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Virginia Commonwealth University Health


Department of Psychiatry


Division of Addiction Psychiatry


Addiction Specialist


The VCU Department of Psychiatry is seeking an experienced MD with interest and training in Addiction and Program Management. This is a strategic position that requires vision and leadership, yet offers the opportunity for hands-on work in a variety of areas. This is an Open Rank faculty position in a strong academic department.


Job Description:


- Involvement in areas including clinical, administration, teaching and research
- Act as Medical Director for the Virginia Health Practitioner Monitoring Program
- Provide confidential services for the health practitioner who may be impaired by any physical or mental disability or suffering from chemical dependency
- Provide inpatient services with our Substance Abuse Consult Team
- Outpatient and/or community contract work
- Contribute to Department's scheduled on-call and weekend coverage schedule


Qualifications:
- Board Certified Psychiatry - preferred
- Board Certified Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine - preferred
- Medical Review Officer Certification is a plus
We are 600 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center and the flagship hospital of VCUs entire medical enterprise. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research. Eight years ago, we completely reimagined our physician organization empowering our providers to be agents of change, embrace autonomy, and create a culture of camaraderie, engagement and accomplishment.