BC Geriatric Psychiatrist Needed for Ongoing Coverage in Lansing, MI

$220 / hour
Job description

McLaren Greater Lansing has a fulfilling opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to provide hospital based care in Lansing, Michigan at Penn Campus. The Geropsychiatric Evaluation and Management Services (GEMS) team includes occupational therapists, clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses and a consulting neuropsychologist. This is a pristine unit with 20 licensed beds & a daily census of 10 patients.

Additional Details:

• The general type of patient is dementia with agitation, bipolar, depression, anxiety, and occasionally schizophrenia.

• Average amount of admissions is one or two per day, with only one psychiatrist we are maxed at a census of 10.

• Average length of stay is based on severity of the case, with Dr. Casher it is one to two weeks or longer.

• Age of our patients is 65 and over most in their 70's and 80's.

• Dr. Casher only does consults when he is on call after hours or weekends.

• They have someone that does consults during the day M-F at Greenlawn

• Shift Notes: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8 hrs days, 40 hours/week


• Board Certified - Required

• Fellowship trained in Geriatric Psych - Highly Preferred (Must have Geriatric experience if not fellowship trained)

• Must be able to work full time starting early June - Required

• BLS - Required

• MI License & CSR at submission - Required

Candidate Requirements Michigan Phone interview
Clinical Workload — Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.
Benefits Nomad will provide medical malpractice insurance:
  • Coverage: Occurrence-based
  • Claim Limit: $1.0M
  • Aggregate Limit: $3.0M
  • Carrier: Coverys