Physician/MD, Corrections

Job Summary

Physician (MD) positions available at a correctional facility in Raleigh, 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.

Specifics

  • 18-week renewable assignments
  • Medical Doctor only
  • Must attend HERO training (ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for details)
  • Contact our Talent Acquisition Specialists for further details
  • First position available:
    • MD to work a minimum of 24 hours per week but prefer 40 hours per week
    • Mon-Fri
    • Shift: Day
    • Medical consults within the mental health unit
    • Mental Health has over 200 beds comprised of crisis, inpatient, and residential patients
    • This position will assist one midlevel in providing consultations
  • Second position available:
    • MD to work 40 hours per week
    • Shift: Day
    • Inpatient Medical Unit
    • 30-bed unit
    • This position will have a midlevel to assist (supervision is provided by facility provider)

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

Requirements

  • 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

 

Benefits

  • 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