Recruitment and Retention
We are here to help your community recruit and retain clinicians. We post active Oregon opportunities with the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network, www.3RNet.org connecting facilities to candidates locally and nationwide.
Our staff also works one-on-one with candidates to assist them in selecting opportunities that most closely fit their professional and personal needs.
Provider Incentive Programs
New clinicians face the burden of student loan debt as they enter the workforce. As an incentive for providers interested in practicing primary care in shortage areas, The Oregon Office of Rural Health administers a few Loan Repayment programs:
Resources for Loan Repayment Programs
Conrad Program - J1 Visa Waivers
Conrad 30 Program - J1 Visa Waivers In order to fill a need for physicians, Oregon joined more than forty other states in offering a Conrad Program (named for Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota). The Conrad Program enables each participating state to sponsor 30 J1 Waiver applications per year. How Oregon's Conrad 30 program works.