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Contract Physician

Contract Physician Job Description - $125.00 - $135.00/hourly DOE

Specialty: Internal Medicine | Occupational Medicine | Emergency Medicine

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Contract Physician provides medical assessments and evaluations, provides treatment for emergent, urgent, and routine medical issues, provides and supervises medical treatment for chronic medical conditions, and participates in organizational initiatives to help prevent diseases and injuries of patients in a correctional setting. Work with the primary healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services.

  • Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate
  • Analyze reports, test results, medical records, and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, medications, and treatment regimens for medical conditions
  • Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients
  • Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing
  • Adhere to departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws
  • Record complete, timely, and legible medical records

Skills and Abilities:

  • Teamwork — Effectively collaborate with coworkers in a team-oriented environment
  • Interpersonal Relationships — Establish and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Time Management — Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize tasks, managing one's own time and the time of others
  • Written Comprehension & Expression — The ability to read and communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
  • Oral Comprehension, Expression & Clarity — The ability to listen, understand and communicate information and ideas audibly so others will understand
  • Organization, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – the ability to prioritize, delegate, and adapt multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to Detail —Thorough and accurate when performing tasks and following Company processes and procedures
  • Professionalism — Adherence to courtesy, consideration, honesty, and responsibility when dealing with coworkers and Clients


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to build rapport with patients and provide a compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Experience with emergency medicine or offshore oil rigs is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
  • Must be able to work enduring shifts as shifts 12-24 hours
  • Must be able to work on an on-call schedule
  • Must be able to work lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on a telephone
  • The ability to work varied hours, as needed

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released a study showing DeRidder and Sulphur are two of the safest cities in Louisiana

The City of Sulphur, Louisiana is the 13th largest city in Louisiana with a population of nearly 22,000. Sulphur, Louisiana is referred to as “the pride of Southwest Louisiana”, drawing that slogan from citizens who take pride in their heritage, as well as the future of Sulphur.

Small town feel community and good to raise children due to the slower pace. Great experience, amazing hospitality, and Great place to raise a family.


Contract Physician

Port Sulphur, LA
Full Time, Part Time, Variable Schedule
Entry Level (less than 2 yrs experience)

Published on 11/20/2020