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Corrections Health Care Administrator

Job ID: 53744
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Job Description:

The work location for this position is State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections currently has a full-time positions for a Corrections Health Care Administrator at State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale.

As a Corrections Health Care Administrator, you would be responsible for the overall coordination of primary and emergency health care services which includes monitoring the delivery of medical/mental/pharmaceutical services to inmates as well as rendering emergency care to staff.  These services are performed under contract to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections via three separate and distinct contracts.  Additional responsibilities include overseeing the staff of all medical departments to include nursing, dental, medical records, and vendor staff to include physicians, psychiatrists, CRNP's, PA-C's, phlebotomists, and other support staff.

If you have the required medical experience as indicated below, and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Department of Corrections wants to hear from you!


  • Work Hours – Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55
  • This is a management position and is not subject to the promotion provisions of a collective bargaining agreement or memorandum


Comprehensive health insurance; prescription, vision, and dental plan coverage; liberal retirement/pension plan with eligibility for full retirement at age 55.  Vacation, paid holidays, group life insurance and much more. 

Competitive Pay!


Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per year

Other Qualifications:



Six years of professional medical experience in the care and treatment of the physically ill, which included three years of supervisory or administrative experience in a hospital infirmary, and a bachelor's degree in a health related field; OR

An equivalent combination of experience and training, which included three years of supervisory or administrative experience in a hospital or infirmary

This position is filled through a posting on www.employment.pa.gov.  Please click on the following link to review the posting and apply:

All candidates will need to provide the following materials on or before the closing date of this posting:

Position Vacancy Interest Form (Bid Form)

Forms are available online at:
http://www.cor.pa.gov/  Click on the "About Us" tab at the top then under "Employment" and under ******IMPORTANT DOC FORMS********




Minimum Education:


Total Years of Relevant Experience:


U.S. Citizenship:



Leadership/Managerial Supervisory, Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services, Policy, Research, Planning and Evaluation



Work Schedule:

1st Shift




Prisons & Institutions



Application Deadline: