Psychiatrist – Morgantown - Critical Access Team
Psychiatrist – Morgantown
West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry is recruiting a psychiatrist to assume a faculty position at Chestnut Ridge Center in Morgantown, WV. Responsibilities for this non‑tenure, assistant professor clinical emphasis track position include various opportunities for outpatient care of both young adults as well general outpatient psychiatric patients. Additional responsibilities include teaching and supervision of medical students and psychiatry residents, service across both the Main and Health Science Campuses at WVU, and scholarship with opportunities for research.
This faculty psychiatry position will specially work as the Lead of the Access to Care Team in the Department of Behavioral Medicine. The Access to Care team consists of a Psychiatrist, Advanced Practice Professional, and Clinical Therapist with case management support. The goal of the Access to Care Team is to expedite access to care to individuals needing either psychiatric medication evaluation or management or short term brief counseling. The Access to Care team also provides consultation services to other specialists that may only be seeking a onetime opinion regarding the psychiatric care that they are providing. The Access to Care team collaborates with one another on their schedules and caseloads in order to provide brief therapy and stabilization and then to transfer patients either back to the original referral source or to a more long-term treatment option.
Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible in psychiatry.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 600-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
WVU is an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity