Physician Assistant (Correctional Medicine) - Full-time


$60-$65/hour; Monday - Friday; day and evening shifts available!

Are you interested in pursuing a fulfilling career in medicine? This is your chance to shine!

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on people's lives while working in a unique and challenging environment? Join our team at CFG Health Systems and be part of something extraordinary! We're looking for dedicated Physician's Assistant to provide compassionate care to inmates at our partner, Albany County Jail. As a vital healthcare team member, you'll collaborate with physicians to diagnose, treat, and deliver medical services to inmates by community standards of care. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.


CFG offers a range of benefits, including competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k plans, tuition reimbursement, and various great perks. Some perks include discounted gym memberships, weight loss programs, cell phone packages, computers, amusement park tickets, theater tickets, and more.


Under the supervision of the physician; the Physician's Assistant provides direct medical care to the patient, instruction to nursing staff and unlicensed personnel and education to the patient.
  • Obtains, evaluates and records medical histories.
  • Performs physical examinations.
  • Orders necessary testing for routine and acute health care evaluations.
  • Collects specimens, when necessary, for pathologic examinations.
  • Analyzes and interprets data, formulates problem lists and establishes appropriate plans for management of clinical problems.
  • Initiates necessary consults to specialists and other health care professionals.
  • Counsels and educates patients on health related matters.
  • Provide management for acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Prescribes necessary medications, as authorized by law.
  • Provides consultative services to the Health Services Administrator and designees on patient health related issues.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a Master's Degree from an accredited school.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program.
  • Must meet all state requirements as they pertain to a physician's assistant.


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.

Company Profile

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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