Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Texas

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Staff Care


Locum Tenens

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

A Psychiatrist is needed for an immediate and ongoing opportunity. The schedule is 32 hours per week, no weekends and no call. The physician will see adult patients, perform evaluations, consults and medication management. Please call Staff Care for more details.

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
Experienced treating adult patients

Preferred Qualifications
Open to board eligible or board certified candidates.

Facility Location
Carlsbad stands adjacent to the North Concho River, one of the more idyllic tributaries in the state of Texas. A small town (its population was in the hundreds until 2000) with values, Carlsbad is a great place to raise a family and leave pollution, crime and high cost of living behind. Gorgeous rock vistas and plains extend out from the city, offering outdoor types a wealth of places to hike, swim and mountain bike.

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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