Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in New Mexico

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Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs > New Mexico > Albuquerque

Psychiatry

Staff Care

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: 11/07/2016Available Shifts: 8 Hour/Day Pay Rate: $140.00 - 155.00

The VA is in need of psychiatry services at Albuquerque VAMC. The provider must be either board certified The provider can have any state license, and will need a current BLS and a fee paid/ non-exempt DEA. The provider will be seeing both a panel of existing patients, as well as new patients. The provider can expect to see 6-8 patients per day. The services will be performed in an outpatient clinic setting, and will be working Monday thru Friday, 730am to 430pm, with no call or overtime expected.

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
This medical center works with the Health Centers of Northern New Mexico group to provide high quality medical services to men and women living in the Greater Albuquerque area who have served our country. The hospital provides a full suite of primary and secondary care services and a wide range of specialties, and maintains 11 outpatient clinics throughout northern New Mexico.

Facility Location
Once a stopover town on Route 66, Albuquerque offers a unique blend of Mexican, Spanish, Native American and Anglo influences. Filled with ethnic restaurants, offbeat galleries, quirky cafes and unique architecture, its also a convenient base for hiking, skiing, horseback riding and camping in the surrounding mountains and deserts.

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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