Westchester County Psychiatry Opportunity

New York
Mar 16, 2017
Position Type
Locum Tenens

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is working with a facility in Westchester County in need of Psychiatry coverage beginning immediately.


  • Start date: ASAP with ongoing coverage needs
  • Shift info: Mon-Fri, 9a-5p, with one day until 6p
  • Adult Inpatient coverage
  • Will see up to 11 patients per day
  • New patients need to be seen daily for the first 5 days and then 3 times a week
  • Discharges/admissions: each team averages about 1- 2 admissions per day, less than 1 discharge per day
  • Consults: on the medical floor or in the ED are as needed, not usually daily; there is a full time consult Psychiatrist, but Inpatient Psychiatrist can be asked to assist when load is high or someone is out
  • H&P: there is an NP who does H&Ps, if she is out, medical students can do them under supervision of the Psychiatrist
  • Psychiatrist may on a very rare occasion be required to do H&Ps if no one else is available
  • EMR: All scripts
  • Credentialing- about 6 weeks

If you are interested in learning more about this position or others like it, please apply or call 603-952-2590.

Job #48832