Physician (Medical Officer) – Federal Bureau of Prisons

Job title: Physician (Medical Officer)

Company: Federal Bureau of Prisons

Job description: Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.Duties of a Medical Officer

  • Serves as a Physician at a Bureau of Prisons’ (FBOP) federal correctional facility.
  • Provides professional health care services for the federal prisoners confined at facility.
  • Performs complete physical examinations.
  • Collects comprehensive medical and social history to include a review of all body systems.
  • Performs physical assessment in correlation with historical findings, records preliminary objective findings.
  • Examines and orders appropriate diagnostic testing and provides necessary treatment and/or medications as required.
  • Refers selected cases to consultant specialists when necessary.
  • Refers adults in custody requiring hospitalization to a community hospital and to an appropriate admitting physician.
  • Administers or directs administration of both curative and preventative inoculations.
  • Prescribes medications, treatments, and fully utilizes health services for treatment, rehabilitative, and diagnostic modalities.
  • Assures proper maintenance of medical records, preparation of reports, etc., as related to the area of responsibility.
  • Makes recommendations on matters of policy, procedures, training, personnel, and equipment as related to specific area of responsibility
  • Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The employee’s correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

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Location: Fort Worth, TX

Job date: Wed, 03 Apr 2024 07:18:49 GMT

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