Internal Medicine Teaching Psychologist

Legacy Health

Portland Oregon

At Legacy, we believe we have a fundamental responsibility to improve the wellness of everyone we touch and empower people to live healthier lives.  We embrace transformation and practice patient and family centered care to improve the lives of our people and our communities.   If you are interested in joining a team that is making a difference we would love to talk with you.

We are actively recruiting for an Internal Medicine Teaching Psychologist to join our primary care team. 

We have two job opportunities for Psychologists in our health system - 

1) Psychologist: Legacy Emanuel Internal Medicine Residency Clinic  (Position Number 17-3958 - see more below)

2) Psychologist: PICU/NICU Randall Children’s Hospital  (Position Number 17-3313)

The internal medicine teaching psychologist has three roles: 1) faculty member of the Department of Medicine and is responsible for teaching, research, patient care and administrative duties under the direction of the Chief of Medicine. As defined in Accountabilities/Essential Functions, the clinical psychologist teaches and supervises resident physicians and students, and provides administrative direction to the Training Program and the Department. 2) provides teaching and supervision of psychology practicum students as assigned, 3) provides integrated team-based primary care psychological services including diagnosis and brief treatment for mental health, substance use disorders and health behaviors affecting physical health conditions.  The core values of teamwork, respect and caring, effective use of resources and initiative are integrated comprehensively into the Accountabilities/Essential Functions. Must be eligible for membership in the hospital medical staff.

The ideal candidate will be Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with a minimum of 2 years post-doctoral clinical experience in an outpatient healthcare setting.  Experience with teaching medical and psychology residents/students, highly preferred

Legacy Health is a large not-for-profit healthcare system with six hospitals including a level 1-trauma facility, burn unit, children’s hospital, Legacy Research Institute, numerous primary and specialty clinics and diagnostic laboratories serving patients throughout the Pacific Northwest.  Additionally, Legacy leads a collaborative Behavioral Health Center that is a national model.  Legacy Health which was just recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 50 mid-size companies in the US.  Legacy is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. 

Portland is a sophisticated city offering diverse cultural activities and communities that appeal to a wide variety of needs and tastes. Beautiful parks and more biking paths per mile than any city in the US, promote an active lifestyle. The temperate four seasons, spectacular surroundings of the Columbia River Gorge and majestic Cascade Mountains, as well as proximity to ocean beaches and long skiing seasons make this an opportunity for both a dynamic position and a wonderful lifestyle.

As we consider qualified candidates, we are committed to building a culture that values diversity and is reflective of those we care for.  

Candidates can apply online at and attach a CV to the application.  Please apply for position number 17-3958.  For additional information, please contact Vicki Owen at 503 415-5403 or  AA/EOE/veterans/disabilities