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Correctional Unit Medical Director

Company: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Managed Care
Location: Lamesa
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Managed Care is seeking Correctional Unit Medical Director to lead of team of dedicated medical healthcare providers at the Preston Smith Unit, located in Lamesa, Texas.
TTUHSC Managed Care provides health services to approximately 30,000 patients in 27 correctional facilities at 23 geographical locations throughout the West Texas sector, dating from 1989. Through a broad range of comprehensive services, TTUHSC strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, including many who previously never had access to quality health care. We are guided by our values of One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, and Beyond Service. We are as passionate about building a great place to work as we are about nurturing the health of those we serve.

What you will do-

  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.

  • Interacts with prison administrative officials in formulating unit policy.
  • Provides immediate care for medical emergencies of offenders, employees and on-site visitors
  • Refers patients to medical specialists when appropriate and necessary, and coordinates medical care with said specialists
  • May perform minor surgical and orthopedic procedures commensurate with medical competency
  • Is responsible for providing primary ambulatory medical care to the offenders of TDCJ. This includes taking an appropriate patient history, examination of patients, ordering lab or x-ray as clinically indicated, and planning and execution of treatment. Requires special knowledge and skills in general adult medicine, orthopedics, and emergency medicine.
  • Participate in rotation with other providers after hours and on weekends and holidays to provide patient care.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Current license to practice medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
    • Current Drug Enforcement Agency registration.

      Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:

      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Training provided
      • Continuing education
      • Loan Forgiveness Program
      • Retiree Insurance
      • Paid Leave
      • Leadership Program
      • State Pension

        EEO Statement :As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
        Jeanne Clery Act :The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

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Keywords: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Managed Care, Midland , Correctional Unit Medical Director, Healthcare , Lamesa, Texas

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