BC Inpatient Psychiatrist Needed for Coverage in Christiansburg, VA

Job description Carilion Clinic St. Albans psychiatry department is seeking an experienced inpatient Psychiatrist MD to start ASAP in July. Client is offering temporary privileges to start locum provider in July.

Additional Details:

• Provider will work as part of a team of 3 other Psychiatrists to accept admissions, complete H&Ps; Will also work with the Hospitalist if needed for medical issues

• Hours are 8am to 5pm - plus call coverage.

• Call rotation is 1:4

• Must have inpatient psych experience and supporting case logs

• Coverage is provided in the inpatient adult unit

• Inpatient volume is 12 - 13 patients to be seen in the morning and 4 patients in the outpatient setting will need to be seen in the afternoon for an average census of 16 - 18 patients per day between the inpatient and outpatient units.

• Outpatients are primarily established patients, but may have some new patients as well.

• The psychiatrist will round and see inpatients in the morning and spend 2-3 hours in the afternoon with outpatients typically from 3p – 5p or 2p - 5p.

• Worksite Address: 2900 Lamb Circle Christiansburg, VA 24073


• Schedule: Monday - Friday (weekly)

• Length of assignment: 3+ months

• Board Certified Psychiatrist.

• Licensure/Certification: Current Virginia State License and DEA license required.

• Advanced Life Support certification required.

• Credentialing Timeframe: 30 – 60 days for temps


• Able to work collaboratively with other health care providers.

• Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills.

• Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records.

Candidate Requirements Virginia Phone interview
Clinicial Workload - Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.
Benefits Nomad will provide medical malpractice insurance:
  • Coverage: Occurrence-based
  • Claim Limit: $2.3M
  • Aggregate Limit: $6.9M
  • Carrier: Coverys