Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Connecticut

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Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs > Connecticut > New London

Psychiatry

Staff Care

New London, Connecticut

Locum Tenens

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

Connecticut licensed, Board Certified psychiatrist needed to cover up to 9 patients daily in an Inpatient setting and cross coverage with consults and ER backup. An APRN works on consults and usually there is a separate consult MD. Another MD works the Inpatient unit (17 beds). Locum MD may provide backup to the IOP staff when Department Chair is not available. March start for ongoing coverage as facility recruits. Great rates with travel and lodging paid! Call 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
A seaport city on the United States' northeast coast, New London is charming coastal town which offers residents no shortage of things to do. Downtown New London is currently undergoing a resurgence and the amount of eateries and recreational options are multiplying fast. The District Garde Arts Center showcases regional performing arts talents, hosting events as diverse as ballet, puppetry and symphony orchestra performances. The city prides itself on its small business and there are many. Record stores, galleries, and boutiques line the streets that orbit the Thames and offer shoppers a wide range of consumer items. Outdoors types will also find much to do in New London, with plenty of hiking, biking, and aquatic activities at their fingertips.

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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