Primary Care Physician
Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Posted on: February 10, 2024
- Ref #: MS-PCP-
- Profession: Physician
- Specialty: Correctional/Primary
- Job Type: Contract
- Facility Type: Correctional
- Location: Chowchilla, California
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: 28 weeks
- Schedule:Mon-Fri, 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
- Rate: $225/hour Requirements:
- Active California Physician license
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience in primary care
(adult) as a Physician within the last three years.
- Specialty Services: In addition to the above requirements,
Physicians who are requested to work in specialized areas such as
Emergency Medicine, Surgery, etc., must also have at least two
years (2) years of experience within the last 3 years providing
patient care within that setting and possess any required
- Obstetrics/Gynecology: Physicians who will be staffed at female
institutions/facilities must possess a minimum of one (1) year of
experience within the last five (5) years providing obstetric and
gynecological nursing or patient care services in a healthcare
- Clinical competencies must be up-to-date and validated for the
specific area in which the Physician will be assigned.
Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Institution/Facility
CEO/CME or their designee, the Physician will deliver services
within the scope of practice for Physician services, adhering to
Institution/Facility rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Standards of Obligation: Provide high-quality services,
consistent and in alignment with established and widely accepted
standards and principles of medical practice. This Agreement does
not override the common law rules governing the interpretation of
established and widely accepted standards and principles of medical
- Treatment Authorization: Except for emergency and primary care
services, the Physician must obtain prior written authorization
from the respective Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee, as
per the Utilization Management Plan. All necessary forms related to
the treatment of patients/youth must be completed and submitted.
Authorization for essential services must be documented in the
patient/youth medical record before considering non-emergency
specialty treatment, consultations, or diagnostic procedures not
specified in a prior authorization form.
- Transportation/Transfer Authorization: Physicians are not
permitted to transfer a patient/youth to any Institution/Facility
without prior written authorization from the appropriate
Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee.
- Experimental and Investigational Drugs and Procedures:
Physicians are prohibited from performing or administering any
experimental or investigational treatment, therapy, procedure, or
drug to any patient/youth unless authorized under law. Such
treatment must have prior authorization from the
Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee and appropriate Office of
Legal Affairs, unless otherwise permissible by law. Physicians are
expected to perform or administer only those medical services that
are recognized as being in accordance with generally accepted
professional medical standards and deemed safe and effective for
treating the relevant illness, injury, or condition, subject to the
limitations outlined in this Agreement.
- Exclusions and Limitations: Physicians shall agree that no
healthcare service or treatment shall be provided for conditions
specifically listed in California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title
15, Division 3, Chapter 1, Subchapter 4, Article 8, Section 3350.1.
However, Physicians may seek individual case exceptions for
excluded or limited healthcare services or treatment by obtaining
prior approval from the Institution/Facility's CEO/CME or designee.
Physicians shall agree that any excluded healthcare service or
treatment required for pre-existing conditions will be provided
only in cases where the condition has become aggravated to a
significant threat to the patient's/youth's current health.
Treatment is permissible if failure to provide it would result in
morbidity and/or mortality. The appeal for such treatment must be
recognized as medically necessary. When prior authorization is
granted, the Medical Standards of Care shall be used as a
- Clinical Reviews: Upon request from the Institution/Facility's
CEO/CME or designee, Physicians will conduct clinical reviews to
assess the quality of clinical care provided. This may involve
reviewing index cases (deaths, adverse outcomes, etc.) to evaluate
clinical quality. As part of the clinical review process,
Physicians may be required to participate in Professional Practice
Committee activities and could be called as a witness during such
activities. The clinical review process may include examining
written health records, engaging in discussions with Physicians,
Physician Assistants, and/or Nurse Practitioners, as well as
Facility supervisors, and conducting direct patient/youth
examinations. Physicians conducting clinical reviews must possess
the necessary skills to prepare written clinical review documents.
- A copy of the formulary will be provided and kept on file by
the Physician. Physicians will consult with Physicians to ensure
that, whenever possible, only medications listed in the formulary
are prescribed, unless prior authorization is granted by the
Institution/Facility's CEO/CME or designee for any deviations.
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