Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Physician (Per Diem)

Oral Surgeon

Recruitment #210119-4666HD-001


Our MissionThe Department of Correction (DOC) shall aim to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safe and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.

Do you have a passion for supporting others?

Do you want to make a difference while participating in a dynamic health care environment in the public sector?

We invite you to discover this exceptional opportunity as a Per Diem Physician.  

The Sate of Connecticut, Department of Correction is seeking a per diem Physician to perform oral surgery procedures in correctional setting. The position is located in Suffield, CT at the MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution (MDWCI), one day a week for 8 hours

The Physician would perform complicated oral surgery procedure under local anesthesia, and aid general Dentistry with difficult oral surgery procedures which include: surgical extraction on impacted third molars, simple sinus repair, and biopsy.  Provision of high quality medical care is essential to our mission of leading safe and secure facilities while ensuring the wellness of our inmate population, our staff and the general public.

Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • Complete a Master Application and apply directly to this vacancy.
  • During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s). These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.
  • Please ensure your application is complete prior to submission.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.
  • All communications regarding your application will be sent via email.
This posting will be used for future vacancies.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Erica McGuinness at erica.mcguinness.


In a state facility, this class is accountable for the diagnosis and treatment of clients or for acting as a medical consultant on a variety of programs.


Participates in diagnosis, care and treatment of patients in an assigned service; with consultation may manage medical and surgical treatments; makes daily rounds or attends clinic sessions to examine patients, outline appropriate treatment and review work of nurses and attendants; instructs paraprofessional and professional staff with respect to regimens for individual patients and general medical management; reviews records, interviews visitors and answers inquiries; prescribes occupational, physical, psychological and industrial therapy for patients; investigates complaints and unusual occurrences and makes reports of findings; may teach professional and attendant groups; may serve as medical consultant to specialized statewide health programs; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of principles and practices of medicine with particular reference to mentally ill, handicapped, chronically ill or imprisoned patients; knowledge of recent developments in field of medicine; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in mental and physical diagnoses.


Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license to practice medicine and surgery as issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health in accordance with the applicable Connecticut General Statutes. A temporary license may be granted for a period not to exceed one (1) year.


  • Surgical extraction
  • Simple sinus repair
  • Biopsy



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.