Working Title: Psychiatrist
Role Title: Physician II
Position Number: #17
Open until filled
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. 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. 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.
Opportunities for faculty appointment at
George Washington University and other local area medical schools will be
available, to allow for supervision of psychiatric residents and medical
students. Caseload will reflect a varied mix of acuity and complexity of
psychiatric disorders in a culturally diverse, urban/suburban population from
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. Northern Virginia is an
internationally diverse, family-friendly region that is situated only minutes
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.
Call us to discuss our competitive salary. 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. We can be reached at 703-645-3162 for more details.
This position posted on 9/11/13 with a minimum five-day posting. A fingerprint-based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required for the selected candidate.
We offer an excellent benefits package. NVMHI is a
tobacco free campus. For consideration, please submit a completed