Public Psychiatrists Needed

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a Board Eligible or Board Certified psychiatrist. OHSU’s Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with other major Oregon health systems, is opening a new 100+ bed psychiatric hospital and 75-bed psychiatric emergency service in Portland, Oregon. We are implementing a non-coercive, highly community-oriented treatment program, which will prevent hospitalization when possible, and return patients to community services as soon as feasible. The hospital will be a major training site for the department’s residency training program, medical students, and other health profession’s trainees. This is a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic psychiatrist to treat, teach and advance their academic interests. Positions can be creative, including work in either a Psychiatric Emergency Service, an inpatient setting or an outpatient community mental health setting. The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

Academic rank begins at the level of Assistant Professor and may be higher depending on credentials. All applicants must be board certified in Psychiatry. The position offers very competitive pay and benefits, including a relocation allotment and a signing bonus.

Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon’s only academic health center. It educates health professionals and scientists and provides leading-edge patient care, community services, and biomedical research.

When you join OHSU, you join a dedicated team of caregivers, educators, researchers and administrative professionals who diligently pursue the advancement and application of knowledge to directly benefit the individuals and communities we serve. Each day at OHSU brings a chance to further your learning, discovery something new and touch the lives of people in Oregon and beyond.

Required Qualifications:

Academic rank begins at the level of Assistant Professor and may be higher, depending on credentials.
All applicants must be board certified or board eligible (with certification planned/in process) in Psychiatry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience, fellowship training and/or board certification in forensics, addictions, and/or public psychiatry.

Additional Details:

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

How To Apply:

Apply here online, the job # IRC51241. Please attach CV/Resume, cover letter and list of 3 references.

***** This is a Faculty position *****Schedule TBD; 1.0 FTE; Salary: TBD; Location: Unity Center for Behavioral Health

Please contact Liz Stevenson,, with any questions.