In this role, you will serve as the lead Physician managing and evaluating the medical program activities based on the company goals, objectives and philosophy according to industry standards and contractual obligations.
You will also function as a liaison between correctional officials, public agencies and the company; and be responsible for exercising final medical judgment in all issues of health care.
Additional Physician responsibilities :
Performing routine physical examinations on detainees / inmates
Providing treatment and ordering studies, tests and ancillary services required consistent with the provision of basic health care services
Instructing patients in required health hygiene techniques
Initiating and maintaining compliance with company policy and reviewing all other policies and procedures annually to assure their compliance with the American Correctional Association AND / OR National Commission Standards for Correctional Health Care
Supervising the Medical Unit in facilitating health care in the detention facility
Supervising the development of and application of policies, procedures and protocols in the care of detainees / inmates
Providing 24-hour on-call coverage to advise nursing staff in the care of detainees / inmates
Designating the level of care to be performed and the necessary equipment needed
Identifying continuing care facilities and specialty physicians
Initiating dental and psychiatric referrals
To qualify for this exciting career opportunity, you must have a medical degree in medicine from an accredited school and be currently licensed to practice as a medical or osteopathic physician in the state in which the facility is located.
In addition, you will need to have previously completed a US-based residency program in order to work in this role.
Additional Physician requirements :
Current DEA required
Professional license must remain on file at all times at the facility where services are rendered
Mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff; and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility
2 years of direct work experience, preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer
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