General Surgeon – Hospital/Surgery Clinic | Part-Time

Jena Knowles

Position Summary:

Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is a Critical Access Hospital looking to fill a full-time General Surgeon position. Duties include surgery clinic, operating room, and on-call services. Clinic patient volume is approximately 22 patients per week, with opportunity for expansion. Surgical procedures are a typical mix of general surgery, endoscopy, colonoscopy, and emergency/trauma cases. On-call services entail general surgery and trauma call, plus rounding on surgery patients.

This position typically serves as our Trauma Medical Director, with overall oversight for our Trauma program. Provides oversight and educational guidance of the surgery team and assists with best practices with the Clinic Director and Operating Room Lead and/or Director of Nursing Services. Board certification is preferred, board eligible with experience considered. In-house staff will work with you to obtain all hospital privileging and coordinate credentialing needs.

For more information, please visit our website or contact:

Holly Thompson, Human Resources | 541-575-3820

Why Blue Mountain Hospital District & Grant County?

The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is located in Grant County, Oregon, at the heart of the John Day River, in beautiful, rural, Eastern Oregon.  Our District is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family & Rural Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, an Intermediate Care Center and all of the supporting ancillary departments necessary to care for the health and wellness of our community.

Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Mountains.  The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and low lakes and ponds.  Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

Join our family-like team and settle into a lifestyle that is hard to beat!

For more information on our area, visit our Grant County Chamber of Commerce and Discover John Day pages at: and