Clinical Psychologist

Oregon Health Authority

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$5,896 – $9,968 a month

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Oregon Health Authority 

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$5896.00 – $9968.00 

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Clinical Psychologist 

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Attention current State of Oregon employees: In order to apply for posted positions, please close this window and log into your Workday account and apply through the Career worklet.


Are you looking to start your career as a clinical psychologist and make a difference in the lives of people with mental illness? Or are you a current psychologist looking for an institution dedicated to inspiring hope, promoting safety and supporting recovery for patients entrusted to their care? If so, check out the following opportunity at the Oregon State Hospital’s Junction City 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 suicide 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 inservice 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.


Current Open Positions: Junction City, Oregon

NOTE – The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at the Clinical Psychologist 2 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for a Clinical Psychologist 1 to apply, as we may consider under-filling this position until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for a Clinical Psychologist 2. Clinical Psychologist 1 candidates have 24 months from date of appointment to become licensed as a Clinical Psychologist by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners.

Clinical Psychologist 2 ($6,483.00 – $9,968.00 per month):
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.

Clinical Psychologist 1 ($5,896.00 – $9,062.00 per month):
A doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited university AND completion of a one-year internship in Clinical Psychology.
You must be eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in Oregon.
*NOTE* – Applications will be considered if they have met all degree requirements with the exception of completion of their one year internship. They must be slated to complete their one-year internship in Clinical Psychology prior to their anticipated start date to be considered.”


  • Four years post-Master’s Degree experience, and license in Oregon as a Psychologist.
  • Obtaining and maintaining MAHPS privileging per specified deadlines.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and most closely match the requested skills will be invited for an interview.

How to apply:

  • Complete the application Need Help?


If you need assistance to participate in the application process such as an alternate format to apply, please call Stephanie Mitchell at 503-945-2819 and/or TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. Accommodation request related to a disability should be made as soon as possible.

The Fine Print

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
  • This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process.
  • We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
  • If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Candidates who are offered employment at the Oregon State Hospital must satisfactorily pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Don’t attach extra documents. We will only look at documents that we ask for.
  • The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position.
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    The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity.


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