Job Title: Physician
Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health
We have an exceptional opportunities for Physicians to join our healthcare team at the Bergen County Jail located in Hackensack, NJ
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Physician
* Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of NJ.
* Current DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) registration
* Board-certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (family practice, internal medicine, surgery) required
* Current CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Physician
Under supervision of the Site Medical Director, Corizon Health Physicians are an integral part of the medical team. Physicians are expected to take a leading role in delivery of healthcare services to our patients as well as responsibility for the supervision of the Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.
* Visits the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patient's Medical Record as assigned. Ensures Medical Record documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented and corresponds to the therapeutic order. Ensures all documentation is timed, legible and signed. Ensures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72) hours.
* Adheres to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure. Documents pertinent observations and logical conclusions to validate need for non-formulary medication on non-formulary request form for Medical Director's approval when non-formulary medication is ordered.
* Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral. Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.
* Demonstrates proper technique for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related drug therapy.
Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Physician
* No weekends or evenings
* Minimal on-call
* No overhead
* Paid malpractice
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