• Infectious Disease Specialist - Physician - Albany County Corrections - Part-time

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 9 months ago(1/23/2018 2:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-1841
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Responsible for the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases  

    Responsibilities

    • Reports to the assigned facility at the designated time to examine referred patients
    • Assures the implementation and on-going supervision of the on-site chronic clinics
    • Consults with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in the delivering services to inmates
    • Ensures proper disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery
    • Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment
    • Recommends and orders tests to determine the extent of illness or help diagnose condition 
    • When appropriate, 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
    • Maintains proper certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgment and actions
    • Utilizes standard precautions when providing any invasive procedures for diagnostic or routine studies or handling specimens
    • Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patient’s right to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals
    • Abides by the security regulations of the facility
    • Notifies the Administrator of changes in scheduled coverage and assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.
    •  All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Must possess a degree in medicine (M.D./D.O.) from an accredited medical school with a specialty in Infection Control. 
    • Must be licensed in New York to perform medicine and must have a DEA license.

    EEO/MF/D/V

     

     

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