Academic Adult Psychiatrist

Well esteblished Academic institutions seeking Psychiatrist

Norfolk, VA 23507
Income Potential:
Up to $250,000.00*
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Recruiter's Name:
Ally Geller
Contact Number:
(800) 876-0500
Merritt Hawkins

Job Description & Requirements
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Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic search firm, has partnered with a well-established academic institution in Virginia in the recruitment of faculty for its Psychiatry Department. We are seeking one adult and one geriatric psychiatrist who are board-certified or eligible in Psychiatry and have a desire to become clinical educators. Applicants at all faculty ranks will be considered. The department provides a broad range of inpatient and ambulatory clinical services as well as resident and medical student education and research.

Position Features:
  • Option to spend up to 40% of your time on scholarly activities such as teaching or research
  • Psychiatrists who have completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship or have equivalent experience will be able to practice at the 12-bed inpatient geropsychiatric unit on campus
  • Inpatient consultations are provided at the on-campus, level 1 trauma, acute care center
  • In the ambulatory clinic, division members will gain experience in treating patients with psychodynamically - oriented psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and supportive psychotherapy
  • Join a supportive, tightly-knit faculty while preserving your autonomy to expand your individual strengths and skills as a psychiatrist
  • Research is optional but if there is interest, opportunity to participate in clinical research is available

You will be working in one of the most desirable locations in the United States. Virginia has it all:
  • Rated #2 place in the United States to raise a family by Parenthood Magazine 
  • No shortage of waterfront views, boasting 144 miles of shoreline 
  • Unique assortment of cultural and historical amenities plus sophisticated dining and entertainment options 
  • Multitude of outstanding educational options, including local colleges and universities 
  • Advanced placement courses at all area high schools 
  • Affordable housing options and access to an international airport 
  • Fish, sail, or water ski on nearby waterways

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.