Christiana Care Health System has a fulfilling career opportunity for a BE/BC fellowship trained Addictions Psychiatrist to lead a clinical team dedicated to providing prevention, screening, intervention and treatment for substance abuse and addiction patients with co-occurring mental health disorders. The clinical team includes two therapists and a case manager who will work out of our outpatient location that will be located in the newly renovated and expanded Wilmington campus by January 1, 2017, located in Wilmington, Delaware. The Addictions Psychiatrist will also treat ambulatory adult psychiatric patients referred by inpatient psychiatric units and hospitals, private practices in the community, and Primary Care and Specialty Care sites within the Medical Group of Christiana Care. The psychiatrists function as highly specialized consultants, and manage the most complex issues of mental illness and addiction.
To apply, candidates must be BE/BC in Addiction Psychiatry and Suboxone certified. Candidates must also be experienced and/or interested in teaching as the Department of Psychiatry is starting a psychiatry residency program in conjunction with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University starting July 2018.
Christiana Care Health System is one of the country’s largest health care systems, ranking as the 21st leading hospital in the nation and 10th on the East Coast in terms of admissions. The health system includes two teaching hospitals with 1,100 beds and more than 11,100 staff members including 289 residents and fellows. A not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical Coll...ege at Thomas Jefferson University, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. Christiana Care is home to Delaware’s only Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in Delaware that offers the highest level of non-surgical care to the most critically ill newborns. Christiana Care has an extensive network of primary care and specialty outpatient practices, as well as home health care, preventive medicine and rehabilitation services.
Due to its central location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland offering excellent private and public schools while still making for a reasonable commute. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the beautiful beach resorts of Delaware and New Jersey. If you love the outdoors, you’ll find ample opportunities for water sports, hiking, biking and running and within two hours, skiing and winter sports in the beautiful Pocono Mountains.