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Job Description:

Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect.
Do you want to work together with a team of Medical professionals who are equally as dedicated to improving the lives of patients?

Then this Physician job is what you want, with the expertise you expect.

Enjoy a rewarding career with the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC)
As a Licensed General Practice Physician you will provide direct patient care and/or clinical services to offenders at the Utah State Prison facility in Draper, Utah.

  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Medical terminology.
  • Assessment, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients; determines the degree of disabilities of the patients.
  • Medical consultation in specialized areas of knowledge.
  • Interpret results.
  • Analyze and test items.
  • Perform medical procedures.
  • Research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information.

  • Physician must hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Utah.
  • Physician must have and maintain U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency number without any suspension, diminution or revocation.                     
  • Physician must maintain a practice of medicine consistent with recognized standards of medical care and perform all activities in accordance with those standards.
  • May require Board Certification for medical specialty.

Physicians typically work within a correctional institution or other various clinical settings.  
Physicians working for the Utah Department of Corrections typically work Monday through Friday with Holidays off.  Some on call will be required at the discretion of the Clinical Services Bureau Director.  

Salary ranges specified reflect a minimum starting and top of range dollar amount. Actual rate per hour will be determined by evaluation of qualifications and skills of the individual and the availability of monies through budget and grants or by following DHRM rule.

Our advice to you

We are fiercely focused on hiring passionate individuals to contribute to our medical team. If you speak passion, excellence, service, ambition, fun... we want to speak with you! We believe that your personality is as important as your experience and qualifications so when we do have the opportunity to speak together, be authentic, be genuine, be you! Showcase your experience and your passion.

What's in it for you?
We seek out only the best -- the best skills, the best attitudes -- and expect the best results from our employees. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our employees a success in whatever they do for us.

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect.

Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide a generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance. 
Our Mission
Our dedicated team of professionals ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment. 

For additional information about the Utah Department of Corrections please go to this link. http://www.corrections.utah.gov/ 

**Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.  This recruitment may close once a qualified applicant is hired.



The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information page: Benefits  To access a Total Compensation Calculator in Excel format click HERE .

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