A facility is seeking a psychiatrist for locum tenens coverage.
The facility is located in upstate New York.
The schedule is full-time, 100% inpatient work. There are typically 1-2 admits/discharges per day. Medical H&P is done by nursing and ED physicians. Acute medical needs are managed by halftime nurse practitioners and/or hospitalist service. Psychiatric H&P is done by the attending physician. The team consists of psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, and mental health technicians. There is a behavioral decision unit in the ED that has a crisis team in place. They work closely with the psychiatrist that is on call for the day.
Dates Needed: ASAP - Ongoing
Call Ratio/Schedule: On-call weeknights/weekends 1:4 but negotiable
Case Load/PPD: Physician will cover 9-12 patients if working on the adult unit – very rare to cover the whole unit • Physician will cover 4-8
Shift Type: Day Shift
Assignment Type: Inpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Shift Hours: Full time (40 hours)
Call Required: Negotiable
Board Certification Required: Negotiable
Patient Population: All Ages
Reference ID: ORD-131241-MD-NY
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