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Statewide Medical Director

Hanover, MD 21076

Corizon Health

Posted 7 weeks ago
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Job Description

Statewide Medical Director

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Statewide Medical Director with Corizon Health at the Maryland Regional Office located in Hanover, Maryland.


The Statewide Medical Director will be accountable for the implementation and maintenance of all healthcare services to DPSCS inmates. The candidate will provide administrative guidance and supervise the SDA Medical Directors and also coordinates clinical support with our statewide leadership team.  The Statewide Medical Director will also be responsible for ensuring compliance of Corizon healthcare services with all applicable Federal, State and local regulations, DPSCS contract requirements, and ACA and NCCHC standards. He/she will provide medical leadership and guidance to the Utilization Management Medical Director and ensure coordinated and effective administration of health care services. Statewide Medical Director will report to Corporate Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer (CMO).


  • Process improvement including leading a team of physicians addressing compliance with clinical quality indicators and UM programs specific to the contract requirements and adherence to corporate UM and clinical quality policies and procedures.

  • Actively engaged in helping to identify and facilitate the solving of all operational and clinical issues for all sites in the State of Maryland.

  • Serve as Site Chairman of the Medical Audit Committee.

  • Supervise the clinical services provided by the professional and paraprofessional staff.

  • Annually review and approve clinical protocols. Clinical policies and procedures, and medical disaster plan.

  • Assist with the development of medical audit criteria.

  • Provide direction and assistance to the on-site quality assurance program including review and action on inmate complaints, and infection control.

  • Serve as discussion leader for selected in-service training classes.

  • Represent the health care program in discussions with local civic groups or visiting officials.

  • Monitor referrals to outside health care facilities for appropriateness, quality and continuity of care. Consult with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in delivering services to inmates.

  • Attend Pharmacy Therapeutic Committee meetings and other meetings, as required.

  • Be available for the resolution of administrative/medical issues.

  • Provide staff training and education regarding all aspects of continuing care to care givers for the State inmate population.

  • Sponsor physician assistants in compliance with the state law for correctional facilities

  • Serve as a professional resource for all physicians working at the facility(s).

  • Participate in committee meetings as deemed necessary by Corizon leadership and the Department of Corrections.

  • Assist in screening, interviewing and evaluating credentials of healthcare providers. Assist in completion of special projects on an as needed basis.

  • Effectively communicates with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer, State- Wide Contract Manager, Site Medical Directors, and State-Wide Manager(s).

  • MD. or D.O. Degree required.

  • Completion of residency in primary care specialty preferred

  • Must be board certified in Family Practice, Internal Medicine

  • Must possess or be eligible for a license in the state in which supervisory services are rendered

  • Must satisfy all credentialing requirements of Corizon Health

  • Utilization Management experience

  • Must have minimum of 5 years clinical experience in Family Practice, Internal Medicine

  • Current hands-on BLS certification per Corizon Health Credentialing Policy

  • Experience in healthcare administration preferred

  • Current DEA registration.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.


Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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