Addictions Physician

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F67390 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Addictions Physician School/Unit School of Medicine Department Psychiatry Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Open Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The mission of the Division of Addictions Psychiatry is to advance research, education, and clinical care for patients with addictions.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

We invite candidates to apply for addictions physician position. This position will provide addiction services to patients at VCUHS outpatient clinic, inpatient consult service, and emergency department bridge clinic; will teach addiction psychiatry/medicine to residents, fellows, and others interested in learning more about addiction medicine/psychiatry; and will be expected to participate in our biweekly Addictions Scientific Meeting.

Position Responsibilities

Teaching and Administration: 10%

This educational effort shall include medical students, residents, fellows, and colleagues interested in addictions medicine/psychiatry and other colleagues where appropriate. Teaching responsibilities shall include preparation and presentation of instructional materials, lectures, evaluative materials, and testing. These responsibilities will also include maintenance of personal professional skills through continuing education, advising, mentoring trainees, and attending Grand Rounds.

Clinical: 90%

Providing clinical addictions services to overdose patients presenting in Emergency Department, to hospital admitted patients who are diagnosed with a substance use disorder, and to patients seen in our outpatient substance use disorder treatment clinic.

Work effort distribution is subject to change based on clinical need and research funding.

Required Qualifications

• U.S. medical degree or equivalent (M.D. or D.O.)

• Virginia license/licensure-eligible

• DEA licensure, including waiver for buprenorphine

• Post-doctoral credentialing in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

• Demonstrated history of working with patients with addictions

Preferred Qualifications
Date Posted 05/27/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 10/01/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

To apply, submit a diversity statement, letter of interest and CV online via eJobs ( Only electronic applications and documents will be accepted. Questions regarding the position can be directed to the following:

Cynthia Greiner, MAM, Associate Administrator, Division of Addictions

Tammy Beltz, HR Manager

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Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents

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