Corrections Physician Specialist (Ontario) part- and full-time opportunities

Snake River Correctional Institution – Ontario, Oregon

Oregon Department of Corrections


Contact Information:

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The Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) seeks to employ career-oriented candidates and offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of challenging occupations. ODOC’s mission is to promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions and reducing the risk of future criminal behavior.

ODOC is hiring for part- and full-time Corrections Physician Specialist. Pay listed above is for a full-time employee, salary would range by hours worked. Signing bonus available.

Join our elite team of well-trained, highly qualified health services professionals dedicated to delivering comprehensive care in a correctional setting. We are looking for a dynamic physician who would enjoy the opportunity to have flexible schedule, work with a professional dedicated team, and have a generous salary and an amazing benefits package, along with voluntary call hours.

Position Overview

The Correction's Physician Specialist directs the Health Services program at an institution to provide care and treatment to adults in custody during incarceration.

This position provides assessment and treatment of adults in custody at Snake River Correctional Institution. This includes coordination of care with Mental Health Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and other Physicians. Treatment is provided in a manner consistent with best medical practices, ODOC rules, federal and state laws, state medical licensing rules, and interagency agreements. Major duties include:

  • review admissions, perform medical evaluations, and provide treatment to residents on assigned units
  • assess client needs - review, implement, and update plans of treatment
  • serve as a member of the treatment team
  • provide consultation services to contract physicians and nurse practitioners
  • contribute to written policies and procedures, including standards of care
  • consult about the overall treatment programs of Behavioral Health Services
  • meet and consult with families of the adults in custody, interested agencies, and the public at large as the need arises in the course of resident care and treatment
  • prepare reports and testify as an expert witness when needed and represents the department in court as determined necessary by the Attorney General's office concerning healthcare delivery
  • admission to and release from healthcare facilities (infirmary, hospital, and emergency room), curative or palliative interventions (surgery, prosthetic devices, special diets, etc.), and initiates referrals to other physician specialists
  • makes clinical rounds of the infirmary and hospital, provides on-call medical coverage as part of the physician on-call procedure, performs emergency medical interventions, assists in the preparation of staff and equipment for emergency medical response, maintains certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures
  • performs work according to guidelines and procedures for maintenance of a secure environment in the correctional setting
  • supports institution and department Affirmative Action goals, assumes responsibility for professional growth and continued education
  • responsible for the provision of 24 hour on-call physician back-up to the institution in coordination with other department physicians and medical decisions affecting institution security

Minimum Qualifications

You must have, or have the ability to obtain, a current Physician's license issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners at the time of appointment and board certified in the area of specialty.