Carilion Clinic an academic medical center located in Roanoke, Virginia, has opportunities available for Geriatric Psychiatrists to join the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry. These positions offer the opportunity for teaching Psychiatry fellows and medical students at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, but the amount of responsibility will vary. Positions are available immediately due to ongoing growth and expansion.
Geriatric Psychiatry at Carilion Clinic
The Geriatric Psychiatry service at Carilion Clinic plays an integral role in fostering the commitment that the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine has to the population we serve. The process of aging is complex, and the availability of expertise in the mental health of older adults is important. Our faculty are board-certified in both general psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.
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The Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a strong and growing presence in regional healthcare. Our Department is based in Roanoke Virginia and has clinical, educational, and research sites throughout the region. Our Faculty are based in Roanoke at the Carilion Clinic (a Top 100 Hospital; https://www.carilionclinic.org/ ), in Radford at the Carilion New River Valley Hospital, at the Salem VAMC, and at the Catawba Hospital. We are part of the VTC School of Medicine (http://medicine.vtc.vt.edu/about/), one of the newest and most innovative medical schools in the nation. We work closely with the VTC Research Institute (http://research.vtc.vt.edu/about/), headed by the neuroscientist Michael Friedlander PhD, that has over $70 Million of current funding. The Department is focused on the extensive development and implementation of patient-centered research utilizing measurement-based care.
About the Roanoke Valley
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas.
The Roanoke Valley was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally-known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora. The popular Carvins Cove is regarded as a bucket list trail system for mountain bikers from around the world.
Interested in hiking? Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T.
The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks.
Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.
At Carilion, our employees know they can depend on each other to give their all every day, working together to do the job right. Our sense of family is what makes us a strong, growing organization. If you're looking for a place where talents are embraced, discoveries are made and care makes a real difference, this is where it all happens.
Together we have been recognized with designations, awards, and honors, accreditation by The Joint Commission, magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, and five-star Excellence in Healthcare Awards for patient experience by Professional Research Consultants just to name a few.
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About Carilion Clinic
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.