Physician - Psychiatry:

Vancouver Washington

Consultant & Liaison Psychiatrist Opportunity in Portland metro area. 

Req ID: 143823 


Our hospital-based Behavioral Health department is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist to practice in a vibrant and growing community. The position will be based in our psychiatric consultation and liaison service with options to work on our acute inpatient unit.


Recent graduates are welcome as well as experienced physicians.


Why you’ll love the practice:

  • PeaceHealth Southwest has a busy and highly-respected consultation service, providing consults to medical/surgical inpatients and to our ED. 
  • Collegial group of psychiatrists and a multidisciplinary behavioral health team.
    • 3 physicians, 5 nurse practitioners, a pharmacist, social worker and ancillary staff who all have a longstanding PeaceHealth relationship.
    • We also have 2 psychiatry resident physicians who assist with relief coverage.
  • Weekday work schedule with some flexibility
  • Call coverage (with extra compensation):
    • Weekend on-site rounding on our 12 bed psychiatric inpatient unit up to 10 weekends a year with more if preferred
    • Phone-only coverage one weeknight per week


PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center:

  • 450-bed regional and community, not-for-profit medical center.
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health unit is a 12-bed adult hospital setting with an emphasis on engagement and recovery-oriented treatment. There is an emphasis on crisis stabilization including medication evaluation. A holistic approach including physical and emotional care with individual and family direction is part of each person's treatment.


Become a member of this physician-centric practice, and never compromise the values that brought you to medicine:

  • Well trained and congenial colleagues
  • Enthusiastic support staff
  • Accomplished, accessible specialty physicians
  • Competitive compensation with robust benefits package


What you'll love about the community:

  • Vancouver, Washington is in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area.  Live in either Vancouver or Portland
  • Easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including hiking, biking, skiing, water sports, fishing, fine dining, theatre, symphony and so much more. 
  • An exceptional school system. 
  • Take advantage of no state income tax in Washington.


We offer competitive compensation and a robust benefits package, including relocation, health plans, retirement plans, CME reimbursement, medical malpractice, etc.


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.

Phone: (360) 729-1409

Email: [email protected]


About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.


To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage


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PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || BEHAVIORAL HLTH SVCS



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