Inpatient Psychiatrist needed in Iowa

  • 92036
  • Psychiatry
  • October 30, 2018
  • Waterloo, IA 50702
  • Day 8;Weekend;On Call
  • December 17, 2018
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $163.00 - $175.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Inpatient Psychiatrist needed in Iowa

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

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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