(Psych) Locum Tenens

  • 88740
  • Psychiatry
  • December 10, 2018
  • Torrance, PA 15779
  • Regular 8
  • March 09, 2019
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
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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.

Facility Location

Situated on the Pacific Coast of Southern California, Torrance is a growing beach community located halfway between Los Angeles and Orange County. With its 1.5 miles of shoreline, myriad of businesses, safe communities, and rich diversity of residents, Torrance takes prides in being a balanced city for everyone to enjoy.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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