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19 May 2022

Full-Time Director of Forensic Evaluation Service

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Oregon State Hospital (OSH) is seeking an experienced Psychiatrist with management experience to lead, support, and coordinate the activities of our Forensic Evaluation Service (FES) department including clinical supervision and administrative management of FES staff (including psychiatrists, psychologists, and support staff). You will also be responsible to assure compliance with Federal and State laws, Administrative Rules, Joint Commission and CMS standards, OSH policies, and professional standards of practice.

OSH is a Joint Commission-accredited and CMS-certified public psychiatric hospital which provides psychiatric hospital services and residential treatment services to persons committed by the Oregon courts as part of the state mental health system.

OSH provides care and treatment to adults admitted to the facility under three broad categories: 1) persons determined to be Guilty Except for Insanity and sentenced to supervision by the Psychiatric Security Review Board or the Oregon Health Authority; 2) persons who have been determined not competent to aid/assist their attorney; and 3) persons who have been civilly committed or admitted by a guardian.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. We also offer:

  • Generous leave policy which includes:
    • 11 paid holidays
    • Vacation and sick leave
    • Personal business leave
    • Paid education leave


  • Board certification or board eligibility at the time of appointment
  • Physician’s license issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners at the time of appointment and maintain the licensure throughout employment
  • Maintenance of licensure by the Oregon Medical Board, as well as OSH Medical and Allied Health Professional Staff membership and clinical privileges.
  • Experience managing clinical and administrative staff.
  • Extensive clinical experience including providing oversight and direction on clinical issues and assessments completed by other professional staff.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health inequities and collaborating with diverse communities most harmed by social injustice and health inequities.

How to Apply

Submit your C.V. and cover letter via email to Your cover letter should describe your interest in this position and how your experience makes you the best fit for this position. Do not exceed two pages. Open until filled. We will pull candidates weekly.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 51 days.

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