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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
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OHSU | Portland, OR
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Job Description

Work Unit Description

Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregons only academic health center. It educates health professionals and scientists and provides leading-edge patient care, community services and biomedical research.

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

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range

* This is a Faculty position*

Multiple Positions Available; Various Schedules; Various FTE; Salary Range: TBD; Location: Unity Center for Behavioral Health.

Duration of this appointment and indicated salary may be changed or eliminated if gift, grant, or contract funds supporting this position become unavailable.Functions/Duties of Position

The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

This position reports to: Lead Unit Physician

The Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner at Unity Center for Behavioral Health provides mental health care to patients in either the Adult Inpatient, Peds Inpatient or Psychiatry Emergency Services unit.

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in the State of Oregon. OHSUs Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with other major Oregon health systems, is opening a new 100+ bed psychiatric hospital and 75-bed psychiatric emergency service in Portland, Oregon. We are implementing a non-coercive, highly community oriented treatment program, which will prevent hospitalization when possible, and return patients to community services as soon as feasible. The hospital will be a major training site for the departments residency training program, medical students, and other health professions trainees. This is a unique opportunity for a creative, energetic Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to treat, teach and advance their academic interests. Positions can be creative, including work in either a Psychiatric Emergency Service or an inpatient setting.

Academic rank begins at the level of Instructor and may be higher depending upon credentials. All applicants must be licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. The position offers very competitive pay and benefits, including a relocation allotment and signing bonus.

Job Requirements

Required Qualification:

* Current Mental Health Nurse Practitioner License in the State of Oregon.

Additional DetailsOregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Getting to Work:

Commuting to OHSU is a unique experience and planning ahead for your first visit is highly recommended. Parking at OHSU is limited and employees are required to purchase a permit to access parking. OHSU is committed to reducing traffic congestion and rewards commuters for a variety of options. Learn about cash incentives, free shuttles, transit discounts, the aerial tram, dynamic carpooling, free ride share for early and late commuting, and request a custom trip plan at www.ohsu.edu/commute.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only health and research university, and Oregon's only academic health center. OHSU is Portland's largest employer and the fourth largest in Oregon (excluding government), with 12,400 employees. OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. It serves patients from every corner of the state, and is a conduit for learning for more than 3,400 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to every county in the state.