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South Central/Western Region Medical Director

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $165476 to $310277/year
$165476 - $310277
Posted: 6/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2484696
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

This Medical Director I will cover the South Central and Western Regions of NC.  This is a MG17 grade with a salary/recruitment range of $143,290.00 - $268,562.00.  This position will work remotely about 75% of the time, but travel throughout the Regions will be necessary.

The Adult Correction Division is one of three (3) divisions within the Department of Public Safety. Adult Correction's mission is to provide public safety through the operation of safe, humane, and structured prison facilities which control and correct offender behavior; and to provide effective management and supervision of offenders within the communities of North Carolina. The Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioners provide leadership and administrative oversight of the division, its operations and programs throughout the state; which employ over 20,000 staff, operate 61 prison facilities with responsibility for over 37,000 inmates, and provide supervision of approximately 120,000 probationers, parolees, and post release offenders and approximately 325 juvenile offenders.

The Medical Director I is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising medical services staff for the South Central and Western Region for the Department of Public Safety. The Medical Director I will establish clinical services for facilities and provide oversight of services for compliance with policy requirements.  The Medical Director will be responsible for site visits, audits, regional staff meetings, and coordination with mental health services. The Medical Director I has the flexibility to work remotely to conduct duties and responsibilities. The Medical Director I serves as the liaison to the Regional Prisons staff and the responsible medical health care authority.   The Medical Director I is responsible for the delivery of medical care, and the regulatory compliance and professional best practices at the facilities within the assigned Region.  The Medical Director I supervises, directly or indirectly, permanent and contractual physicians and physician extenders.  The Medical Director I partners with the Prison Facility management team, providers, and nurse managers to coordinate continuity of medical care to offenders.  The Medical Director I will collaborate with the Medical Director III, Deputy Medical Director, and the Director of Psychiatry to establish medical care policies and procedures and measure and monitor quality outcome measures.  The Medical Director I will review implementation of DPS Health Care Policies and Procedures and monitor for compliance.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) are required in order for you to be considered minimally qualified.  Your application must show clearly that you possess all of the required education/experience and KSAs.  Only information actually provided on the application will be considered when determining qualifications.

  • Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of general, preventive, and applicable specialty medicine and of the techniques involved.
  • Thorough knowledge of developments in the field of medicine.
  • Considerable knowledge of state, organizational, and medical rules and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of biological, social and psychological development process of patients served;
  • General knowledge of planning, budgeting and policy making processes.
  • Skill in leadership, teaching and management techniques.
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary teams in developing and managing patient quality care practices.
  • Ability to represent the needs of clinical care services to decision makers who provide resources.
Preference: Licensed Primary care MD/DO in the state of NC. Minimum of 5 years post residency experience. Board eligible.  Experience in the following preferred:  Correctional Experience, Medical Director, Utilization Review.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice medicine in the state of North Carolina and three years of experience, including two years in health services delivery management.

Note: Applicants with out-of-state medical licenses will be considered, but licensure to practice in NC and malpractice eligibility must be complete prior to any established start date.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan
to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring
salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations
pertinent to the advertised position.

  • Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
  • To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
  • Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214 (member's copy 4 only), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
  • During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal
Justice Standards Division, refer to
Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certif ication-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice
Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape" under
the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131
RIN1105-AB34. Refer to,002149 for hiring and
promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N.C. Department of Public Safety.

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