CFG Health Network

Physician - Primary Care

Job Locations US-NJ-Mays Landing
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2024 4:07 PM)
Job ID
2023-6170
# of Openings
1
Line of Business
CFG Health Systems

Overview

Be a part of a compassionate and quality driven team of providers who not only make a difference with their patient, but also makes a difference in the community. Working in the jails is both challenging and rewarding. You can be the light in someone’s life by providing genuine and quality care to the underserved. Practice medicine in a way that also gives you fulfillment.

 

Why Atlantic County Jail? Located near the popular and bustling Atlantic City, the town of Mays Landing, New Jersey offers a number of things to do in its own right, ranging from local history and historic ruins to an animal sanctuary to delicious food and refreshing drinks. Locals and tourists alike can visit with animals at the Funny Farm Rescue, check out the ruin of the Weymouth Furnace, learn about the history of the area at the Hamilton Historical Society Museum, and more.

 

The Physician for this role is responsible for providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections consistent with community standards of care.  Physician will provide overall supervision for clinical services for the site and also serves as the liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the system and provides “on-call” services.

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.
  • Assumes the role of primary care physician with the coordination of on and off site care needs.
  • Supervises the clinical services clinical services provided my the professional and paraprofessional staff.
  • As directed, visits patients housed in the medial unit and records encounters in patient progress notes using SOAP format.
  • Ensures that all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72) hours.
  • 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.
  • Serves a Chairperson of the Medical Audit Committee.
  • Annually reviews and approves clinical protocols, clinical policies, procedures and medical disaster plan.
  • Assists with the development of medical audit criteria.
  • Oversees the on-site quality assurance program, including infection control and review & action on inmate complaints.
  • Serves as discussion leader for selected –service training classes.
  • Represents the health care program in discussion with local civic groups or visiting officials.
  • Monitors referrals to outside health care facilities for appropriateness, quality and continuity of care.
  • Monitors non-formulary medication utilization at the assigned  facility.
  • Is available for the resolution of administrative/medical issues.
  • Assists in the screening, interviewing and evaluating the credentials of health care providers.
  • Ensures that all physician documentation is dates, timed, legible, problem oriented and signed.           
  •  All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

- Must possess a degree in medicine (M.D./D.O.) from an accredited medical school. - Must be licensed to perform medicine and must be CDS certified.� PHYSICAL DEMANDS:� � The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. � While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. �CFG Health Network is an EEO employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. �

Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Physician

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