Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Temporary

Health, Housing and Human Services Health Clinics – Behavioral Health Clinics
Psychiatrist: $98.61 - $125.47 hourly/DOE
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner: $50.24 - $63.92 hourly/DOE

Join one of the leading forces in community health care in the Portland metro area!  Clackamas County's Health Centers - Behavioral Health Clinics has an immediate need for a Temporary Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

Clackamas Health Centers offers a range of therapy and counseling programs and services for children, youth, and adults who are experiencing mental health or addictions problems through the County's integrated health centers, as well as two mental health and addictions centers located in Oregon City and Sandy.

The comprehensive and holistic approach includes therapy, case management, care coordination, medication management and peer services. Health Centers' aim is to work with everyone to help them be as healthy as they can be. Clackamas Health Centers believes participation in mental health and addiction treatment provides positive outcomes in the lives of each person, their family and support network, and the community in which they reside.

Under general direction, Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners perform psychiatric consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a mental health clinic or day treatment program; assist in the organization and execution of all medical services across all program areas in a comprehensive mental health system, including consultation with staff, diagnostic evaluations and treatment of patients; participate in Quality Assurance and Utilization Review procedures; and may participate in research or community education and training activities.

This position will be located at the Hilltop Clinic in Oregon City, with a combination of in-person and remote work.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interviews patients; obtains medical and personal histories to complete psychiatric evaluations, diagnoses and evaluates need for psychotropic medication or other medical services; prescribes psychotropic medications and collaborates with other treatment staff to facilitate appropriate medication monitoring; provides individual, group or family therapy.
  • Provides consultation to other treatment staff, or health or social service agencies, on medical aspects of a treatment plan; participates in clinical staff meetings for the development and evaluation of individual treatment plans; provides medical supervision of patients' treatment plans.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of mental health educational activities in the clinic and community; may participate in program planning, development and evaluation and/or mental health research.
  • Assists in the organization, direction and execution of psychiatric services.
  • Assumes medical responsibility for those patients requiring medical services; completes the necessary paperwork for insurance and benefits providers.

Required Qualifications


  • A physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of Oregon or eligible for licensing at the time of appointment, which has satisfactorily completed residency training in psychiatry.  The medical training must be approved by the Council of Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:

  • Designation as a "Qualified Mental Health Professional" (QMHP)** as established by the State of Oregon Mental Health Division
  • Licensure as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges in the State of Oregon
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration certification with Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 privileges


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Experience working with electronic health records
  • Experience in working with multidisciplinary treatment teams
  • Experience relating to a wide variety of people with diverse social, economic, and cultural backgrounds
  • Must successfully pass the credentialing process
  • Must successfully pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
  • Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen
  • Possession of a valid driver's license or an acceptable alternative method of transportation.  Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. Specific information on the County's driving policy can be found at Driving and Vehicle Policy (EPP 52).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Child Psychiatrist

Hours and Duration

Temporary, full-time hours Monday-Friday.  Combination of in-person and tele-work.  Specific hours to be discussed at time of offer.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter (limited to one page) and a resume to Dr. Maria Prokhorova at

In the email, please include in the subject line – “Temporary Psychiatrist or Psychiatric NP”. 

For further information, call Dr. Maria Prokhorova at 503-722-6594.

Applications are accepted through Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 by 5 p.m.


2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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