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Adult Emergency Treatment Services | Inpatient & Consultation Liaison | Psychiatrist Locums Job in Southern California

Jackson & Coker

Last Updated: 5/10/21

Job Description

Adult Emergency Treatment Services | Inpatient & Consultation Liaison | Psychiatrist Locums Job in Southern California

This will be a combination of work in the following three areas for a total of 40+ hours a week starting ASAP for six months.

Emergency Treatment Services:
*Need is for psychiatric emergency treatment services.
*Board Certification is required.
*Will see only adult patients.
*Most likely twelve hour shifts (but possibly some 8 hour shifts) which could be 8am-8pm or 8pm-8am, or 4pm-midnight or midnight to 8am. Monday-Sunday.
*The actual number of patients per 8-hour shift varies but can be between 8-16 patients per shift. More patients would be seen in a 12-hour shift.

Inpatient Treatment:
*Need is for adult inpatient coverage.
*Board Certification is required.
*Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday
*No call.
*65 bed adult unit.
*Average daily census stays mostly full.
*Average length of stay is three to seven days. Patients on LPS-Conservatorship tend to have longer stays.
*Average daily caseload for the locum tenens Psychiatrist is 11-14 patients.
*An Internist does the medical physicals for H&Ps on all new admissions and will follow up on all the medical issues.

Psychiatric Consultation & Liaison Services:
*Need is for psychiatric consultation/liaison services.
*Board Certification is required.
*Will see only adult patients.
*The PCLS Doctors consult throughout the hospital, including the Detention Care Unit (DCU).
*Need is for weekday and weekend day shifts between 8:00am-6:30pm Monday-Saturday. Specific days/hours/scheduled to be determined based on the Client’s need at the time.
*Client requires 6 month minimum assignments. *Client has an electronic health record, so candidates must be computer literate. *Credentialing takes 6 months.

Jackson & Coker offers:
+ Weekly direct deposit
+ A-Rated Malpractice Insurance with tail
+ In-House travel agency
+ 24/7 recruiter availability & single point of contact
+ Experienced in-house Privileging Coordinators

Experience why Jackson & Coker has been recognized by Forbes and Staffing Industry Analysts for our commitment to service excellence.

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Jackson & Coker

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Jackson & Coker connects providers and communities to transform lives because we believe everyone deserves compassion and care. Whether you're a healthcare provider in search of the perfect job or a healthcare facility interested in quality medical staffing, Jackson & Coker is the healthcare recruiting firm for you. For more than 30 years, Jackson & Coker has successfully represented h...