Company & Position Introduction:
PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We’re a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice.
PCM provides comprehensive medical & mental health care services to over 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout 5 different states in the Northeastern US (PA, MD, WV, NY, & NH). We were voted one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2019 by the Central PA Business Journal!
Correctional medicine is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today’s medical professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned medical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. Correctional health care is the perfect hybrid of Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Emergency Medicine; serving an often underserved and extremely diverse patient population. Correctional healthcare also provides unrivaled scheduling flexibility and moldability around your lifestyle!
We are currently looking for a Part-Time, Physician/Medical Director to join our team in the medical departments at the Lebanon County Correctional Facility in Lebanon, PA & Schuylkill County Prison in Pottsville, PA.
This position offers exceptional scheduling flexibility and requires only up to 16 hours of on-site medical care per week, Monday's – Friday's (i.e., up to 14 hours weekly at the Lebanon County Correctional Facility, and up to 2 hours weekly or 4 hours bi-weekly at the Schuylkill County Prison)! Weekly hours are normally worked during normal business hours; however, there is a high degree of flexibility available. As such, we can accommodate around almost any schedule!
To quickly summary some key points:
- Hourly compensation negotiable and commensurate based on experience;
- Company paid liability insurance (including tail) is provided;
- Annual licensure reimbursement available; and much more.
· Provide service to the inmate/patient population while utilizing current, acceptable standards of medical practice.
· Assume responsibility for clinical management of the medical health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, as well as PCM policies and procedures.
· Services to be provided on scheduled work days according to standards and times mutually agreeable to physician, facility administration, and PCM.
· Provide medical treatment to confined inmates/patients, when applicable.
· Provide medical consultation to all professionals (i.e. physicians/mid-level providers/nursing) within the unit.
· Oversee and supervise all medical clinical services provided.
· Ensure complete, accurate and timely medical entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
· Available for consultation and/or emergency medical coverage via phone call.
· Work collaboratively and supervise clinical activities of fellow physicians and medical staff while on duty.
· Evaluate all inmates/patients referred with medical health concerns for presence, or absence, of mental illness and refer to mental health accordingly.
· Refer inmates/patients as necessary to appropriate medical facilities when appropriate.
· Work collaboratively with pharmacy to evaluate and approve all medications and other medicinal preparations, which comprise the facility formulary.
· Establish and monitor standards of care provided by physicians, psychologist and nurses in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted medical standards.
· Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine, specialty training preferred in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Correctional Medicine, and/or Urgent Care.
· Licensed to practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
· Board Certified or Board Eligible.
· Maintain current DEA number and eligible to prescribe medications in Pennsylvania.
· Maintain current Buprenorphine Waiver/X-Waiver (or willing to obtain prior to starting).
· Maintain active BLS (i.e., CPR) certification.
· Maintain current Driver’s License.
We’re committed to managing and reducing risk in correctional health care by providing cost-effective quality healthcare management, continuously improving the standards of care.
Dedicated to correctional health care, PCM prides itself on our strong client relationships, effective and efficient management of health care services. These attributes continue to be the hallmark of our success. With new contracts established regularly, opportunities for development and advancement are ample.
PCM utilizes a proprietary EMR system customized to our practice, and specifically designed for correctional health care. Said technology is user-friendly, intuitive, and always available. We’re dedicated to your long-term success and foster this by providing individually catered training to every one of our physicians. We teach you how to document in real-time and tactfully structure our call requirements, to ensure that you’re life outside of your career is focused on the things that truly matter.
To learn more about why PrimeCare Medical, Inc. is The Choice for Quality Correctional Health Care, please apply today to schedule a phone interview. We’re ready to speak with you about joining our PrimeCare Medical family!