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In 2012, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) officially recognized correctional medicine as a Medical Specialty. This was the first step in making correctional medicine legitimate within the medical practice community.

Medical Director Job



Job Number: 68305167696

Location: Moundsville, WV

Date Posted: 3-2-2016

 

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a part-time Site Medical Director (4 hours per week, preferably on Thursdays 8am-12pm) to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville, WV.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

The Site Medical Director is responsible for providing the overall supervision of the delivery of medical services at the correctional facility. The Medical Director attends to patients, provides medical consultations for the medical staff and institutional officials, and functions as the liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the institution. The Medical Director ensures that all activities of the health care unit are conducted in accordance with standards of medical care delineated by state regulations, NCCHC, AMA and ACA standards.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.


TRAVEL: Minimal travel throughout region and state is required.

LICENSING: Current West Virginia Medical License

CERTIFICATION:

  • Current DEA certificate
  • Current CPR certification
  • CCHP Preferred

EDUCATION: Medical Degree required.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of three (3) year experience in an institutional healthcare setting.

EOE/M/F/D/V


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