Physician/MD, Corrections

Job Summary

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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.


  • Medical Doctor only
  • Corrections facility
  • 18-week renewable assignments
  • Full-time positions
  • 40 hours per week
  • Must attend HERO training

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: 3% Matching 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program