Locums - Internal Medicine / Family Practice - Georgia
Family Practice / Internal Medicine Physician Needed in Northern Georgia.
Location Northern Georgia
Practice Type- Family Practice / Correctional Medicine
Start Date As soon as credentialing is complete
We have an immediate need for a Family Practice / Internal Medicine Physician for a hospital located in Northern Georgia. Below are additional details:
- Inpatient & Outpatient
- Call required and to be determined
- Supervise Mid-Level Provider
It is a medium security prison owned and operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections, it houses adult male felons. The facilities' capacity is 1600 inmates.
I. POSITION TITLE: GCHC Physician
II. SUPERVISED BY: Medical Director
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Experienced as a staff physician for greater than or equal to 2 years. Licensed to practice as a medical or osteopathic physician in the State of Georgia. Must have current DEA number. Board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or OB/Gynecology. Must have current CPR and ACLS certification. Correctional healthcare experience preferred. Experience in managed care preferred. Good physical and mental health; able to work under pressure; relate well to patients, security staff, visitors and co-workers.
IV. GENERAL DUTIES:
" Supervise the delivery of healthcare services by mid-level providers.
" Delivers healthcare services to a fixed group of patients.
" Performs all essential managerial functions related to the mid-level providers including the following: staffing assignments; schedules; leave requests; disciplinary procedures; promulgation of current SOP's and LOP's; performance appraisals; clinically relevant training, including distribution of contemporary educational material; development and implementation of policies to ensure the effective and efficient execution of the mid-levels duties; interviewing prospective candidates in conjunction with the Medical Director.
" Monitors the current transient, outpatient and clinic activities.
" Review all intake records and randomly assigns cases to individual physicians or mid-level providers as appropriate.
" Coordinates continuity of care for inmates. This includes facilitation of admissions or transfers.
" Performs quarterly reviews on outpatient records for clinical encounters for both mid-level providers and physicians.
" Monitors and anticipates current and future needs and communicates this with the Medical Director and the GCHC Medical Director.
" Reviews the processes through which emergency services are delivered in the Clinics to ensure compliance with the currently accepted standards for care.
" Reviews all consultations request forms.
" Participates in the call schedule.
" Acts as the designee of the Medical Director in their absence.
" Performs all other relevant duties as assigned by the Medical Director.
" Meets regularly with Medical Director.
To ensure the delivery of standard care to patients through; consultative, diagnostic or therapeutic services, to include pre-and post -operative care.
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