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Physician

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Rutland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Start A New Career with VitalCore Health Strategies!VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in correctional healthcare, has an opening for a Medical Director at Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vermont!!!At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff.MEDICAL DIRECTOR POSITION SUMMARYThe Site Medical Director serves as the responsible Physician and health authority required by national standards. They provide overall supervision for clinical services for the site to ensure appropriate delivery of on and off site necessary medical care but have no other managerial responsibilities.MEDICAL DIRECTOR BENEFITS PACKAGE:Holiday Pay: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas DayMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityIdentity Theft ProtectionAnimal/Pet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program and Discount Center401KPTOAnnual Incentive PaymentMEDICAL DIRECTOR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSGraduate of an accredited medical schoolFully licensed to practice in the state of employmentCurrent DEA RegistrationPreferred board certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine) with administrative experience in corrections and/or managed healthcare deliveryMust be fluent in English language, including reading, writing, speaking, and understanding.Must be a supportive team member who contributes to and demonstrates team work and team concept.Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.Able to deal tactfully with personnel, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.Possess leadership and supervisory ability and be able to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplaceMust have experience in sub-acute inpatient care and hospitalist experienceMEDICAL DIRECTOR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSConsult with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in delivering services to patients.Supervise the clinical services provided by the professional and paraprofessional staff.Ensure and provide on-call services.Annually review and approve clinical protocols, policies and procedures, and medical disaster plans.Manage referrals to outside healthcare facilities for appropriateness, quality, and continuity of care.Sponsor Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in compliance with the state law for correctional facilities.Serve as a resource to all staff Physicians and applicable clinical staff at the facility(s).Assist in screening, interviewing, evaluating credentials, and hiring of healthcare providers.Participate in in-service training classes.Represent the healthcare program in discussions with local civic groups or visiting officials as requested.Attend medical, clinical and other meetings, as required.Complete sick call, chronic care and infirmary care as required.Document all encounters in patient's medical record.Ensure all documentation is timed, legible and signed.Ensure all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned as required.Adhere to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure.Review all non-formulary requests to ensure documentation of pertinent observations and treatment conclusions.Utilize available in-house resource personnel for treatment and resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-sitereferral.Provide emergency treatment on-site and respond appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.To redefine benchmarks for the industry utilizing core values, strong partnerships, effective clinical practices, and innovative healthcare strategies.Ensure competence in proper technique for basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED use.Follow evidence base standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures.We're people who are fueled by passion, not by profit.EEOKeywords: Medical Director, Correctional Healthcare, physician, MD#indvermont#ZRFT

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