The fundamental purpose of OHSU and the Department of Psychiatry is to improve well-being. Our work is part of OHSU's mission to deliver excellent education, research, patient care and service to the community.
Oregon Health & Science University, in collaboration with Legacy Health, Kaiser Permanente and Adventist Health has opened the area's first comprehensive care center for people facing a mental health crisis, the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland. Unity Center for Behavioral Health is a national model for providing compassionate mental health care in times of need.
The Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner at Unity Center for Behavioral Health provides mental health care to patients in the Psychiatry Emergency Services unit for overnight shifts.
Must be a licensed Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the State of Oregon.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm