Job Description

Extended Job Title
Regional Medical Director - H98526 - East

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691031 - Regional Clinical Operations TDCJ

Position Description
Provides advance professional services related to diagnosis and treatment of inmate patients. Coordinates the delivery of clinical health care within an administrative region of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Correctional Health System ensuring that the appropriate health care is accessible and provided in a timely fashion. Works under the administrative directions of the Chief of Professional Services with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 50%

Major/Essential Functions
Directs, coordinates and insures the provision of the full range of health care services in assigned region.
Acts as the final medical authority in matters of regional discussions.
Responsible for the management of the regional provider on call schedule. Acts as secondary back up in regional call complex.
Reviews the functioning of each regional unit’s medical operation.
Works in close concert with Regional Medical colleagues,  Regional Health Administrators, Utilization Management Director of Nursing Services for the purpose of planning and coordinating health service within the region.
Teams with HR, EEOC, and other leaders to make wise personnel decisions.
Assures the region’s compliance with external auditing standards, executive directives, administrative directives, access to care and other applicable policies and procedures.
Communicates effectively with the 360 degree review process.
Performs all duties of a correctional physician.
Acts as TTUHSC representative at all Regional and Statewide Committee meetings as directed. Chairs such meetings as appointed.
Performs a variety of marginal duties as assigned.
Administrative oversight and monitoring of assigned employees.
Close interaction with Utilization Management with regard to patient specialty care resource and bed management. 
Responsible for oversight of chart completion, death summaries, Grievance Reviews, MRIS and Clemency Summaries.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
* ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
* KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
* INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking 
* VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
* BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Discussed during interview

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
10 Years of supervisory Experience (Chief Medical Officer Preferred)
Working knowledge of managed care principles in a healthcare facility to include clinical oversight and personnel management, policy and procedure development and implementation. Demonstrated leadership and maturity with exceptional ability to interface with multiple disciplines regarding intra/inter-institutional matters. 

Ability to organize complex work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and objectives. Ability to respond efficiently and effectively to clinical issues, inquiries or complaints. 

Conducts self in a consistently professional manner. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to prepare and present professional presentations/lectures and written materials. Demonstrate good computer skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound clinical judgment with ability to multi-task and exercise flexibility.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Regional Clinical Operations TDCJ

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
As Assigned by the Supervisor

Benefits Offered
*  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
*  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
*  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
*  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
*  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
*  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
*  And much more.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Must hold a current license to practice medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Must hold current Drug Enforcement Agency controlled substances registration certificate.

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