Physician - Adult Inpatient Psychiatrist - Bend Oregon

4 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Practitioners - Psychiatry
Hours per pay period
Regular Full-Time


Psychiatrist – Adult Inpatient provides inpatient psychiatric care for the adult population.  Such care includes evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and documentation.  Coordinates medical, surgical, ancillary, nursing, and other services to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcomes for patients under his/her care. 


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned):


Clinical Responsibilities

Diagnose and treat disorders within Psychiatrist’s chosen specialty:

  1. Manage acute and chronic psychiatric conditions.
  2. Participate patient education and promote patient wellness.
  3. Analyze reports and findings.
  4. Utilize and coordinate both on-site and referral based ancillary services when appropriate.
  5. Order or execute various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
  6. Order, prescribe, and/or recommend drugs and biologicals or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, sleep study, or related therapeutic procedures.

Document patient care in the proper form and in a timely manner.

Promote good health and prevent illness.

Cooperate with other SCHS physicians and caregivers to insure optimal patient care:

  1. Share after-hours call.
  2. Be available to furnish patient care services at all times the clinic is operating.

Non-Clinical Responsibilities

Be familiar with the SCMG organization structure, communications systems and billing process, completing billing and coding documentation within time assigned by SCMG administration.


Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted.


Maintain active privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.


Increase understanding and collaboration throughout the medical community regarding provider’s chosen specialty.


Provider Leadership

Participate in SCMG provider meetings and assist in policy formation for SCMG and provider practice.


Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.


Participates in creating intentional relationships, and put a high level of focus on attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.


Provide a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients/customers in a caring way.  This includes introducing oneself and stating your purpose, asking the patient their preferred name, spending time with the patient to determine their care goals, active listening, and using skillful communications (appropriate touch, eye contact, etc.).


Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.


Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system’s investigations and proceedings.


REQUIREMENTS - Must maintain compliance of hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors



Graduation from an accredited college or university.

Graduation from an accredited medical school.

Successful completion of an accredited doctorate program in providers chosen specialty (ies).

Successful completion of additional educational programs necessary to enable psychiatrist to acquire and maintain privileges to perform the range of services contemplated. This includes board eligibility/certification in the specialty being practiced.


Continuing Education & Competency:

Complete annual fire/safety, etc. attend education in-services as required.

Attend mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.

Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board certification.

Complete in a timely manner assigned Computer Based Learning modules. 



Must have current Oregon license as MD / DO.

License to practice psychiatry in the state of Oregon or must be eligible to become licensed within 18 months preferred

Must be board certified or eligible in providers chosen specialty.  To be board certified or qualified to sit for the boards in primary area of practice at the Hospital.  Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.

Valid driver's license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.

Maintain unrestricted DEA number.

Maintain unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.

Current BLS certification required. 

If provider will practice sedation, moderate or deep, ACLS certification is also required. 

Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.

Membership with applicable state/national organization preferred.


Personal Protective Equipment:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.



Experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in psychiatry. 

Prefer two years active practice in psychiatry experience.   


General Skills:


Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS. 

Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within SCHS and external customers/clients/potential employees.

Strong team working and collaborative skills.

Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.

Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.



Ability to multi-task and work independently. 

Pays attention to detail.

Possess excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.

Possess Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

Possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.



Possess basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access).

Possess basic experience in computer applications necessary to record time, obtain work directions, and complete assigned CBL’s.


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