General Adult Inpatient Psychiatry – PNW Oregon – Locum Tenens or Permanent

The Position:

  • Work with other Psychiatrists Staffing a 26-Bed Inpatient Unit
  • Includes Both Voluntary & Involuntary Patients
  • Average Daily Census of 22-24
  • Multi-Discipline Team – Round on ~ 10 Patients/Day
  • Patients are Being Treated for Personality Disorders, Depression and or Suicide Ideation
    Substance Abuse is Not a Major focus of this Unit
  • Full-Time Physician or Part-Time Arrangement
  • Weekend Coverage on a Rotating Basis would Helpful Too

The Medical Center

One of the Largest of Oregon’s 58 Acute Care Hospitals

  • Operates the Busiest Emergency Department in Oregon
  • Magnet Recognition
  • U.S. News- “High-Performing & “Best Hospitals 2013”
  • National Model for Psychiatric Care
  • Regional Leader for Organ Donations
  • Critical Care Dept. has Received the Beacon Award for the Last 3 years in a Row

Center of Excellence

  • Breast Imaging/Total Joint Replacement/In-Patient Rehab
  • Cardiovascular Diseases/Neurosciences/Bariatric Surgery


  • Births – 3,796
  • Imaging – 160,313
  • ED & Urgent Care Volumes – 115,001
  • Inpatient Admissions – 20,719
  • Lab Vol – 1,399,290
  • Surgeries – 12,850

The Community…

  • Easy Access Major Airport – 45 Minutes from Portland
  • Performing Arts & Music: Award Winning Theatre / Symphony / Art & Film Festivals
  • Shopping & Dining: from Farmer’s Markets to Fine Dining
  • Nordstrom to Outlet Stores: Nike, Ralph Lauren & Banana Republic
  • Less than 1.5 Hours Away: Beaches & Ski Resorts

As a locum tenens physician working with Pacific Companies you will experience a level of personal service that will set a new standard of excellence for you.  We provide medical malpractice insurance, we will manage your travel arrangements and partner with you to compensate you handsomely for this assignment.

This is an ongoing need and available to the experienced and new graduate as well.

Please email and or call me to discuss your required hourly rate and availability.  Have a great day and I will look forward to hearing from you.

John F. Paulk