Locum Tenens Psychiatry Virginia Job - JN-022019-5168


Our client in Petersburg, VA is in need of a Psychiatric provider, either a Psychiatrist, Psych NP, or Psych PA for full-time work.

This assignment will last approximately 90 days with the possibility of an extension or as transitioning to a full time employee beyond the original 90 day assignment. We request that you only respond with the medical staff indicated that will be able to meet our needs. An overview of the position is as follows:

Civil Unit – Admissions

               ·     10-24 patients divided between 2 psychiatric providers

               ·      Average # of admissions/discharges per day per provider 0-5, average length of stay is 7 days  


               Forensic / Civil Unit & Admissions Unit

·       14-22 beds

·       Males

·       Average # of patients seen individually per day 4-6


Daily Responsibilities

·       Making rounds (meet with treatment team and patients, write orders)

·       Evaluations (Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluations, Annual Evaluations, Capacity Assessment)

·     Admissions will not be responsible for physicals (done by PCP)

·     Judicial hearings on site for commitment of / or court – ordered meds

·      Discharges, (orders, discharge instruction form and summary)

·       Occasional cross coverage on other wards, maybe transferred to a different ward depending on need

·      No night or weekend duties required; OT work needs to be pre-approved



·       Board eligible/certified in general psychiatry (for psychiatrists)

·       Experience in psychiatry (NPs, PAs)

·       Current and active Virginia License and DEA

If you have any questions or interested in the position please reach out!


  • Setting: In Patient
  • On Call: Yes
  • Schedule: Full-Time
  • Assignment Length: 3 months + possible extension
  • Board Certification:

Consilium Benefits

  • The Consilium Staffing team will partner with you to ensure a positive experience during the entire locums process
  • Our team of experts will assist with setting travel arrangements based on your specific needs
  • Consilium Staffing covers your malpractice insurance for all assignments
  • Consilium Staffing offers competitive hourly rates for our physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners

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