Addiction Psychiatrist fantastic weather, national parks, forests, desert provide the environment for outdoor recreation

Tucson, AZ

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

The SAVAHCS offers a beautiful 150-acre campus with a full range of medical and mental health services for Veterans, including a 31-bed inpatient psychiatry unit, a 25-bed mental health residential rehabilitation treatment program for substance use disorders (SUD) and PTSD treatment, intensive outpatient programs for SUD and PTSD, homeless programs, and more. The SAVAHCS is the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Annually nearly 1,000 physician and associated health trainees participate in health care training programs at the SAVAHCS.

You will enjoy the rich culture and an affiliation with a world-class University. As a SAVAHCS Addiction Psychiatrist you will provide care to Veterans with mental health and substance use disorders as part of an integrated team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and clinical pharmacists throughout the SAVAHCS (inpatient, residential, and emergency department). The Addiction Psychiatrist is responsible for leading inpatient detoxification and addiction consultation/liaison services and teaching Addiction Fellows, Psychiatry Residents, and Medical Students. The Addiction Psychiatrist provides cross-coverage as needed throughout the Inpatient/Residential Mental Health Section. This position requires 3-4 weeks per year of home call (psychiatry resident is first called) and in-house rounding on the weekend. Weekend days are compensated by having weekdays off. The Addiction Psychiatrist must be able to obtain an affiliate faculty appointment with the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

·         Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Trained

·         Annual Performance Bonus up to $15,0000

·         Work 7:30 am to 4 PM

·         Call schedule of 3-4 weeks per year at home

·         Residents take first call

·         31 bed unit

·         Train Fellows and PGY-1 Resident Supervision


Posted August 24, 2021