Job Description & Requirements
(Psych) Locum Tenens
A forensic unit in a state hospital in Pennsylvania is looking for full time psychiatry coverage, starting as soon as possible. This psychiatrist will be working with adult patients on an inpatient basis that have been admitted under a court order. The hospital has a full support staff, therapists, nurses, and psychiatric nurse practitioners to assist the physician. This opportunity is great for physicians looking for a slower pace facility with the ability to see long term care plan executed for their patients. The average length of stay for the patients are nine months to a year. They are looking for someone available as soon as possible while they are recruiting for a permanent mental health physician. They will be conducting an initial evaluation for new patients, along with ongoing med checks and court ordered updates. The psychiatrist will have an 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday work schedule. For more information please contact Staff Care.