Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC
  • Northwest Perinatal Center-East/West
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

At WHA, we're a team, passionate about humanizing healthcare. We're inspired by the diverse stories, strength and resilience of our patients and the unique choices they make in pursuing health for themselves and their families. We envision a world where every person has the opportunity to achieve their optimal health and we're here to support that journey with personalized, culturally competent care and knowledge.

We are seeking a MFM Physician to join our Northwest Perinatal Center. We work as a team, dedicated to humanizing healthcare for the women we serve. Our group includes physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

WHA is a clinician-owned group practice and the largest women's health care organization in Oregon. We offer obstetrics, gynecology, perinatology, midwifery and genetics from 15 clinical locations throughout the Portland metro area. Our clinicians are supported in-house IT, billing, financial, risk management, compliance, human resources and marketing specialists. They also have the opportunity to pursue their interests outside of clinical care in leadership, quality improvement, practice transformation, HIM and other strategic initiatives.

A Unique Career Opportunity | Northwest Perinatal Center in Portland, OR

Northwest Perinatal Center is the high-risk pregnancy division of Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC, in Portland, Oregon. We are seeking one outstanding BC/BE MFM physician to join our current group of 8 MFM providers starting in 2021 as one of our senior partners transitions into retirement.

Ideal candidates for this position would have a strong desire for a career that values:

  • excellence in evidence-based, consensus-driven clinical care
  • teamwork and collegiality
  • work-life harmony
  • working in an engaging, efficient practice environment purposefully managed to enable you to take great care of your patients.

Northwest Perinatal Center (NWP) provides full service perinatal services at two outpatient locations in Portland and their adjacent inpatient facilities. Core staffing at NWP includes:

All perinatal services within WHA are provided by NWP, which comprises approximately 50% of the clinical volume.

Highlights of a career as an MFM at Northwest Perinatal Center include:

  • working with an amazing group of dedicated partners and staff with a shared vision of excellence in clinical care,
  • having work-life balance with a 4-day work week and a projected 1 in 8 night call frequency covering 2 hospitals with integrated OB hospitalist inpatient coverage,
  • providing care to a diverse population of patients in a unique private practice setting that is nationally-recognized for clinical efficiency and process optimization,
  • practicing within the global structure of WHA with its provider-guided, administrative support infrastructure [e.g. contracting, HR, IT support, billing],
  • engaging in career fulfillment at NWP such as
    • regular consensus clinical standardization meetings,
    • clinical and operational collaboration with referring providers, subspecialists, hospital administration, and industry partners,
    • perinatal and ultrasound educational lecture and publication series,
    • supplemental clinical project financial support

Portland, OR is a fast growing, mid-size metropolitan city with something for every taste. Portland boasts an excellent food/restaurant scene, performance arts, countless options for outdoor/active lifestyles within the city and surrounds, proximity to wine country/mountains/coast, safe and walkable neighborhoods, and excellent schools.

WHA offers a robust benefits package, including medical/Rx/vision/dental, paid time off and holidays, employer-paid life and long term disability insurance, a generous 401(k) contribution, CME, malpractice coverage and much more!

WHA also believes in setting our clinicians up for success and support through our Clinician Mentorship Program. We partner every new clinician with an existing clinician to help orient new clinicians, both clinically and culturally.


  • Doctor of Medicine degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an accredited program.
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (or completion prior to start date at WHA).
  • Board eligible or board certified in both Obstetrics/Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Oregon (or licensed prior to hire date) without restriction or qualification.
  • Valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate.
  • Able to obtain medical staff membership and appropriate clinical privileges in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at hospital(s) designated by WHA, with no restrictions or conditions.
  • Meets all criteria required of participating physicians in health plans and government health programs designated by WHA.
  • Insurable by malpractice carrier for WHA in minimum amounts required by WHA.

Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Oregon employers are required by a number of state and federal agencies to display a variety of workplace notices and posters, including:
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
Oregon Family Leave Act

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