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Echo Locum Tenens

Last Updated: 6/07/20

Job Description

Available Schedule: 8am until 5pm M-F
Current Situation: 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. I will note that 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.
Number of Physicians: One permanent physician that has an outside practice that is our Medical Director and handle our Gero program. They will have 2 additional psychiatrist, making 3 total.
Duties: 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.
Charting: They use HMS and Physician Experience as our EMR, but we also allow the physician to use paper documentation for the Psychiatric Evaluation and daily Progress Notes if they prefer.. Due to the time delay with transcription, we only can use this with D/C summaries.
Patient Mix: Adults
Patient Census: average census 3-4 Patient per day.
Credentialing Timeframe .
Travel Yes they will pay for Travel.

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.