YesCare Corp Infectious Disease Medical Doctor in Montgomery, Alabama
Experience & Requirements
Graduate of an accredited medical school.
Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of employment.
Current DEA registration.
Preferable board certified or board eligible in primary care specialty (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Public Health or Occupational Medicine) with administrative experience in corrections and/or managed healthcare delivery.
Prior medical infectious disease experience.
Subject to initial ongoing security clearance requirements.
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.
YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.
Under supervision of the Site Medical Director with broad latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Staff Physician is an integral part of the medical team at his/her facility. Takes a leading role in the delivery of health care services to our patients.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Infectious Disease Medical Director with YesCare.
Diagnoses and treats diseases such as STDs, hepatitis, influenza, Lyme disease, and food-borne diseases caused by the entrance into the body of organisms such as bacteria, fungi, protozoans, and viruses. Treatment of Hepatitis C patients with some overflow in the care of patients with HIV, Hepatitis B and those requiring other forms of infectious disease consultations.
Evaluates patients, performing examinations to determine medical problem, utilizing physical findings, diagnostic images, laboratory test results, and patient's statements as diagnostic aids. Orders specific tests to detect abnormalities. Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs. Refers patient to other specialists when indicated
Provides typical community standard care based on evidenced based medicine for clinical services required including but not limited to sick call, chronic care, History and Physicals, and all emergency care needs. When applicable, visits the infirmary daily and documents encounters in patient's Medical Record as assigned.
Adheres to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure. Documents pertinent observations and logical conclusions to validate need for non-formulary medication on non-formulary request form for Medical Director's approval when non-formulary medication is ordered.
Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral. Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.
Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.
Attends Medical Staff meetings as required. Provides monthly in-service education of staff as requested. Participates in monthly review of quality of care and chart reviews as requested. Sponsors physician assistants or nurse practitioners as required.
Notifies Site Medical Director and/or Site Health Services Administrator of schedule changes. Assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for extended period. Participates in all quality improvement measures including sentinel event review. Participates in the Utilization Review process.
Manages Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within the department.
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Other duties as assigned by management.
YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
About YesCare Health
Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.
By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.
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Job Locations US-AL-Montgomery
Category Clinical & Operations Leadership
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Day
Location ID 94000