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Position:  MD NP Nurse Practitioner, or APRN w/Supervising MD- 2hrs Wkly
Location:  Claiborne County Jail, Tazewell, TN
Job Id:  4688-7400
# of Openings:  0

Medical Director Needed
up to 2 hrs weekly
& On Call
Excellent Opportunity for MD, APRN
or NP (w/Supervising Physician)
 
to work in the Claiborne County Jail medical unit
 
 
Our Medical Director provides a full range of on-site medical services for inmates.   
 
Southern Health Partners has well developed policies, procedures and practices based on 20+ years’ experience of jail services.  SHP provides all on-site medical staffing in a safe, secure medical unit within the jail.  The provider, who is an independent contractor, will monitor and provider oversight for provided medical services, on a flexible schedule, a couple of hours per week.  
 
On-call responsibility to our Medical Staff will be needed. This is an excellent opportunity for a provider to provide primary care, work as part of a team with correctional and medical staff, all the while providing a valuable service.  SHP provides a monthly payment and medical malpractice insurance coverage for your work services.
 
Duties:
  • Visits the facility to review care, see patients, prescribe medication, general referrals for outside providers;
  • Countersigns any orders or progress notes seen by medical staff;
  • Supports standards of care and supervises care given by other professionals, providing instruction as needed;
  • Keeps patient information confidential as required under privacy laws and regulations;
 
Requirements:
  • Must have clear background for security clearance;
  • Must have current licensure as required for job duties;
  • Experience in Family Practice and/or Emergency Medicine is a plus.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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