Staff Psychiatrist (MHHI-SUD) – Addiction Psychiatry - VA Maryland Health Care System
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: CBTF-11897509-23-WKS
The Mental Health Clinical Center at the VA Maryland Health Care System seeks to recruit a fully licensed Psychiatrist with board certification to include fellowship training or experience with treating patients with substance use disorders (SUD).
PSYCHIATRY CORE CLINICAL PRIVILEGES: Psychiatric admission to inpatient unit, including work-up, diagnostic assessment, and provision of treatment; conduct risk and memory (MMSE/MoCA) assessments on patients using psychiatric principles; perform mental status examinations; perform AIMS; diagnose movement disorders; perform MMSE; make psychiatric diagnoses using current DSM and ICD criteria; provide psychiatric consultation to other providers on patients with mental, behavioral, or emotional disorders; manage a full range of psychotropic medication; manage psychiatric issues in geriatric patients; manage patients with addictive disorders; perform supportive psychotherapy; perform eclectic cognitive psychotherapy; perform group psychotherapy; perform family and marital therapy; evaluation, admission, and detoxification of alcohol/opiate dependence.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Admitting patients from the Emergency Department and from other locations as well as handling direct admissions,
Providing all aspects of care for hospitalized patients in the Medicine Service,
Discharging patients from acute care to other levels of care within the Medical Center or to home, and/or transferring patients to other units within the hospital,
Working with Advanced Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants
Responsible for inpatient care and follow-up for patients admitted to the Medical Center.
Responsible for medical consultation to inpatients admitted to other services.
Perform administrative and committee work related to improving patient care and clinical outcomes as assigned.
Remain in compliance with all educational, training, and competency requirements.
Participate in Peer Review process and various other committees assigned.
Participation and active involvement are expected in improvement of inpatient quality measures.
Preferred Experience and Certifications Reference:
Fellowship training and/or certification in addiction psychiatry
2 years full time experience treating patients dually diagnosed with psychiatric and substance use disorders
Experience treating patients with buprenorphine
Experience treating patients with chronic pain syndromes
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Must be full-time with board certification Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.
About the area:
The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland - School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. The VAMHCS is located in Baltimore, MD just off the Chesapeake Bay, about an hour’s drive north of Washington, D.C., and two hours south of Philadelphia. Award-winning dining is not hard to find, and cultural offerings include an internationally recognized symphony orchestra and art museums with works ranging from ancient to current-day artists. Baltimore also has a variety of performance venues, including the historic Hippodrome Theatre, a former vaudeville palace. The local arts scene reaches a mass audience during Artscape, an annual outdoor event that bills itself as the area's largest free arts festival. Support for Baltimore's professional sports teams bring residents together. Even on chilly winter afternoons or humid summer evenings, locals fill M&T Bank Stadium to cheer on the NFL's Ravens and flock to Camden Yards to root for the MLB's Orioles.
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