Need is for a PRN moonlighter, “per diem”, psychiatrist, resident, fellow MD/DO or psychiatric PA or NP with C&L experience, for remote telepsychiatric coverage in Chicago, IL. Applicant will cover consults in the ER (to admit to psychiatry (staff will find an outside psychiatric unit/hospital), admit to medicine and follow psychiatrically, or discharge home), as well as consult to med/surg floors for medical providers and give direction for treatment of psychiatric conditions while patients are admitted for medical issues.
Calls are not busy typically and applicant should expect between 3-10 consults per WEEK, averaging around 5 per WEEK.
Response time to ER is required to be 60 minutes, and 90 minutes to the med/surg floors, therefore applicant will need to be able to see consult requests between their other regular duties or patients in a timely manner, including over night.
Anticipate that applicant will do a string of 7, 24hr “pager call” days in a row at any given time, rotating weeks with other providers for year round coverage. Ultimate schedule can be determined by coverage providers collectively.
Pay will be based upon weekly coverage, with weekly flat rate for upto 10 consults and additional compensation, per consult, if >10.
Anticipated start date is approximately Jan 1, 2021.
Illinois license required prior to starting.
Telepsych Telepsychiatry moonlighting
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $1.00 per year
- Psychiatric: 1 year (Required)
- Illinois license or eligible for (Required)