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Locum Tenens Psychiatry

Locum tenens psychiatrists enjoy tremendous flexibility and freedom. As a locum tenens psychiatrist, you can choose when and where you want to work. You can use the opportunity of working as a locum psychiatrist to:

  • Travel to new destinations
  • Discover your ideal work environment
  • Earn additional income
  • Gain specialized experience
  • Return to psychiatry part-time after retirement
  • Serve patients in underserved communities
  • Expand your professional network
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Locum tenens psychiatry salary varies based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience. Psychiatrists, in general, are among the highest paid healthcare professionals: for 2017, theBureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated the mean annual wage in psychiatry as $216,090 and the mean hourly wage as $103.89.

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With increasing incidence of opioid addiction, depression, and suicide, among other mental health issues, more people are turning to psychiatrists for help. There is a shortage in the United States of psychiatrists and other mental health providers, especially in rural and urban areas and at community healthcare centers. The need is also great for psychiatrists who treat children and adolescents.

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Locum tenens psychiatrists work in many industries such as home health, telehealth, forensics, research, military, and government. There are even locum assignments for doctors with psychiatric specializations including geriatric, forensic, pain medicine, sleep medicine, psychosomatic medicine, addiction, or child and adolescent psychiatry.

As a locum psychiatrist, you can work in a range of facilities, which include:

  • Private practice
  • Clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Emergency rooms
  • Outpatient care centers
  • University health centers
  • Residential facilities
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Substance abuse hospitals
  • Courts and prisons
  • Community agencies
  • Nursing homes and hospice
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To find the best locum tenens company, look for one that features diverse positions a variety of locations. The company should offer competitive reimbursement, paid travel and housing, and medical liability insurance. Find a locum tenens company with enthusiastic, informed, connected recruiters who are eager to match you with your ideal locum tenens psychiatry assignment. Partner with a company that has rave reviews, multiple healthcare staffing awards, and an established and respected presence within the industry.

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At Medical Doctor Associates, we are proud to offer:

  • $1,000 completion bonus after your first 80 hours worked with the agency (in addition to your hourly pay)
  • Travel and housing reimbursement
  • A++ rated comprehensive professional liability insurance
  • Fast, convenient, electronic direct deposit
  • Access to many nationwide locum positions through our extensive network
  • A wide range of assignments of varying length
  • Experience in staffing since 1987
  • A stellar reputation with a 4.8/5.0 score on accolades
  • Staffing awards that include the Diamond Award, Inavero Best of Staffing
  • NCQA-certified CVO to assist with onboarding and risk management
  • Fabulous testimonials and excellent reviews
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Contact Us to Find Your Ideal Locum Psychiatry Job

It’s easy to get started with us.

Call 1.800.780.3500 and ask to speak with a recruiter who represents psychiatrists. Your recruiter will guide you through every step of the locum tenens process and ensure that you find the opportunity you want while receiving the superior service you deserve.

You can also contact us online today or search current opportunities.

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