Physician- Psychiatry, Addiction -133

first_imgWest Virginia University School of Medicine and theDepartment of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry seek anAddiction Psychiatrist or Addiction MedicinePhysician (ranks available: Assistant Professor, AssociateProfessor, Professor). The successful candidate will be expected topractice in Morgantown, WV.Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area ofaddiction psychiatry or addiction medicine. In addition toproviding excellent patient care, the successful candidate willalso be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents,and fellows in our addiction medicine and addiction psychiatryfellowships. For appointment at the Associate Professor orProfessor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain anoutstanding, extramurally supported research program.Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreignequivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginiamedical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible inaddiction psychiatry or addiction medicine. For appointment at theAssociate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-recordof leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications inhigh-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be metby the time of appointmentAll qualifications must be met by thetime of appointment.The WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing supports adultsstruggling with substance use disorders through medically managedwithdrawal stabilization and residential treatment. The Center forHope and Healing’s facilities provide patient-centered care thatinvolves individual and group therapy as well as medicationassisted treatment. These services are provided in a serene settingby a team committed to providing state-of-the-art treatment, whilea caring and supportive environment is maintained.The Comprehensive Opioid Addiction Treatment (COAT) programis a nationally recognized, longitudinal group-based model ofmedication assisted treatment delivery via specialized teams toincorporate biological, psychological and peer-based care. Opioiduse disorder treatment access is expanded throughout the state ofWest Virginia through a Hub and Spoke implementation of COAT withproviders in the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatryserving as mentors.The Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute’s Behavioral Medicineand Psychiatry Addiction team offers the full range of servicesfrom inpatient and intensive outpatient programs, residentialtreatment, satellite clinics, and telemedicine to patients acrossthe region. In addition to direct patient care, it extends thereach of quality behavioral health treatment into rural communitiesusing remote video-based consultation and mentorship to localproviders. Groundbreaking research conducted by the team includesharnessing the power of emerging technology to combat devastatingbrain disorders. Such research includes focused ultrasound, deepbrain stimulation, and transcranial magnetic stimulation forsubstance use disorders. The team has been on the front line ofAmerica’s addiction epidemic in Appalachia for the past twodecades. We are looking for compassionate providers to join us aswe seek to ease the suffering of those affected by addiction. Thisposition provides a unique opportunity to make a significantdifference in the survival and health quality of an entire statewith a highly collaborative team.Within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, thereis a strong focus on clinical service, teaching, and scholarshipamong psychologists, physicians, and social workers. Additionally,faculty frequently work in partnership with other medical schooldepartments. The department strongly encourages professionaldevelopment with support/mentoring for development of clinicalservices, improved teaching/training, and scholarship.WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated healthsystem, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a nationalleader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System iscomprised of thirteen member hospitals and five hospitals undermanagement agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W RubyMemorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical centerthat offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has morethan 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees whoserve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across thestate of West Virginia and the nation.Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best smallmetropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and businessclimate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of alarge city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also anexcellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes andrecreational activities.Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a differencefrom day one. To learn more, visit and apply online at For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, SeniorPhysician Recruiter, at [email protected] Virginia University & University Health Associates are anAA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU isthe recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equityNotes To Applicants Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided byOFCCP here .The contractor will not discharge or in any other mannerdiscriminate against employees or applicants because they haveinquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay ofanother employee or applicant. 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