Provides advanced professional services related to diagnosis and treatment of inmate patients. Coordinates the delivery of clinical health care within a TDCJ Correctional institution, insuring that the appropriate health care is accessible and provided to the inmate population in a timely fashion regardless of segregation status.
Renders medical judgment regarding care provided to inmates assigned to the unit according to TTUHSC Correctional Health Services Policies and Procedures, TDCJ Policies and Procedures, and National Commission on Correctional Health Care Standards. Works under the general direction of the Regional Medical Director with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Receives general supervision from the Regional Medical Director.
Supervises physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Work is performed in a correctional institution with contact with inmates. Deadlines, interruptions, meetings, and travel necessary. Additionally, work requires collaboration with the faculty and staff at TTUHSC.
MD or DO diploma from accredited school of medicine.
Clinical medical experience within a large health care organization.
Preferably Internal Medicine or Family Practice trained.
Supervisory experience 3 years.
Working knowledge of managed care principles in a health facility to include personnel management, policy procedure development and implementation and demonstrated leadership and maturity commensurate to interfacing with multiple disciplines related to intra/inter-institutional matters. Ability of organize complex work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and objectives.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive clinical issues, inquiries or complaints. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret most complex documents.
Ability to prepare and present professional presentation/lectures and written materials. Good computer skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound clinical judgment, flexibility, multi-task oriented, and conducts self in a professional manner.
+License/Certifications:+ * Current license to practice medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
Texas Tech University