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Corizon Health Senior Site Physician in Jackson, Michigan

About Corizon Health

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 expertise.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Senior Site Physician with Corizon Health at the Cooper Street Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan:

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

  • Adhere to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedures. Document 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.

  • Utilize available in-house resources and personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing am off-site referral. Provide emergency treatment on-site and respond appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.

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

  • Serve as a resource for other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.

Experience & Requirements

  • Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of employment.

  • Current DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) registration.

  • Board-certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (family practice, internal medicine, surgery) required.

  • CPR certification.

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.

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ID 2020-7621

Job Locations US-MI-Jackson

Category Physician & Physician Leadership

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 93051