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An inpatient facility in California is in need of a psychiatrist starting as soon as possible for a locum tenens opportunity. The schedule is Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday for 10-hour shifts with no nights or weekends. If the locum is on the long-term unit they will be part of a treatment team with a case load of about 30 patients. Psychiatrist will meet with treatment team, work with nurses, psychologist and LCSW and see patients. If they do admissions the psychiatrist will see approximately 16 patients per day but they have a medical doctor that will do the H & P. A majority of the patients are dealing with schizophrenia and bipolar.
Dates Needed: ASAP - ongoing
Hours Per Day: 8
Case Load/PPD: 16 ppd
Geographic Setting: Rural
Assignment Type: Inpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Facility Type: Hospital
Call Required: No
Board Certification Required: Yes
Prescriptive Authority Required: Yes
Patient Population: Adults
Average Length of Stay(IP): 1 month to several decades