The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university\u2019s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
This position reports to: Lead Unit Physician
The Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner at Unity Center for Behavioral Health provides mental health care to patients in either the Adult Inpatient, Peds Inpatient or Psychiatry Emergency Services unit.
The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in the State of Oregon. OHSU\u2019s 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\u2019s residency training program, medical students, and other health profession\u2019s trainees. This is a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to treat, teach and advance their academic interests. Positions can be creative, including work in either a Psychiatric Emergency Service or an inpatient setting.
Academic rank begins at the level of Instructor and may be higher depending upon credentials. All applicants must be licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. The position offers very competitive pay and benefits, including a relocation allotment and signing bonus.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm