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Physician / Medical Director - Part Time - Troy, NY -Correctional Health Care

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

PCM provides comprehensive medical, mental health, & dental care services to over 70 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, NY, FL & NH Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's medical professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned medical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. It is the perfect hybrid of Primary Care, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, and Addiction Medicine; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population. We are currently looking for a Part Time - Physician / Medical Director to join our team and provide on-site medical care at the Rensselaer County Jail in Troy, NY. This is a flexible Part-Time position, thus requiring up to 8 hours of on-site care per week. Hours are worked during normal business hours (8:00am-4:30p) To quickly summary some key points:

  • Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience;
  • Company-paid liability insurance (including tail) included;
  • PTO /Sick Package for Part Time employees provided;
  • Particle licensure reimbursement offered, and more. Job Description:
    • Provide service to the inmate/patient population while utilizing current, acceptable standards of medical practice.
    • Assume responsibility for clinical management of the medical health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, as well as PCM policies and procedures.
    • Services to be provided on scheduled workdays according to standards and times mutually agreeable to physician, facility administration, and PCM.
    • Provide medical treatment to confined inmates/patients, when applicable.
    • Provide medical consultation to all professionals (i.e., physicians/mid-level providers/nursing) within the unit.
    • Oversee and supervise all medical clinical services provided.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely medical entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
    • Available for consultation and/or emergency medical coverage via phone call.
    • Work collaboratively and supervise clinical activities of fellow physicians and medical staff while on duty.
    • Evaluate all inmates/patients referred with medical health concerns for presence, or absence, of mental illness and refer to mental health accordingly.
    • Refer inmates/patients as necessary to appropriate medical facilities when appropriate.
    • Work collaboratively with pharmacy to evaluate and approve all medications and other medicinal preparations, which comprise the facility formulary.
    • Establish and monitor standards of care provided by physicians, psychologist and nurses in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted medical standards. This position is exciting and fast paced, and as such we must have someone who is able to multi-task well and has excellent time management skills. They must also have the ability to work independently and be comfortable with making patient diagnosis on their own.

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Troy , Physician / Medical Director - Part Time - Troy, NY -Correctional Health Care, Healthcare , Troy, New York

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