Job Description:

Psychiatrist OR PNP needed immediately!  Bring your career to Southern Oregon!  Nestled between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains, the Rogue Valley and surrounding area in Southern Oregon offers many trails to explore, large parks, breathtaking views, mild climate year- round and more!  Be part of a thriving, growing region!


Under administrative direction to provide clinical diagnosis and psychiatric treatment service, to participate in consultative educational and evaluative activities, and to provide related services as required.

  • This position needs to work well in a team-based setting, with fairly complex individuals.   The ability to assist in the management of a team-based approach and be able to make independent clinical decisions.   Flexibility in scheduling may be available depending on the needs of the clinic and its patients.
  • Transcripts must be submitted in order to meet the educational requirements of this posting.
  • This position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement per the Oregon Health Authority (OAR 333-019-1010).  Prior to starting employment, must provide proof of full vaccination, or upon your request medical and religious requests for accommodation under this rule will be considered.
  • Must pass a criminal background check prior to hire.
  • Must submit an acceptable DMV certified court print prior to hire.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen prior to hire. It is a violation of the Jackson County’s Drug-Free Workplace policy to unlawfully manufacture, use, be under the influence of (per policy definition), possess, dispense, distribute, sell, trade, solicit, and/or offer for sale drugs, other substances, or chemicals identified in 21 CFR 1308.11 Schedule 1 (Code of Federal Regulations) including, but not limited to, synthetic or natural medical or recreational marijuana.  The illegal or unauthorized use of prescription drugs is also prohibited.

Examples of Essential Position Duties: (The following duties represent some of the principal job duties; however, they are not all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned.)

  • Provides necessary psychiatric treatment to clients including an initial assessment to determine the diagnosis and need for treatment.
  • Reviews and approves treatment plans within a specific amount of time of client intake and thereafter at regular set intervals as determined by the department. Participates regularly in client treatment reviews. Provides consultation in various treatment technologies and assists with the implementation of needed treatment technologies.
  • Provides on-going case consultation to clinicians regarding appropriate treatment strategies and interventions.
    Participates in planning and administrative decisions affecting the program’s treatment approaches/technology and quality of care.
  • Recommends in-service training to ensure the quality of clinical services. Provides consultation and training to key community agencies as requested by department director.
  • Participates in established departmental Utilization Review and Quality Assurance processes.
  • Adheres to County and departmental policies and procedures as well as safe work practices, policies and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other staff, public officials, the general public and representatives of other agencies.
  • Attends and participates in required trainings.
  • Has regular and reliable attendance.
  • Working irregular hours is required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of modern psychiatric theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of modern psychiatric practice in a community mental health setting.
  • Knowledge of medicine and surgery.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat psychiatric problems.
  • Ability to plan and supervise a treatment plan.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate files and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, public officials, the general public, and representatives of other agencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate records of assigned activities and operations.

License, Certificate or Other:

D.O. or M.D. in psychiatry with license to practice medicine in the State of Oregon or ability to acquire a license within six months of employment. Valid Oregon State Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an approved school of medicine AND completion of three years of specialized psychiatric training in an approved residency program.

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