Locums psychiatrist needed in Santa Cruz for our Integrated Behavioral Health Clinic (IBH) starting mid-November. 6 month contract with option to extend.
The community of patients are mostly dual diagnosis patients, many of them homeless. Your job will be to initiate treatment when appropriate and to refer back to primary care for ongoing medication management of stable patients. For the more complex or unstable patient population, you may follow patients on an ongoing basis.
Position is full time- 40 hours per week, M-F. 4/10 schedule is a possibility.
Average of 9 patients per day, 60 minute initial intakes, 30 minute follow-ups. Electronic Medical record is Epic.