Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Contractor)

  • Deschutes County
  • Bend, Oregon
  • Jul 24, 2022
Contractor Public Health
  • Salary: $100.00 - $120.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

This is a contracted position. To submit your cover letter and resume or to request additional information, please contact Molly Wells Darling as directed below.

Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for a Psychiatrist or a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our Health Services team. This is a dynamic position that includes clinical leadership of multidisciplinary teams at the Deschutes County Stabilization Center. This is a comprehensive team with therapists, peer and case management services. A creative and recovery-based approach is emphasized. This position also includes joining a large team of psychiatric providers and nurses across a range of sites. No after hours on-call time. Part time 16-20 hours a week.

To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE.

Interested parties may submit their resume or request additional information regarding the position to Molly Wells Darling at .
$100.00 to $120.00 per hour. There are no County benefits available with this Contracted position.

All contractors will be required to certify that they meet the requirements to be an independent contractor, and to submit proof of Professional and General Liability coverage. It is required that Deschutes county be added as an additional insured to General Liability coverage. More detailed information on contractor and insurance requirements is available upon request.
Minimum Qualifications
Must possess the required licensure to practice in the State of Oregon.

Deschutes County will comply with the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Oregon Administrative Rule ( OAR 333-019-101 ) requiring COVID-19 vaccination for employees working in a healthcare setting. It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent provide proof of vaccination status or request and be approved for an exemption based on legitimate medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs ( for detailed information on exceptions, please review section (4), (A) and (B) ) by October 18, 2021 or their date of hire, whichever is later. Deschutes County provides reasonable accommodation as required by applicable law, and those finalists seeking a reasonable accommodation from the vaccination requirement may submit a copy of the medical or religious exemption form as prescribed by the Oregon Health Authority in order to certify the reasons for requesting an exemption. There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates that progress to the final stage of the process.

Excellent County benefit package when eligible.
Deschutes County offers eligible employees a comprehensive health care package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 1 month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, Deschutes County provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees.

Employer paid benefit offerings include:
  • Life Insurance for employee and dependents
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Program through Oregon PERS
  • Time Management Leave
Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include:
  • 125 Flexible Spending Program
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Program
  • Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance
To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit and click on Employee Benefits.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Bend, Oregon United States View Map