Locum Tenens Psychiatrist Needed in Virginia, Forensics Unit (Vinton)


: $208,520.00 - $208,520.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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A facility in Virginia is seeking a locum tenens psychiatrist to provide coverage for long-term (NGRI) forensic patients. The assignment covers a 30-patient unit with an average of 0-3 admissions/discharges per month. Responsibilities include attending weekly treatment team meetings; completing monthly notes (on average 7 notes per week); completing annual summaries; medication management; ordering medications, off ground passes, and diagnostic tests as needed; and providing cross-coverage as assigned for other units. When providing cross-coverage, the locum will be contacted by the unit staff if they need an order entered, a face-to-face completed, or other emergencies that require a psychiatrist. The locum may also be asked to attend treatment team meetings for that unit if possible.

Dates Needed: January 2020 - ongoing
Hours Per Day: 8
Assignment Type: Inpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Facility Type: State Hospital
Call Required: No
Board Certification Required: No
Prescriptive Authority Required: Yes
Patient Population: Adults
Government: No
Reference ID: ORD-073361-MD-VA

Katie McCuen
Associated topics: adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, consult, consultant, consulting, mhc, neuropsychiatry, psych, psychiatry, pyschiatrist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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