Career Opportunities

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is dedicated to providing excellent clinical care to all patients. We offer unique career opportunities supported by a creative environment at a time of historic, progressive change in mental health. Providers in the department deliver services in many settings, including at Unity Center for Behavioral Health, Oregon State Hospital and Tuality Hospital.  We serve patients in outpatient, inpatient and community settings.  We provide services to adults, children and families. 

Working in the Department of Psychiatry provides many benefits including competitive pay, opportunities for teaching and research, and regular CME opportunities. Academic ranks begin at the level of Instructor and may be higher depending on credentials and experience. OHSU provides a wide network of resources to its faculty, providers, and patients. Working with us allows you opportunities to share your expertise and engage with a large professional network within our organization.

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.

To apply online and search the requisition numbers under the headings below.

OHSU has outpatient clinics that provide services to adults, children, and culturally-specific populations.  While we do not currently have any openings for outpatient psychiatrists, we always are interested in talking with providers.  Please email PsychClinicalHR@ohsu.edu to express your interest in providing outpatient services.  We look forward to meeting you!

Afrocentric Counselor - 2019-1756

We welcome interest and inquiries related to this and other positions. For more information, please email PsychClinicalHR@ohsu.edu to express your interest.

In service to patients at Oregon State Hospital, OHSU's Department of Psychiatry has positions available for board certified and/or board eligible psychiatrists in general psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

Staff Physician - 2019-1937

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Psychiatrist - 2019-1791

Psychiatrist, Adjunct Assistant Professor - 2019-2834

We welcome interest and inquiries related to this and other positions. For more information, please contact Kathryn Brant at brantk@ohsu.edu

Interested in doing research in psychiatry, clinical psychology, or behavioral neuroscience? Please visit:

Department of Psychiatry Research

Please contact PsychResearchHR@ohsu.edu for inquiries, information and current opportunities.

We welcome interest and inquiries related to this and other positions. For more information, please contact Dr. Jonathan Betlinski, Director of Public Psychiatry at betlinsk@ohsu.edu

We have the following positions available:

We welcome interest and inquiries related to this and other positions.

Unity is a collaborative Psychiatric Hospital that serves Oregonians in need, and includes a unique Psychiatric Emergency Room. Explore opportunities for Psychiatrists in Psychiatric Emergency Service, Adult Inpatient, Pediatric Inpatient, and for Moonlighting. For additional information, please visit the Unity Center for Behavioral Health Information Page.

Psychiatrist, Moonlighting Position - 2019-1787

Staff Physician, Adult Inpatient - 2019-1789

Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Emergency Service - 2019-1940

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Moonlighting Position - 2019-2070

For more information, please contact Rocio Pozo at pozo@ohsu.edu

We hire for the Hillsboro Medical Center Geriatric Psychiatry Ward - if you are interested in this, please apply online.

Geriatric Psychiatrist, Full-time Position - 2020-5658

For more information, please contact Kathryn Brant at brantk@ohsu.edu 

Interested in mentoring and teaching residents and fellows? Please contact Kim Henne at henne@ohsu.edu