Qualifications and Responsibilities:
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) is a key member of the CoreCivic Health Services management team and supports the leader of Correctional Medicine Associates, a limited Physicians Corporation consisting of providers serving patients in CoreCivic facilities. Position is located at the Facility Support Center (FSC) in Nashville, TN.
The successful candidate will support the development and implementation of the organization's clinical direction.
Facilitates and encourages effective business and professional relationships with CoreCivic leaders and medical directors of state and federal partners to ensure objectives are defined and met, and patient care complies with contractual and fiscal requirements.
Provides patient care as a leading member of the flexible, rapid medical response team (SURGE Team) through onsite and tele-health services.
Participates in administrative committees including, but not limited to Morbidity and Mortality, Peer Review, Credentialing and Talent Recruitment. Provides feedback and reports to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) regarding clinical care issues arising from M&M reviews, granting of privileging based on peer review and credentialing committee activities, and recruitment of key physician and mid-level providers for Correctional Medicine Associates, PC. In the absence of the CMO, DCMO chairs these committees and ensures appropriate provider offer decisions are made for the medical PC.
Mentors, trains, guides and develops skill of medical and nursing providers.
Monitors providers' care to ensure it meets policy and accreditation standards and prevailing standards governing correctional medical care. Reports finding to Chief Medical Officer. Develops collaborative corrective actions to improve quality and efficiency.
Obtains and maintains applicable state licenses and government partner clearances for SURGE team purposes.
Domestic US travel is required.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) is required. Three years of correctional medicine , supervising mid-level and physician level providers is required. Experience in correctional medicine management as a state-wide medical director, regional medical directoror corporate medical director is preferred. Must demonstrate strong medical leadership skills, communication skills and management acumen. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required. A valid driver's license is required.