Job ID: 289455987  |  Last Updated: 5/1/2017

Medical Director

Corizon Health, Inc
Buckeye, AZ
Applicant Contact
Blake Farrill
(314) 919-9351
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Medical Director at the Lewis Complex located in Buckeye, Arizona.

Qualifications of a Corizon Health Medical Director
* License to practice medicine in the state of employment
* Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration
* Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
* Board-certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (family practice, internal medicine, surgery) required

Job Summary
Corizon Health Medical Directors serve as the responsible Physician and health authority within our medical units. Medical Directors provide overall supervision for clinical services for the site as well as serve as liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the system and are available to provide on-call services as needed.

Responsibilities of a Corizon Health Medical Director
* Serve as Chairman of the Medical Audit Committee.
* Consult with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in delivering services to inmates.
* Supervise the clinical services provided by the professional and paraprofessional staff.
* Annually review and approve clinical protocols, policies and procedures, and medical disaster plan.
* Provide direction and assistance to the on-site quality assurance program including review and action on inmate complaints, and infection control.
* Monitor referrals to outside healthcare facilities for appropriateness, quality, and continuity of care.
* Sponsor Physician Assistants in compliance with the state law for correctional facilities. Serve as a professional resource for all Physicians working at the facility(s).
* Assist in screening, interviewing and evaluating credentials of healthcare providers.
* Serve as discussion leader for selected in-service training classes. Represent the healthcare program in discussions with local civic groups or visiting officials. As requested, attend medical director's meetings at the Corizon Health central office.
* Attend Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee meetings (and other meetings, as required).

Benefits of a Corizon Health Medical Director
* 5 Weeks Paid Time Off
* No weekends or evenings
* Minimal on-call
* No overhead
* Medical & Dental
* Company matched retirement plan
* Continuing Medical Education allowance
* Paid malpractice

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

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Employer Profile

Corizon Health, on of the nation's leader in correctional healthcare solutions, offers the best-in-class experience for staffing depth, industry best practices and leadership all on a solid financial platform.

Corizon has more than 7,000 employees providing quality healthcare services to over 300 correctional facilities. As the pioneers in the provision of correctional healthcare, we set the standard for service to our industry.

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