University of Oregon Psychiatrist in Eugene, Oregon


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Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Healthcare/Nursing, Psychology

Department:University Health Center

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Commensurate with experience


Application Review Begins

July 31, 2017; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, application must be submitted online and include the following:

• Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position and fully articulates how you meet the minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and any preferred qualifications you may have.

• Current resume which includes dates of employment.

• At least three professional references, one of which must be current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Department Summary

The University Health Center (UHC) is a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students at the University of Oregon. The UHC’s mission is to provide exceptional culturally competent health services and public health leadership that enhances personal success and optimizes health and wellness for a diverse campus community.

We offer an excellent balance of an interesting and collaborative practice in a university setting. If you have never had the opportunity to work in college health, we believe you will be very satisfied with the wide spectrum of care that you will be able to provide. In terms of other psychiatric support, we are about two blocks from an emergency room with crisis workers, a facility with both psychiatric inpatient unit as well as a partial hospitalization program. In addition, there is a large behavioral health counseling center withing the same building as the UHC.

To allow you to practice at your best, we also believe in creating a proper balance of work and free time. The University is located in Eugene, Oregon, a city of about 150,000 at the southern end of the beautiful Willamette Valley. The city has innumerable restaurants, microbreweries, parks which include miles of bike trails adjacent to the Willamette River, a symphony and ballet, jazz and film festivals and the world famous Oregon Bach Festival. The surrounding area has a variety of wineries and hiking trails in the adjacent hills and regional parks. Eugene is close to the Cascades, as well as non-crowded beautiful Oregon beaches and rugged coastline. We are two hours south of Portland.

There are several sporting events that occur year round, which include Oregon Ducks football, basketball, and baseball teams, track and field events, the Eugene Emeralds minor league baseball team, as well as many others.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide psychiatric care for University of Oregon students independently or in conjunction with other University Health Center (UHC) providers.

Position serves as a member of the Medical Staff. The individual reports to the Medical Director; collaborates with medical, other mental health, nursing, and ancillary services of the UHC. Individual has administrative duties as determined by the medical director and/or health center director.

Minimum Requirements

• Graduate of an accredited school of medicine with an MD or DO degree

• MD or DO licensure by the Oregon Medical Board or ability to obtain licensure by the first date of employment

• Completion of an accredited residency program in psychiatry

• American Board of Medical Specialties approved board certification as a psychiatrist

• Current CPR certification

• Valid Drug Enforcement Administration certification for prescription of controlled substances

Special Requirements:

• Position requires routine screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion Lists. Employee loses eligibility for employment if on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) and/or System of Award Management (SAM).

• Must be in compliance with UHC policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements.

Professional Competencies

• Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.

• Demonstrated administrative or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with young adults or college students

• Experience working with patients with eating disorders

• Experience working with outpatient substance abuse patients

• Experience with Adult Attention Deficit Disorder assessment and treatment

• Arabic or Mandarin language ability is highly desirable

• Three years of increasingly responsible clinical psychiatry experience

• Ability and experience in practicing outpatient psychiatry

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:17 Jul 2017Pacific Daylight Time

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