Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office is hiring for aPhysicianto work in theDetentionCenter. Under the administrative direction of the Detention Captain, this position provides primary care and preventive health services to patients located in the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
Who We Are The Lewis & Clark County Sheriff's Office is the chief law enforcement agency in Lewis & Clark County, Montana. It is comprised of over eighty employees including sworn officers, detention officers and professional support staff. The Sheriff's Office provides general law enforcement, detention functions, rural fire support and search and rescue operations for the citizens of Lewis & Clark County in a service area of over two million acres. Additionally, this agency provides specialized regional services to the entire county and contract law enforcement to specific areas.
Benefits Lewis and Clark County offers a competitive benefits package! Includes:
Health Coverage – 2 Types of Health Plans which includes medical, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage.
Traditional Plan - cost for employee only is $50 per month and with the Wellness incentive, the cost may be reduced to $0 per month for full-time employees.
High Deductible Health Plan – cost for employee is $0 per month and a additional $1200 per year to a Health Savings Account for full time employees.
PureView Health Center – preferred clinic provider and no cost to the employee and his/her dependents
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave and Holidays
Employees are provided with $25,000.00 of Life Insurance and $25, 000.00 of AD&D insurance as a new employee.
Wellness Screening Incentive
Gym Membership Reimbursement
Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the County may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify!
Opportunity to serve on a variety of different committees
Professional development and training opportunities
Cost of living increases
Step based wage increases
The knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a MD or DO. Eligible to practice medicine in the State of Montana. Must become X Wavier (MAT) certified within three (3) months of hire. Public sector health provider and electronic health record experience is preferred. Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) candidates may be considered.
SummaryDuties and Responsibilities
Provides primary care and preventive health services to clinic patients including but not limited to examination, diagnosis, treatment and therapeutic procedures;
Coordinates patient medical care with other health professionals;
Maintains patient medical records;
Assists in the implementation and evaluation of performance improvement program and quality assurance activities;
Performs on-call and in-patient responsibilities;
Provides direction to and nursing staff;
Attends meetings when requested;
Consults with Detention Captain and clinic staff on matters relating to patient care, records maintenance, emerging issues, training needs, and clinic protocols;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Examples of Knowledge
Knowledge of family practice medicine and medical practice;
Montana Code Annotated laws and regulations regarding medical procedures and practice;
Cooperative Health Center policies and procedures;
Montana Board of Medical Examiners policies;
Health and safety regulations and policies;
Community health and human service resources;
Health quality assurance and quality improvement policies and programs;
HIPAA regulations and practices.
Examples of Skills and Abilities
Ability to use medical diagnostic equipment and instruments according to prescribed standards and practices;
Use medical diagnostic and assessment tools;
Use common office machines;
Operate computer systems and related software, including medical records, word processing and spreadsheet programs; identifies patient needs and refers patients according to prescribed standards and practices;
Diagnose and treat common illnesses and injuries;
Interpret diagnostic tests according to prescribed standards and protocols;
Prescribe medications and therapies according to prescribed standards and protocols;
Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
Follow verbal and written instructions;
Establish effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, patients, health professionals, medical and community service organization representatives and citizens.
Physical Demands Duties are generally performed in the detention center, in an office/detention setting where hazards and discomforts are controlled and modifiable. This position requires the ability to stand, bend at the waist, kneel, reach over the head, talk, hear, see, and perform physical assessments. Must be able to move or lift documents and materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Position requires use of typical office equipment including telephone, copiers, fax machines and personal computer plus medical equipment and instruments. Position requires regular contact with clinic employees and patients, with occasional contact with community service agencies. Position requires travel to and from office to hospital, nursing homes, and other health care facilities.
Special Requirements Must pass a background check. Must become MAT certified within three (3) months of hire.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Union Status: None
Shift : Day Shift
Application Special Instructions: Attach cover letter & resume