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Chief physician / Specialist in psychiatry

Org. no: – Job ID: 4442507605 Presentation of the job:

Psychiatric Clinic is a separate clinic in the Division of Mental Health Care, Bergen Health. The Psychiatric Clinic has three departments at Sandviken; Psychiatric Emergency Department (PAM), Department of Mood Disorders (ASL) and Department of Specialized Psychosis Treatment (ASP) and three departments at Haukeland; Department of Eating Disorders, Department of Geriatric Psychiatry and Department of Psychosomatic Medicine.

The Department of Mood Disorders offers specialized, interdisciplinary treatment to patients with mood disorders who need treatment and treatment at hospital level. The Department of Mood Disorders has two day sections with a total of 23 day places, in addition to a specialized outpatient clinic. We are announcing a 50% permanent position associated with the mood outpatient clinic. We are looking for a chief physician / specialist in psychiatry. The position is vacant by further agreement.

The outpatient clinic’s professional offer includes, among other things:

  • Organic-somatic differential diagnosis in complex affective disorders
  • Advanced psychopharmacological treatment
  • Neurostimulation – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Neuropsychological analysis
  • Psychoeducation course for patients with bipolar disorder
  • Extensive collaboration between the outpatient clinic and the research department


  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with mainly affective disorders
  • Dissemination of knowledge internally and externally
  • Collaboration in interdisciplinary teams
  • Contribute to the development of the service offer


  • Norwegian authorization and specialist approval in psychiatry or almost complete specialist approval
  • Knowledge of / interest in patients with mood disorders
  • Benefit from experience from an outpatient clinic
  • Must master Norwegian both written and oral

Personal qualities

  • You work in a structured and goal-oriented way
  • You are flexible
  • You have a commitment to the patient group / field and want to further develop your competence
  • You are interested in cooperation
  • You actively contribute to a good working environment

We offer

  • A committed professional environment and good colleagues at the mood lidinar department
  • Academic environment in the Psychiatric Clinic with joint teaching, special forum and case studies
  • Engaging and varied work tasks
  • Good opportunities to participate in research or quality improvement work

Declaration of diversity The enterprise group in Helse Vest wants to reflect the diversity of the population in our recruitment. We encourage everyone who is qualified to apply for vacancies regardless of gender, age, disability and multicultural background. The same applies if one has had a longer stay from working life. The enterprise group in Helse Vest wants to facilitate inclusive recruitment.

Contact information

Knut Olaf Skårdalsmo, Head of Department, 55958774
Renata Alisauskiene, Chief Physician, 55958500


Sandviksleitet 1
5036 Bergen

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Key information:

Employer: Helse Bergen

Reference no .
: 4442507605 Job percentage: 50%
Start date: 03.01.2022
Application deadline: 07.11.2021



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