregon medical license.
  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
  • Willing to adhere to guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action

Benefits of Working for Legacy

  • A nonprofit that serves the community
  • Community leader in providing healthcare and healthcare related services to the underserved
  • Full compensation and benefits package to include competitive salary, hire-on bonuses, relocation assistance, CME allowance, full medical plan, malpractice coverage, retirement and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Reference: 745480809