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Correctional Medical Director - Allegheny County Jail

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Physician
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

The   Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Primary Care Institute   is seeking a full-time, board-certified  Corrections Medical Director  to lead the administration and operations of all health care provided within the Allegheny County Jail Health Care Services, including medical and psychiatric care, located in Pittsburgh, PA!

Position Details:

  • 70% administrative, 30% clinical position

  • Serves as the liaison to the AHN Primary Care Institute leadership and to other constituents within and outside the facility.

  • Reports directly to the Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections Health Services Administrator and to the AHN Primary Care Institute Chair.

Job Duties Include:

  • Supervising and developing the medical team of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners at the Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections to ensure evidenced-based care in accordance with correctional medicine standards.

  • Leading the interdisciplinary clinical team to incorporate a comprehensive and holistic wellness approach to patients including physical health, behavioral health, and public health, for this underserved and vulnerable population.

  • Utilizing a working knowledge and awareness of medication-assisted treatments for substance use disorders, harm reduction approaches, psychiatric conditions, and other chronic health conditions.

  • Developing and supervising quality improvement processes for clinical care


  • Board certification; family medicine, internal medicine or FM/psychiatry or IM/psychiatry preferred

  • Corrections medicine experience

  • CCHP certification by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care preferred, or willingness to achieve certification

  • Administrative experience in health care settings

Allegheny Health Network  hospitals have been providing patients with exceptional health care in their communities for more than a century. As a Blended Health organization, we’re forging innovative new solutions and key partnerships to help transform the health experience of our customers in remarkable ways. Our renowned physicians have been performing groundbreaking work by developing new models of care. These models have evolved into multi-specialty, cooperative teamwork where first rate, and safe care is delivered with compassion and trust. With over 10 hospitals and 250 health care facilities, come grow with us!

Work in the heart of a steel town that has transformed itself into a leader in integrated healthcare, education, culture, technology and entertainment. Enjoy Pittsburgh’s beautiful rivers and bridges, nationally recognized culinary scene, sporting events and many indoor/outdoor activities. Benefit from a low cost of living and significant number of quality school districts to choose from.

Interested applicants, submit your CV to:

Lauren Dunegan | Physician Recruiter | Allegheny Health Network

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