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Psychiatry Physician

A hospital in Alaska is seeking a Psychiatry Physician to provide quality patient care for a Locum Tenens assignment.



Dates: Immediate for 3 months plus locums coverage

Schedule: Monday-Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch)

Setting: Inpatient

Call: Must be willing to take call once during the week and an average of 1 weekend/month - average call is 5 times per on-call period

Volume: 12-13 patients per day - average stay is 10 days

Patient Ages: 18+

Procedures: Acute care and forensic cases

Cases: Acute care is all types - all civil commitments, some forensic (court is held here at API 3x week for civil commitments)

- Will need to be comfortable prescribing any medicine over the phone to a pharmacist (while on-call)

- Candidate will not be called into facility once they are home - admissions can be done the next day by the same person or if it is a weekend, whoever is on-call

- Admissions are scheduled and take place during the bulk of the day - any late admissions are rare

Support Staff: Nurses, psychiatric nursing assistants, psychology, rehab (we are currently out of psychology staff, but trying to replenish the supply - support staff is spread thin) - very short on Social Workers

EMR/Charting: 85% electronic (Meditech) some hand written



Boards: Board Certified; Board Eligible

Certifications: BLS; DEA



Fast credentialing; less than 1 hour from a coastal beach; long term assignment


We take care of your malpractice insurance and pay on a weekly basis.


Job ID: JN-032017-2047

Psychiatry Physician

Anchorage, AK
Full Time

Published on 09/28/2022

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