Legacy Health

Legacy Health

November 2016

Published in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.


Legacy Health
Based in: Portland, Ore.
Contact: Forrest Brown for adult hospitalists: fobrown@lhs.org, 503-415-5982; Vicki Owen for OB or pediatric hospitalists: vowen@lhs.org, 503-415-5403; www.legacyhealth.org

Legacy Health is a seven-hospital system that includes a children’s hospital, which provides 24/7 adult, OB and pediatric hospitalist services in the Portland metro area, Silverton, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash. Additional pediatric hospitalist services are provided in Corvallis and Springfield/Eugene, Ore. In 2016, Forbes Magazine selected Legacy Health as one of the top mid-size companies in the U.S.

Services: Under Legacy’s umbrella is Legacy Medical Group, which consists of more than 50 primary care clinics and specialty practices across the metro area, plus full-time physicians who care for hospitalized patients—more than 400 doctors in all.

Schedule and coverage: Hospitalist schedules vary depending on location but can include ED unassigned, consultative services, admission of patients referred by community PCPs, and comanagement with subspecialists.

Compensation: Hospitalists enjoy competitive compensation, performance and quality-linked incentives, and career-growth opportunities.

Opportunities: Legacy Health has a variety of openings that are listed on its Web site.

Regional highlights: The Pacific Northwest is a spectacular part of the U.S. It is more than a location; it is a destination. The region that Legacy Health supports is surrounded by natural, colorful beauty. We are located in the shadows of the snow-capped Mt. Hood and the historic Mt. St. Helens while being nestled against the majestic Columbia River, all while being a short drive to the Pacific Ocean. The picturesque Northwest allows for limitless activities.