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Locums Psychiatrist needed in east Texas (RR-PSYCH-TEX)

Echo Locum Tenens

Last Updated: 11/18/19

Job Description

Psychiatrist needed in east Texas (about 2 hours southeast of Dallas)

This is a locums tenens assignment but will be ongoing and long-term with the possibility of transitioning to perm.

Need starts July 1st and they would like someone that can stay for at least 3-6 months.

Hours are Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm.

They currently operate a 18- bed Adult unit with a 3-5 day length of stay. A 10-bed Observation (average census 3-4) with a 1-2 day LOS. A 17-bed gero-psych unit with an averaged 14 day LOS. An adult IOP operates 3 days a week, averaging 10 patients. They also have a 22-bed Competency Restoration Unit. These patients’ stays can range anywhere from 30 to 120 days. Due to the Competency patient’s length of stay the psychiatrist generally is required to see these patients at a minimum 5 out of the first 7 days and then once weekly thereafter.

They have two additional psychiatrists for a total of three in the practice.

The psychiatrist would be responsible for providing care to our adult population on the Adult, Observation, IOP, and Competency units Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day, in collaboration with another psychiatrist. They would not be responsible for after-hours call or weekends. We do have the possibility for weekends for new patient evaluations, but this can be negotiated separately.

All Adult patients. Average census of 3-4 per day.

Travel and lodging is paid for.



Company Details


Echo Locum Tenens

Roanoke, Texas, United States

Echo Locum Tenens is an affiliate of Sound Physicians dedicated to Hospital Medicine physician placement throughout the United States.