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Title:Family Physician
Company:Neighborhood Health Center
Description:Job Title: Family Physician
Reports To: Chief Medical Officer
Department: Medical
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Work Type: On-Site
Language Differential: Eligible

As a FQHC NHC is a qualified participant in the HRSA Loan Repayment and Loan Reimbursement program.

These programs provide funding to primary care clinicians, faculty, and students to reduce their educational debt in exchange for their multi-year service in underserved communities. They also remove financial barriers for health professionals interested in practicing a primary care discipline, enabling them to pursue community-based careers. ( )

As an employee of NHC you may qualify for these benefits.

Please see the HRSA website


This position is responsible for providing professional, comprehensive primary medical care and treatment services with emphasis on prevention of disease, and promotion of health.

Essential Job Duties

Provides patients with medical assessments and treatments pertaining to physical and mental health.
Orders and interprets medical labs and diagnostic imaging for patients.
Refers patients to appropriate specialists as needed.
Prescribes pharmaceuticals and treatments for assessed medical conditions.
Performs minor procedures as qualified.
Provides accurate, timely, and complete documentation in patient records following Neighborhood Health Center coding standards.
Displays sensitivity to the populations served.
Contributes professional medical expertise to other medical and mental health professionals and clinical support staff.
Provides oversight of support staff with respect to individual patient management.
Participates in team huddles to review the schedule at the start of the clinic day.
Participates in process and quality improvement workflows.
Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
Maintains availability during scheduled on-call hours.
Attends required meetings and in-services, and participates in committees as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Field LabelQualifications

Dont think that you meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LBGTQ+ people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they think they meet every single qualification. At Neighborhood Health Center, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; so, if youre excited about this role, but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every preferred qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Education and/or Experience

Doctoral degree (MD/DO) or equivalent from an accredited school of medicine is required.
Completion of Family Practice Residency with at least two years related experience and/or training preferred.
Experience working with underserved populations in a community health center preferred.
Certificates, Licenses & Registrations

This position requires an active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Oregon.
Must have an active DEA license.
BLS certification required.
Must be able to provide all necessary documentation for Oregon credentialing.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Behaviors

Ability to communicate professionally both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPAA policies.
Knowledge of and ability to apply FQHC guidelines and accepted current medical practice and standards.
Knowledge and ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
Ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced environment.
Intermediate or higher proficiency of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Teams)
Ability to proficiently use EPIC Electronic Health Record.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of health care to a diverse and underserved population.
Ability to use good and ethical judgement in difficult situations.
Ability to communicate professionally with peers, management, and patients alike.
Ability to act as a leader and educational resource to clinic support staff.
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

This position is typically with a 40-hour per week, with hours that may vary.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud based on patient volume.
As a result of high patient volume, this position experiences stressors that come along with a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to travel during the workday and/or cover at other locations as needed.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic chemicals or blood borne pathogens and regularly handling contaminated sharp instruments.
Regularly sit while working on the computer; use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects tools or controls; repeat the same movements when entering data; ability to differentiate between colors, shades, and brightness; read from a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Frequently stand and walk around the office to gather supplies, required to do filing, use office equipment, or collaborate with employees.
Occasionally stand, stoop and lift or move objects, equipment and supplies weighing approximately 20-25 pounds up to 40-50 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Neighborhood Health Center Employment Offers are contingent on successful completion of reference checks, background checks, drug screening for illegal substances, Tuberculosis, and any position specific credentialing or licensure requirements.
Contact:Krutika Sule
Address:7320 SW Hunziker Rd.
Suite 300,
Portland, OR 97223



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