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Practice medicine the way you’ve always wanted – without the hassle of wrestling with insurance companies or spending countless hours at the office or hospital – as a physician with Wexford Health. We’re one of the nation’s leading innovative correctional health care companies, and we give you the opportunity to work in a setting that is unique, challenging and always secure.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Full-time Physician to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Hagerstown Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, MD.
POSITION SUMMARY The site Physician practices medicine at specified Wexford Health medical practice site(s) promoting and providing high-quality medical care. He/she practices in a manner consistent with his/her clinical privileges as identified and approved during the credentialing process; work collegially and cooperatively with the site medical director, other physicians, physician extenders (e.g., physician assistants, nurse practitioners, etc.), dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and any other medical professionals working within the medical facilities at the assigned site; and actively participate in discussions regarding the resolution of problems related to quality of care, patient safety issues and patient complaints/grievances arising at the site. He/she is responsible for maintaining utilization management and clinical practice standards through the application of the organization’s clinical criteria; participate in the development of medical/clinical policies and case consultation to clinical staff, as requested; maintain the highest level of medical quality and service at the site and represent the organization’s clinical philosophy to patients, providers, facility personnel, and the community.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.