Adolescent Residential Treatment Program | Psychiatrist Locums Job | San Francisco Bay Area
*Need starts March 1, 2021 and ongoing. Onsite services preferred, but remote telepsychiatry will be considered during the pandemic.
*Brand new 18-bed residential program for adolescent girls.
*Board Certified Child Psychiatrist is first preference, but will consider a non-boarded Child Psychiatrist or a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist with experience treating adolescents.
*Locum tenens Psychiatrist will carry a caseload of six patients for March and April which will increase to 18 patients as of May 1st.
*Need starts out at 13-14 hours a week and increases to 40 hours a week in May.
*Hours: For March and April, flexible regarding days/hours worked as long as they're between 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday. Treatment team meetings for two hours once a week.
*Intake evaluations typically for 90 minutes, divided between time talking to the patients and their parents as the locum tenens Doctor sees fit. Client recognizes that some initial evaluations may take longer, sometimes as much as three hours. Follow up appointments for kids who are on psychiatric medications are 30 minutes, and follow up appointments for kids who are not prescribed any psychiatric medications are 15 minutes.
*Patients have co-occurring disorders, substance abuse primary diagnosis with depression anxiety, etc. being secondary.
*Detox orders are rarely required, but if detox is indicated for opioid, benzodiazepine, or alcohol withdrawal, there is on site gabapentin and clonidine. Standard detox order protocols in place in the unlikely event of suspected withdrawal.
*Electronic medical record system, so candidates must be computer literate.
*Credentialing can be done quickly.
*Three month minimum assignments or longer.
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