Medical Director

Corizon Health

Cumberland, MD 21503

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

**About Corizon Health**


**Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.**


By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


**Responsibilities**


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.


+ 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 meetigs at the Corizon Health central office.


+ Attend Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee meetings (and other meetings, as required).


**Experience & Requirements**


+ License to practice medicine in the state of MD


+ Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration


+ Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification


+ Must be Board-certified in primary care specialty (family practice, internal medicine, surgery) required


Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition assistance, 401(K) with company match, free online Continuing Education program, and Comprehensive onboarding. Retention Bonus


Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required.


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**ID** _2019-4494_


**Job Locations** _US-MD-Cumberland_


**Category** _Physician & Physician Leadership_


**Position Type** _Regular Full-time_


**Shift / Schedule** _Weekday Day_


**Location ID** _91224_



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