MEDICAL PHYSICIAN (CORRECTIONS)
The GEO Group, Inc. - Philipsburg, PA

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If you are a skilled and experienced physician who is looking for a new challenge with an established and growing organization, join The GEO Group, Inc. team! We are seeking a Medical Physician who can examine and treat correctional facility detainees / inmates to ensure proper injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. In this position you will report directly to the Health Services Administrator.Job Responsibilities As a Corrections Medical Physician, you will primarily be responsible for being the lead physician at one of our correctional institutions, with duties such as managing and evaluating the medical program activities based on the company goals, objectives, and philosophy according to industry standards and contractual obligations.

The Medical Physician will also function as liaison between correctional officials, public agencies, and the company as part of this role. Other responsibilities will include: •Exercising final medical judgment in all issues of health care•Performing routine physical examinations on detainees / inmates referred by the nursing / professional staff under established guidelines•Providing treatment and ordering studies, tests and ancillary services required consistent with the provision of basic health care services•Instructing patients in required health hygiene techniques•Initiating and maintaining compliance with company policy and reviewing all other policies and procedures annually to assure their compliance with the American Correctional Association•AND/OR National Commission Standards for Correctional Health Care•Supervising the Medical Unit in facilitating health care in the detention facility.•Supervising the development of and application of policies, procedures, and protocols in the care of detainees / inmates•Providing 24-hour on-call coverage to advise nursing staff in the care of detainees / inmates•Designating the level of care to be performed and the necessary equipment needed•Identifying continuing care facilities and specialty physicians•Initiating dental and psychiatric referrals

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The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) is a provider of government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention and...