Director of Addiction Psychiatry - Faculty Appointment, VTCSOM Carilion Clinic
Location: Christiansburg & Roanoke, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
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Director of Addiction Psychiatry
Faculty Appointment, VTCSOM Carilion Clinic,
Christiansburg & Roanoke Virginia
Carilion Clinic in Southern Virginia’s Blue Ridge Region provides care for 26 counties and over 1 Million Virginians; addiction to opioids, stimulants, nicotine, and/ or alcohol (among others) are at epidemic levels here. We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families, and our communities. As the Director of Addiction Psychiatry, you will lead a multi-faceted team of psychiatrists, therapists and behavioral specialists focusing on patients with chemical dependency issues. We are developing new ways to understand and treat addictive disorders as we seamlessly blend treatment, research, and education using public and private support networks and intensive programs. We offer adults and adolescents both outpatient and inpatient care at specialized facilities located in southwest Virginia. Carilion Clinic Psychiatric facilities include 61 adult beds (across two facilities) and 16 adolescent beds and multiple ambulatory sites.
Our department has implemented state-of-the-art treatment for opioid use disorder and continues to evolve evidence-based treatment for multiple substance use disorders. We incorporate peer recovery specialists and a range of technology and innovative techniques in collaboration with addiction researchers at Virginia Tech and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. Our faculty includes psychiatrists who are board-certified in both addiction psychiatry and the new specialty of addiction medicine. We have an established Fellowship in Addiction Medicine that is part of this organizational structure.
The Director of Addiction Psychiatry will be responsible for helping guide and coordinate efforts across multiple Departments (as part of Carilion Clinic’s Addiction Taskforce) that exist in the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology).
Experience: 5 years of leadership in a similar capacity is preferred
Desired candidates are trained in Addiction Medicine (and General Psychiatry), Addiction Psychiatry, or are Board eligible/ certified in General Psychiatry with an interest in focusing on patients with addictions.
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas and was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora.
Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T. The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks. Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.
Excellent Compensation, Bonuses, Benefits, Pension, Retirement Savings Plan, Time Off, Relocation Assistance, Signing Incentives, Student Loan Reimbursement, and more
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.