Oregon Health & Science University


Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Mental Health
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Psychiatry, Unity Behavioral Health Center
Salary Range
Commensurate with Qualifications
To be Determined
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), in partnership with other major Oregon health systems, has an outstanding opportunity for a BE/BC psychiatrist interested in serving in our Psychiatric Emergency Service. The Unity Center for Behavioral Health utilizes a non-coercive, highly community oriented treatment program, which prevents hospitalization when possible, and returns patients to community services as soon as feasible. This 100+ bed psychiatric hospital and 75-bed psychiatric emergency service in Portland, Oregon is a collaborative effort to address the mental health needs of the community.


The hospital is also 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.

Function/Duties of Position

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.


This position will provide patient care in the Psychiatric Emergency Service.


Academic rank begins at the level of Assistant Professor and may be higher depending on credentials. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, which may include a relocation allotment and/or a signing bonus.

Required Qualifications

  • 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

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


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