Provides and oversees medical diagnosis, treatment, procedures
and care of patients in a correctional facility.
Responsible for the management, oversight, and adherence to
federal, state, correctional health care standards and
institutional regulations and guidelines in the provision of
medical care for the facility.
Provide and manage direct medical patient care; maintain medical
records and charts documenting all medical services rendered.
Direct, coordinate and supervise clinical services provided by
professional staff; review and approve treatment protocols,
clinical policies and procedures; and provide in-service training
for the clinical staff.
Collaborate with administrative staff in development and
implementation of quality improvement, safety and infection control
programs and initiatives.
Follow established policies, procedures, continuous quality
improvement and safety, environmental and infection control
Communicates performance and service standards and expectations
to faculty and clinic staff.
Will adhere to Armor’s Standards of Professional Conduct, and
will incorporate and/or be supportive of Armor’s four core FISH!
Philosophies – i.e. Play, Be There, Make Their Day and Choose Your
Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff
in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines. This includes
following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior
and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times
while working within the detention/correctional facility.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Ability to supervise and train employees.
Knowledge of federal, state, correctional health care standards
and institutional regulations and guidelines in the provision of
Ability to maintain quality, safety and infection control
Knowledge of medical diagnostic and patient care services.
Ability to develop and present in-service educational programs
to clinic staff.
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the
delivery of medical diagnosis and treatment.
Ability to work, observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions
and progress using the POMR method of charting.
Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care
aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients on
Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of
Ability to conduct research and write reports.
Educational and Experience Requirements:
State license as an M.D. or D.O.
Board certified or board eligible
Current CPR certification
Supervisory experience in correctional health care preferred
Other relevant professional experiences or educational
backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when
licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual
guidelines, we will not alter our position on those
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Work is performed in both clinical and office setting
Moderate physical activity
Clinical work environment involves exposure to potentially
dangerous materials and situations that require extensive safety
precautions and may include the use of protective equipment