Corizon Health Medical Director in Battle Creek, Michigan
About Corizon Health
Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.
We are a company built on more than 40-years of innovation and experience in the industry.
Our people, our practices and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a Medical Director to join our healthcare team at the St. Clair County Jail, Port Huron, MI.
Job Summary of the Corizon Health Medical Director
Corizon Health Medical Directors serve as the responsible Physician and health authority within our medical units. Medical Directors provide overall supervision for clinical services for the site as well as serve as liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the system and are available to provide on-call services as needed.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Medical Director
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 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).
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.
Experience & Requirements
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Medical Director
License to practice medicine in the state of employment
Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Board-certified, board eligible, non-boarded in primary care specialty (family practice, General Practice, internal medicine, surgery)
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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
Job Locations US-MI-Battle Creek
Category Physician & Physician Leadership
Position Type PRN
Shift / Schedule Weekday Day
Location ID 00632