Cedar Hills Hospital and Outpatient Services - located just 15 minutes from downtown Portland - is a 94-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital and outpatient center specializing in mental health and substance use disorder treatment. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and outpatient services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients. Our mission is to provide safe, effective, and compassionate mental health and substance use treatment.
The Director of Assessment and Referral is responsible and accountable for directing the assessment and referral activities at the inpatient hospital. As a clinician, this position provides direction to a staff of assessment counselors and nurses in the provision of psychiatric assessment services, including clinical evaluations, nursing assessments, crisis intervention, and referrals to external providers. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, nursing staff, fellow department heads and administration, external case managers, referral sources, managed care organizations, and functions as a liaison with hospital emergency departments. This position also oversees the hospital's receptionists.