Medical Director Palliative Care/Hospice at Legacy Health in Portland, Oregon

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Job Description:

Medical Director Palliative Care/Hospice

Legacy Health

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Job ID: 20-13991
Type: Regular Full-Time
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 Health is currently seeking an experienced Palliative Care/ Hospice Medical Director to join our dynamic and well-established Portland team.


  • The Medical Director of Palliative and Hospice Care acts as a comfort care/end-of-life resource to Legacy Health System and its community for teaching, clinical and administrative purposes.
  • The Medical Director will provide leadership in comfort care consultation, education of physicians and staff, administration of projects, and development of clinical policies, as well as assume overall responsibility of the medical component of care for the LVNA Hospice patient care.
  • Responds promptly in writing to referral source with clinical findings and suggested plan of care.

Qualifications and Licensure Requirements

  • Graduate of four-year accredited U.S. Medical School or equivalent.
  • Completion of an accredited residency program and fellowship in Palliative Care.
  • Minimum of two years of active participation in a multidisciplinary team; clinical experience in end-of-life/palliative care.
  • Prefer four or more years of experience including experience in leadership of consultations, policy development, adult medical education and clinical ethics.
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the applicable state.
  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
  • Follows 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