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Academic Addiction Psychiatry

AMN Healthcare
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Full Time
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Academic Addiction Psychiatry
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $123300.00 - $327800.00

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, seeks a Substance Use/Addiction Psychiatrist to join a multidisciplinary team, perform direct clinical care, and supervise Substance Use Disorder fellows, general psychiatry residents, medical students, and nurse practitioners. The incoming psychiatrist will engage in scholarly or creative activities to support their clinical, teaching, and professional service activities. Candidates must be eager to address a wide range of problems related to alcohol, opioids, prescription medication, cannabis, methamphetamine, cocaine, or other substance use.

  • Opportunity Highlights:Work in a Level 1 trauma center specializing in treating psychiatric co-morbidities among hospitalized patients and offering comprehensive Level 1 outpatient treatment
  • Providers don't deal with prior authorizations; a dedicated pharmacy team, including pharmacists and technicians, handles them
  • Enjoy the possibility of remote work or flexible local arrangements, ensuring work-life balance
  • Engage in scholarly or creative activities to support your clinical, teaching, and professional service responsibilities
  • Contribute to the education of residents, fellows, and medical students
  • Utilize an individual, client-centered approach in diagnosing and treating substance use disorders, tailoring care to each patient's unique needs
  • Provide outpatient counseling, psychotherapy, and medication management for patients with substance use disorders
  • Benefit from the guidance and support of an available in-person Medical Director
  • Secure a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in a collegial and growing department
  • Join the team at UC Davis, a prestigious institution ranked among the Top 30 Best Colleges in America (US News)

Community Highlights: Live and Work in Desirable Sacramento

Live and work in Sacramento, CA, where you'll find a significantly lower cost of living than in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and other parts of California. One of the state's most historic areas, California's capital city region is filled with community events and activities and endless opportunities to experience adventure in the surrounding scenic nature.

  • Sacramento is ranked as the No. 1 place to live in California in 2023 by Forbes
  • Sacramento is one of the top 3 most diverse large cities in America, according to US Census Bureau data
  • Sacramento's cost of living is 40% lower than San Francisco's
  • Remarkable housing options
  • Access to plenty of big-city amenities, including a vibrant downtown area, professional sports, and an international airport
  • Enjoy convenient proximity to Lake Tahoe, wine country, beaches, and the San Francisco Bay Area
  • California is a Best Place to Practice in 2023 (Medscape)


Facility Location
The gateway to the Gold Country, the seat of California state government and the perfect launching pad for trips to stunning Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, this thriving state capital is filled with surprises. With its abundant natural beauty, Wild West charm and many riverfront attractions, the city of a million trees has something for everyone.

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About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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