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Physician - Psychiatry - Child Job in Falls Church, VA

Medical Director- IP Adolescent Psychiatrist

Inova Health System Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 12/17/2020
  • 848187
  • 57495BR

Inova Health System is seeking an experienced Medical Director for Adolescent Psychiatry to join our Behavioral Health Service Line. 

Opened in 2018 on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus our state -of- the -art inpatient adolescent psychiatry unit provides psychiatric care for adolescents (ages 14–17) who require stabilization and short-term treatment for emotional, behavioral and psychological disorders.

We operate on a three -pronged model of care: The first is trauma informed care. The second is patient and family centered care. We strive to provide care that is specific to each individual and within the context of the family. Lastly, our staff is trained in Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) tools to identify lagging skills while resolving issues and difficulties in a collaborative and mutually satisfactory way. The Medical Director for Adolescent Inpatient Services will work in close alignment with the Inova Kellar Center providers to ensure seamless plans of care when adolescent patients transition across longitudinal treatment programs.

Inova Behavioral Health Service Line has a collaborative, multidisciplinary care team that consists of:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Residents, Fellows, Medical Students
  • Licensed Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Mental Health Technicians

As a result of growth and expansion, Inova seeks an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with strong interest in leadership to expand our growing adolescent service, develop and foster collaboration and partnerships with case management and the multi-disciplinary team of healthcare providers across the communities we serve, and continue to build the world class continuum of care for adolescents that Inova Health System prides itself on.

Inova Behavioral Health supports Inova's overall mission, promoting total wellness – mind and body – by offering a full spectrum of mental health and addiction treatment services to the surrounding Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, metropolitan community.

Our extensive continuum of care includes an urgent psychiatric and addiction assessment center (IPAC), inpatient psychiatry, inpatient detoxification, partial hospitalization programs (PHP), intensive outpatient programs (IOP), outpatient psychiatric appointments and outpatient counseling services.


About Inova: 
Inova Health System serves more than two million people each year throughout the region. Inova is consistently ranked among the top healthcare providers in the United States and is home to the Inova Children's Hospital, Women's Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, the Schar Cancer Institute, The Center for Personalized Health and Translational Medicine. Inova is shaping the future of health through the integrated network of hospitals, urgent care, primary and specialty care and outpatient care that includes Behavioral Health.

For the fifth year in a row, all Inova hospitals have been nationally recognized by the Leapfrog Group for patient safety and have received “straight A’s.”

INOVA offers a generous compensation plan, salary and bonus, as well as a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401(k), 457(b), paid life, short-term, long-term insurances, paid malpractice insurance, license and DEA fees, and an association membership's dues. Inova provides paid-time-off for CME and CME $ and much more.

Requirements: 

Graduate school of medicine
VA license, or able to obtain a VA License 
Board Certified

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