Inpatient Psychiatrist needed in Iowa

Job Number:
Posted Date:
3421 W. 9Th St.
Waterloo, IA 50702
Locum Leaders
Pay Rate:
$163.00 - $175.00

Job Description & Requirements

Start Date:
Day 8;Weekend;On Call
Job Type:
Locum Tenens

Iowa licensed psychiatrist needed for dual inpatient unit coverage in Waterloo. Daily coverage needed in Geriatric and Chemical Dependency Units. Dec-ongoing coverage; full time, 1:5 weekday/weekend call. Travel provided.

Mondays-Fridays; 40 hour work week. 1:5 weekday and weekend call available.
  • Chemical Dependency Unit – located in Waterloo. Roughly 3 hours per day coverage needed here. Twenty three bed unit including 4 detox beds and 2 swing beds. Average census is 17 – 19. All new patients must be seen within the first 24 hours following admit for H&P. Outside of the initial H&P, it is provider preference as to how often pt is seen. Nursing staff alerts physician with concerns such as med management, behavior issues, etc. Unit does have 4 adolescent beds. Rounding averages 1 – 2 hours. Ideal would be for physician to round every weekday at roughly the same time. Ideal candidate would be suboxone certified
  • Overnight call 1x/wk
  • Would like for provider to work rest of day in the outpatient (clinic). Ideal schedule would be CD unit 8am - noonish, outpatient clinic 1p - 5p. 

Required Special Certifications/Registrations:

  • Providers must provide evidence of and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.  BLS will be waived for providers who provide evidence of current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). In the event certification expires, providers will be asked to provide a current BLS as the default request.
Federal DEA and State of Iowa Controlled Substance Prescribing Authority registration.

Great rates with travel provided! Call today for more information!

Job Benefits

Locum Leaders is proud to offer locum tenens professionals the industry’s most comprehensive benefits, including medical licensing assistance, professional liability insurance, plus housing and travel benefits. In addition, we offer a lucrative loyalty rewards program and 24/7 customer support.

About The Company

Locum Leaders, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation’s leader in temporary and part-time locum tenens jobs. We provide temporary and part-time locum tenens jobs nationwide for physicians of all specialties, as well as physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). As a company of AMN Healthcare, we’re able to offer more competitive opportunities and benefits for job seekers than any other locum tenens company. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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