Adult Hospitalist Medical Director

Hospitalist Physician
Hospitalist Leader
Salem Health
Oregon (OR)
United States
Practice Type: 
Hospital Employed/Based
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Loan Repayment/Assistance: 
Malpractice Coverage: 
Base salary + leadership stipend; Annual group incentive bonus program ~ up to 20% base compensation
Accepts J1/H1: 

Salem Hospital, a not-for-profit Level II Trauma facility, is one of Oregon's largest acute-care hospitals, is home to the busiest ER on the West Coast, and is licensed for 494 acute-care beds.

We are seeking an experienced physician leader to assume the role of Medical Director for our large, well-established Adult Hospitalist program, comprised of 29 physicians and 7 nurse practitioners, and covering both Salem Hospital and West Valley Hospital.

The leader will assume administrative responsibility, including but not limited to: overseeing regulatory functions for the program, addressing patient safety alerts, processing grievances, administering annual provider reviews, participating in strategy development and deployment, representing the program on hospital committees, participating in incident command as needed, conducting patient experience rounding, and fostering and supporting lean work focused on quality and process improvement. Additionally, the physician will be responsible for an annual shift count.

The successful leader will be a strong clinician, and a big-picture thinker who has previous experience as a Medical Director. The leader will serve as an advocate for the program, representing the team as an integral member of the medical group.

Program details:

  • No Code, Closed ICU, No ventilator management
  • No procedure responsibilities
  • 24/7 full sub-specialty and ICU coverage
  • Excellent rapid response team available for patient evaluation
  • Great EPIC and template system making documentation easy
  • Dragon Medical One, Epic-integrated dictation software


Our patients receive comprehensive medical services through our robust Medical Group of more than 250 providers and 16 specialties, focused on enhancing the patient experience and providing higher levels of care coordination. Salem is uniquely positioned geographically to serve a broad catchment area including metropolitan and rural communities and boasts active lifestyle opportunities unique to the Pacific Northwest. 


  • Base salary + leadership stipend and FTE allocation
  • Annual group incentive bonus program ~ up to 20% base compensation
  • Relocation assistance & start bonus
  • $4,000 + 40 hours annual CME allowance + 200 hours PTO
  • Up to $100,000 education assistance
  • Dragon Medical One, Epic-integrated dictation software
  • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
  • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
  • 1 hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5 hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland


You may be a qualified candidate if you:

  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
  • Hold Board Certification in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, or must be eligible, actively participating in the Board Certification process, and achieve Board Certification within 5 years of initial appointment to the Medical Staff.
  • Hold a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Oregon.
  • Have active DEA certification.
  • Provider leadership experience desirable.


Contact Name: 
Amy Hankins

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