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M.D., D.O.- Psychiatrist-Temporary Expert Professional-19091802UPSY


Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 793181

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Does Psychiatrist work with adults interest you? Apply now to join our team!
The County of San Diego is currently accepting resumes for the position of

Psychiatrist $200.00 hourly
Diplomate in Psychiatry - $220.00 hourly
Diplomate in relevant sub-specialty - $230.00 hourly
May be compensated additional pay for shift work assignments

Incumbents work at county mental health facilities, public health clinics, emergency rooms, schools, youth detention facilities and they may provide forensic services to the courts. Under general direction, incumbents exercise independent medical judgment in the diagnosis and treatment of adults at a county mental health facility, clinic, or emergency room; act as a lead-worker providing technical guidance and leadership to subordinate Psychiatrists and staff; and act in the absence of the Supervising Psychiatrist.

What you need in order to qualify:
  1. Valid license to practice medicine in the State of California
  2. Must be either eligible for, or certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in psychiatry
  3. Graduation from a U.S. accredited medical or osteopathic school or foreign studies certification equivalent to a degree in M.D. or D.O.
  4. Completion of a psychiatric residency in an ACGME approved residency program
  5. Valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate
How to apply:

Interested candidates may email a CV to Resumes should include California M.D. license number and psychiatric residency status. For questions about the position, please contact Saila Keo, Departmental Human Resources Officer, at (619) 692-8883.

Temporary Expert Professional – M.D., D.O. positions are exempt from the classified service and work for the County of San Diego as physicians for a specified period of time in other than a regular capacity. Note: Persons serving in positions in the Unclassified Service do not accrue tenure and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Malpractice Insurance: Pursuant to the provisions of California law, the County of San Diego, through its self-insurance program, provides coverage for its employees regarding malpractice and liability within the scope of employment.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
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