Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute is a state psychiatric inpatient facility seeking a Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric evaluations and treatment of adults with mental disorders. Northern Virginia is an internationally diverse, family-friendly region that is situated only minutes away from Washington DC and all its cultural/historical attractions. It also boasts one of the finest public school systems in the country. Leadership of an interdisciplinary treatment team and liaison with fellow hospital disciplines is intrinsic to this role. Leadership of hospital committees to help further best hospital practices is also encouraged. Opportunities for faculty appointment at local area medical schools will be available to allow for supervision of psychiatric residents and medical students. Responsibilities include on-site commitment/detention evaluations as well as off-site forensic assessments for pre-trial, temporary custody and other commissioner requests as assigned. Training is provided for forensic work. Caseload will reflect a varied mix of acuity and complexity of psychiatric disorders in a culturally diverse, urban/suburban population. This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician to expand his/her clinical, administrative and leadership skills in a collegial, non-managed care environment that promotes quality, compassionate treatment and recovery-based practice.
Good interpersonal and clinical psychiatric skills; ability to work with other mental health specialties in a team model; knowledge of evidence-based practices desirable. Unrestricted medical licensure by the Virginia Board of Medicine is required. Board Certification preferred but board eligible accepted. Medical degree and completion of ACGME-approved residency training in Psychiatry is required. Post-residency practice and medical training experience desirable but not mandatory. A fingerprint-based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required for the selected candidate.
We also offer a state benefits package which includes health insurance, life insurance, malpractice insurance, a generous leave package and a retirement program along with other outstanding benefits. Call us to discuss the salary. We can be reached at 703-645-3162 for more details.
Please visit the Career Opportunities page on our website at www.nvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov for more information.