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Staff Care


Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: 12/19/2016Available Shifts: 8 Hour/Day Pay Rate: $140.00 - 155.00

A Psychiatrist is needed to provide coverage on a locum tenens basis at this Veterans Affairs Medical Center starting soonest. The working hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The physician will see approximately 10 patients per day.

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.

About the Facility
Located in central Tucson, this hospital serves over 170,000 veterans across 8 counties in southern Arizona and and western New Mexico. The main facility is a 285-bed hospital that provides primary and specialty care in a wide variety of medical areas. The VAMC has affiliations with an impressive 70 academic institutions and is widely regarded as one of the finest medical institutions in New Mexico. In addition to its central facility, the hospital has established many specialized/outpatient locations since its inception.

Facility Location
Arizonas most beautiful and most livable city is the ideal destination for healthcare professionals in search of breathtaking vistas, painted-sky sunsets and quiet escapes. With the Santa Catalina Mountains as a backdrop, and the Sonoran Desert and national forest right on its doorstep, Tucson boasts one of the most dramatic settings in the Southwest.

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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