Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist


Richmond, VA



Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (M60473)

Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry is recruiting Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists with academic career interests to provide clinical care, consultation, and supervise/teach medical students/ residents/fellows and work with Advanced Practice Nurses. This position provides a unique opportunity to work with Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) pediatric specialties and the Virginia Treatment Center for Children’s (VTCC) inpatient and outpatient services.

The position will focus primarily on outpatient, along with consultation/ liaison services, and some inpatient for child and adolescent populations. VTCC, the Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry works collaboratively within the VCU Health System and Children’s Hospital of VCU, community-based child serving organizations, state agencies, and others to deliver exemplary psychiatric services. A new, state of the art facility opened in 2018 with expanded capacity for inpatient and outpatient, research and teaching facilities. As a VCU Department of Psychiatry Faculty member, the position is being added to the growing faculty team. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach and work with medical students, residents and fellows and expand training for pediatricians and pediatric specialties. The position reports to the Division Chair/Medical Director. Rotational evening/weekend coverage with VCU Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for inpatient services is shared within the Medical Staff.

All successful candidates will be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, be licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice in Virginia and have demonstrated clinical experience with pediatric patients and their families, fostering an interdisciplinary team approach. Experience in an academic setting is preferred. We offer a unique, inclusive, and collaborative environment to support the candidate’s interests and strengths with their clinical assignment and other responsibilities.

VCU Department of Psychiatry employs over 80 fulltime faculty and has well-funded research in genetics, addictions, child and women’s mental health and psychopharmacology. VCU is a large urban university with robust health science campus and 750-bed university hospital. Richmond, the State Capital, has moderate climate and a rich mix of history with modern facilities, excellent, affordable suburban housing, and public/private schools.


As an equal opportunity employer, VCU Health System is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HR4U at 804-628-4748 or toll free 844 989-4748; address P.O. 980066, Richmond, VA  23298; email EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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