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Psychiatrist Needed for Locum Tenens Coverage at Facility in Eastern Pennsylvania

Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 31, 2025

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Per Diem
Position Type
Locum Tenens
About the facility

A health system is seeking a psychiatrist for locum tenens coverage.

About the facility location

From museums and theaters to skiing and whitewater rafting, the list of things to do in Eastern PA is endless.

About the clinician's workday

The role is for a consultation liaison psychiatrist who can also work on the inpatient psychiatric unit, in the emergency department, and on medical floors as needed. The candidate must be Board Certified and experienced with conditions such as delirium, dementia with behavioral disturbances, post-suicide attempt care, capacity evaluations, agitation management, substance withdrawal, depression, and comorbid medical issues. The team includes another psychiatrist, APPs, social workers, care coordinators, and crisis clinicians, with additional support from psychiatric techs, nurses, other psychiatrists, a nurse manager, and a medical director on the inpatient unit. The position is not open to telepsychiatry and requires managing an average of 4-5 new patient consults and 4 follow-up consults per day, with hours from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. The locum provider is responsible for admitting patients.

Additional job details
  • Case load/PPD: 4-10
  • Location type: On-Site
  • Shift hours: Full time (40 hours)
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