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Portland VA Medical Center
City:Portland
State:OR
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Psychiatry
Opportunity Description:

VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) is recruiting a board certified/board-eligible Psychiatrist for full-time positions within the Portland metro (Fairview, Hillsboro, Downtown & Vancouver) area in Oregon & Washington. Positions include integrated care, outpatient clinic  and our residential treatment program.  The psychiatrist will carry a caseload and provide mental health treatment and consultation to other mental health professionals and primary care clinicians.  Experience with or interest in addictions and/or geriatric psychiatry is desirable.

 

The physician is an integral part of patient care, teaching and research activities, which are shared with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU); as such, the candidate must be eligible for a faculty appointment at OHSU. The psychiatrist may supervise trainees, engage in leadership activities or develop outpatient medical services.

 

Portland is the Pacific Northwest’s second largest urban center with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city is located less than two hours from the beautiful Oregon coast, and an hour from Mt. Hood and The Gorge. Views from the city, and especially the VAPORHCS which sits atop a hill overlooking downtown, include Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, and on a clear day 3 more mountain peaks as well as the Cascade Mountain Range. Portlanders are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh local cuisine, and great coffee. Portland truly offers something for everyone.

 

http://www.portland.va.gov/

 

·     Recruitment or Relocation Incentives may be authorized.

 

 VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

 

 VA Physician Assistant Benefits – http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp  

·     Practice evidence based medicine without the hassle of high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs!

 

·     Utilize the most sophisticated Integrated Electronic Medical Records network with centralized patient registration and billing

 

·     Enjoy a competitive salary, 26 vacation days, 10 federal holidays, and 13 sick days annually

 

·     A comprehensive Federal Benefits package including malpractice, life, health, 401K, CME, etc.

 

·     An unmatched work/life balance and very high quality personal and professional life!

 

Globally connected, innovative and culturally rich, Portland boasts a population of approximately 590,000 – making it the 3rd most populous city in the Pacific Northwest.  Considered one of the most eco- friendly cities in the U.S., the City of Roses is marked by warm, dry summers and rainy but mild winters.  Heralded as one of America’s top places to live, Portland offers a host of sports & entertainment, outdoor recreation, housing, and family-friendly cultural options.

 

http://www.portlandonline.com/

http://www.city-data.com/city/portland-oregon.html

http://www.frommers.com/destinations/portlandor/

 

For more information and consideration, contact Hank Laguatan, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, today!

 

 

Practice Type: Employee, Academic
Available Date:
Compensation:
Negotiable
Signing bonus:AvailableProduction bonus:Available
Vacation (weeks/details):26 days a year + federal holidays Malpractice:None - Federal
Other benefits:
Loan repayment, 5 days for CME + $1k stipend
Facility Description:

The Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC) is a 303-bed consolidated facility with two main divisions. The medical center serves as the quaternary referral center for Oregon, Southern Washington, and parts of Idaho for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Portland VAMC is located atop Marquam Hill on 28.5 acres overlooking the city of Portland. In addition to comprehensive medical and mental health services, the Portland VAMC supports ongoing research and medical education, including nationally funded Mood Disorders and Hepatitis C Resource Centers.

The Portland VAMC is connected to Oregon Health Sciences University (http://www.ohsu.edu)structurally by a beautiful sky bridge and functionally by shared staff, trainees and educational opportunities.

Community Description:

Portland is the Pacific Northwest’s second largest urban center with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city is located less than two hours from the beautiful Oregon coast, and an hour from Mt. Hood and The Columbia Gorge. Portlanders are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh local cuisine, and great coffee. Portland truly offers something for everyone.

 

http://www.portland.va.gov/

 

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