Buckingham, VIRGINIA | 2 months | Deadline: 01 Jun 2020
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Physician (MD/Wage/29 Hours per week) - #W0026
Physician II - 49152
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Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.
Job Type Detail
Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
$68.62 - $129.01 Hourly
Buckingham Correctional Center (749)
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Buckingham - 029
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General Public - G
Flexible staffing arrangement for physicians seeking additional hours, no more than an average of 29 hours per week. This Institutional Physician position operates a Doctor's Office Practice within the correctional center. The practice is supported by a Nurse Manager who operates the health services system at the site. Primary duties involve providing professional medical care and medication management to offenders with assistance from nursing staff. Analyzes and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses. Diagnoses or treats acute health care problems, such as illnesses, infections, or injuries. Recommends diagnostic or therapeutic interventions with attention to safety, cost, invasiveness, simplicity, acceptability, adherence, and efficacy. Prescribes medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized. Prescribes appropriate chemical or mechanical measures to assist offenders to improve behaviors. Assists with preparation and modification of the treatment plans and recommends to appropriate programs. Educates patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances. Provides evidence based health education to the offender population. Is one of the primary members of the institution's internal health services multidisciplinary team. This is a wage position limited to working no more than 1,500 hours per agency during the 12 month period of May 1 - April 30, regardless of the hire date. The wage employment period resets on May 1 of the following year. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average over the 12-month period. This wage position offers no state benefits. Your application and/or resume for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted.
Graduation from an accredited medical college. Completion of an approved residency in a primary care specialty, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or similar specialty. Active license to practice medicine in Virginia, and board eligible or certified. Extensive knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures. Comprehensive knowledge of mental illness. Comprehensive knowledge of current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnostic criteria. Knowledge of professional and ethical standards of practice and interventions appropriate for the assigned population. Ability to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. Strong communication skills - orally and in writing/email.
Prefer experience working in a Correctional Environment. Prefer experience treating in a public health care setting.
All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application and/or resume for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or resume. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to ?Your Application?? in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position. This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or resume. The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ALL ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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