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Adult Psychiatrist (WEEKLY PAY w/Benefits - Long Term Contract)

Suffolk, VA 23323

Industry: HC - Healthcare Job Number: 1652

Job Description

Adult Psychiatrist (WEEKLY PAY w/Benefits - Long Term Contract)

Psychiatrist Pay Rate - $115.00-$140.00 per hour

Seeking one (1) full-time Adult Psychiatrist  OR one (1) full-time experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  to provide locum coverage ASAP for 7-8 weeks in one of our civil admission units.   Work hours are Mon to Fri, excluding holidays, 8 to 5 with an hour lunch break.  Usual caseload is about 10 or less, including 0-2 admissions/discharges per day, and the patients do not have to be seen everyday.   The 22-bed unit is shared with another provider with some cross-coverage responsibilities. This is a coed unit with mostly forensic restoration or TDO admissions, and typical diagnoses of patients are Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, and others.


·   Seeking 1 Psychiatrist OR 1 experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

·   Available to start immediately, credentialing can be completed quickly

·   7-8 Week assignment

·   Full-time, 40 hour a week commitment with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8: 00 a.m. to 5: 00 pm, and 1 hour lunch break

·   Not approved for overtime

·   No holidays or weekends

·   Requires a 30-day notice to terminate the contract before the end of the assignment



·   Experience working with an acute adult inpatient population

·   Comfortable working on an admissions unit with rapid turnover

·   Experience conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and forensic evaluations for competency restoration

·   Willing to provide cross coverage to other units, if needed

·   Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary treatment team

·   BLS Healthcare Provider certification is required

·   EHR (Cerner Millenium) proficiency required for documentation

Petersburg, Virginia  Inpatient Adult Population

·   Acute and long-term adult inpatient units (male & female)

·   Forensic, NGRI, Civil, and Jail Transfer

·   Short and long-term length of stay

·   Caseload varies by unit (10-30 patients per provider)

·   Admissions/Discharges

o  Admission units: 5-10  per week

o  Acute units: 0-10  per month

o  Long-term units: 0-5 per month

·   PCP coverage provided

·   Full complement of interdisciplinary team members

Pay: $80.00 - $85.00 per hour

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