USP Canaan: Internal Medicine/Family Practice Physician (General Practitioner)

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USP Canaan
Job Overview

The General Practitioner provides specialized medical services to outpatients and provides medical care to inpatients in institutions with an inpatient mission.

Specific duties may involve all aspects of health care delivery, and will work in concert with both institution staff and consultant specialists in various clinical areas.

Performs all duties in accordance with current accepted medical practices and procedures. Performs complete physical examinations.

Collects comprehensive medical and social history to include a review of all body systems. Performs physical assessment in correlation with historical findings, records preliminary objective findings.

Examines and orders appropriate diagnostic testing and provides necessary treatment and/or medications as required. Refers selected cases to consultant specialists when necessary.

Refers inmates requiring hospitalization to a community hospital and to an appropriate admitting physician.

For institutions with inpatient beds, incumbent will make rounds on inmates admitted to his/her care, as described in applicable local procedures. Additionally, the clinician may see inmate patients who are in locked status, in their designated housing area or housed in segregation units.

Conducts examinations of personnel as required for appointment.

Administers or directs administration of both curative and preventative inoculations.

Prescribes medications, treatments, and fully utilizes health services for treatment, rehabilitative, and diagnostic modalities.

Assures proper maintenance of medical records, preparation of reports, etc., as related to the area of responsibility. Makes recommendations on matters of policy, procedures, training, personnel, and equipment as related to specific area of responsibility.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution.

The staff’s correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary$90K-100K
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Hourly
  • ExperienceAt Least One Year
  • QualificationDoctorate Degree
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