Psychiatrist, Geriatric with Faculty Appointment, Carilion Clinic VTCSOM - Roanoke, VA

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Psychiatrist Geriatric opportunity with faculty appointment, Carilion Clinic VTCSOM- Roanoke Virginia
Carilion Clinic an academic medical center located in Roanoke, Virginia, has opportunities available for Geriatric Psychiatrists to join the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry. This positions offer the opportunity for teaching Psychiatry fellows and medical students at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, but the amount of responsibility will vary. Positions are available immediately due to ongoing growth and expansion.
Our Geriatric Psychiatrists work with patients through the aging process treat patients with depression due to the aging process and those experiencing behavioral issues as a result of cognitive decline (Dementia). We do not see patients with a long-term history of mental illness, but rather those with newly onset symptoms. Our geriatric psychiatrists see patients both in the outpatient clinic setting as well as in the nursing home setting. In the clinic, we work as an interdisciplinary team along Social Workers and nurses.
The schedule is 8-5pm M-F with a mixture of nursing home and outpatient clinic visits. We do not have call for our psychiatrists, but there may be the option to take call with the general psychiatry group.
Great Place to Raise a Family
• A low cost of living and wonderful housing options
• Exceptional public and private school options
• An abundance of outdoor recreation on more than 30 miles of paved greenways and 600 miles of hiking and biking trails throughout the region
• Nestled beneath the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
• Small-town feel without having to sacrifice access to big-city amenities
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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