Medical Director

Abingdon, Virginia   |     Regular Part Time    |     Job ID:19910


Wexford Health

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POSITION:           Medical Director
SCHEDULE:        Part Time 20 Hours Per Week
FACILITY:            Abingdon Regional Jail
LOCATION:         Abingdon, VA
A Job Should be MORE than just a paycheck.
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers.  Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.
The majority of our patients come from marginalized or impoverished backgrounds.  In many cases, our doctors, nurses, and behavioral health professionals represent the patient’s first experience with quality, compassionate health care.
We heal and rehabilitate thousands of incarcerated patients every day.
When you join Wexford Health, you do more than just further your career.
You also become part of a team-a family-whose mission is to care for patients that cannot care for themselves.
You change lives.
You make a difference.
If you are looking for a position that empowers you to do MORE… then look at Wexford Health.



  • The Medical Director leads and oversees Wexford Health’s medical practice at the facilities in order to ensure and promote high-quality medical care.
  • This clinical oversight must recognize and adhere to accepted community standards.
  • This function includes oversight of inmate sick call, all health care related assessments and screenings, onsite and offsite referrals, prescription drug needs, clinical mental health issues, mandatory supervision of mid-level providers in accordance with state law, collaboration with behavioral health providers, coordination with community providers for off-site care and for aftercare, and all other matters related to maintaining and improving delivery of health care to inmates and juveniles.
  • The Medical Director is responsible for all clinical programs, the quality management program, and the utilization management processes and systems within the facility.
  • The Medical Director will attend patients, provide medical consultations for the medical staff and institutional officials, and provide liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the institution.
  • The Medical Director will ensure that all activities of the healthcare unit are conducted in accordance with standards of medical care delineated by state/county regulation, NCCHC, and ACA standards.

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: Current state medical license
CERTIFICATION: None required, CCHP certification preferred
EDUCATION: Medical Degree
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in a correctional healthcare setting preferred





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