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General Urologist

Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Astoria
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

 The Department of Urology at OHSU is committed to providing the highest quality, state-of-the-art care for adult and pediatric urology patients. Faculty members are recognized leaders in their fields, have advanced fellowship training in urological subspecialties, and are expert, high-volume surgeons. The Department considers it a privilege to be able to offer this care to patients and continually strive to provide it with a personalized, patient-centered and compassionate focus.


This position offers a unique opportunity to pursue the comforts and quality of life in a small-town community practice at Columbia Memorial Hospital with an affiliation to the states only academic medical center, OHSU. Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a full service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Planetree-Certified hospital where person-centered care is a priority. CMH has proudly served the healthcare needs of the community for over a century.  Combined, CMH and clinics employ over 700 caregivers which includes a diverse professional medical staff of more than 60 physicians and advance practice professionals including surgical, non-surgical and primary care specialties. It has a fully integrated electronic medical records system and utilizes the latest diagnostic tools and technology.


CMH is located in beautiful Astoria, Oregon, on the north Oregon coast, just 90 minutes from Portland. Astoria is an historic, vibrant community with thriving theater, arts and culinary scenes. The northern Oregon coast boasts some of the most breathtaking beaches one will find anywhere, giving quick access to exceptional outdoor recreation, including hiking, surfing, fishing, boating, biking and more. CMH invites candidates to explore its full organization and consider an opportunity to join the team.  Candidates will find a family-oriented community, charming downtown and all that the great outdoors has to offer in Astoria.


To learn more about OHSU Urology, please visit the website: https://www.ohsu.edu/urology

To learn more about Columbia Memorial Hospital, please visit the website: https://columbiamemorial.org/

The appointee shall provide services as a General Urologist at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, OR. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the background, focus, and drive to excel, as well as the ability to provide excellent clinical care to patients at a community hospital.


The appointee is expected to provide an outstanding level of professional performance in quality of clinical care.  Professional performance is delivered in a manner that is compliant with the regulation and guidelines of all relevant regulating bodies (i.e. DNV, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, OHSU IRB, NIH and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory guidelines.)  The appointee treats all patients, research subjects, trainees and co-workers with dignity and respect.


OHSU is a teaching facility and while this candidate will not have direct responsibilities teaching medical students and residents in the clinical setting there may be opportunities to give lectures during the course of the year and participate in resident conferences. Opportunities for medical student, resident, or fellow education may be future possibilities. The appointee may maintain a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding for the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases. They may engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair. 


As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes and offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. There may be opportunities to collaborate with other department faculty on research projects that may be of interest, although such activities are not expected of Clinical Associates and are voluntary.


All assignments are made by the Chair in furtherance of the University’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

  • Doctorate in medicine (MD) and postdoctoral training
  • Board certified/board-eligible Urologist
  • Current license and certification with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, Drug Enforcement Association certification, and CPR/PALS certification
  • Satisfactory record of accomplishment in ALL of the following categories: teaching, scholarship and service
  • Trained and experienced in management of patients with urologic conditions to include utilization of minimally invasive, robotic and open surgical techniques

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Keywords: Oregon Health & Science University, Hillsboro , General Urologist, Other , Astoria, Oregon

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