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 (Oral Surgeon), located in Wethersfield, CT.
Our Mission: The 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.
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking a per diem Physician to perform oral surgery procedures in correctional setting.
The position is based in Wethersfield, CT at Central Office, however will travel to facilities as needed, one day a week for 8 hours. Schedule is 7:00am-3:00pm.
The Physician would perform complicated oral surgery procedure under local anesthesia, and aid general Dentistry with difficult oral surgery procedures which include:
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.
- Performing surgical procedures to extract impacted or damaged teeth;
- Performing oral surgery including simple and complicated oral surgery procedures like wisdom teeth or third molars;
- Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and/or facial regions;
- Treating infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaw, face, and neck;
- Providing emergency treatment of orofacial injuries including facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations, and fractured facial bones;
- Prescribing medication to improve recovery and control pain after procedures.
For an inside look at what it is like to work as a medical professional in a correctional setting, check out the video below!
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Important information for after you apply:
- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
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- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
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.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
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, SKILL AND ABILITY
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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
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
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.