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Wound Care Physician for Coos Bay, OR (Perm)

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Job Description

Bay Area Hospital is looking for a PART-TIME Board Certified Wound Care Physician.  As the Medical Center for Oregon’s South Coast, Bay Area Hospital offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.  We offer a great atmosphere and many growth opportunities for our employees.  

Job Description:
  • Part-time 20 hours/week, as assigned
  • Trauma Level: 3 
  • Average Number of patients per day: approximately 12
  • REQUIRED DUTIES: Treating Skin Reactions, Preventing Skin Breakdown, Treating and Managing Vascular Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers and Diabetic Ulcers, Initiating Preventative Measures, Providing Comprehensive Wound Management, Providing and Applying Topical Therapies, Educating the Patient and the Patient’s Support on Care Techniques, Assessing and Treating Draining Wounds and Fistulae, Designing Pouch Systems for Draining Wounds and Fistulae, Implementing Preventative Actions to Reduce the Incidences of Pressure Ulcers and Vascular Ulcers, Providing Instruction on Proper Wound Dressing, Educating the Patient and Patient's Support on Ulcer Prevention and Treatment, Hyperbaric.
  • TYPES OF WOUNDS TREATED: Acute Wounds, Surgical Wounds, Traumatic Wounds Surgical, Non-Healing Wounds, Ulcers, Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Gangrene, Radiation injury, Burns
  • TREATMENT USED: Bioengineered Skin, Debridement, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Incision and Drainage, Negative Pressure-Assisted Wound Closure, Post-surgical incision management, Unna Boot, Total contact casting
    - Exercises good judgment, demonstrates effective critical thinking skills
    - Flexible, able to prioritize and address multiple responsibilities concurrently
    - Works effectively under stress and frequently changing job requirements/situations
    - Ability to read, write legibly and converse effectively in the English language
    - Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently
    - Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs
    - Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision
    - Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects
    - Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair
    - Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids
    - Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone
    - May be required to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
  • Open to H-1B and J-1 visa candidates
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine (by time of start) 
  • Board Eligible (within 5 years of residency) or Board Certified in Hyperbaric Medicine - HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (WCC) certification - HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • Oregon license (or willing to obtain)
  • List of provider's experience with the "Required Duties," "Types of Wounds Treated," and "Treatment Used" posted in the Job Description (add list to "Experience" field) 
  • Board Certified
  • Oregon
  • List provider's experience with "Required Duties," "Types of Wounds Treated," and "Treatment Used"

About Bay Area Hospital:

As the Medical Center for Oregon’s South Coast, Bay Area Hospital offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. The hospital’s inpatient and outpatient services include medical, surgical, pediatric, critical care, home health, outpatient and acute inpatient psychiatric, oncology, obstetrical, and other specialties.

We recently built the Prefontaine Cardiovascular Center, and a new Wound Care Center, offering hyperbaric therapy. In July of 2015, the hospital completed the Bay Area Cancer Center, making sure families throughout the region have access to cutting-edge cancer treatment and related services. We also administer the Kids’ HOPE Center, a one-stop service for abused children.

Physicians, nurses, and technologists are on duty 24-hours a day to meet the medical and emergency needs of South Coast residents and visitors. Our highly skilled staff is involved in a constant process of professional educational opportunities to keep abreast of the latest medical innovations.

Modern technology has made diagnosis and treatment easier. New and expanded medical services include laser treatments, MRI, CT, PET, mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, laparoscopy, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, varicose vein treatment, advanced radiation therapy, and robotic-assisted surgery.

Bay Area Hospital is committed to quality health care. Proof of this commitment is our accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

About the Community:

Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston make up a diverse area of historic charm, natural beauty and outdoor adventure known as Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Each town displays its own unique independence while still being woven into a strong regional community on Oregon’s South Coast.

The largest deep-draft port between San Francisco and the Puget Sound in Washington State, Coos Bay, along with neighboring North Bend, anchors the Southern Coast as a highly active harbor and thriving city. Coos Bay is artistic and deeply shaped by the people who call it home. The historic bayside Marshfield District is home to a multitude of historic buildings, theaters, shops, restaurants, galleries, and parks.

Yet from the city of Coos Bay it’s just a short trip to the untamed expanses of the Southern Oregon Coastal Wilderness. Adventures in the Oregon Dunes, long stretches of sandy beach, and forested hikes are all nearby. Close access to rivers, lakes, Coos Bay, and the Pacific Ocean makes water sport and exploration easy. And, like the rest of this beautiful region, the Cape Arago Highway coastal drive rewards those who stop a while and explore off the beaten path.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Coos Bay, OR

Ready to jump-start your career in Coos Bay, Oregon? Explore our job opportunities in this vibrant coastal city nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Coos Bay offers a unique blend of outdoor adventures, from hiking through the lush forests of Shore Acres State Park to exploring the scenic beauty of Cape Arago State Park. Immerse yourself in the local arts scene by visiting the Coos Art Museum or catching a show at the historic Egyptian Theatre. Indulge in fresh seafood at local restaurants along the picturesque waterfront, and experience the charm of this welcoming community. Join us in Coos Bay and discover a world of career possibilities in a place where work-life balance thrives.

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support