Psychiatrist (PSYT)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Description

:Platinum Locums ( is looking for an experienced Psychologist that can ensure a sound judgement in evaluating medical and psychological conditions. A successful candidate must develop and implement appropriate treatment plans by determining the nature and extent of their criminal, psychological, and substance abuse case history to assess patient’s current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation. Consult and collaborate with other healthcare providers to review and assess treatment plans’ progress and effectiveness.
About Platinum Locums:
Platinum Healthcare Staffing, established in 2005, started specializing in providing Allied Healthcare staffing solutions to both private and county facilities. As the goal of helping the hospitals meet their shortage in labor pool is reached, equally, the demands of hospitals for Nurses started to increase. Since then, however, we have greatly expanded our market to include staffing of all nursing specialties and allied healthcare professionals to hospitals that has a need to increase their pool of workers. Now, Platinum added providing healthcare staffing services to include Physicians, Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Nurse Practitioners through our Platinum Locums services.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Meets with mentally ill patients for crisis intervention, group psychotherapy, face-to-face interviews, etc.
  • Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders in order to comprehensively assess, diagnose, and manage the presenting symptomatology;
  • Effectively applies psychological assessments in the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of the continuum of psychological tests;
  • Writes clinical reports regarding diagnoses, prognoses and develops treatment plans that reflect the standard of practice;
  • Documents all care provided to the patient, including face-to-face contacts and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTTs) meetings;
  • Monitors progress using Subjective Assessment Plan Evaluation (SOAPE) formatted progress notes;
  • Effectively applies community standard of practice for the selection and effective implementation of psychological treatment modalities and maintains ethical standards;
  • Performs mental status exam (MSE) in face-to-face interviews;
  • Examines prior mental health records, institutional chromos, probation reports, court records and other available documents to assist in the formulation of patient’s diagnosis and aid in the development of treatment plans;
  • Conducts mental health education and develops additional resources for mentally ill and sex offender patients;
  • Qualifications:
  • Minimum of twelve continuous months of experience within the last three years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required experience.
  • All Psychologists must have the required licenses, permits, and/or certifications noted herein.
  • Benefits of working with Platinum:
    Platinum Locums offers a comprehensive benefits program that recognizes the needs of our diverse employees by supporting their health, security and professional growth.
  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Paid Liability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Weekly Pay

  • If interested, please send us a copy of your resume. One of our Locums Recruitment Specialists will call you at the soonest.

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