Ink staffing

Physicians-Internal Medicine

Ink staffing - Oshkosh, WI

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Physician Supervisor, the Institution Physician is responsible for professional medical services to inmates in accordance with standards of practice in Corrections and Community standards, and the Bureau of Health Services Policies, Procedures and Standards. In general, the Physician attends to the medical needs of inmates, diagnosing and treating illness and injuries and arranging for professional consultation when warranted; supervises, in conjunction with the Health Service Manager, the development and implementation of treatment protocols and patient flow charts.

With the Health Services Manager, meets as appropriate with the Institution Warden, Supervisors of Psychological Services, Security or Medical Director in formulating medical policies, operational procedures and implementation of these policies at the unit level. Participates in the Quality Improvement Program and Infection Control Program. Provides direct care at other institutions during vacations, illness, emergencies, as directed. Takes on-call assignments as directed by the Bureau. The Physician shall comply with the Department's administrative rules and the agency's policies and procedures including those related to the Department's overall Reentry philosophy of using evidence-based strategies, practices and programs which target an inmate's individual criminogenic needs and risk level.

General Accountabilities

  • Meet with patients to assess their symptoms; inquire into the nature of their illness or injury
  • Accurately identify and diagnose medical conditions
  • Thoroughly examine patients and attend to their chief complaint
  • Answer and advise on any other questions or concerns the patient might have
  • Assign appropriate treatment plan according to each patient’s needs
  • Educate and inform patient of necessary treatment plan and any follow-up appointments
  • Perform clinical tests to better inform diagnosis
  • Perform in-office treatment if possible
  • Look for anything unusual or abnormal
  • Prescribe appropriate medicines or therapy

 

Job Qualifications

  • WILL BE WORKING AT DACC AND WCC DACC is the Drug Abuse Correctional Center located north of Oshkosh in Winnebago County. Its current operating capacity is 249 adult male inmates, all of whom must have a medium or high risk Earned Release Program need. WCC is Winnebago Correctional Center located on the shores of Lake Winnebago. Its current operating capacity is 266 adult male inmates.
  • 3MinExperienceRequired

    Skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Active listening
    • Critical thinking

    Contract Length: 26 weeks



    Posted On: Thursday, January 28, 2021



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