Do something super special with your skills once a week, biweekly, once a month....
Wexford Health Sources
Location: Pontiac and others, Illinois
Type: Per Diem
Salary: $85/hour +
Rates are approximate. May be higher commensurate with experience! Other consideration will be location and travel, hours available, and employee or independent contractor status. Travel reimbursement or stipend pending commute. And you may even earn an additional incentive for travel to more than one site when available!
Internal Number: 17222
Do something super special.
Share your skills within a correctional setting. Patients in these settings cannot choose their providers. Wexford Health builds teams with spirited, compassionate, and community service driven professionals.
Almost all prisons across the state of Illinois seek assistance on their team at least once a week, biweekly, or eve once a month! I can send you the list.
Do you like to travel in IL? We will pay a guaranteed hourly rate plus travel and an extra incentive for more than one location.
FACILITY: Pontiac Correctional Center Medical Unit LOCATION: Pontiac, IL ________________________________________________
Guaranteed hourly rate
Unique opportunity to practice in ways you never expected
No overhead, no third party billing
Medical malpractice insurance is paid by the company
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers. Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.
For three decades, Wexford Health has served the Dept of Corrections as Illinois exclusive medical partner.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
The Optometrist is responsible for examining eyes, administering sight tests, giving advice on visual problems and prescribing and fitting glasses or contact lenses. The proper candidate will also work effectively with patients, medical and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative and support staff and consulting physicians.
Current IL license
Pass background clearance - will have to travel to Joliet or Crest Hill area for TB test or a correctional center closest to you.
Available for new employee orientation (two to three days)
Since 1992, Wexford Health has focused on nothing but correctional health care. We know this industry and its challenges, along with innovative ways to operate successful clinical programs. And with the same majority owners for three decades—plus an experienced executive team with an average tenure of 15 years at the company—we are exceptionally stable, both operationally and financially.
Yet stable does not mean stagnant. Our technology, programming, political acumen, and cultural awareness are at the industry forefront, helping to define today’s correctional health care environment. We match this with superior clinical quality—demonstrated by the fact that Wexford Health has one of the lowest litigation rates in the industry.
If you are looking for a health care partner to provide an optimal blend of time-proven protocols and innovative programming; to deliver economies of scale without sacrificing personalized service; and to offer both stability and flexibility —Wexford Health is your correctional health care team.
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