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Medical Program Director Rhode Island Department of Corrections Cranston, R.I.

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is seeking a board-certified internal medicine or family practice physician to serve as its medical program director. This leadership and policymaker position is responsible for inmate clinical health care delivery services for RIDOC and coordinating the professional and clinical duties of medical and treatment providers.

RIDOC is a dual-jurisdiction department responsible for both the jail and prison systems within the state, and it services approximately 3,200 inmates annually. The medical program director develops and implements programs as needed to ensure RIDOC medical services are in compliance with all required health care laws and the community standard of care in Rhode Island. The medical program director is responsible for the supervision and clinical support of the medical providers and midlevel providers working within RIDOC, approving consultants, outside referrals, nonformulary medications and labs, medical furloughs, medical complaints and outside elective medical care. The medical program director also participates in medical education research.

Qualified applicants must have an M.D. degree and ideally be board-certified in either family practice, internal medicine or a related specialty and must be eligible to be licensed in the state of Rhode Island.

The position is a 35-hour, non-standard weekly position; the salary range is $149,658 to $167,551 annually plus a full benefit package.

Interested applicants should visit www.apply.ri.gov and apply for job number 1380-13200-28. RIDOC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Publication:Corrections Today
Date:Sep 1, 2015
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