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We are working with a facility in Kentucky in need of a locum tenens psychiatrist for adult inpatient coverage. The immediate need is for part-time coverage until January, after which there will be the option to go full-time. The part-time need is for 7.5 hour shifts for 8 shifts per month. Days are flexible as long as the required 6-10 monthly initial evaluation and review charts are completed. After January, the full-time position will be Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. There is no call required except in the event of an acute emergency. Types of cases include severe mental retardation and IDD and will involve stabilizing patients to get back to group homes or with their families. There are 70 patients that qualify to see a psychiatrist, and the average monthly case load is 20-30 patients. The position will involve a high volume of paper work required through the department of justice. The locum will also oversee multiple psych residents. Board certified candidates are preferred, but BE will be considered.
Dates Needed: ASAP - ongoing (3-6 months)
Hours Per Day: 8
Assignment Type: Inpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Call Required: No
Board Certification Required: Yes
Prescriptive Authority Required: Yes
Patient Population: Adults
Average Length of Stay(IP): Varies, 2-3 months or multiple years
Reference ID: ORD-071598-MD-KY
Job Posting ID: 1021514