Job ID: 289466420  |  Last Updated: 7/31/2017

Physician (PRN)

Polk County Jail
Des Moines, IA
Applicant Contact
Shawn Harding
Provider Recruiter
(615) 324-5721
(615) 324-5774
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description


OurMedical Director abides by the security regulations of CCS and the regulations of the institution to which assigned. Provides required documentation of services to the Regional or Corporate Medical Director or designee in order to monitor services provided and compliance with facility/client contract. Notifies Regional or Corporate Medical Director and Health Services Administrator or designee of schedule changes in schedule coverage. Assists in arrangements for coverage of medical services if unavailable for extended period of time.



Medical school graduate


Experience inFamily Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Public Health preferred


Current licensure within the State
Maintains a current DEA number
Current CPR certification
Must maintain privileges
Maintains CME requirements for continued medical practice in the State


Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
Visits the infirmary daily when on-site and records encounters in the patient's progress notes.
Ensures progress note documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) or on approved paper form is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is legible, if handwritten.
Ensures all documentation is dated, timed, problem oriented and encounters in EMR are locked with document made or legible and signed, if handwritten.
Ensures all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within one business day, if possible.
The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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