Job ID: L1008

State: WA

Specialty: PSY

Type: Locum Tenens Jobs

Contact: John Paulk

800-741-7629 X3084




Washington– In Patient Locum Tenens – Monday-Sunday –Every Other Week


This is an in patient unit averaging 16-18 patients on the unit with an average length of stay of ~5 days for voluntary patients and 7-10 days for involuntary and longer for patients waiting for nursing home placement or state hospital placement.  Patient population is 50% voluntary, 50% involuntary.


Opiate and alcohol detox are done on the unit.

Typical consults: delirium, dementia, overdose/suicide attempt, acute or sub acute psychosis, rapidly progressive dementia.

95% of exams are done by a hospitalist.

Patients are admitted by hospitalists and then seen in the morning.


Weekdays the unit is shared with an ANP.

Weekend duty involves rounding on all patients along with work ups and/or consulting on all new admissions.

Call is very light typically 0-1 phone calls

Week day call 1-2 nights would be preferred.

Weekend call Friday – Sunday


This is a long-term need.  Accept a week or two or several months.

Spend your spring and summer inWashingtonState– easy access toPortland, almost as close toSeattle– WOW!


Excellent hourly rates.  Travel, overnight accommodations and malpractice –PAID

Over time and call compensation available too.


Please let me know your availability and desired pay rate and provide me with a current CV and a contact number.  All inquiries are held in the strictest of confidence.  I look forward to hearing from you.

John F. Paulk  jpaulk@pacificcompanies.com

Direct dial 714-619-3084


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