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OHSU Psychiatric Emergency Service Faculty 1.0 FTE

Educator-first jobs (>/= .2 FTE for teaching/supervising)

Application Deadline: September 30, 2024

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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 (PES). 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.


Unity is a major training site for the department’s residency training program, medical students, and other health professions' trainees. Faculty in this position would regularly provide education and supervision for trainees rotating through the PES 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 and frequent trainee supervision in the Psychiatric Emergency Service.

Required Qualifications

  • All applicants must be board certified or board eligible (with certification planned/in process) in Psychiatry.

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

Contact Information:

Rocio Pozo
Unity Project Coordinator
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Mail Code: UHN80
Portland, OR 97239