Physician, Corrections – 3 facilities in Southeast NC

Job Summary

Nationalhcs is seeking to fill a full-time medical Physician position. This position will work full-time, splitting time between 3 correctional facilities in North Carolina (Lenoir, NC; Taylorsville, NC; Wilkesboro, NC).

A correctional medicine physician is a medical doctor who works within the prison system instead of in a hospital or private practice, providing medical care to inmates.



  • 18-week renewable assignments
  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday-Friday
  • No weekends
  • No holidays
  • Must attend HERO training (ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for details)
  • This position will split time between 3 correctional facilities in western NC

Description of Work

  • Provide care to individual patients as needed
  • Examine, diagnose, and treat patients and their illnesses or injuries
  • Consult with correctional authorities to ensure understanding of all medical requirements and restrictions
  • Educate patients on better health habits
  • Perform daily checks/inventory of supplies
  • Perform checks of equipment to maintain the proper working order
  • Perform tests and exams as needed, including tests requiring machines like EKGs or X-rays
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure all protocols, security policies, and procedures are followed
  • Keep clear, accurate records as required by protocols
  • Communicate with health team members and other staff who assist in the delivery of medical care
  • Transcribe med orders
  • Perform any additional medical-related duties as needed


  • One-year experience required
  • Experience in corrections preferred
  • Active/Clear license to practice medicine in the state of North Carolina
  • Active/Clear DEA
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Thorough knowledge of theory, principles, and practices of general preventative medicine and the techniques involved
  • Thorough knowledge of developments in the field of medicine is necessary
  • The ability to compile clear and concise electronic notes for patients' medical records
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements


  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details