Resident Psychologist

Legacy Health System Portland , OR 97228

Posted 1 week ago


The Legacy mission of making life better for others includes the whole person. Our psychologist residents focus on the mental, emotional and behavioral health of a variety of patients.

For some, this is their primary reason for seeking medical attention; for others, a contributing factor has weakened their psychological state. No matter the circumstances, their cases must be viewed with professionalism and compassion. Are you committed to improving the psychological well-being of patients and giving them the best possible chance for strong mental health? If so, we invite you to consider joining the Legacy community.

This position will be located in the Pediatric Gastroenterology practice.

Our program offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. At Randall Children's Hospital we have a state-of-the-art endoscopy suite in which we perform inpatient and outpatient procedures. We also participate in ICN (Improve Care Now) Network with the aim of providing the best care possible to our pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

For decades Randall Children's hospital has been a regional leader in providing excellent care to infants, children and teens in Portland and the pacific Northwest and is one of Oregon's largest providers of pediatric inpatient and trauma services. Randall Children's Hospital medical staff is made up of more than 600 physicians, including pediatric medical and surgical specialists, hospitalists and community pediatricians.

Randall Children's Hospital receives nearly 100,000 patient visits per year. The children's Emergency Department is Oregon's busiest with more than 26,000 visits annually.

Randall Children's Hospital is committed to delivering comprehensive and family-centered care with compassion and excellence. RCH is part of Legacy Health recently selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 50 medium sized organizations to work for in the United States. We are a not for profit 501(c) 3 organization for federal educational loan forgiveness.

Portland is a city that continually ranks in the top 10 for livability and includes both urban and family-friendly communities. Portland has a wide arrange of nationally recognized parks for hiking and off-road biking.

The city is sophisticated, offering diverse cultural activities including a wide range of theater, musicals and museums open throughout the year. In the spring and summer months, Portlanders gather on the waterfront for concerts and fun activities. If your desire is to step out of the city, take a hike in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, hit the slopes of Mt. Hood or catch a wave off the Oregon Coast all are a short drive from Portland.

Applications are required and can be accessed through our website you can reference position number 19-9867. You will be able to insert your CV as you apply.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Vicki Owen at 503-415-5403 or Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabilities


A psychologist resident is a resident in psychology in post-doctoral training at Legacy Health. Residents provide patient care services, according to their level of responsibility, under the supervision of credentialed psychologist members of the Medical Staff.

The one (1) year full time residency adheres to a practitioner-scholar model with the primary focus on the goal of changing the face of healthcare including behavioral health as an indispensable component of healthcare and the patient centered treatment. The resident training program offers an opportunity to become comfortable and competent working in the interdisciplinary context of team-based care, providing consultation to medical providers and providing psychology and behavioral health treatments with patients. The resident will function as a member of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in their clinic.

This training structure allows the resident to grow his or her clinical skills with a highly varied population with both longitudinal and specialty rotations. Psychologist residents are also responsible for educating other residents and psychology students, as appropriate for their level of training, and as assigned by their Program Director.


Education: Must be a graduate of a school accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), or a graduate school of psychology evaluated by an Oregon Board- recognized credentialing body if working in Oregon or a Washington Board-recognized credentialing body if working in Washington. Note: ACA-accredited programs in Canada do not require evaluation.

Internship: Must complete an internship as part of the doctoral degree program.

The internship program must be accredited by the American Psychological Association; or be a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. If the program is not accredited by the APA or APPIC, for Washington sites the internship must meet the requirements listed in the Washington Administrative code. For Oregon sites the internship must meet the requirements of the Oregon Board of Psychology.

Additional Criteria: Must meet the selection criteria for his/her residency program as defined by the accreditation authority for that residency program and as defined by the Program Director for that residency.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Must be eligible as a psychologist resident in the state in which they will be working. In Oregon must be eligible and complete an Oregon Board of Psychology residency supervisory contract with a Legacy Psychologist Resident clinical supervisor. In Washington must enter into a supervisory agreement with a Legacy Psychologist Resident clinical supervisor.

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