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Corrections Physician Specialist (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunities

Company: State of Oregon
Location: Ontario
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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Department of Corrections

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$15,046 - $22,209

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Corrections Physician Specialist (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunities

Job Description:

Corrections Physician Specialist - Part and full-time opportunities

Snake River Correctional Institution (Ontario, Oregon)

Oregon Department of Corrections

The Oregon Department of Corrections is hiring for part- and full-time Corrections Physician Specialist. These positions are located at the Snake River Correctional Institution (SRCI) in Ontario. Pay listed above is for a full-time employee, salary would range by hours worked. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and could be used to fill future vacancies.

The Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) seeks to employ career-oriented candidates and offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of challenging occupations. ODOC's mission is to promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions and reducing the risk of future criminal behavior.

Join our elite team of well-trained, highly qualified health services professionals dedicated to delivering comprehensive care in a correctional setting. We are looking for a dynamic physician who would enjoy the opportunity to have flexible schedule, work with a professional dedicated team, and have a generous salary and an amazing benefits package, along with voluntary call hours.

Position Overview

This position provides assessment and treatment of adults in custody at Snake River Correctional Institution. This includes coordination of care with Mental Health Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and other Physicians. Treatment is provided in a manner consistent with best medical practices, ODOC rules, federal and state laws, state medical licensing rules, and interagency agreements.

Major duties include:

* review admissions, perform medical evaluations, and provide treatment to residents on assigned units
* assess client needs - review, implement, and update plans of treatment
* serve as a member of the treatment team
* provide consultation services to contract physicians and nurse practitioners
* contribute to written policies and procedures, including standards of care
* consult about the overall treatment programs of Behavioral Health Services
* meet and consult with families of the adults in custody, interested agencies, and the public at large as the need arises in the course of resident care and treatment
* prepare reports and testify as an expert witness when needed and represents the department in court as determined necessary by the Attorney General's office concerning healthcare delivery
* admission to and release from healthcare facilities (infirmary, hospital, and emergency room), curative or palliative interventions (surgery, prosthetic devices, special diets, etc.), and initiates referrals to other physician specialists
* makes clinical rounds of the infirmary and hospital, provides on-call medical coverage as part of the physician on-call procedure, performs emergency medical interventions, assists in the preparation of staff and equipment for emergency medical response, maintains certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures
* performs work according to guidelines and procedures for maintenance of a secure environment in the correctional setting
* supports institution and department Affirmative Action goals, assumes responsibility for professional growth and continued education
* responsible for the provision of 24 hour on-call physician back-up to the institution in coordination with other department physicians and medical decisions affecting institution security

Minimum Qualifications

* You must have, or have the ability to obtain, a current Physician's license issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners at the time of appointment and board certified in the area of specialty.

How to Apply:

* In the Job History section of your online Workday application clearly describe your experience as it relates to the minimum and general knowledge requirements and requested skills.

Only the candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and requested skills of this position will be invited to an interview.

In the Work Experience section of your online application clearly describe your experience as it relates to the minimum and special qualifications, requested skills, and/or desired attributes. Be sure to demonstrate you have obtained any skills requested or required through education, work experience, or by showing you have transferable skills (i.e., skills obtained through military education or experience) that substantially relate to this position. Your application and work experience will be used to determine how related your experience is to this position.

Failure to provide this information will result in eliminating your application from further consideration. A resume will not substitute for completing the work experience section of your application.

Working Conditions

This position is located inside Snake River Correctional Institution and works in close contact with adults in custody in the institution setting. May be exposed to chemicals, radiation, communicable disease, or other hazards inherent in a health care facility and correctional setting. Daily contact with patients who are severely mentally ill, frequently threatening, and occasionally physically assaultive. Frequently deals with urgent demands from patients, families, and professionals in the hospital and in the community. Daily work environment includes interview rooms, ward examining rooms, seclusion rooms, conference rooms, and office settings.

Requirements for Employment

You must be able to pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following convictions are likely to result in being disqualified for this position: felony convictions, computer theft, identify theft and fraud. CJIS clearance is done at the conditional job offer.

The Selection Process - We expect to

* Initial review of minimum qualifications, knowledge, and skills.
* Consideration of top candidates - Recruitment will review and refer the top candidates to the hiring manager.
* There will be interviews and/or testing to determine the best candidates for a position.
* Background check and reference checks - All finalists must pass a thorough a criminal record check and reference check.


The salary range listed above is for non-PERS qualifying applicants. PERS qualifying applicants may be eligible for an adjusted range. The State of Oregon provides a generous benefit package, which includes family health and dental insurance, optional short and long-term disability and term life insurance - all of which can be tailored to individual needs. Also provided are fully paid retirement program, modest life insurance policy, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Position may be eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute.

Additional Information

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is embedded in the Department of Corrections core values. The department strives to be a model employer committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ensuring legal compliance, efficiency, and exceeding expectations to deliver the best public services.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference.

ODOC is responsible for complying with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA 42 U.S.C. 1997). PREA prohibits the Oregon Department of Corrections from hiring, promoting, or contracting with anyone (that will have direct contact with residents) who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in confinement settings. For more information regarding PREA please visit: United States Department of Justice.

Veterans' Preference

Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility. Please note - if you checked you are a veteran, you will be asked to upload your documents later in the application process, after you have applied.


If you have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter, Maria Arellano and reference number: REQ-97674.

The fine print:

* Warning! The system will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity. You must submit your application after you begin the process - you cannot save your progress and come back to it later.
* Workday performs weekly maintenance Friday evenings and the system may be down for several hours. Please plan accordingly.
* We may also use other factors to help us decide who will move forward, such as your related work experience, education, and overall professionalism of your application materials.
* Do not attach extra documents. We will only review documents requested in the posting.
* ODOC does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
* This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
* Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process and used in future vacancies. This process is subject to change without notice. The pay and benefits on all announcement may change without notice.

Keywords: State of Oregon, Nampa , Corrections Physician Specialist (Ontario) Part- and full-time opportunities, Healthcare , Ontario, Idaho

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