california | Adult Forensic Inpatient Psychiatry Locums Job | Acute Psychiatric Program Hospital | California in Berkeley, CA

Adult Forensic Inpatient Psychiatry Locums Job | Acute Psychiatric Program Hospital | California

  • Jackson & Coker
  • $259,570.00 - 259,570.00 / Year *
  • 2419 Roosevelt Ave
  • Berkeley, CA 94703
  • Full-Time
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Adult Forensic Inpatient Psychiatry Locums Job | Acute Psychiatric Program Hospital | California

Details/Requirements:
*218-bed licensed Acute Psychiatric Program inpatient hospital and a licensed 114-bed Intermediate Treatment Program
*Provide quality mental health evaluation and treatment to patients/inmates who are referred from prisons throughout the State of California.
*Need is for 40 hours per week, 4 tens only.
*Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday through Friday.
*On-call duty only during shift. No after hours call.
*Acute inpatient experience is required.
*Must be well versed in psychopharmacology and Axis 2 disorders.
*Average daily caseload for the Doctor is 15 patients for Acute and 35 for Intermediate, but may vary.
*On the acute units the average patient load is 15 assigned patients (although there are some units where it is 16 or 17; on one unit there are actually 20).
*On the intermediate units the average patient load is 32-25 patients, depending on the unit.
*In most cases the Psychiatrist does not see every patient every day.
*The general expectation is that patients will be seen twice a week on the acute units and once a week on intermediate.
*There are so many variations to each unit and Psychiatrists float to other units periodically, that it is hard to give a very strict guideline on the number of patients seen in a 10 hour day.
*On a slow day it might be as low as 3 to 5 patients, and on a busy day it can be 15 patients or sometimes more.
*There is a great team of Psychiatrists and they help each other out on those busy days, so it is not usually too overwhelming.
*Average 1 new admission and 1 discharge per week.
*Average length of stay is 60 to 75 days.
*Patients generally have multiple diagnoses, including some medical problems.
*You will be the primary Doctor for both psychiatric and medical problems; however, there are 3 Nurse Practitioners, an Internist and a Neurologist available for help with the medical problems.
*Physicals for H&Ps for new admissions are done primarily by Nurse Practitioners.
*Credentialing takes approximately 2-4 weeks.
*Client prefers six month minimum assignments.
*Must be comfortable with computers, because of the electronic medical record system.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.