Start Date: Immediately after credentialing
End Date: 02/04/2022
May run up to 6-months of locum coverage
Credentialing takes about 4-weeks
Adult Unit= 18 beds, C/A Unit= 12 beds (Both Locked)
Patient Care is delivered with a multi-disciplinary approach
Team Consists of Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Psychologist, Mental Health Techs, & NP
There is a behavioral decision unit in the ED that has a crisis team in place. They work closely with the Psychiatrist on call for the day.
Average Daily Census for Both Units: 11 on adult- typically 1-2 per day.
Number of Admits/Dischargers per day: 1-2
Medical H&P done by nursing & ED Physician. Acute Medical needs are managed by halftime nurse practitioner and/or hospitalist services. Psychiatrist H&P done by attending physician.
On-Call weeknights/weekends 1:4 but negotiable
Physician will cover 9-12 patients if working on the adult unity- very rare to cover the whole unit.
Physician will cover 4-8 patients if working on the C/A Unit- very rare to cover the whole unit.
Adult & C/A usually admitted through ED.
Active NY License
Malpractice Insurance with a tail