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Physician - Central Mississippi Correctional Facility

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Pearl
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:


Join the VitalCore Team in Mississippi! We re people fueled by passion, not by profit. VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in correctional healthcare, has an opening for a Physician / Medical Director at Central Mississippi Correctional Institution in Pearl, Mississippi! At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring compassionate and dedicated individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff. PHYSICIAN / MEDICAL DIRECTOR POSITION SUMMARY The Site Medical Director serves as the responsible Physician and health authority required by national standards. They provide overall supervision for clinical services for the site to ensure appropriate delivery of on and off site necessary medical care in me PHYSICIAN / MEDICAL DIRECTOR BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Holiday Pay: New Year s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision Insurance
    • Health Savings Account
    • Life Insurance
    • Short Term/Long Term Disability
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Center
    • 401K
    • PTO & Plan Matching
    • Annual Incentive Payment PHYSICIAN / MEDICAL DIRECTOR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
      • Graduate of an accredited medical school.
      • Fully licensed to practice in the state of employment.
      • Current DEA Registration.
      • Preferred Board Certified.
      • Must be fluent in English language, including reading, writing, speaking, and understanding.
      • Must be a supportive team member who contributes to and demonstrates team work and team concept.
      • Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
      • Able to deal tactfully with personnel, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
      • Possess leadership and supervisory ability and be able to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
      • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
      • Must have experience in sub-acute inpatient care and hospitalist experience PHYSICIAN / MEDICAL DIRECTOR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
        • Consult with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in delivering services to patients.
        • Supervise the clinical services provided by the professional and paraprofessional staff.
        • Ensure and provide on-call services.
        • Annually review and approve clinical protocols, policies and procedures, and medical disaster plans.
        • Manage referrals to outside healthcare facilities for appropriateness, quality, and continuity of care.
        • Sponsor Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in compliance with the state law for correctional facilities.
        • Serve as a resource to all staff Physicians and applicable clinical staff at the facility(s).
        • Assist in screening, interviewing, evaluating credentials, and hiring of healthcare providers.
        • Participate in in-service training classes.
        • Represent the healthcare program in discussions with local civic groups or visiting officials as requested.
        • Attend medical, clinical and other meetings, as required.
        • Complete sick call, chronic care and infirmary care as required.
        • Document all encounters in patient's medical record.
        • Ensure all documentation is timed, legible and signed.
        • Ensure all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned as required.
        • Adhere to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure.
        • Review all non-formulary requests to ensure documentation of pertinent observations and treatment conclusions.
        • Utilize available in-house resource personnel for treatment and resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site
        • referral.
        • Provide emergency treatment on-site and respond appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.
        • To redefine benchmarks for the industry utilizing core values, strong partnerships, effective clinical practices, and innovative healthcare strategies.
        • Ensure competence in proper technique for basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED use.
        • Follow evidence base standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures. VitalCore Health Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.

Keywords: VitalCore Health Strategies, Jackson , Physician - Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Healthcare , Pearl, Mississippi

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