Career Opportunities

Unity Center-Psychiatric Emergency Services

There are a couple of full- or part-time clinical positions for board-eligible/board-certified psychiatrists provide care for patients presenting to the Psychiatric Emergency Service.

Positions include academic appointment and will be employed by Oregon Health & Science University. The division is a fully accredited training program that seeks to deliver collaborative, high quality, compassionate, cost effective service that promotes education, research and clinical leadership.

For additional information about these positions, please contact Liz Stevenson J.D., M.P.H. at 503-494-6144 or steveeli@ohsu.edu or apply online at www.ohsu.edu/jobs, and search for IRC51241. 

Forensic Psychiatrist

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a BC/BE forensic psychiatrist for both clinical and forensic work in a new State forensic hospital. Opportunities include competency and insanity evaluations, risk assessments, court testimony, resident and fellow supervision and patient care.

Academic rank begins at the level of assistant professor and may be higher depending on credentials and experience. We provide very competitive pay and benefits, and will pay for moving expenses.

OHSU is Oregon’s only academic health center and is highly ranked nationally.  We value a diverse and culturally competent workforce. When you join us, 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.

We sincerely invite your interest in this very unique and rewarding opportunity. If you would like more information, please contact Tyler Jones at

BC/BE Psychiatrist

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a BC/BE psychiatrist. The position is central to a university-state partnership. It offers a unique career path opportunity in a creative environment at a time of historic, progressive change in state mental health.

Academic rank begins at the level of Assistant Professor and may be higher depending on credentials. All applicants must be board certified or board-eligible in Psychiatry.  Completion of fellowship training in forensics, addictions, geriatrics and/or public psychiatry provides additional practice opportunities within the hospital. The position offers very competitive pay and benefits, including a relocation allotment.

As the state's only health and science 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. We are the only hospital in Oregon to be nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals", and this year, the same publication ranked us as No. 1 among Portland metro-area hospitals.

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, discover something new and touch the lives of people in Oregon and beyond.

We sincerely invite your interest in this very unique and rewarding opportunity. If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Tyler Jones at Tyler.Jones@dhsoha.state.or.us

Academic Chief Psychiatrist Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Academic Chief Psychiatrist will provide services under a contract agreement between the Oregon State Hospital and OHSU. They will provide overall academic direction of the OHSU Physicians at the Oregon State Hospital. They will provide clinical services 50% of the time and for the remainder of the time they will provide Academic guidance to current physicians, maintain an active role in Oregon State Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education Committee, actively participate in recruitment of academically minded residents/fellows/practicing physicians, and more. Please see full description at www.ohsu.edu/jobs

IRC60502 or contact Tyler Jones, MD, at

Administrative Chief Psychiatrist Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Administrative Chief Psychiatrist will provide services under a contract agreement between the Oregon State Hospital and OHSU. They will provide overall administrative direction of the OHSU Physicians at the Oregon State Hospital. They will provide clinical services 50% of the time and for the remainder of the time they will provide Administrative direction to current physicians, assure OHSU Physicians are preforming all tasks under the agreement within their scope of practice, promote OHSU positions and actively recruit, assist the OSH and community clinical consultation to families in the interest of the care of OSH patients, at the direction of the CMO and/or the Hospital Superintendent, and more. For more information please see the full description at www.ohsu.edu/jobs

IRC 60444 or contact Tyler Jones, MD,