Government Jobs
Phoenix, AZ
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Medical Management

Preparing for a Career Break

Position OverviewAbout the PositionThe career opportunities are endless with our Correctional Health Services Department!Apply today for our Physician position and join a fantastic group of healthcare professionals. In this role, you will provide continuity of care services for patients with medical chronic care conditions and urgent medical needs that may emerge during a patient's stay in the county jail.About the Department of Correctional Health ServicesIt's time for you to utilize and perfect your talents. Correctional Health Services (CHS) is an industry-leading healthcare organization for the incarcerated population. Our department's culture promotes collaboration, continuous training, and flexibility. We challenge our team to spearhead initiatives, break down barriers, and advance their expertise. Apply now to work with a dynamic group of diverse and talented professionals. To view more information about employment opportunities with Maricopa County Correctional Health Services, please click here.Position QualificationsWe recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.EducationMedical degree from an accredited school of Medicine or of Osteopathic MedicineCompletion of an approved U.S. Residency or Fellowship Training Program in a primary care fieldOther RequirementsCurrently licensed with an unrestricted medical license to practice medicine issued in the State of Arizona, or by the board of another State, with the ability to obtain Arizona Licensure by date of hire. Must possess a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification upon hire.Must be able to obtain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification through CHS and maintain certification.Must successfully complete a fingerprint background checkOur Preferred Candidate hasThree (3) years of experience as a physician post-residency trainingBoard certification in Internal Medicine or Family MedicineExperience providing medical care in a correctional environmentCertified Correctional Health ProfessionalEssential Job TasksThe tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.Assures that Correctional Health Services (CHS) can fulfill its mission of providing medically necessary, evidence-based, integrated health care to patients going through the judicial systemObtains history and completes physical examinations of patients incarcerated in Maricopa County JailsEvaluates and treats patients as medically indicated in compliance with CHS Policies and ProceduresDocuments patient encounters according to CHS protocols in a SOAPE format in the progress notes or on the appropriate CHS clinical formDevelops and updates individualized treatment plans for patients with chronic conditions or special needsOrders onsite lab work, treatments, and medications as medically indicatedRefers to outside specialists, outside diagnostic studies, and other outside services as medically indicatedWorks alternative shifts in the clinical setting as needed at any facility, including occasional weekend coveragePerforms minor procedures such as sutures, incision, and drainage of abscesses, simple splints, punch biopsies, and pelvic examsTakes periodic after-hours calls for the patients in Maricopa County jailsParticipates in peer reviews, in-service training, quality improvement processes, and other meetings necessary to improve patient careMaintains applicable licensure and skills according to the requirements by state law, department policies, and licensure agenciesPerforms other duties as assigned by the Medical Director, Mental Health Director, or other designeesSupervises Physician Assistants as assigned by the Medical DirectorWorking ConditionsMust be able to work inside a jail setting. The work and social environment will consist of being constantly indoors in a confined area handling multiple or complicated tasks, be accurate, require decision making, be concentrated and vigilant in a teamwork atmosphere handling a high volume of work and time pressures with frequently changing and unscheduled tasks. Will frequently work with interruptions and in close physical proximity with others, requires working overtime or rotating shifts.Selection ProcedureThe Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources. All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to the midpoint of the range, based on relevant experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.Job DetailsSalary$147,680.00 - $239,761.60 AnnuallyLocation

Phoenix, AZPhoenix, AZJob TypeUnclassified/Full-TimeDepartmentCorrectional HealthJob Number260PHYS011020Closing date and timeContinuousAgency infoAgencyMaricopa CountyPhone
301 W Jefferson
Suite 200

Phoenix, Arizona, 85003