Locum Tenens Psychiatry Maryland Job

Description

<p>PSY</p><p><br></p><p>M-F 8-5, although providers are expected to be available by phone for calls until 6p. If they are not on site until 6p, then they need to have the use of Remote access into our EMR to put in patient care orders until 6p.</p><p><br></p><p>No weekends, no call, although providers may be asked if they would like to pick up weekend shifts if there is a gap in the schedule.</p><p><br></p><p>Board Certified or Board Eligible if within 6 yrs of completing residency- per bylaws</p><p><br></p><p>100% adult, age range 18 to 60 yrs, with a handful of patients over 60 yrs old who are otherwise relatively healthy and do not require geri psych-specific care</p><p><br></p><p>Will be on the unit with another FT locums psychiatrist who has been with us since August 2019. The companion unit also has 2 faculty psychiatrists</p><p>locum will full time will have 2 dedicated social workers</p><p><br></p><p>EMR: EPIC</p><p><br></p><p>Desirable qualifications: comfortable with both voluntary and involuntarily admitted patients. Experience with Maryland COMAR regs that dictate legal admissions processes is ideal, since provider will have to take some patients to a commitment hearing if they are not engaged in their own care yet remain symptomatic and a danger to self/others. Provider needs to be professionally flexible and adaptable, easy to work with, collaborative with other disciplines, and comfortable taking care of patients with severe and chronic mental illnesses. </p><p><br></p><p>How many beds in psych unit? 19 on the unit where the locums provider would be; 37 inpatient beds in total</p><p>What is the average census? 35 patients</p><p>What is the average length of stay? ~10 days, although goal is about 7 days</p><p><br></p><p>Bonus:</p><p>We are starting a psych NP fellowship program for graduated, credentialed psych NPs who want more acute care Psychiatry experience. If the locums provider is willing and determined to be a good educator, they could elect to supervise 1-2 psych NPs (who would be functioning similar to a psych resident, in this case).</p>

Details

  • Setting: In Patient
  • On Call: No
  • Schedule: Full-Time
  • Assignment Length: 3 months
  • Board Certification:

Consilium Benefits

  • The Consilium Staffing team will partner with you to ensure a positive experience during the entire locums process
  • Our team of experts will assist with setting travel arrangements based on your specific needs
  • Consilium Staffing covers your malpractice insurance for all assignments
  • Consilium Staffing offers competitive hourly rates for our physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners

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