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Psychiatry Physician


This is a Full-time position in anchorage, ak posted July 31, 2022.

Salary: Market related
Reference: JN -032017-2047

A hospital in Alaska is seeking a Psychiatry Physician to provide quality patient care for a Locum Tenens assignment.


  • Dates: Immediate for 3+ months plus of locums coverage
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch)
  • Setting: Inpatient
  • Call: Must be willing to take call once during the week and an average of 1 weekend/month – average call is 5 times per on-call period
  • Volume: 12 – 13 patients per day- average stay is 10 days
  • Patient Ages: 18+
  • Procedures: Acute Care and forensic cases
  • Cases: – Acute care – all types. All civil commitments some forensic (court is held here at API 3x week for civil commitments)
  • Will need to be comfortable prescribing any medicine over the phone to a pharmacist (while on-call)
  • Candidate will not be called into facility once they are home. Admissions can be done the next day by the same person

or if it is a weekend, whoever is on-call.

  • Admissions are scheduled and take place during the bulk of the day. Any late admissions are rare.
  • Support Staff: Nurses, psychiatric nursing assistants, psychology, rehab (we are currently out of psychology staff, but trying to replenish the supply)- support staff is spread thin. Very short on Social Workers
  • EMR/Charting: 85% electronic (Meditech) some hand written


  • Boards: Board Certified; Board Eligible
  • Certifications: BLS; DEA


  • Fast credentialing; less than 1 hour from a coastal beach; long term assignment

We take care of your malpractice insurance and pay on a weekly basis.

Job ID: JN -032017-2047