The individual holding this position will report to the Chair of the Family Medicine Department for their overall and academic work, but will report to the Medical Director of his/her Family Health Center for clinical work.
He/she will have a total of eight half-days per week comprised of a combination of direct patient care with embedded supervision of other learners at their OHSU Family Health Center. Preference will be given to individuals with greater weekend and evening availability in the clinic.
He/she will also receive one half day per week for scholarship, and one half day per week for a combination of teaching and completion of administrative tasks.
He/she will share weekend and holiday coverage for patient care, consistent with other faculty participants. Faculty physicians will attend on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service (their own clinic-based inpatient medicine/pediatric service or FMIS D) between six to eight weeks per year. Inpatient (medicine/pediatric) service and obstetrical care are strongly preferred, but not required. The faculty member will be expected to have a strong commitment to developing the family medicine practice into a vibrant, successful clinical and academic operation.
Once established in practice, all providers are encouraged to provide Physician Assistant (PA) supervision, and are compensated for this supervision. The faculty member will be expected to participate in continuing education, professional and faculty development, and scholarship as directed by the Department of Family Medicine. Also, all faculty members are expected to take an active role in the committee structure of the School of Medicine, to attend faculty meetings, and participate in faculty and professional development programs.
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