Locum Tenens Psychiatrists & Behavioral Health Professionals

As health reform and changing attitudes about mental health continue to shape healthcare delivery, more psychiatrists, psychologists and behavioral health nurse practitioners are required to meet growing demands. This growth is also fueling an increase in the number of locum tenens psychiatry jobs and mental health jobs that need to be filled.

Current industry data on psychiatrists in the United States:

  • 29,681 psychiatrists currently work in patient care1
  • 62% are male; 39% female1
  • 32% are working in a medical group1
  • 59% are 55 or older1, indicating numerous retirements loom
  • Their average annual starting salary is $218,0002

Locum Tenens Behavioral Health Jobs

Boasting an unmatched nationwide network of job opportunities, Staff Care’s Behavioral Health/Psychiatry staffing division is dedicated to helping psychiatrists and advanced practitioners find the locum tenens psychiatry jobs and mental health jobs to achieve their personal and professional goals. Start your search here, and let our talented recruiters help you take the next step in your career.

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Did you know that locum tenens psychiatrists and behavioral health professionals can be used for call-only coverage, to fill in for vacancies lasting a few days to several months, or to test the need for a new staff position? For more information on locum tenens specialties, including psychiatry, download Staff Care’s white paper, Trend – The Growing Use of Locum Tenens Providers as a Supplement to Permanent Medical Staff.

Other data sources: 1American Medical Association Master File,2Merritt Hawkins’ 2013 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.

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