Portland, Oregon - The Providence Brain & Spine Institute (PBSI), a center of excellence within Providence Health & Services, is seeking a Stroke Neurologist to join the Providence Stroke Center. The PBSI is the Northwest's premier neurosciences center, with established clinical and research programs in MS, Stroke, ALS, dementia, and neurosurgery. Clinical programs further include movement disorders, epilepsy, orthopedic spine surgery, neuroradiology, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and gamma knife. The new physician will become part of a regional Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center consisting of two major hub hospitals in Portland, our team of 7 board certified stroke neurologists, a 22-hospital Telestroke Network, and extensive ongoing clinical trial and epidemiologic research. The new stroke team member will join a team of six board-certified vascular neurologists and six BC/BE neurointensivists. Clinical responsibilities will include inpatient rounding on neurology consult service, stroke/telestroke call coverage and staffing stroke clinic.
Portland has a metro population over two million, but maintains strong local neighborhoods and a close connection to nature. Consequently, the city consistently ranks high in national livability contests. The New York Times describes Portland as a bastion of good living and one of our national capitals of cool. With easy access to mountains and beaches, coupled with a nationally recognized food culture, Portland is a large little city with an outsized and unique cultural footprint.
The Providence Brain & Spine Institute is a renowned neuroscience center focused on leading neurological innovative care models and clinical research. The Institute specializes in stroke and acute rehab, neurosurgery, orthopedic spine, MS, dementia, ALS, epilepsy and other clinical and research programs. The Institute is partnered with the broader Providence Medical Group (PMG) representing more than 70 clinics across this diverse and scenic state. PMG's 550-plus Oregon providers have a wide range of clinical expertise, including Family and Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Dermatology, General Surgery, Neurology and Hospital Medicine.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.