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Corizon Health Physician-Staff-Wound Care - Hanover, MD in Hanover, Maryland

We have an exceptional opportunity for Statewide Wound Care Physician to join our Regional Team in Maryland located in Hanover MD.

The Statewide Wound Care Physician will direct the wound care specialty services, managing a team of registered nurses certified by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board, at least one per SDA, except for the Western SDA, which will have two. This physician will lead wound care clinics at least monthly for outpatients in each SDA and weekly rounds in each Infirmary, along with the SDA certified wound care nurse.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Physician

  • Visits the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patient's Medical Record as assigned. Ensures Medical Record documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented and corresponds to the therapeutic order. Ensures all documentation is timed, legible and signed. Ensures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72) hours.

  • Adheres to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure. Documents pertinent observations and logical conclusions to validate need for non-formulary medication on non-formulary request form for Medical Director's approval when non-formulary medication is ordered.

  • Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral. Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.

  • Demonstrates proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related drug therapy.

  • Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.

  • Attends Medical Staff meetings as required. Provides monthly in-service education of staff as requested. Participates in monthly review of quality of care and chart reviews as requested. Sponsors physician assistants as required.

*Notifies Site Medical Director and/or Site Health Services Administrator of schedule changes. Assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for extended period of time.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Physician

  • Licensed physician in state of employment. Current DEA registration. Board certified or eligible, or qualified by state laws/regulations to practice medicine.

  • Must be certified in wound care by a national organization such as the American Board of Wound * Management or the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy

  • Current hands-on BLS certification per Corizon Health Credentialing Policy

  • Experience in healthcare administration preferred

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Physician

  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off

  • No weekends or evenings

  • Minimal on-call

  • No overhead

  • Medical & Dental

  • Company matched retirement plan

  • Continuing Medical Education allowance

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

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.

Job Number:14311

Job ID : 14311