A state mental health facility is seeking an internal medicine or family practice physician for locum tenens coverage. Credentialing takes less than one month.
The facility is located less than an hour from Kansas City, KS.
The schedule is Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm with call over the weekend. Patients are adult mental health patients issued by the state and community health centers.
Cases are bread and butter primary care. There are 2 APRNs and a nursing staff for support.
Candidates must be BC or BE in IM or FP and must be able to bill for Medicare and Medicaid.
-Must be comfortable in a psych setting
-Will be running clinics on their patients
-Intake exams for new patients and physicals
-Chronic cases in the mental health patients, hypertension, diabetes, asthma
-All mental health cases are handled by the psychiatrists on site
-Kansas licensed required
Dates Needed: January 3rd - 3 months with option to extend
Call Ratio/Schedule: every 3rd or 4th weekend
Case Load/PPD: ~16
Shift Type: Day Shift
Assignment Type: Outpatient; Clinic
Assignment Duration: Locums
Call Required: Yes
Board Certification Required: Negotiable
Prescriptive Authority Required: Yes
Patient Population: Adults
Support Staff: Mainly pysch on staff –1 MD and chief medical director , 2 APRNs, nursing staff (2 nurses help with rounding the morning)
Reference ID: ORD-000099-MD-KS