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Legacy Health

November 2017

Published in the November 2017 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.

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 an eight-hospital system that includes a children’s hospital and 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.

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 fulltime 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. Sign on bonus and relocation allowance available.

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 snowcapped 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.