Medical Director - Part-time
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: November 22, 2020
Medical Director opening in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This and
other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com About Corizon
HealthCorrectional healthcare is not just a job. It's a calling.By
choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the
opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being,
and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a
pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health
professional, you have access to the resources and support to
enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career
potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an
underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon
Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical
expertise.ResponsibilitiesBelow is a list of your responsibilities
as a Medical Director with Corizon Health at Dona Ana County
Detention Center located in Las Cruces, New Mexico:
- Serve as Chairman of the Medical Audit Committee.
- Consult with medical providers in the community to resolve
issues in delivering services to inmates.
- Supervise the clinical services provided by the professional
and paraprofessional staff. Annually review and approve clinical
protocols, policies and procedures, and medical disaster plan.
- Provide direction and assistance to the on-site quality
assurance program including review and action on inmate complaints,
and infection control.
- Monitor referrals to outside healthcare facilities for
appropriateness, quality, and continuity of care.
- Sponsor physician assistants in compliance with the state law
for correctional facilities. Serve as a professional resource for
all physicians working at the facility(s).
- Assist in screening, interviewing and evaluating the
credentials of healthcare providers.
- Serve as discussion leader for selected in-service training
classes. Represent the healthcare program in discussions with local
civic groups or visiting officials. As requested, attend medical
director's meetings at the Corizon central office. Attend Pharmacy
Therapeutic Committee meetings and other meetings, as
- Oversee, support and supervise 2 NPsExperience & Requirements
- Graduate of an accredited medical school
- Fully licensed to practice medicine in state of
- Current DEA registration.
- Board Certified Family Practitioner or prescribing provider who
is a licensed practitioner such as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) authorized to write
prescriptionswith administrative experience in corrections and/or
managed healthcare delivery.
- Eomis desired.A background check, security clearance and drug
screening are required for this role.Corizon Health is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal
and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are
considered for all positions without regard to race, gender,
national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability,
Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including
Disability/Protected Veterans.Not ready to apply? Connect with us
for general consideration.ID 2020-8255Job Locations US-NM-Las
CrucesCategory Clinical & Operations LeadershipPosition Type
Regular Part-timeShift / Schedule Weekday DayLocation ID 90899
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