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Physician (MD, DO, Resident) Psychiatry

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Company: Staff Care

Location: Torrington, CT

Date Posted: September 14, 2013

Source: MDLinx Career Center

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 Hour/Day

Full-time adult inpatient need at this northwest Connecticut facility. Schedule for Monday - Friday 8 - 5. The need begins in October for two months and the client prefers a psychiatrist that can work five days a week. They will also need a Psychiatrist starting in January on an ongoing basis. Open to board eligible candidates with active CT license, will be working with full support staff in 16 bed unit.

A psychiatrist (locum tenens) is a mental health professional, who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. After completing medical school, a psychiatrist must also complete a one year internship and three additional years of specialized training as a psychiatric resident. In the treatment of mental illness, a psychiatrist is licensed to prescribe medication. Some conditions requiring medication include; depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. A ...

Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist - (Psych) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 Hour/Day

Full-time adult inpatient need at this northwest Connecticut facility. Schedule for Monday - Friday 8 - 5. The need begins in October for two months and the client prefers a psychiatrist that can work five days a week. They will also need a Psychiatrist starting in January on an ongoing basis. Open to board eligible candidates with active CT license, will be working with full support staff in 16 bed unit.

A psychiatrist (locum tenens) is a mental health professional, who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. After completing medical school, a psychiatrist must also complete a one year internship and three additional years of specialized training as a psychiatric resident. In the treatment of mental illness, a psychiatrist is licensed to prescribe medication. Some conditions requiring medication include; depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. A psychiatrist evaluates patients with mental illness and, in cases where medication is subscribed, often practices medication management.

Required Qualifications
Active Connecticut state license
Experience treating adult patients in inpatient setting

Preferred Qualifications
Open to board certified or board eligible candidates

Job Benefits
Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company
Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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