Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Pennsylvania

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Psychiatry

Staff Care

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Locum Tenens

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

Are you wanting to work in a city rich in history, the arts, and full of charm? Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the perfect place, as this out-patient clinics is looking for a full time psychiatrist. The mental health physician will be working with a team of nursing and administration staff to manage 150 to 200 patients receiving methadone treatment. The psychiatrist will be conducting initial evaluations, and med checks as needed. The bulk of the physician's responsibility is to work with and advising the nursing team to closing monitor each patient. They are looking for someone available as soon as possible. The schedule will be 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday with an hour for lunch. They will not be working on nights or weekends. For more information please contact Staff Care.

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
Any candidates that will be considered, must be comfortable with methadone treatment.

Facility Location
With its diverse neighborhoods, rich history and delicious Philly Steak sandwiches, the City of Brotherly Love is filled with a variety of pleasures. A haven of arts and culture, Philadelphia is packed with theatres, concert halls, art exhibitions and many fine restaurants. Come discover the many facets of this historical city and enjoy its old-world charm and world-class entertainment.

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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