Psychiatrist (N4500)

About the Position
This position provides outpatient psychiatric care within a community mental health system. Duties include psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and development and implementation of treatment plans for patients with a wide variety of psychiatric conditions, including severe and persistent mental illness. Treatment typically involves medication management and use of appropriate laboratory testing. Care is provided in a team-based model with allied providers including therapists, case managers, and peer support specialists, and in consultation with primary care and with patients’ families and supports.  This position also involves some liaison work with the lay community and broader clinical community, as well as other duties as assigned.  

About the Division
Lane County Behavioral Health provides services to more than 1,200 individuals with behavioral health conditions.  We work with community partners to provide a continuum of care from prevention through treatment and aftercare in an environment that promotes a culture of resilience and recovery.

Lane County Behavioral Health is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. 
Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00 pm

*This is a non-represented position*  
Graduation from an approved school of medicine with an MD or DO degree, completion of an approved residency program in psychiatry by time of appointment, and board certification as a Psychiatrist, or the ability to become board certified within 24 months.

Three years of increasingly responsible clinical psychiatric experience by time of appointment. 

Special Requirements
  • Possession of a valid State of Oregon license as an MD or DO
  • Possession of a Drug Enforcement Agency number at time of appointment
  • Immunization records within 10 days of hire
  • Diploma
This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.   
Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable. 

Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.

Job Requirements:
Psychiatrist Classification Details
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
Veteran's Preference Points
Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.
Tobacco Free Campus Policy 
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
Lane County
Full time
Eugene, OR 97403, US