Contracted Psychiatrist -OR-
Contracted Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
, a community behavioral health agency located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, invites letters of interest for the contracted positions of Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. The positions work up to 24 hours per week as independent contractors of , providing psychiatric services to behavioral health clients in Hood River and The Dalles.
The Agency: is a quasi-governmental agency that provides behavioral health services within three counties in north-central Oregon (Hood River, Wasco and Sherman); it is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of an elected commissioner from each county. The Agency operates, however, much like a nonprofit with leadership provided by an Executive Director and a Deputy Director. employs a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approach in providing clinical services to adults, children and families. has adopted the Sanctuary Model throughout the Agency. The Agency is currently in its second year of implementing Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) as the model for its clinical services.
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC): was designated a CCBHC as part of a two-year demonstration program through the US Department of Health and Human Services and the State of Oregon. This program has been part of a comprehensive effort to integrate behavioral health with physical health care, and it has the opportunity to dramatically improve healthcare in our communities..
Contracted Services Provided: Both the Psychiatrist and the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provide psychiatric services requiring valid, current licensure to practice in the State of Oregon. anticipates that such services will include diagnostic assessment, consultation, medication management and monitoring, and documentation. Other services may be performed as mutually agreed. Services will be performed at clinics in Hood River and The Dalles.