Job Description: West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry seek an Addiction Psychiatrist or Addiction Medicine Physician at Chestnut Ridge Center in Morgantown, WV. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students and residents, and fellows in our addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry fellowships. Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible in addiction psychiatry or addiction medicine. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment. The WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing supports adults struggling with substance use disorders through medically managed withdrawal stabilization and residential treatment. The Center for Hope and Healing’s facilities provide patient-centered care that involves individual and group therapy as well as medication assisted treatment. These services are provided in a serene setting by a team committed to providing state-of-the-art treatment, while a caring and supportive environment is maintained. The Comprehensive Opioid Addiction Treatment (COAT) program is a nationally recognized, longitudinal group-based model of medication assisted treatment delivery via specialized teams to incorporate biological, psychological and peer-based care. Opioid use disorder treatment access is expanded throughout the state of West Virginia through a Hub and Spoke implementation of COAT with providers in the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry serving as mentors. The Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute’s Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry Addiction team offers the full range of services from inpatient and intensive outpatient programs, residential treatment, satellite clinics, and telemedicine to patients across the region. In addition to direct patient care, it extends the reach of quality behavioral health treatment into rural communities using remote video-based consultation and mentorship to local providers. Groundbreaking research conducted by the team includes harnessing the power of emerging technology to combat devastating brain disorders. Such research includes focused ultrasound, deep brain stimulation, and transcranial magnetic stimulation for substance use disorders. The team has been on the front line of America’s addiction epidemic in Appalachia for the past two decades. We are looking for compassionate providers to join us as we seek to ease the suffering of those affected by addiction. This position provides a unique opportunity to make a significant difference in the survival and health quality of an entire state with a highly collaborative team. Within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, there is a strong focus on clinical service, teaching, and scholarship among psychologists, physicians, and social workers. Additionally, faculty frequently work in partnership with other medical school departments. The department strongly encourages professional development with support/mentoring for development of clinical services, improved teaching/training, and scholarship. 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. The WVU Health System is comprised of thirteen member hospitals and five hospitals under management agreements, anchored by our flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 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. Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org. West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
Job Responsibilities: In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students and residents, and fellows in our addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry fellowships.
Required education/experience: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible in addiction psychiatry or addiction medicine.
Required licenses/certifications: West Virginia medical license. BE/BC in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry.
If you are interested in this job posting: Pamela Furbee WVU Medicine 304-598-6605 email@example.com