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When you join Northwest Permanente, you are joining a practice with a purpose that provides unparalleled opportunities for a meaningful and rewarding career in medicine. Northwest Permanente is a physician-led, multi-specialty group of 1,500+ physicians, surgeons, clinicians, and administrative staff caring for 630,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation’ s pre-eminent healthcare systems, a benchmark for integrated, value-based, and high-quality care. 

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Jane Akpamgbo, MD, NWP Family Medicine physician meets with a patient
Jane Akpamgbo, MD, Family Medicine

Why Northwest Permanente Physicians Work Here

Practicing in an integrated health care model like ours means that our clinicians have instant access to dozens of specialties, which allows for a level of collaboration and comprehensive treatment not found just anywhere. 
Physician-led care

Northwest Permanente physicians with military backgrounds tell us they appreciate that we offer:

  • Salary-based (not RVU-based) compensation 
  • Vacation leave without income reduction 
  • Pension and robust retirement benefits 
  • Advanced EMR, integrated across Primary and Specialty Care 
  • Clear roles in a physician-led practice 
  • Systems-focused, integrated medicine model 
  • Diversity of practice 
  • Comradery and a team-based approach to medicine including MA dyad 
  • Consistent back-up in a large group practice 
  • Ability to practice top-of-scope 
  • Opportunity to educate other physicians 
  • Interdisciplinary approach to medicine 
  • Leadership opportunities  
  • Reliable schedule template 
  • Message management in-basket support 
Columbia River Gorge sunset between Oregon and Washington

You've likely seen more zip codes than the average person.
We think you'd like what the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Close proximity to beach, mountains, wineries, culture, fantastic cuisine and so much more...
Westside Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Hillsboro, Oregon
Westside Medical Center Kaiser Permanente, Hillsboro, OR
One opportunity we're particularly excited about is the 2024 launch of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Black Health and Wellness. If health equity matters to you, we'd love to connect and share more about this unique opportunity to improve the health and lives of Kaiser Permanente members. 

We also have primary care and specialty care opportunities in these locations:
  • Portland, OR 
  • Eugene, OR 
  • Salem, OR
  • Vancouver, WA 
  • Longview, WA
Marisa Walter
Contact us for more information:

Marisa Walter
Senior Physician Recruiter
Northwest Permanente  
U.S. Army Veteran
Air Defense Artillery
Hanau, Germany
There's a place for you here.
We're honored that so many have chosen Northwest Permanente as the place to grow their career after their service to the military. We're proud of their service and of their continued commitment to medical excellence.
Daniel Kopp, MD, Family Medicine NWP physician meets with a patient
Daniel Kopp, MD, Family Medicine