Department of Psychiatry and Neurology Seeking Psychiatrist to Care for Patients with Neurodegenerative Disorders

Virginia Commonwealth University Health
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Address: 1250 East Marshall Street 
Richmond, VA 23298-5048 
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Specialty: Psychiatry : Neuropsychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD 
Visas Accepted: J1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology

Neuropsychiatrist

 

Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry in collaboration with the Department of Neurology is recruiting a board eligible or board certified psychiatrist to participate in the care of patients with neurodegenerative disorders. Training and experience in Neurology or with neurologic disorders is preferred. The faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in the education of psychiatry and neurology residents and fellows.

The faculty member will become an active member of the multi-disciplinary clinical care team at the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center (PMDC) by providing neuropsychiatric consultative and ongoing care services for patients with a wide range of movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases including but not limited to Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson Plus Syndromes, Huntington disease, Tourette’s syndrome, and dementias associated with neurodegenerative movement and neuromuscular disorders. There is opportunity to contribute to the growth of our existing interdisciplinary subspecialty programs such as the Huntington Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation programs as well as develop new ones. The faculty member will support and participate in numerous research collaborations within the PMDC and across multiple neuroscience departments at VCU.

All successful candidates will have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Academic rank is commensurate with experience and scholarly accomplishment consistent with VCU requirements. Opportunities are available for joint appointments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Faculty member will teach and train fellows, residents and medical students
  • Will support in numerous research collaborations within the PMDC and across multiple neuroscience departments
  • Departmentally assigned committees, team leadership and Good Citizenship activities
  • Clinical activities caring for patients

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED

  • BE/BC in Psychiatry
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

PREFERRED

  • Training and experience in Neurology or with neurologic disorders is preferred.
  • Experience working in an academic setting.
  • Training and experience in Neurology or with neurologic disorders is preferred.

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City was ranked #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City, and the mild climate year round, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s athletic events, public gardens and festivals. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment as well. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will find numerous theaters, the Richmond Ballet, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond International Raceway to name a few.

Richmond is for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hills, The Fan, or the Suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Virginia Commonwealth University Health is the regions only Level 1 Trauma center. As part of the VCU’s School of Medicine, physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians and conduct important research. Nationally known for cutting-edge medical advancements and diagnostic insights, VCU physicians aim to be the provider of choice for quality healthcare that is patient-centered, physician-driven, accessible, efficient and evidence-based to reflect the values of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

US News and World Report ranked VCU the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond Metropolitan area. Our Nephrology, Pulmonology, Orthopaedics and Urology programs ranked among the top 50 in the country. VCU was also ranked “high performing” in Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Otolaryngology. With more than 600 physicians in 200 specialties, VCU has the areas only NCI-designated Cancer Center - Massey Cancer Center, and a full-service children’s hospital – Children’s Hospital of Richmond.

 

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

 

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Contact: Anthony Coviello 
Phone: 804-628-9660
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