Internal Medicine Physician Job with St. Charles Healthcare in Bend, OR

Internal Medicine position in Bend, Oregon

St. Charles Healthcare Bend, OR 97701
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 11/29/2021
  • 926469

POSITION OVERVIEW: St. Charles Medical Group, Bend OR is seeking an outpatient-only internal medicine physician to join 3 existing internal medicine physicians and 1 APP to provide primary care as part of a comprehensive CPC plus medical home.

Work schedule: Provider will work minimum of 40 hours per week. This will consist of four 10-hour days scheduled as a blend of scheduled clinic visits, alternative visits, telephone f/up, and overall panel management.

Call expectation:  The provider is expected to participate in the clinic call rotation which is shared equally by all providers in the Bend, Sisters, and La Pine primary care clinics. 1:15 Telephone Call.

Work location: Physician’s primary work location Bend Internal Medicine at 2600 NE Neff Rd. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

Clinical Expectations:   

  • Practice and role model excellence in the Internal Medicine domains of diagnosis, aligning treatment goals to patient values, definitive treatment, supportive care treatment, follow-up care, promote good health and prevent illness.
  • Practice medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing.  Cooperate with other SCHS provider and caregivers to insure optimal patient care.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care while demonstrating expert knowledge of evidence-based, primary care.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Internal Medicine care interdisciplinary team and referring providers to ensure a world-class patient experience.
  • Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with SCHS policies and procedures for medication administration.
  •   Document all patient care in the proper form and in a timely manner in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies.
  • Participates equally in identified clinic’s call duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency.

Administrative Expectations:   

  • Document all patient care within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and complete all necessary tasks in compliance with health system policies and regulatory agencies to ensure timely and accurate billing.  
  • Be familiar with the SCHS organization structure.
  • Participate in SCMG physicians meetings and assist in policy formation for SCMG and Physician’s practice.
  • Keep medical knowledge and skills current through regular CME activity.  Must attest to having adequate (CME) to meet maintenance of board certification and compliance with MSO rules and continuing privileges without restriction.
  • Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted.
  • Maintain active privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.

Behavioral Expectations:   

  • Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests. Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. 
  • Delivers first-rate customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, and is timely, efficient and accurate, and courteous.
  • Educates, counsels, and assists patients and families regarding current health problems, health maintenance activities and preventive behaviors.
  • Provide a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients/customers in a caring way. 
  • This includes introducing oneself and stating your purpose,  asking the patient their preferred name, spending time with the patient to determine their care goals, active listening, and using skillful communications (appropriate touch, eye contact, etc.).
  • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system’s investigations and proceedings.



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university.
  • Graduation from an accredited medical school.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Internal Medicine residency program. 
  • Successful completion of additional educational programs necessary to enable Physician to acquire and maintain privileges to perform the range of services contemplated. This includes board eligibility/certification in the specialty being practiced.
  • Attend mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.
  • Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board certification.
  • Complete in a timely manner assigned Computer Based Learning modules. 



  • Current Oregon license as MD / DO
  • Must be board certified or eligible in Physician’s chosen specialty. To be board certified or qualified to sit for the boards in primary area of practice at the Hospital.  Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.
  • Unrestricted Federal DEA number.                                               
  • Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
  • Current BLS certification required.
  • ACLS certification is required after 6 months of employment if assisting in infusion room oversite.
  • Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.


  • Oregon licensure.
  • Federal DEA number registered in Oregon.                                               



  • 0-2 years of post-residency experience in Internal Medicine
  • Experience using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
  • Experience working in a team environment and proven ability to collaborate, manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies to achieve expected results.


  • 2+ years of post-residency experience in Internal Medicine
  • Experience in both inpatient and outpatient practice environments
  • Epic EMR software experience.