Job ID: 289127271  |  Last Updated: 12/26/2018

Psychiatry position available with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, VA
Applicant Contact
Amy Silcox
Physician Recruiter
(540) 224-5189
(540) 983-1169
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine:

The Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a strong and growing presence in regional healthcare. Our Department is based in Roanoke Virginia and has clinical, educational, and research sites throughout the region. Our Faculty are based in Roanoke at the Carilion Clinic (a Top 100 Hospital; ), in Radford at the Carilion New River Valley Hospital, at the Salem VAMC, and at the Catawba Hospital. We are part of the VTC School of Medicine (, one of the newest and most innovative medical schools in the nation. We work closely with the VTC Research Institute (, headed by the neuroscientist Michael Friedlander PhD, that has over $70 Million of current funding. The Department is focused on the extensive development and implementation of patient-centered research utilizing measurement-based care.

We are currently seeking these Faculty Positions (J1 Visa Candidates encouraged to apply)

Psychiatric Intensivist:

We seek a psychiatrist at any seniority level whose primary focus is inpatient psychiatry. Join our team with a primary work location at the New River Valley/St. Albans location at the Carilion New River Valley Hospital with 36 inpatient adult beds. This position offers opportunities for educational and research development abound. Board certification in General Adult Psychiatry or a Subspecialty required.

Addictions Psychiatrist:

We seek a psychiatrist at any seniority level to join our Addictions team. Our program is led by William Rea MD and already includes three Addictions-boarded Psychiatrists. We are currently involved in clinical efforts targeting inpatient and ambulatory addiction treatment and collaborative efforts in specialty areas such as pain management, infectious disease, and obstetrics and gynecology. We have multiple trials underway in collaboration with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Addiction Recovery Research Center headed by Warren Bickel PhD ( ). This position offers teaching service development and extraordinary collaborative research opportunities. Development of Addictions Medicine and Addictions Psychiatry Fellowship is underway. Board certification in General Adult Psychiatry or a Subspecialty required; Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine board certification preferred.

The Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 300,000 nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Roanoke has amenities that you'd expect from a dynamic urban center, without losing the charming feeling of a smaller place. Expansion Management named Roanoke Valley one of its Five-Start Communities for quality of life. The ranking is based on a reasonable cost of living, affordable housing, low crime, excellent transportation access, good public schools, proximity to community colleges and universities, and educated workforce and low taxes.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals witih Disabilities

* Position also available in the New River Valley, home to Virginia Tech.

Employer Profile

Carilion Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Clinic is committed to patient-centered care, education and research, supported by an ongoing commitment to quality and service. With nationally recognized specialists, primary care physicians, award-winning nurses and the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities, Carilion Clinic is bringing tomorrow's healthcare into focus today. Carilion Clinic offers the region's only Level 1 trauma center (with Lifeguard emergency transport helicopters) and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. As one of the largest hospitals in the state of Virginia, the 703-bed facility located in Roanoke recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, labor and Delivery Unit, and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room. Carilion Clinic has facilities in communities throughout Southwest Virginia. They include 8 hospitals, more than 220 physician practices, and 25 GME programs. With over 11,000 employees and more than 650 physicians representing 60 specialties, Carilion is a healthcare leader. Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic brought together the power of research, innovation and medicine to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, which opened in August 2010. The school and research institute will capitalize on Virginia Tech's world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics and engineering. They will also utilize Carilion's excellent physicians and rich history in medical education to train the next generation of physician leaders.

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