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Urgent Locums Psychiatrist Need in Anchorage Area (JN -042018-4106)

Fusion HealthCare Staffing

Last Updated: 12/15/18

Job Description

I have a facility in the Anchorage Area seeking a locum Inpatient or Outpatient psychiatrist able to help with coverage starting as soon as credentialed.

  • Psych locum need | ASAP on-going
  • BC/BE psychiatrist (non-boarded accepted as well)
  • Inpatient 50% / Outpatient 50% | 70% adult /  30% pediatric
  • Clinic Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
  • Rotating call schedule for inpatients
  • Average daily patients: 12 patients per day
  • Acute psychiatric care | Admissions: 2-4 | Psych beds: 27
  • 30 min med checks, and 60 min new evals
  • Disorders preferred: Anxiety, Affective, ADD/ADHD, Personality, Eating, Developmental, psychotic, organic, ECT 
  • Familiarity with: involuntary commitments, restraint application
  • Safety/Security: locked psych ED, voluntary inpatient unit with mileau management by nurses and masters prepared therapists, security dept with K-9 assistance. Outpatient has on-site management, panic buttons, safety protocol in place for incidents in progress. 
  • Team: 9 physicians in the group, 3 mid-level, 2 psychologists, with other psychiatrists present during locum tenens coverage
  • Support staff: 4 MA's, 4 LCSW's, 7 LPCs, 1 LMFT, 5 practice supports, 3 billing reps, 2 intake coordinators, 2 medical clerks
  • May be asked to supervise NP's on inpatient consult liaison service as well as for outpatient LPC's and LMFT's for Medicaid/Medicare billing.
  • Transfer protocol: EMTALA from ED, referrals from others go to inpatient unit first, consult order. 
  • EMR: Dragon dictation capability, Epic
  • Credentialing: 90 days (Providence Health Alaska)



Company Details


Fusion HealthCare Staffing

Sandy, Utah, United States

At Fusion Healthcare Staffing, we pride ourselves on giving personalized service with unmatched integrity and honesty. Our experienced staffing professionals will not only help you find jobs in your specialty throughout the country; they’ll also help you through every step of the credentialing and traveling process. We love providing medical professionals with opportunities for travel, growt...