MD / Emergency Medicine Job in Taylor, Texas / Permanent
Posted on: November 24, 2020
STG International is accepting resumes of qualified candidates
for the Staff Physician position to work full-time providing
medical care to detainees in custody in support of ICE Health
Service Corps at the T. Don Hutto Immigration and Customs
Enforcement Medical Facility at Taylor, Texas.
The ICE Health Services Corps (IHSC) exists within the
organizational structure of the United
States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and
(ERO) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security
(DHS). The United States
Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers, civil
service staff and contractors comprise the healthcare professionals
working together to provide quality healthcare services.
IHSC serves as the medical experts for ICE for detainee health
IHSC s mission is to provide medical care to maintain the health of
individuals in the custody of
ICE through an integrated health care delivery system, based on
nationally recognized correctional, detention and residential
health care standards. The Agency is committed to providing
healthcare services to protect the nation s health, reduce global
disease and provide medical support for the law enforcement mission
of the safe apprehension, enforcement and removal of detained
individuals involved in immigration proceedings. IHSC is committed
to ensuring a system of care that is ethical, responsible, and
accountable through rigorous surveillance and monitoring
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
1.Serves as the on-site medical authority within the scope of
services provided by IHSC.
2.Clinical supervisory authority over mid-level providers as well
as the nursing staff and pharmacy.
3.Responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of
healthcare delivery at his/her assigned facility.
4.Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of
Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted
practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted
5.Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as
appropriate to discipline and facility setting.
6.Conducts physical assessments, initial and follow-up assessments
for acute and chronic medical condition.
7.Assures appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests and services
are available, utilized and monitored.
8.Acts as initial reviewer for all outside referrals/consults to
specialty services not offered at the local facility.
9.If a Medical Health Unit is onsite, conducts daily rounds on
10.May be expected to respond to and or coordinate response to
11.Seeks guidance from the IHSC Medical Director, Associate Medical
12.Clinical Directors or other IHSC senior leadership as
13.Serves as chairperson of local performance improvement and
pharmacy and therapeutics committee.
14.Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program
policies and position.
15.Maintains functional proficiency and ease of use utilizing
electronic health records as required by, and appropriate to,
16.Completes and passes all discipline specific competencies
testing, initially and annually.
17.Completes all initial, annual and ad hoc training as
18.Maintains patient confidentiality, and confidentiality of
medical records, in compliance with the Privacy Act and HIPAA
regulations in all work activities.
19.Adheres to, and maintains awareness of, IHSC Policies,
Procedures, Directives, Operational Memoranda and accreditation
standards as prescribed by ICE/IHSC.
20.Adheres to, and participates in, IHSC s Safety, Prevention,
Infection and Control, Quality
21.Improvement, Patient Education and other programs and collateral
duties as appropriate to position.
22.Attends and participates in general/medical staff meetings.
23.Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Degree issuing institution and or program must be accredited by an
entity recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education
1.Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from a
school in the United States or,
2.Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical
school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially
equivalent to accredited schools in the United States as
1.The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and
Accreditation (NCFMEA) and
2.permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign
4.Minimum of one year experience as a licensed physician.
1.Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in
the state in which the duty station is located. The license must be
maintained in a permanent, full, and unrestricted status during the
term of employment. Any changes to licensure must be reported to
2.Current Board certification in an appropriate primary care
specialty (internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine)
by an American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) or American
Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved board
oCandidates not board certified at the time of hiring must be
presented to the IHSC Medical Director for concurrence.
3.This position requires privileging by IHSC.
4.Maintains BLS for Healthcare Providers certification through the
American Heart Association.
additional duties required
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