Urgent LT Psychiatry Need in Upstate NY! Bonus Offered!

New York
Sep 16, 2016
Neurology, Psychiatry
Position Type
Locum Tenens

Medical Doctor Associates (MDA) is in need of a Psychiatrist in Upstate New York (NY). We are offering a bonus for 3 months of AD/CHP Psychiatry Locum Tenens coverage and a bonus for covering the November 4-7 dates! 

This is an immediate need for 3 + months of LT coverage. If you cannot cover the full 3 months, their imperative dates are: 11/2-7; 2/18-26 and 4/7-17. 12 bed Inpatient locked unit. Weekday call: 1, 2 or 3 nights | Weekend call: 1:4 (round on child and adult units) Calls: Limited after 11 PM - generally only for patient emergency and/or restraint Monday - Friday from 8:00-4:30 Ages: 6-18 (18 if enrolled in school) Average LOS: 7-10 days. H&P’s: Performed electronically within 24 hours on all admissions. (voluntary vs. involuntary): Younger - voluntary / Older - involuntary. The ECC has a crisis team in place. Common Dx: PTSD, Bipolar, Intermittent explosive behavior Support Staff: RN’s, MHT’s, social worker, case coordinator, community agencies.

Board Certified: Required (unless recent grad). Daily Duties include: Covering up to 12 inpatients plus consults on the floors and ER (adults and/or children). Consults range between 0-5 on any given day. The coverage of daily inpatients, on occasion, could include adults. Face to face assessment/documentation required daily.

Other duties: Physically come in for seclusion/restraints (arrive within 30 minutes) Weekend coverage includes both adult and child adolescent units. If census is above 18, there will be assistance of another psychiatrist, if available, who will assist with follow-ups of 10 patients on the adult unit only (this physician is not responsible for admissions/ discharges/ consults. Consults vary between 0-5 daily. If the patient remains in the ECC longer than 23 hours an in-person evaluation is necessary. 

For more information please call Shelly Crump, Psychiatrist Staffing Consultant, Direct Phone 770-797-2130 | Fax 800-734-8529 | Email scrump@mdainc.com.