Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in California

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Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs > California > Santa Cruz

Psychiatry

Staff Care

Santa Cruz, California

Locum Tenens

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

Community mental health clinic in Northern California is looking for full time ongoing psychiatry coverage. This clinic is located an hour south of San Francisco, and interested in candidates available for immediate start. The mental health physician will be responsible for patients with a variety of mental health issues, and will be conduct initial evaluations and medication management working with the community as a whole as well as the county Department of Justice. This opportunity is open on an ongoing basis for now, seeing adult patients. Psychiatrist will work with psychiatric nurse practitioners, therapist, case workers, and electronic medical records. Please contact Staff Care for more information.

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.

Facility Location
In Spanish the word Santa Cruz means Holy Cross. This city just south of San Francisco is located off the northern part of Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz is now well known for its temperate climate, the beauty of its natural coastline and forests and its unconventional community lifestyle. Its actually a beach resort with an oceanfront amusement park. Theres even a Clock Tower in the center of the city.

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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