The primary function of the Geriatric Psychiatrist is to provide direct clinical care in the inpatient setting to geriatric patients on an as needed basis. Moonlight with us and provide comprehensive inpatient mental health treatment in a positive and supportive environment.
This position is located at a newly redesigned Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at Tuality Hospital in Hillsboro, Oregon an acute psychiatric facility serving patients age 60 and older. The current location is under extensive remodel to ensure that our space meets the safety and therapeutic needs of our patients, and is scheduled for completion in March 2019.
As an OHSU employee, you will find additional opportunities to teach and mentor residents and fellows, participate in regular Grand Rounds presentations (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit), explore opportunities to serve with the Unity Center for Behavioral Health and collaborate with a host of engaged faculty, staff and educators.
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