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Psychiatric Practitioner

Company: Staff Today Inc. (STI)
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Today Inc. is currently seeking a Psychiatric Practitioner to work at a facility in Williamsburg, VA. These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc.

Pay Rate: $134 / hour

  • Available to start immediately (pending credentialing)
  • Initially Appointment for 3 month assignment, with option to extend 3 -6 month assignment, if the position remains unfilled
  • Full-time, 40 hours a week with assigned office hours of Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm with 1 hour lunch break
  • NOT approved for overtime
  • No weekends, no holidays, no on-call duty
  • Ability to provide cross coverage, to include forensic populations, as required
  • Once a month, participation in Lunch Coverage Call (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)


    • Experience working with adult admission or geriatric admission and chronic geriatric inpatient populations is required
    • Experience conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and forensic evaluations for competency restoration is required
    • Comfortable working on an admissions work up and potential rapid turnover
    • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary treatment team
    • BLS Healthcare Provider certification is required

      Position Details:

      • Facility Hospitalizations: Acute, Adult, Inpatient wards (male & female)
      • Facility Demographics: Forensic, NGRI, Civil, Jail Transfer, and Geriatric populations
      • Facility Stay: Short and Long-term length of stay
      • Caseload varies by ward
      • Admissions unit: 10 patients per provider
      • Geriatric (long-term) unit: 40 patients per provider
      • NGRI Units-30-40 patients per provider
      • Admissions/Discharges
      • Admission unit: 5-10 per week
      • Geriatric (long-term) unit: 4 per month
      • PCP coverage provided
      • Full complement of interdisciplinary team members
      • Weekly Notes for New Admissions
      • Monthly Notes for patients over 60 days following admissions

        Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

        • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations. Ensure medical history, mental status, and physical examinations are completed according to policy, TJC and CMS standards and other regulatory agencies.
        • Follow treatment protocols for competency restoration to ensure rapid turnaround of pretrial forensic patients.
        • Attend judicial hearings on campus, appropriate to the assigned patient population.
        • Lead Treatment Planning Conferences and provide effective leadership in developing and maintaining the therapeutic process between physicians, nursing staff, psychologists, social workers, rehab staff and patients.
        • Complete required documentation in a timely manner. Failure to complete documentation in a timely manner may result in withholding time card approvals and/or cancellation of contract.

          If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Staff Today Inc. at 800-928-5561 and ask to speak with Tawnya Monday-Friday (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM PST)


Keywords: Staff Today Inc. (STI), Newport News , Psychiatric Practitioner, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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