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Colorado Department Of Corrections CDOC Physician in Trinidad, Colorado

The Division of Clinical Services is currently offering a $5,000 sign-onbonus for new hires. Sign-on bonuses will be based on successful completionof the CDOC Training Academy (CTA), and successful performance reviewsand evaluations. Breakout as shown below:$1000.00 - Graduation of CTA$1500.00 - 6 Month Performance Review$2500.00 - 1 Year Performance EvaluationWho May Apply: A residency waiver has been granted for this announcement.Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.However, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in this jobannouncement.If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and build greaterpublic confidence in good government, consider joining the dedicated peopleof the State of Colorado. Our professionals strive to support state governmentand the citizens of Colorado. Customer service is a key component for everyposition in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign thedelivery of services in making state government more effective and efficient.In addition to a rewarding, meaningful career, state employment offers:Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system;Retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA DefinedContribution Plan, plus 401K and 457 plans;Medical and dental health plans;Paid life insurance;Short and long-term disability coverage;10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick time;Employee wellness programs;Tuition Reimbursement;Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs;Training opportunities and more.LOAN REPAYMENT/FORGIVENESS PROGRAMS:The Colorado Department of Corrections participates in the following programs:National Health Services Corps ( - Up to $30,000;Colorado Health Services Corps( -$90,000 for physicians;Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program( of JobCurrent vacancies: Buena Vista, Canon City, Denver, Limon, Puebloand Sterling; however we are accepting applications for all locations. Theeligibility list created from this posting will be used to fill current andfuture vacancies through out the state (Crowley, Buena Vista, CanonCity, Delta, Denver, Limon, Pueblo, Rifle, Sterling and Trinidad).This position provides routine and emergency medical care, on-callassessment, diagnosis, and treatment of inmates in one or more prisonclinical settings. Physicians are responsible for, but not limited to, thefollowing:Conducting medical/physical examinations;Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests and diagnosing medicalconditions;Prescribing medications and treatment;Educating patients about preventive health care;Ensuring minor medical procedures are performed on-site;Accountable for the work product of Nurse Practitioners and PhysicianAssistants. Accountability involves direct line authority, clinicalsupervision, consultation, education and other professional developmentactivities relative to their performance. The position ensures that mid-levelprovider on-call practices are responsive to medical;Providing medical services to a daily patient caseload including chroniccare, sick call, emergencies and routine physicals;Position participates in the monthly "on-call" schedule and may provideon-site assistance to other DOC clinical units and facilities whendemonstrated staffing needs arise;Providing instruction, demonstration and training to other health careprofessionals;Providing medical advice to other organizational units or health carespecialties through consultation regarding patients or protocols;Providing advice to management for the development of medical programs,treatment standards and clinical pathways;Position ensures that computer data entry, referrals and consultations,medical reporting, medical co-signature and inmate grievance requirementsare completed in accordance wi