Locum Tenens Psychiatry Job in Texas

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Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs > Texas > Laredo

Psychiatry

Staff Care

Laredo, Texas

Locum Tenens

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

Texas clinic is seeking a locum tenens Psychiatrist. Schedule is Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, no call coverage. Locums physician will see approximately 12-15 patients per day. Board Certification is preferred but will consider truly board eligible candidates. Please contact Staff Care for more information 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
Clean Texas license
Open to board eligible candidates but prefer certified

Preferred Qualifications
Comfortable treating patients with bipolar, schizophrenia, autism and intellectual disabilities

Facility Location
A bustling border town full of international flavor, Laredo features an exclusive mix of American amenities and Mexican culture. Situated on the north bank of the Rio Grande River, this influential inland-port town is a key player in international trade and an important hub for medicine and business. Laredo is home to Texas A&M International University, a wide variety of recreation and leisure amenities, and some of the largest annual festivals in the state including its Jalapeno Festival, named one the countrys top 10 food festivals.

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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