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Last Updated: 5/30/19

Job Description

Overview

Our Physician is one who provides a full range of medical services for inmates. Provides required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. Notifies the Medical Director and H.S.A. regarding changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.

Qualifications

Education for Physician:

  • Medical school graduate

Experience for Physician:

  • Experience in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Public Health preferred (Board Certification)

Licenses/Certifications for Physician:

  • Current licensure as a Physician within the state
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current DEA number
Responsibilities
  1. Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
  2. Conducts on-site sick call and chronic care clinics, as established by Medical Director.
  3. Review and countersigns therapeutic orders and corresponding progress notes of inmates seen by the P.A./ARNP, if applicable, ensuring they are appropriate and effective.
  4. Visits the infirmary daily when on-site and records encounters in the patient's progress notes, as applicable.
  5. Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Company Details


Wellpath

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Introducing Wellpath, the newly combined Correct Care Solutions and Correctional Medical Group Companies. From two organizations that shared a “patients-first” philosophy, a new company emerges to transform healthcare through innovative public/private healthcare partnerships. Simply put, we are the best at what we do with the top healthcare talent, leading-edge programs and advanced te...