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Psychiatrist - Children (In-Person or Telehealth), Grants Pass, OR

Organization: Options for Southern Oregon
Category: Psychiatrist
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Date Job Posted: September 7, 2022
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Psychiatrist - Children (In-Person or Telehealth)

Grants Pass, OR, US
Requisition ID: 1190


Resumes can be confidentially faxed to 541-479-3514 or apply online at and click on Jobs.

For inquiries, please call Nancy Fitting, Human Resource Director, for details: 541-476-2373

Generous salary, moving allowance, 6% agency retirement match, robust individual and family benefits, professional development allowance including paid time, in-person positions eligible for loan repayment programs, and more.

Serving Medford and Grants Pass areas.

Schedule: Negotiable- Full and Part-Time available


BE/BC child psychiatrist provides outpatient services with our psychiatric team and interdisciplinary treatment team in southern Oregon. Full-time or part-time position is available in our innovative agency that primarily serves the Medicaid population. Full-time treats both children and adults; Part-time treats children only. Telehealth is available. Psychiatry services are supported by medication assistants, nursing, therapy, occupational therapy, case management and peer services and other supports.

Options for Southern Oregon serves people of all ages who have behavioral health needs. Our holistic approach addresses housing, advocacy, community integration, crisis intervention, therapy, co-occurring issues, education, work, and economic well-being.. We employ over 400 people in the Medford and Grants Pass areas.


Psychiatrist diagnoses, treats, and helps prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Prescribes, directs, and administers psychotherapeutic treatments and medications. Reviews, evaluates, and collaborate with other professionals regarding treatment plans, client progress, and outcomes.

Develops and maintains therapeutic client relationships with close adherence to client-directed services. Prescribes medication and performs other therapeutic measures for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Explains medication effects and side-effects to the client and/or guardian. Reviews, approves and signs Treatment Plans and Assessments for assigned clients.

Thoroughly documents diagnosis, treatment, and all aspects of such illness(es) per applicable OARs and industry standards. Submits timely documentation of services provided using Electronic Health Records and collaborative documentation. Assesses symptoms and manages immediate crisis, including danger to self or others, and implements a crisis intervention plan if necessary.

Orders laboratory and other specialized diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.

Confers on the diagnosis and direction of treatment with the client, significant others, agency clinicians, and with client's other treatment providers.

Participates in mental health and service utilization audits, peer review, and quality assurance activities. Facilitates referrals to appropriate internal and/or external resources where indicated.

Provides consultation and education services within the agency, to consumers, and with community partners as needed. Participates in program development as requested. Attends all mandatory meetings, participates in regular individual and group supervision. Maintains positive working relationships. Works as an active and cooperative member of the treatment team. Participates in phone response on-call schedule. Manages time and caseload effectively. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly under general supervision.


Position requires Oregon licensure as MD or DO. Doctorate from an accredited program with completion of child psychiatry residency. BC/BE. Computer proficiency required to use Electronic Health Records.

Candidates must be able to use e-mail, compose documents, save and locate documents electronically, and learn to use our Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Proficiency in Word and other MS Office applications preferred.

Must pass state-required background and DMV checks; possess a valid OR driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision.

Options for Southern Oregon is subject to the State of Oregon vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. New hires must submit vaccination documentation showing they are fully vaccinated, or be approved for an exception/accommodation, by their hire date.

Options for Southern Oregon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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