Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor - Physician

Job Locations US-OR-Klamath Falls
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Family Medicine
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Monday - Friday
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Cascades East is located in Klamath Falls, Oregon, providing an incredible rural medicine experience. The clinic is a certified Patient Centered Primary Care Medical Home, with an emphasis on team-based care and innovation. Sky Lakes Medical Center, the hospital at which the Cascades East Family Medicine Center is based, is the only hospital for the Klamath Basin. The combination of a strong medical community and populations with significant health care needs makes Klamath Falls a unique setting to practice primary care. Providers work within a collaborative interprofessional team to practice the full scope of family medicine, often caring for entire families from newborns all the way to grandparents.


Family Medicine strongly supports the comprehensive scope to provide the highest level of care for our community. The clinical work includes but is not limited to all ages of life including newborn to end of life, taking care of those are pregnant, and supporting patients with substance use disorder including medication-assisted treatment and gender affirming care. OHSU embraces diversity and welcomes all patients.


The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

Function/Duties of Position

The appointee will function as a clinician at Cascades East Family Medicine Center and will have privileges at this Sky Lakes Medical Center. Academically, the applicant will have a primary appointment in Family Medicine. The Appointee will practice clinical medicine at this site, and other approved sites when appropriate.


The duties include:

  • Work collaboratively with full and part time faculty to maintain an active practice

  • The Appointee will directly see patients in their clinic eight half days per week and have two half day’s available for administrative duties.

  • Expectations for number of patients seen per half day will be commensurate with that of other faculty and with minimum target numbers of 8-10 visits per half day depending on complexity of the patient population.

  • The Appointee will be expected to document using the electronic health record and maintain complete and timely patient care documentation consistent with OHSU and Cascade East Family Medicine Center and Sky Lakes Medical Center policies and procedures.


  • The Appointee will be expected to participate in seeing patients during expanded access hours in the clinic, including their share of evenings and weekends, and call coverage. The Appointee will be expected to have a strong commitment to developing the practice into a vibrant clinical and academic operation, which is successful from both a professional and business perspective.

  • Be available for teaching activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Required: Board Certified or Board Eligible. (Licensed in Oregon)
  • M.D./D.O. degree as well as a graduate medical education in an ACGME accredited Family Medicine Residency. 
  • Capable of providing comprehensive health services
  • Certified to prescribe

Additional Details

Compensation for the position will be commensurate with experience and other rural practice sites. Compensation for the position will include a base academic salary and a clinical salaryBy mutual agreement between the Department and the physician, this position may include Inpatient Care with call duties being shared with the faculty inpatient call group.

All are welcome

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.


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