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OHSU SUD Treatment Provider .6FTE

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

Application Deadline: September 30, 2024

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Department Overview

The OHSU Department of Psychiatry, part of the OHSU Brain Institute, focuses on providing excellent clinical treatment to our patients, leading innovative research, and offering hands-on training for the next generation of psychiatrists. Our specialists care for people of every culture and background and it is our mission to value and show appreciation for diversity, showing respect for all people who we treat, teach, and serve. 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.

Function/Duties of Position

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for Addictions trained Physician or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. OHSU’s Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with other major Oregon health systems, operates Unity Center for Behavioral Health, a 100+ bed psychiatric hospital and 35-bed Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) in Portland, Oregon.  We run 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 is 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 provider to treat, teach and advance their academic interests. This position resides in the PES, in the newly created Substance Use Disorder Center.  This position will function daily (seven days per week) during regular day working hours.  This position qualifies for all regular faculty benefits and CME activities as well. Providers in this position will regularly provide education and supervision to trainees rotating in the Substance Use Disorder Center.


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

  • Board certified or board-eligible (with certification planned/in process) in Psychiatry or PMHNP.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience, fellowship training and/or board certification in addictions (either Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine), including PMHNP with Certified Addiction Registered Nurse Advanced Practice.

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