Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Missouri

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Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs > Missouri > West Plains

Psychiatry

Staff Care

West Plains, Missouri

Locum Tenens

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

Inpatient full time adult Psychiatrist is needed in southeastern Missouri for sporadic coverage from September through the end of the year. Dates of coverage needed are 9/23-9/25, 10/8-11/6, 11/21-12/4, and 12/19-1/1. Call Staff Care today if you would like to hear more about 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
Board Certified

About the Facility
Providing residents of an 11-county area in south central Missouri and north central Arkansas with high quality, comprehensive healthcare, this hospital strives to promote wellness in the communities that it serves. The medical center is a 114-bed nonprofit medical referral center based in West Plains with several area clinics in towns such as Winona, Thayer and Gainesville also providing services. The hospital has grown significantly since it first opened its doors, most recently adding a full-service 16-bed emergency department.

Facility Location
The largest city in Missouri's Howell County, West Plains offers a wealth of attractions and scenery, as well as a low cost of living, to its residents. Music fans will find much to love in the area, as the Ozarks region is steeped in a rich musical history. West Plains hosts a wealth of monthly and annual events showcasing the talents of local and national musicians. Outdoors types will want to take advantage of the city's many hikes and aquatic recreation options, which include Eleven Point National Scenic River and Bryant Creek.

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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