OIHCD Job Opening for Administrative Assistant

The Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) is seeking a half-time Administrative Assistant to work directly with the District Superintendent. Hours can be flexible. OIHCD provides financial support to the Island Primary Care-Orcas Clinic to ensure that high quality primary and acute care including after-hours acute care is available to all members of our community in a financially sustainable and cost-effective manner.…

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GiveOrcas Campaign OIHCD Request Fully Funded

A huge thank you for your support in our GiveOrcas Campaign request. This was our first ever GiveOrcas request, and we were overwhelmed to see the enthusiasm for enhancing our pediatric visits at the Island Primary Care- Orcas clinic. Dr. Buxbaum is a great asset to the island’s stability in pediatric care.…

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GiveOrcas Campaign Health District Update

We are so thrilled to report that our request is 80% funded with over $4,000 raised for new pediatric visit equipment. Thank you all for your support of our new pediatrician, Dr. Buxbaum. We’ve got just a few days left of the campaign, which ends at 11:59 PM on Thursday December 15th, but we are excited to already be so close to fully funded for this request.…

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2022 GiveOrcas Campaign – OIHCD Funding Request

The Orcas Island Health Care District is participating in the 2022 GiveOrcas Campaign organized by the Orcas Island Community Foundation. For our funding request this season, we are looking for support of our new pediatric physician, Dr. Evan Buxbaum, as he begins full-time at Island Primary Care – Orcas.…

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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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Health District Publishes Survey Results

The purpose of OIHCD is a to establish reliable, affordable primary care for everyone on Orcas.  While considerable progress has been made, the Commissioners continue to work with Island Health to improve telephone access and appointment scheduling as well as to secure enough providers, exam rooms, support staff and equipment.  These…

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