Job ID: 289795189  |  Last Updated: 12/3/2019

Medical Director

Ventura County Jail
Ventura, CA
Applicant Contact
Cheryl Klarich
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

This full time position at the Ventura County Jail onsite medical clinic. This position is 40 hrs/wk with rotating weekends. The position comes with a competitive salary and full company benefits.

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Medical Director has overall responsibility for the medical program at the county including monitoring services provided by non-physician providers within the detention facilities.



Graduate of accredited medical school


Previous correctional/detention facility experience
At least five years experience as a Medical Director

Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and ACLS certification through AHA
Unrestricted current medical license, certification or registration in state of practice - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.
Board Certified/eligible in the field of internal medicine, family practice, or emergency medicine
Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration

Responsible for success of health care program at assigned facilities including performance of clinical staff

Ensure quality of medical records, pharmaceutical practices and implementation and adherence to Policy & Procedures as well Standardized Procedures
Consult with PAs/FNPs and RNs on all conditions falling outside standardized procedure parameters
Performing sick call and physical examinations as scheduled
Review and countersign records of patients seen and treated by RNs (under standardized procedures)
Countersign all verbal and telephone orders
Participate in Quality Management and Peer Review meetings
Performs other duties as assigned
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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