PrimeCare Medical is currently looking for a Physician (MD or DO) to work part time (4 to 8 hours per week) in the medical departments at the Fayette County Prison located in Uniontown, PA.
The Physician will provide medical care to inmate/patient population.
Job duties will include:
Assume responsibility for clinical practice in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards and PrimeCare Medical (PCM) policies and procedures.
Provide service to the inmate/patient population utilizing current standards of Medical/Surgical practice.
Visit and provide medical treatment to confined inmate/patients (restricted housing/behavioral units).
Consult with medical specialists to seek advice and expertise in their respective areas.
Provide consultation to all professionals (physicians/nursing) within the unit.
Oversee and supervise clinical services provided when on duty.
Ensure complete, accurate and timely medical entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
Is available for consult and/or emergency medical coverage as assigned.
Provide follow-up care for chronic medical/surgical conditions.
Provide inmate/patient teaching regarding health status.
Perform physical examinations according to NCCHC/ACA Standards and facility administration requirements.
Contact community medical resources to arrange for the provision of hospitalization, specialty consult services, ancillary treatment, diagnostic evaluation and other sources required which are beyond the scope of facility capabilities.
Monitor community hospital placements to ensure appropriateness of admission, length of stay and follow-up care required.
Provide technical assistance and clinical input with regard to medical department operations to the facility administration/governing bodies.
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or school of Osteopathic Medicine.
Licensed to practice medicine in the state in which the facility is located.
Minimum of 2 years GP experience.
Experience in Correctional Healthcare is a plus.
Board certified or eligible.
Maintain current DEA number.
Internal Number: 0100
About Primecare Medical
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