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Location : San Leandro, CA
Job Type : Locum Tenens
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Psychiatrist needed starting as soon as credentialed near Oakland, CA.


  • BC Psychiatrist

  • Targeted Start Date: 12/31/2023

  • Contract Length: 6 months

  • Shift Details: Varied Daytime Shifts (8, 10, 12 hours)

  • Schedule: PRN - Amount of coverage needed per month: up to 5 shifts per week, but highly variable depending on dept needs

  • Hospital Bed Size: 80

  • Patients per day: 12 per 8/hr shift

  • Patient population/age: Adult

  • Support staff: Other psychiatrists, medical Director


  • Minimum experience required: Prior acute psych experience required. Prior community mental health services systems experience required.

  • Active CA License, DEA, CSR Required.

  • Credentialing: 90+ Days

  • $1250 referral bonus received for any referral who works 30 days.

  • $Competitive Hourly pay + housing + travel + A++ rated malpractice insurance with tail coverage included. 

Please send resume to and call/text James at 469-676-9578.

Required Qualifications :
o Each patient must be seen by the assigned psychiatrist daily and have a note documented (H&P, Progress note, or Discharge summary).
o The psychiatrist is the leader of the treatment team and participation in all treatment meetings is mandatory.
o Must attend all legal hearings for patients except when psychologist is available to represent in writ and Meredith hearings.
o Review the morning treatment sheets/huddle report for acute behavioral and acute medical issues and other patient related issues on the unit.
o Inpatient psychiatrists are to provide handoffs for each patient if they are not resuming care for the patient on the following day.
o Obtain medication consents and review patient’s legal status, file petitions as needed, and update orders reflecting status on EMR.
o Review and update the problem list for all patients and complete the medication reconciliation.
o All messages and notifications arriving in EPIC ‘In Basket’ need to be addressed daily.
o Sign any verbal orders (must be signed within 24hrs)
o Check and cosign the nursing medical note assigned to the psychiatrist to review if that patient might require a medical consult and obtain the same.
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