This post comes to us from our Oregon 3RNet member, Stacy Reed:
Oregon, our home in the Pacific Northwest is a special place. With seven diverse regions, Oregon has high
desert, valleys, mountains, ocean, small towns, and cities, is culturally
diverse and has abundant recreational opportunities.
Ready to explore?
community is represented throughout the state providing care in frontier, rural
and urban areas: Blue Mountains of
Eastern Oregon, picturesque Central Oregon, or the scenic coast line, our
agricultural rich Willamette Valley or Southern Oregon, home to Crater Lake,
Oregon’s only national park.
Discover your opportunity!
Practice in one
of our Rural or Critical Access Hospitals, our Rural Health Clinics, Federally-Qualified
Health Centers or private practice.
communities offer diversity, providing the opportunity to care for young
families to seniors and everything in between, contributing to the lifelong
health of your patients. Oregon’s
friendly atmosphere will enhance your integration into a practice and
Oregon’s pulse on
education and technology broadens your ability to care for patients, partnered
with our care team approach to providing affordable, quality care for all.
practitioners have this to say…
“I enjoy spending time in a rural community and enjoy the
bounty of outdoor activities available nearby. I really enjoy how genuine and
appreciative the patients are here for the care they receive” – Physician
Assistant, Family Medicine, Tillamook, Oregon
“I love rural family medicine in Klamath Falls due to
interesting pathology in the area and autonomy in my practice. I love the outdoor activities around.” – Physician
Assistant, General Practice, Klamath Falls, Oregon
“I love living among my patients. I see them at the local restaurants, grocery
stores and in general around town. It is
great to know that I am contributing to my community.” – Physician, Family
Medicine, Woodburn, Oregon
“John Day faces plenty of challenges as a community, including
high unemployment and related economic depression, which affects my patients'
ability to seek medical care. However, it is a close-knit community with a
surprising variety of youth programs and opportunities, which makes it a good
place to raise a family.” – Physician, John Day, Oregon
“I enjoy working and living in the Rogue Valley. The people are
"salt of the earth" types and the valley has much to offer in ways of
outdoor activities. Beautiful country and patient demographic. I plan to
continue to live and work in the Rogue Valley. – Pharmacist, General Practice,
“I enjoy living in Newport. For a rural community the town has
much to offer and the community remains vibrant.” – Physician Assistant,
General Practice, Newport, Oregon
“A big pro is that I really feel like part of the community that
I serve” – Physician, General Practice, Salem, Oregon
“I was able to find a house to buy in the area, became involved
in my community as a volunteer firefighter, board member of a local arts
center, and have made lasting friendships. Living here does have its
limitations but overall I have enjoyed the experience.” – Licensed Clinical
Social Worker, General Practice, Tillamook, Oregon
The Pacific Northwest life awaits you…
Learn more about job opportunities in Oregon on 3RNet here, start your job search here, or if you have questions about living or working in Oregon, contact our Oregon 3RNet member, Stacy Reed, Program Manager-Recruitment and
Retention Oregon Office of Rural Health, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-494-4450.