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Psychiatry

Staff Care

Dallas, Texas

Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: Varied Shift Pay Rate: $140.00 - 155.00

Hospital in the North Texas area needs Psychiatrist for Emergency Room locum's coverage. The schedule is for varied shifts depending on the Psychiatrist availability. The shifts offered are 8, 6 and 4 hour blocks in the Emergency Room. The department is fast paced with full support staff to assist. There are no nights or weekends required. The shifts are open for Monday through Friday schedules. Must have an active and clean Texas license. Orientation, training sessions and department meetings will be required. Please call Staff Care for more information.

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
Provider must have an active and clean Texas license.

Preferred Qualifications
Experienced working in a fast pace hospital. Prefer but no required Emergency Room work history.

About the Facility
This Joint Commission-accredited general medical and surgical facility has been ranked as one of the premier hospitals in Texas by the U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized five of its specialties for excellence (orthopedics, geriatrics, urology, nephrology, neurology / neurosurgery). Designated as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center, this facility is also a teaching hospital that invests in the new faces of healthcare as well as the future advancements in medical treatment and technology.

Facility Location
Known to locals as simply Big D, everything in this sprawling Texas town is larger than life. A major center for banking, finance and oil, Dallas knows how to balance business and pleasure. It boasts more shopping centers than any other U.S. city, an abundance of sporting pleasures and excellent travel nursing assignments at its leading facilities.

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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