The Vice Chair is a system-wide position reporting to the chair of Psychiatry and has detailed oversight of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke and Carilion New River Valley in Christiansburg Virginia. The Vice Chair will work in a growing clinical enterprise leading Inpatient and outpatient; Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatrics; Addictions; Consult/Liaison; Interventional Psychiatry; Emergency Psychiatry for the two primary locations while meeting the collaborative needs across the system. The ideal candidate will have a complimentary blend of experience, personality, and drive to support culture change, drive quality improvement, and support evidence-based practice across the clinical enterprise. This is a faculty position that will also have protected time for education and clinical administration and appointment at the appropriate academic level to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Applicants must have an MD or DO
Board Certified: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
At least 5 years of related experience
Applicants must be eligible for Virginia licensure
Our faculty numbers more than 60 individuals housed in multiple locations in the Carilion Clinic system and at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Our residency program focuses on research competence and scholarship, key elements in developing the skills necessary for the future psychiatric physician. Our work incorporates evidence-based psychotherapy training and decision support in psychopharmacology. We foster an interprofessional approach to care delivery and work closely in the development and implementation of evidence-based practice as a standard of care. We’re at the beginning of a transformative process: Carilion Clinic has committed major funding to help build new facilities for our department.
Virginia Tech Carilion Partnership
The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, headed by neuroscientist Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., is growing rapidly and incorporates large and well-funded initiatives in functional neuroimaging, health behavior research, addictions and interventional psychiatry. We are developing close linkages in each of these evolving domains and working to assure that our patients are provided access to cutting-edge care and interventions, including transcranial magnetic stimulation.
About the Roanoke Valley
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas.
The Roanoke Valley was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally-known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora. The popular Carvins Cove is regarded as a bucket list trail system for mountain bikers from around the world.
Interested in hiking? Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T.
The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks.
Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.
At Carilion, our employees know they can depend on each other to give their all every day, working together to do the job right. Our sense of family is what makes us a strong, growing organization. If you're looking for a place where talents are embraced, discoveries are made and care makes a real difference, this is where it all happens.
Together we have been recognized with designations, awards, and honors, accreditation by The Joint Commission, magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, and five-star Excellence in Healthcare Awards for patient experience by Professional Research Consultants just to name a few.
Excellent Compensation, Bonuses, Benefits, Pension, Retirement Savings Plan, Time Off, Relocation Assistance, Signing Incentives, Student Loan Reimbursement, and more
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.