Job ID: 289294846  |  Last Updated: 1/22/2019

Health Psychologist opportunities in charming Oregon communities!

Samaritan Health Services
Newport, OR, OR
Applicant Contact
Annette Clovis
(541) 768-4419
(541) 768-5298
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Samaritan Health Services is recruiting for Health Psychologists across it's service area in Oregon's mid-Willamette Valley and Central Coast!

These openings are for integrated health psychologists to provide brief behavioral health services in fast paced primary care environments, and in specialty medicine (Cardiology). The positions utilize a behavioral health consultant model (BHC) and the psychologist will serve as a behavioral consultant on the primary care team, and as such, provide assessment, short-term psychotherapy for mild or moderate disorders, and health behavior assessments and interventions.

Job Details:
-Consult and collaborate on a multidisciplinary team to provide integrated on-site care, recommendations, and feedback to medical providers and allied staff
-Have a clearly distinguished role from specialty mental health therapist practice model
-Practice in a population based practice management strategy with flexibility to be interrupted to respond to urgent/emergency situations and "curb-side consults"
-Utilize brief behavioral visits (20-30 minutes), limited to 1-6 visits, which are provided in the primary care practice area and are seen as a routine primary care service
-Provide assessments, screening, or intervention services for 8-10 patients per day with the primary goal of assisting the primary care providers with identification, treatment, and management of mental and behavioral health concerns

Minimum Requirements:
-Doctoral Level Degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from an APA accredited institution - Health psychology emphasis preferred
-Current Oregon Licensure or license eligible (Psychologist post-doctoral residents will be assessed on a case-by-case basis)
-2 to 3 years experience in health psychology
-Knowledge in working with patients who have chronic health conditions
-Experience in cardiology or hospital medicine/ for cardiology phycology position

Benefits Include:
-Competitive compensation
-Medical malpractice paid
-Continuing medical education
-Relocation allowance
-Starting bonus

Physicians and their families will appreciate the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities available in the Willamette Valley and Oregon Coast, as well as the proximity to the Cascade Mountains for snow sports, and Portland, Oregons largest cityall within two hours! Corvallis is home to the Oregon State University, a PAC-12 school. Our communities are ideal places to live, work and raise families! With affordable housing, infinite entertainment opportunities, good schools, thriving art communities, numerous wineries and microbreweries and great food, the advantages of living here are endless!

For more information or to apply, please visit or contact Annette Clovis at or (541)-768-4419.

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