Job Profile Clinical Psychologist 2

State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority
2700 Center Street
Salem, OR
United States

Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
From $79,740 To $122,604
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


Are you looking for a career as a clinical psychologist and hope to use your skills to make a difference in the lives of

individuals? Or Are you a current psychologist looking for an institution dedicated to inspiring hope, promoting safety and supporting healing and for patients entrusted to their care? If so, check out the following opportunity at the Oregon State Hospital's Salem campus.

What you will do!

This position is for a unit based psychologist, working with patients committed under various Oregon Statutes. Psychology department staff must operate as a highly productive member of the Interdisciplinary Team in a fast-paced environment to manage morning meetings, admissions, patient care plan meetings, and completion of admission risk assessments.

This position will also provide clinical psychology services in the form of psychological assessment and testing within the limits of the psychologist's expertise and privileging, consultation, treatment (individual, group, milieu), participation in various treatment malls, direct patient care, participation in the IDT, consultation to and training of treatment care staff, and providing in-service continuing education to psychology staff.

This position may also include supervising psychology residents, interns, and students.

What's in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.

This is a full-time, permanent, SEIU represented position.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.



Major duties include, but are not limited to:


  • As appropriate, attends clinical management meetings to consult on clinical and service delivery issues.
  • Completes psychological evaluations utilizing assessment techniques that address personality, intellectual, and cognitive impairments, as well as risk and malingering assessments within the limits of the psychologist's expertise and privileging or under the supervision of an OSH privileged neuropsychologist or forensic psychologist.
  • Performs risk assessments of patients as requested and directed by an Associate Chief of Psychology.
  • Completes evaluations within specified deadlines.
  • Completes and documents psychological evaluations that include baseline psychological testing according to the Psychology Department policy manual.
  • Performs job duties within MAHPS privileging specifications.
  • Provides in-service training to treatment staff as assigned by an Associate Chief of Psychology.


  • Provides individualized treatment services as needed across OSH based on an Associate Chief of Psychology's direction.
  • Documents all consultation or direct services provided in the patient's medical record per Medical Records and Psychology Department policies.
  • Meets with patients to implement treatments consistent with the treatment care plan, monitor progress or regression, and assist in making necessary treatment care plan changes.
  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy across OSH as assigned by an Associate Chief of Psychology


  • Follows APA ethical standards, standards for providers of clinical and psychological services, procedures in OSH Psychology Department manual, and OSH policies and procedures
  • Participates in continuing education to maintain professional competence, Oregon psychologist licensure, and to provide in-service training. You may be assigned supervision of others.
  • Attends mandatory department meetings, hospital trainings and review of policies per designated timelines and serves on departmental committees as assigned by an Associate Chief of Psychology.
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to apply:

  • Complete the application

  • attach a copy of your resume and cover letter

  • Please apply on our website

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Toya Thomas

TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627.

Accommodation request related to a disability should be made as soon as possible

Job Requirements
A doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited university AND completion of a one-year internship in Clinical Psychology.
Applicants must be licensed as a Clinical Psychologist by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners at the time of appointment.