Mental Health Care

Are Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in Demand?

Psychiatric nurse practitioners vs psychiatrists: how mental health nurse practitioners are filling gaps in healthcare. America faces a broad range of mental health issues from opioid addiction to increasing rates of depression and suicide. One in every five Americans has suffered or will suffer from mental illness, yet the number of psychiatrists in the country …

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Psychiatrist Shortage and Salary Growth

Rising demand for psychiatric services and provider shortages affecting the average psychiatrist salary. Psychiatrists are enjoying a rise in their pay rates as facilities compete over fewer available psychiatrists. Healthcare organizations like yours face: Stronger demand for psychiatric services. Shortage of psychiatric beds. Uneven distribution of providers relative to patient needs. Growing demand for mental …

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Psychiatrist Salaries

Why Are Average Psychiatrist Salaries Growing?

Two main factors to growth in average psychiatrist salaries. Just like the year before, this year will shape out to be a psychiatrists’ market. Shortages in available doctors and greater needs from patients mean that you, the provider, have more control over your career than ever before. Psychiatrists are the 6th highest-paid specialty, making between …

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Mental Health Care Psychiatry

America’s Mental Health Crisis

Facing the shortage of mental health professionals. Growing demand for mental health care plus a slow supply of new psychiatrists equals the perfect storm for America’s mental health care crisis. Over half of practicing psychiatrists are nearing retirement age and fewer medical students are interested in pursuing psychiatry. JAMA reports that fewer students are interested in …

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Psychiatrist Emergency Room

How the Psychiatrist Shortage Is Affecting Emergency Room Coverage

Why the ER is being affected. In 1850, America was in a movement to provide more humane care of mentally ill patients by treating them in hospitals. At that time, there were about 14 beds per 100,000 population. In 2010, the supply was 14.1 beds per 100,000 population. We are in a crisis of 19th …

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Psychiatric Technology

Tech innovations help manage increased demand for mental health services. Many specialties experienced lack of providers, and psychiatry is no different. With an aging physician base and an increase in psychiatric cases, the need for advancement in medical technology is greater than ever. Fortunately, new protocols and procedures are on the horizon. The impact of …

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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.

Privileging.

Once you and our client agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist you and the client in gathering information required by the healthcare facility to grant clinical privileges.

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We contact the facility’s Medical Service Office (MSO) for their application and requirements.

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We will assist you by pre-populating the facility’s application and sending to the MSO.

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We will assist the MSO by following up on requested items.

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MSO will grant privileges based on your training and experience, and you will be able to start your assignment.

Nikole Tillery

Vice President, Sales

Nikole leverages more than 15 years of healthcare expertise while leading four key business areas: Advanced Practice, Neuroscience, Anesthesia + Radiology, and Non-Clinical Services. Her teams connect clients, physicians, and advanced practitioners and empower them to focus on delivering patient-centered care.  

Nikole holds a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree in health care management from Davenport University. She has studied medicine and is passionate about connecting communities with healthcare solutions. She loves tennis and has a flair for culinary arts. 

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Maggie Youmans

Senior Vice President, Sales

As Senior Vice President, Maggie oversees several key specialty divisions and adjacent teams. With a demonstrated history of leading teams and developing individuals across the organization, she is dedicated to inspiring, challenging and empowering associates to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

Maggie earned degrees in marketing and management focused on consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit different bed and breakfasts. Together, they have been able to see the beauty within their own backyard and across the country.

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Anne Anderson

Executive Vice President

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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