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:
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.
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.View Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs »
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:
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.View Locum Tenens Psychiatry Jobs »
At Medical Doctor Associates, we are proud to offer:
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.