Eastern State Hospital is seeking BC/BE ADULT, GENERAL, FORENSIC, AND
GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRISTS to assist with locum tenens coverage. Experience working with an acute, adult inpatient populations is required.
Eastern State Hospital is seeking a PSYCHIATRIC PRACTITIONER (Preferred DNP/NP) to assist with locum tenens coverage on an admitting forensic or NGRI units . Also, candidates must have experience working with acute, adult inpatient and populations. Details for the assignment are provided below:
Available to start immediately (pending credentialing)
Initial Appointment for 3-month assignment, with option to extend 3 -6 month assignment, if the position remains unfilled
Full-time, 40 hours a week with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm with 1 hour lunch break
NOT approved for overtime
No weekends, no holidays, no on-call duty
Ability to provide cross coverage, to include forensic populations, as required
Once a month, participation in Lunch Coverage Call (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours a week with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm with 1 hour lunch break
Start Date: Immediate upon hiring
Length of Appointment: Initial Appointment for 3-month assignment, with option to extend 3 -6 month assignment, if the position remains unfilled
3+ more years as a Licensed Practitioner, preferred
Autonomous license, preferred
Experience as the Head of Treatment Team (HOTT), preferred
Experience working with in-patient (preferred), adult admission, forensic admission, or geriatric admission and chronic geriatric inpatient populations is required
Experience conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and forensic evaluations for competency restoration is required
Comfortable working on admissions work up and potential rapid turnover
Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary treatment team
BLS Healthcare Provider certification is required
Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations. Ensure medical history, mental status, and physical examinations are completed according to policy, TJC and CMS standards and other regulatory agencies.
Follow treatment protocols for competency restoration to ensure rapid turnaround of pretrial forensic patients.
Attend judicial hearings on campus, appropriate to the assigned patient population.
Lead Treatment Planning Conferences and provide effective leadership in developing and maintaining the therapeutic process between physicians, nursing staff, psychologists, social workers, rehab staff and patients.
Complete required documentation in a timely manner. Failure to complete documentation in a timely manner may result in withholding timecard approvals and/or cancellation of contract.