The Federal Bureau of Prisons is seeking a General Practice or Internal Medicine Physician for our Federal Women's Correctional Facility in Waseca, Minnesota. The candidate has an option of applying for the Clinical Director position or the Staff Physician position. Both assignments would be responsible for providing care to our female offender population. The Clinical Director position includes administrative duties along with patient care. The Staff Physician is mainly responsible for patient care with some administrative duties.
Our health services professionals are equipped with updated medical equipment, electronic medical records systems, support staff, on-site x-ray machines, on-site pharmacy, advanced level practitioner support, and outside specialist consults.
The Clinical Director is responsible for clinical care provided at the institution, including reviewing applications and credentials for membership to the medical staff; interviewing prospective physicians and mid-level providers; implementing and monitoring in-house Continuing Professional Education (CPE) training; maintaining the quality of health records; supervising Medical Officers (if applicable), and evaluating patient care through an ongoing quality assurance program that identifies problems and their resolution.
The Staff Physician will provide specialized medical services to outpatients. 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 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.
The schedule is Monday - Friday, Day Shift, Holidays & Most Weekends Off. On call schedule is rotated.
Applicants must have three (3) years of graduate training or equivalent experience and training.
•Experience examining and ordering diagnostic testing and providing necessary treatment and/or medications. •Experience conducting examinations of personnel for pre-employment physicals. Approves or disapproves examinees in such cases from a medical viewpoint and in accordance with current established medical standards for employees. •Experience prescribing medications, treatments, and fully utilizing health services for treatment, rehabilitative, and diagnostic modalities. •Experience providing inpatient and outpatient medical care in all aspects of health care delivery in accordance with current accepted medical practice and procedures. •Experience providing physical examinations, physical assessment in correlation with historical findings, records preliminary objective findings. •Experience providing treatment, emergency medical/surgical services as required, treat severe trauma cases rehabilitative, diagnostic modalities and prescribing medication.
Degree Requirement: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Additional Salary Information: The salary consists of the special rate salary, incentives, sign-on bonus, and Physician's Comparability Allowance. These figures can be discussed with the Human Resources staff at FCI Waseca.
We would like to invite you to explore employment opportunities with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). We take pride in being the Leader in Correctional Health Care. The BOP values your unique contribution to our collaborative team medicine approach of providing health care. Additionally, you will be able to experience a level of clinical diversity and continuity of care not commonly availab...le in the private sector. We have 122 federal prisons nationwide, including 6 medical centers, providing our employees with the opportunity to relocate if desired.
In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provide reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community.