Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Arizona

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Psychiatry

Staff Care

Phoenix, Arizona

Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 Hour/Day Pay Rate: $140.00 - 155.00

Correctional facility is seeking a part-time psychiatrist for contract coverage. Physician has the ability to work a flexible schedule starting as early as 7am and ending as late as 7pm. Candidates will be responsible for medication management and evaluations of new patients. Psychiatrist will have a full support staff for assistance. Please contact Staff Care for more information on this opportunity.

A psychiatrist (locum tenens) is a mental health professional, who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. After completing medical school, a psychiatrist must also complete a one year internship and three additional years of specialized training as a psychiatric resident. In the treatment of mental illness, a psychiatrist is licensed to prescribe medication. Some conditions requiring medication include; depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. A psychiatrist evaluates patients with mental illness and, in cases where medication is subscribed, often practices medication management.

Required Qualifications
Candidate must have an active Arizona license, and DEA. Candidate must be able to work with a formulary.

Preferred Qualifications
Correctional experience is a huge plus.

Facility Location
With its endless sunshine, spectacular desert landscape and eclectic mix of museums, culture, sport and outdoor adventures, Phoenix is a popular destination any time of the year. Whether shopping, dining, horseback riding or lounging at the pool, this thriving oasis offers an excellent quality of living and career-boosting assignments at its most prestigious facilities.

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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