Grade: 23                                                                Pay rate: $136,521.55-$184.488.59 /Annual

Average hours per week: 32                                    FLSA Status:  Exempt

Job #062-16

Job Summary:

Provides psychiatric services for the Grand Ronde Health & Wellness Center (GRHWC).   The GRHWC is a free-standing health care clinic providing a full range of out-patient services including primary medical care, dental, optometry, behavioral health, physical medical, wellness and prevention and community-based services.

Essential Functions:

  •   Diagnoses and treats patients with a wide range of psychiatric problems.
  •   Utilizes appropriate therapeutic modalities including individual/group/family therapy, as well as medication management and review.
  •   Provides consultation services on psychiatric matters to other GRHWC professional and allied health staff.
  •   Refers patients for admission to acute medical and/or psychiatric inpatient settings when such care cannot be adequately provided in-house.
  •   Coordinates and integrates information on all such referrals and assures provision of timely follow-up care as required.
  •   Participates with other medical professionals in educating the community and medical staff on health issues.
  •   Prepares and maintains behavioral health medical records for all patients seen in accordance with GRHWC policies and procedures, as well as regulatory requirements and requirements of accreditation bodies and third party payers.
  •   Participates with Behavioral Health Director in planning, organizing and reviews of work performed by Behavioral Health staff.
  •   Provides printed and verbal instructions at time of office encounter.
  •   Enhances patient participation in self-care by patient and family health education.
  •   Collaborates with other clinical departments (lab, pharmacy, mental health and chemical dependency) for continuity of care.
  •   Participates as a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
  •   Participates in Medical Department provider meetings.
  •   Participates in Behavioral Health department staff meetings.
  •   Attends and participates in administrative meetings as instructed by Health Center Administration.
  •   Participates in quality assurance review activities as determined.
  •   Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:

  •   Requires a Physician’s license issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, and must be in good standing, and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Psychiatry practice.
  •   OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  •   Must maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license or obtain one upon hire, qualify for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance, and provide proof of personal vehicle insurance.

Qualifications, Registrations, and Certifications:

  •   Requires Board certification/Board eligibility in Psychiatry.
  •   Must have strong interpersonal skills working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  •   Must respect others regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or income level.
  •   Must be committed to providing comprehensive health care to the individual, family, and community.
  •   Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with health care providers within the facility as well as allied healthcare and social service providers.
  •   Must maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  •   Knowledge of and sensitivity to Native American culture required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  •   Continually requires the ability to express or receive detailed information or important instructions through oral communication.
  •   Continually requires working with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm. Requires repetitive movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers.  Often requires walking or moving about to accomplish tasks.
  •   Requires standing and/or sitting for sustained periods of time, raising objects from a lower to a higher position and/or moving objects horizontally.
  •   Occasionally requires lifting of up to 40 pounds.
  •   Due to the nature of the interactions with other employees and the public we serve, employees may be required to provide documentation of, or receive, certain health vaccinations.
  •   This position is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is occasionally subject to outside environmental conditions.
  •   May be called upon to serve as a Disaster Reservist during Emergencies, or when the Tribal Emergency Operations Center is opened.
  •   Local travel is occasionally required. Travel outside of the state is infrequently required. 

Background Check:

  •   Candidates for this position will be subject to criminal and character background checks and may be subject to fingerprinting.