Physician - West Tennessee Detention Facility

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

Provide direction and leadership for the medical program in collaboration with the Health Services Administrator.

Provide a variety of professional medical services to inmates to include administering examinations, diagnosing medical and other problems, prescribing medications and providing treatment and follow-up care.

Provide direction and leadership for the medical program in collaboration with the Health Services Administrator.

Monitor and review operations and standards of care delivered to inmates.

Make clinic rounds

Participate in treatment team meetings where individual health plans of inmates are devised, reviewed and altered.

Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.

Accept on-call status.

Successful candidate must have an active medical license in the state of Tennessee.  Family Medicine, General Medicine or Emergency Medicine background preferred.  Must have active DEA license. Must be able to pass federal clearance.

About the Facility:

West Tennessee Detention Facility is a US Marshall, Bureau of Prison and Dept. of Homeland Security facility that houses approximately 600 male inmates. The facility has a 24 hour nursing staff with Provider day coverage.  The clinic also has dental and mental health staff day coverage.

West Tennessee Detention Facility is located in Mason, TN. Mason is approximately 45 miles east of Memphis, TN.