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Physician - Psychiatrist Hospital Consult Liaison

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Job ID: 7819
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Psychiatrist for a Hospital Consult Liaison position based in the Eugene/Springfield, OR community.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is a state-of-the-art tertiary care medical center located in Oregon’s picturesque Willamette Valley. The creators of Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend are on the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on patient safety and clinical outcomes. The 386 private patient rooms are designed to maximize access to the 181-acre site’s spectacular views of the McKenzie River, tree groves, hills and gardens.

The addition of a psychiatrist dedicated to the Consult Service at Riverbend will ensure that patient care needs will be addressed within 24 hours of a consult request. This will also allow for better coverage for difficult discharge cases. PeaceHealth Behavioral Health Services offers a comprehensive, coordinated continuum of care. We are guided by our mission and our core values of stewardship, social justice, service, and collaboration.

 Position Highlights

  • Work week options: either Saturday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Sunday
  • Consult Liaison Psychiatry at Riverbend Medical Center as primary work site. University District Medical/Surgical unit and Emergency Department are alternative sites for Assignment.
  • Variety and interesting/challenging group of patients
  • Opportunity to join a large, well respected and established Inpatient and Outpatient Psychiatry group while employed by PeaceHealth 
  • some administrative responsibility
  • Opportunities to mentor/teach rotating medical students through Oregon Health and Science University
  • ECT Services available
  • Research opportunities available
  • Competitive compensation which also includes sign-on bonus and relocation
  • Industry leading loan reimbursement for qualified candidates

PeaceHealth’s commitment to Behavioral Health is reflected in our state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric unit, nationally respected research, and community advocacy and leadership. Oregon has been selected as one of 8 states to participate in CMS’ demonstration project, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) with the goal to transform how mental health services are provided and PeaceHealth is participating as a CCBHC. This provides PeaceHealth with the opportunity to build on our industry leading coordinated care strategies which include community-based resources and the integration of services with primary care. We are currently transitioning into full coordination in the medical home model utilizing team-based care models for the populations we serve. In addition, we provide telepsychiatry services within our network and to rural communities.

As a result of our progressive programs, our work with first episode schizophrenia coordination and medication has garnered national attention. We are a National Institute of Mental Health participant in this multi-site national study. Our patient-centered approach has a primary goal of helping people recover and promoting a safe and inspired life to the community. 

Here’s why you should experience Eugene/Springfield, Oregon:

  • Eugene is a place for the outdoor enthusiast. With everything from hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, running and water sports, there is no shortage of things to do outside. Check out Spencer’s Butte which provides some spectacular views of the city! 
  • The Hult Center for the Performing Arts features all kinds of entertainment including jazz, opera, ballet, the Eugene symphony and choir. In addition, the center also features a permanent art collection
  • Go shopping at the 5th street market. Spend an afternoon visiting the shops and enjoy a multitude of international cuisine while local musicians provide live entertainment at the market
  • Sports fanatic? Eugene is home to the University of Oregon (Mighty Ducks) where you can catch professional, Olympic and collegiate sporting events 
  • Home to very strong and diverse school districts 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Dorothy Reed, Sr Provider Recruiter.

Phone: 458-205-6798
Email: [email protected]

Springfield is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, also known as, Oregon wine country. Two rivers run through the community, the Willamette River, and McKenzie River. Bike, walk or run the Middle Fork Path along the Willamette river, or spend the day fishing on the McKenzie river. Springfield has a flourishing downtown and fast becoming a must visit for it’s culinary experience! Immersed in art, take the outdoor mural tour, or stay inside at the Emerald Art Center. We have one of the most desirable locations in the Pacific Northwest to live, work, and play.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

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