Locum Tenens Psychiatry Virginia Job


<ul><li>Open dates: Friday December 25th @ 5pm - Monday December 28th @ 8am.</li><li>BE/BC required</li><li>Monthly Coverage: Weekend call coverage to include Behavioral Health Unit rounds; consults in hospital; and responding to BH patient needs</li><li>Support Staff: currently this provider will be the solo provider covering BH unit</li><li>Daily Shift: coverage Friday 5pm through Monday 7am and occasional PTO coverage</li><li>Special Certs: none required but do prefer Board Certification</li><li>EMR: Meditech</li></ul><p>Additional Details:</p><ul><li>Is this for Inpatient coverage only or Consult/Liaison work as well? - could be inpatient consults- average census is 25 so low volume; Behavioral Health unit located at the hospital</li><li>If Inpatient:</li><li>      What is the average length of stay?-  targeting 3-5 days</li><li>      Who performs the Histories and Physicals? -  hospitalists available</li><li>      How many beds total?- 16</li><li>      What is your census?- the unit doesn’t open until end of august but we are anticipating a full census on an ongoing basis</li><li>      How many patients will our doctor round on?- up to 16</li><li>What ages would our doctor be treating?- 18-64</li><li>What are majority of the patients being treated for? – unknown at this point but anticipate a large number of addiction patients</li><li>Is TelePsychiatry an option? - No</li><li>Number of calls per night?        This will depend on the acuity of patients and the # of beds open we have that can take admissions, but typically 3-10 calls a night</li><li>Number of consults per day?    maybe 1-2 consults on the weekends</li><li>Number of admits per day?    this also depends on the number of available beds. The most I have ever seen is 7 and that was rare</li><li>Number of discharges per day?   no discharges on the weekends, unless it is an AMA.  On weekdays typically 3-4 per day</li><li>How long does it take to get privileges? -  with Virginia license we can do temps in about 4-6 weeks if needed</li></ul>


  • Setting: In Patient
  • On Call: Yes
  • Schedule: Full-Time
  • Assignment Length: Weekend/Holiday Coverage
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