Direct Contract Locum Tenens Physician in Hutchinson, KS at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We now offer nationwide Locum Tenens assignments through our very own Corizon Health Interim Practitioner Program (CHIPP).

We have an exceptional and flexible opportunity for a Locum Tenens Physician to join our team at Hutchinson Correctional Center located in Hutchinson, KS.

Not licensed in the state you want to work in? For a short assignment commitment we will assist you with the licensing process and pay the fee.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Locum Tenens Interim Physicians

  • Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kansas
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration
  • Board-certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (family practice, internal medicine, surgery) required
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification Must be hands on course
  • Unrestricted license (or willing to obtain) in the state of which services will be provided
  • State Controlled Substance Registration (CSR - if applicable)
  • U.S. licensed Physicians only (MD or DO)

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Interim Physicians

Under the supervision of the Site Medical Director, Corizon Health Interim Physicians (CHIPPs) are an integral part of the medical team. Physicians are expected to take a leading role in the delivery of healthcare services to our patients as well as responsibility for the supervision of the Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

  • Visits the infirmary daily and documents encountered 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.
  • Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.

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.

Apply online or contact Michael Shabal 615-660-6760 |


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