Oregon Health & Science University


Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications, experience and equity
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm, call coverage
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

At the Knight Cardiovascular Institute, our experts are improving cardiovascular health and finding cures for cardiovascular disease through personalized care and research innovation.

Function/Duties of Position

As center of excellence, our collaborative approach to treat the whole patient includes providing behavioral health and psychiatric services to patients in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. You'll work alongside our dedicated team of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant physicians, surgeons, VAD & Transplant coordinators, and dedicated team of APPs and clinical staff.


Primary responsibility is providing compassionate, trauma-informed care to Heart Transplant patients experiencing depression, anxiety and other pre-existing psychiatric disorders as they prepare and recover from their heart transplant.

Required Qualifications

  • MD or DO with active Oregon licensure at time of hire
  • Board Certification / Board Eligible (with planned certification) in Psychiatry
  • Active DEA license at time of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience providing psychiatric services to transplant populations in an inpatient setting
  • Prior experience or strong desire to work in academic medicine

Additional Details

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and CV.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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