Adult Psychiatry Physician

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Williamsburg, VA 23188
Locum Leaders
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Job Description & Requirements

Start Date:
Job Type:
Locum Tenens

This facility is needing an Adult Psychiatrist:
This opportunity offers:
  • 3-6 month long assignment to start immediately
  • Full-time, 40 hour a week commitment with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm
  • Not approved for overtime
  • No weekends, no holidays, no on-call duty
Acute Adult Inpatient Population
  • Forensic, NGRI, Civil, and Jail Transfers (male & female)  
  • Short and Long-term Lengths of Stay
  • Caseload Varies (10-40 patients per provider)
  • Admissions/Discharges
    • Admission units: 5-10 per week
    • Adult units: 0-10 per month
    • Long-term units: 0-5 per month
  • PCP coverage provided
  • Full complement of interdisciplinary team members 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and general medical examinations and evaluations.  Ensure medical history, mental status, and physical examinations are completed according to policy, TJC and CMS standards and other regulatory agencies.
  • Follow treatment protocols for competency restoration to ensure rapid turnaround of pretrial forensic patients.
  • Attend judicial hearings on campus, appropriate to assigned patient population.
  • Lead Treatment Planning Conferences and provide effective leadership in developing and maintaining the therapeutic process between physicians, nursing staff, psychologists, social workers, rehab staff and patients.
  • Complete required documentation daily including psychiatric assessments, discharge summaries, treatment plans, etc. Failure to complete documentation in a timely manner may result in withholding time card approvals and/or cancellation of contract.
Required Qualifications
  • Experience working with an acute adult inpatient psychiatric population
  • Comfortable working on an admissions unit with rapid turnover 
  • Experience conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and forensic evaluations for competency restoration
  • Willing to provide cross coverage for other units if needed
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • BLS Healthcare Provider certification is required

Job Benefits

In addition to the industry’s most comprehensive benefits package that includes medical licensing assistance, the arrangement of professional liability insurance, and housing and travel booking assistance, Locum Leaders is proud to offer our providers a reduction in the wait time to be presented at facilities where you were previously presented or worked from 24 months to 6 months.

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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