SPECIALTY: CORRECTIONAL MEDICINE * *
LOCATION: KENTUCKY * *
JOB TYPE: LOCUMS **
JOB NUMBER: 43406 * *
Provide specialized medical services to outpatients and provide medical care. Specific duties may involve all aspects of health care delivery and will work in concert with both institution staff and consultant specialists in various clinical areas. Performs all duties in accordance with current accepted medical practices and procedures. Performs complete physical examinations. Collects comprehensive medical and social history to include a review of all body systems. Performs physical assessment in correlation with historical findings, records preliminary objective findings. Examines and orders appropriate diagnostic testing and provides necessary treatment and/or medications as required. Refers selected cases to consultant specialists when necessary. Refers inmates requiring hospitalization to a community hospital and to an appropriate admitting physician. Additionally, the clinician may see inmate patients who are in locked status, in their designated housing area or housed in segregation units. Conducts examinations of personnel as required for appointment. Approves or disapproves examinations in such cases from a medical viewpoint and in accordance with current established medical standards for employees. Administers or directs administration of both curative and preventative inoculations. Prescribes medications, treatments, and fully utilizes health services for treatment, rehabilitative, and diagnostic modalities. Physician will assist with CPR, utilize AED, and other basic first aid skills within the scope of their practice during emergencies until the arrival of EMS crew. Ensures that proper evaluations and treatments are carried out and documented. Incumbent shall constantly monitor and evaluate the quality of patient care, providing data to the institution Quality Assurance Committee, and other agencies or committees as required.
· ANY state license; active, unrestricted
· Minimum 1 year of experience as a physician
· Must have completed a residency
· Competitive Market Rate (rate based on availability, experience, certifications, housing and transportation needs, etc.)
· Malpractice insurance provided
· M-F 7am-3:30pm
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