Opportunity: Psychiatrist, Geriatric with Faculty Appointment, Carilion Clinic VTCSOM - Roanoke, VA
 Opportunity Details
Posted Start Date: Position available immediately
Specialty: Psychiatry, Geriatric
Other Specialties Considered:

Location: Roanoke, VA, USA
Region: Metro
Job Position Code: Geriatric Roanoke 2021 #2  
Openings: 1
J1/H1B Visa? Yes

 Offer Details
Income Details:

Generous base salary augmented with a substantial bonus for quality. Additional compensation for meeting productivity targets.

Compensation potential: 300,000.00 - 365,000.00

Excellent Benefits, Pension Plan, Retirment Savings Plan, Child Care Benefits, Student Loan Incentives, and so much more

Relocation Paid: Allowance
Vacation: 25 days
CME: 5 Days & Allowance
Other Benefits:

Health/Vision with Wellness Incentives and Pharmacy


Life Insurance


Retirement Savings Plans - 403(b) and Deferred Compensation

Defined benefit pension plan

PAID malpractice and tail

 Job Description

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.

The Geriatric Psychiatry service at Carilion Clinic plays an integral role in fostering the commitment that the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine has to the population we serve. The process of aging is complex, and the availability of expertise in the mental health of older adults is important. Our faculty are board-certified in both general psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.

Our mission is to advance the mental, physical, social, and emotional needs of older adults in our community. The Geriatric Psychiatry section of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine will develop into a world-class center of care for older adults with innovation in clinical excellence, research, education, and wellness.

Research continues to be a focus for the Carilion Clinic Geriatric Psychiatry service. We have research collaborations with Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Virginia, and North Carolina A&T. With the support of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, we are developing and implementing a measurement-based care practice for older adults with depression.

The schedule is 8-5pm M-F with a mixture of nursing home and outpatient clinic visits. 

• 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

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; https://www.carilionclinic.org/ ), 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 (http://medicine.vtc.vt.edu/about/), one of the newest and most innovative medical schools in the nation. We work closely with the VTC Research Institute (http://research.vtc.vt.edu/about/), headed by the neuroscientist Michael Friedlander PhD, that has over 70 Million of current funding. 

We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We embrace a diverse workforce and provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates without regard to Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Protected Veterans.

 Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have an MD or DO equivalent degree.

They should be fellowship trained and must be BC/BE in Geriatric Psychiatry.

Applicants must be eligible for Virginia licensure.

Geriatric Psychiatrist - Roanoke, VA
Community Overview

The Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 300,000, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Roanoke has amenities that you'd expect from a dynamic urban center, without losing the charming feeling of a smaller place. Expansion Management named Roanoke Valley one of its Five-Start Communities for quality of life. The ranking is based on a reasonable cost of living, affordable housing, low crime, excellent transportation access, good public schools, proximity to community colleges and universities, and educated workforce and low taxes.

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    Hospital Overview

    One of the largest hospitals in the state, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is a 703-bed hospital with an additional 60-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The facility recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery unit and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room. Now in it's second century of providing premiere healthcare services, CRMH also features a Level I trauma center. In addition to offering high-tech services, the hospital is home to 26 Graduate Medical Education Programs affiliated with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, University of Virginia and Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients have access to nearby specialty clinics, family medical centers, and a host of personalized treatment options, making this the region's most comprehensive group of healthcare providers.

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     Contact Information
    Contact: Rob Way, Physician Recruiter
    Carilion Clinic
    213 S. Jefferson Street, Suite Suite
    Roanoke, VA 24011
    Email: rjway@carilionclinic.org
    Phone: (540) 224-5189
    Fax: (540) 983-1169

    If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.