The University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Center (UMATS) is seeking a full-time Addiction Psychiatrist to join its faculty. UMATS is a team-based outpatient addiction treatment program that delivers a wide-array of evidence based treatment for patients with addiction and other mental health disorders. This position involves delivery of clinical care and education in our Addiction Psychiatry Program, a collaborative team of clinicians and researchers committed to advancing the treatment of addiction. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, which is consistently rated as one of the best cities to live in within the United States. The area offers cultural diversity and variety in lifestyle opportunities in a safe, family-friendly environment. The University campus draws entertainment and exhibitions from all over the world, and the renewal of Detroit adds exciting entertainment and sports options, as well. The excellent schools in and around Ann Arbor and an abundance of recreational activities, both indoor and outdoor, make the area especially supportive of families and an active lifestyle.
UMATS is a patient-focused treatment center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The University of Michigan (U-M) values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. U-M is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Michigan values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical Care:
Use excellent clinical skills in addiction psychiatry in an outpatient setting in the area of substance use disorders, including novel treatment modalities.
Show a strong commitment to clinical care as well as demonstrated clinical aptitude.
Preference will be given to those with experience in academic medical center addiction and consultation settings, and those with additional consultation-liaison or research training.
Participate in or lead quality improvement and research efforts.
Engage in patient care activities with learners. (Learners include: fellows, residents, medical students, and postdoctoral fellows)
Provide mentorship and didactic teaching at the medical student, resident, fellow, and faculty levels.
Administrative duties associated with the clinical care provided.
Administrative service to the Department of Psychiatry and the Medical school, including peer review and participation on committees, may be requested. The percentage of effort spent in education, investigation and administrative activities in addition to clinical practice will be negotiated annually.
Completion of a residency in Psychiatry, and current enrollment in good standing or completion of ACGME certified Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship is strongly desirable. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry and optimally should be board eligible in Addiction Psychiatry upon hire.
Applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan (or be eligible for licensure) and have expertise in inpatient and/or outpatient addiction psychiatry. Obtaining board certification is a requirement for retention.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Addiction Psychiatry Search Committee (c/o Dr. Mark Ilgen), Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan email@example.com
BACKGROUND SCREENING: Michigan Medicine conducts background screening, fingerprinting and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
MISSION STATEMENT: Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
U-M EEO/AA STATEMENT: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.