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Corizon Health Physician-Staff in St Louis, Missouri

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 expertise 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 Part Time opportunity for a Physician to join our healthcare team at St. Louis Juvenile Courts in St. Louis MO.

Must have a Medicaid # for prescibing.

This is a great opportunity! Only 2 hours weekly!

Responsibilities

Under supervision of the Site Medical Director, Corizon Health Physicians are an integral part of the medical team. Physicians are expected to take a leading role in 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 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.

  • Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.

Experience & Requirements

  • Must have a Medicaid # for prescibing.

  • Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of Missouri

  • Current DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) registration

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

  • Current CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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

ID 2019-6381

Job Locations US-MO-St Louis

Category Physician & Physician Leadership

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 00879

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