Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatrist Needed in Western Pennsylvania - Locums - 01A6045E18 (20604189)
Specialty Needed: Psychiatry
BC/BE Requirements: BC preferred
Length Of Assignment: Ongoing
Facility Type: Inpatient
Patient Volume: 10-12
Call Requirements: n/a unless desired
Other Information: Long Term PREMIUM PAY
*This assignment consists of providing coverage for two (2) 10-bed geriatric psychiatric units
*The average daily census in both units is between 6-8 patients. (12-14 ppd total avg.)
*The average length of stay is 12-14 days.
*One unit has a PA who can assist with rounding, etc.
*Each unit has a program manager. This will be your primary contact.
*Participating in the on-call rotation is optional.
*It is expected that our Locum physicians will perform consults on patients admitted to the medical floor if asked.
*Typically our physicians start their day at the one location, arriving between 7:00am and 8:00am, get reports from staff and/or have treatment team meeting, then round on patients. Rounding consists of performing initial psychiatric evaluations on any patients admitted the previous day, as well as performing follow-up visits with patients already admitted to the unit. Leave location #1 around 11:00am-12:00pm, lunch and travel to location #2. Arrive at location #2 approx. 12:00-1pm, perform psychiatric initial evaluations on newly admitted patients, round on patients. Routine is similar to location #1 with the exception that there’s a PA on staff to assist. The PA can round on patients under supervision of the psychiatrist on both the inpatient and outpatient units.
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