CCA contracts with Correctional Medicine Associates (CMA) and Correctional Dental Associates (CDA) to fill the full- and part-time positions of: physician, physician assistant, ARNP, dentist and psychiatrist. Apply online at CorrectionsProfessionalCorp.com. For all other healthcare positions, please reference the Available Jobs.
A correctional health care career may be just what the doctor ordered.
People usually get into health care because they’re interested in helping other people. At CCA, health care professionals can help themselves, too, with a company that believes in giving the best in order to get the best.
We cultivate a workplace community that feels like a close-knit professional family. Each CCA facility features health care teams that typically include physicians, dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical supervisors, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants, nursing assistants, dental assistants and medical records clerks - who work together to deliver their best and give their all.
At CCA, our health services teams focus on the people and patients as much as they do on the processes and procedures. In fact, only when many health care employees join CCA are they reminded of why they entered this important field in the first place.
The Benefits of Correctional Medicine
Correctional medicine is much like health care anywhere else. At CCA, health care staff provide routine care and services to men and women in safe, secure and clean clinical settings.
We offer real benefits designed for your real-life needs - competitive salaries, medical and dental coverage, life and disability insurance, company-paid training, advancement opportunities, a 401 (k) retirement savings plan and much more.
But that's just the beginning. You’ll also enjoy regular shifts and flexible hours, guaranteed schedules, and the priceless satisfaction of helping people who really need and appreciate it.
Greater Autonomy and Independence
Another benefit of working with CCA is that you’ll have greater independence as a highly qualified health care professional. That means you'll have the opportunity to be active in the entire continuum of patient care. You’ll be part of a staff that oversees all stages of patient treatment, from care planning to clinical outcomes.
And there’s freedom from some of the more rote and repetitious duties common in other health care settings. For example, there are no bed pans to change at our facilities or insurance claims to code and process. Acute care is a reality, but a rare and short-term occurrence, as serious illnesses and injuries are transferred to community health care facilities.
Proactive, Preventative, Patient-Centered
CCA’s health care teams are often the first line of defense in helping men and women identify the root causes of long-time problems. Our nurses and doctors may diagnose diabetes, hypertension or other chronic illnesses, and provide patients with a real care plan for the first time.
We also emphasize education that may include group meetings to discuss care and management of various illnesses and other educational health care programs. This means that you’ll play a key role in helping to keep people healthy.
High Expectations - Even Higher Standards
Our health services departments operate according to CCA's own strict codes and the highest industry standards. Our medical departments are certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, which represent the most rigorous industry standards for corrections and health care provider organizations. We are accountable to the public and to each other.
A Different Kind of Patient, Each Day
CCA provides health care services to men and women housed in our jails, detention facilities and prisons around the country. Depending on the type of correctional facility, the length of stay of patients that you’ll encounter ranges from a few hours to several years, which provides special opportunities to physicians who choose to work in corrections. Here, no two days are the same, just as no two patients are alike.
We Invest in Your Future
CCA wants your career with us to be satisfying and challenging. We want to see you grow, excel and advance. That's why we invest in our employees, providing company-supported educational programs, from continuous education units to the American Correctional Association's Certified Correctional Nurse program. We also feature annual training sessions and encourage our staff to participate in local, regional and national conferences.