Medical Director - Part-time
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: October 13, 2021
Correctional 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
Below 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
Provide direction and assistance to the on-site quality assurance
program including review and action on inmate complaints, and
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
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 NPs
Graduate of an accredited medical school
Fully licensed to practice medicine in state of
Current DEA registration.
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
prescriptions with administrative experience in
corrections and/or managed healthcare
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
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