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Faculty Appointment, VTCSOM Carilion Clinic,
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 an Addiction Psychiatrist, you will be part of 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 Addiction Psychiatrist helps 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: not required, 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
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