Medical Director - Physician


Ever consider a position where you can really help the underserved? This full-time position awaits someone who really wants to make a difference. We are a diverse organization looking for compassionate people to join our family of quality caregivers. We hope that's you.

CFG offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package that includes PTO, paid holidays, 401k, paid malpractice, DEA and licensure fees. You'll also discover a variety of perks such as discounted gym memberships, weight loss programs, discounts on cell phone plans, computers, amusement parks, theater tickets and more. You'll be part of an amazing work family that cares about your work/life balance.

CFG has a full-time need for a Medical Director in Albany, NY. Amazing leadership opportunity offering a competitive salary and benefits. We are looking for physicians with experience in corrections, emergency medicine, urgent care, primary medicine, or family medicine.


The Medical Director is responsible for overseeing the medical services to patients consistent with current CFG clinical guidelines and community standards of care. The Medical Director will function as the liaison between correctional officials, public agencies, Health Services Administrator, and CFG Health Systems, LLC to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes, while maintaining the established guidelines. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
    • Physical examinations on patients consistent with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) standards of care, NJ 10-A, American Correctional Association (ACA) and Performance Based National Detention Standards (PBNDS) as appropriate
    • Participates in the annual review and approval of CFG clinical guidelines, protocols, policies and procedures as well as the medical disaster plan.
    • Supervises clinical services provided by the professional and paraprofessional staff.
    • Conducts "Doctor Sick Call" to examine and treat those patients requesting care and who, after being triaged by the nursing staff, require the services of a physician.
    • Participates in the interviewing and hiring of physician and mid-level provider staff for the facility.
    • Supervises clinical service treatments, medications and other treatments to treat illnesses and health problems as allowed by state regulations and under the guidelines of the approved CFG formulary.
    • Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations.
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
    • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure inmates are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner.


- Must possess a degree in medicine (M.D./D.O.) from an accredited medical school.

- Must be licensed to perform medicine and must be CDS certified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

CFG Health Network is an EEO employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

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