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Medical Director

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. Its 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.Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Medical Director - Physicianwith Corizon Health at Jefferson City Correctional located in Jefferson City, Missouri:

  • 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 Nurse Practitioners and/or 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 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 Health central office.
  • Attend Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee meetings (and other meetings, as required).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.
    • License to practice medicine in the state of employment
    • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration
    • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) CertificationA 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.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Jefferson City , Medical Director, Executive , Jefferson City, Missouri

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