Staff Physician


  • Salary Range: $36-38 per hour, Benefits at 90 days
  • Hours: 30
  • Department: NUNM Health Centers
  • Closing Date: Open till filled


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The Staff Physician is responsible for ensuring the highest quality medical care in the Health Centers by providing patient-centered care and supporting all aspects of clinical care delivery.  This position supports the medical and operational aspects of the clinical environment and serves as the Epic Lead Provider.  This is a 30 hour-per-week position with one additional faculty assignment of a student teaching shift.



  • Provide 10-15 hours of direct, patient-centered medical care weekly.
  • Provide or manage emergency care to patients.
  • Serve as locum on shifts when the assigned supervisor and residents are unavailable for shift coverage and support shifts as needed in a busy and dynamic patient care environment.
  • Serve as the Health Centers Epic Lead Provider working with the Epic Team to strengthen the EHR training of providers, staff and students and improving workflows.
  • Support the Associate CMO in the Infectious Disease Program: monitor and research best practices in regard to infectious diseases (including COVID-19) response including but not limited to and any symptom reporting, vaccination, testing and tracking protocols and workflows as needed.
  • Lead one Care Team, providing support and coaching to Team for patient-centered best practices, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Serve as a core member on the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Team that plans, develops, implements, and reports on ongoing improvement in all relevant metrics and best practices necessary for a Patient Centered Primary Care Home and participant in the CareOregon Primary Care Payment Model program.
  • Support the CMO, Associate CMO and VPHC as necessary.



ND degree with current OR licensure required. Graduate medical education is preferred. The individual must demonstrate experience and/or skills in the area of primary care medicine. Minimum of five (5) years of successful full-time clinical practice or completion of 2 years of an CNME-accredited residency required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competency commensurate with the full scope of their medical license, including pharmaceuticals, NMT, women’s health, and nature cure modalities. Candidates fluent in Epic EHR use and management required.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A strong drive to serve the University and the natural medicine professions.
  • Familiarity with NUNM policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of instructional discipline to a depth and breadth appropriate to the assignment.
  • Skill in instructing socioeconomically, educationally, and culturally diverse students.
  • Skill in using technology to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and the community at large.
  • Skill in working both independently and as a team member.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective, collaborative, and collegial relationships with colleagues, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and the public.



  • $36.00 – $38.00 an hour Base Wage
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition assistance


This in-person position will be based at our campus in Portland, Oregon.