OIHCD Issues Request for Proposals

On September 27, Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) issued two separate requests for proposals for work to be done at the medical clinic located at 7 Deye Lane in Eastsound.

The District will replace its emergency power generator.  The request for that work is located [here]

The District also will undertake work to repair Deye Lane and improve drainage needed to maintain the gravel road.…

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Island Primary Care – Orcas welcomes pediatrician, Evan Buxbaum, MD, MPH

From Laura Moroney for Island Hospital September 21, 2022

ORCAS ISLAND, WA — Evan Buxbaum, MD, MPH returns to Orcas Island to join Island Primary Care – Orcas after practicing for the past decade in California. Buxbaum received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.…

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OIHCD Strategic Planning Continues

At its August 23 meeting, the OIHCD Board received an update on new needs assessment data. Ms. Jody Carona of Health Facilities Planning and Design summarized findings from focus groups (listening sessions) designed for Spanish speakers and individuals with children. Four more interviews scheduled for next week will conclude this year’s data collection.  PowerPoint…

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Job Opening – OIHCD Superintendent

Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) is seeking applicants for the position of District Superintendent.  The Superintendent position is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of healthcare for the members of our community.  The Superintendent is the chief executive and operations officer of the district with a wide range of functions including financial and administrative responsibilities, providing Board support, and interfacing with our community.…

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Is there a Doctor in the House?

Tom Eversole, Interim Superintendent Orcas Island Health Care District

Help us spread the word that the medical clinic on Orcas Island is hiring! 

Island Health is seeking a fulltime board certified/board eligible Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician to join the primary care team at our Island Primary Care Orcas Clinic in Eastsound, WA.…

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Health Care District Receives Clinic Update

At its July 26 Board meeting, OI Health Care District Commissioners received an update on clinical services from Island Hospital (IH) administrative staff.   Slides from the PowerPoint presentation are posted on the District’s website at: https://orcashealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Island-Primary-Care-Orcas-Update-07-26-22.pdf

The update presentation addressed questions board members have been asking in its joint operations committee with Island Health.  Since…

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