Professional Medical Services

 

The Medical Services Department provides basic health care for the inmate population. The department consists of a Medical Office Director, a registered nurse, a full staff of dedicated LPN's, and contract nurses responsible for meeting the inmate's medical needs. The Medical Department also has four Deputies who are responsible for escorting and/or transporting inmates for medical evaluations or medical appointments. Also included on staff are five full-time jail clerks and two part-time jail clerks for filing and obtaining medical documents for the doctors and nurses. The Medical Health Authority is Doctor Thomas Voitier who must approve and authorize any and all changes in medical protocols. Dr. Voitier is assisted by four doctors and a nurse practitioner who take care of in-house medical needs reducing the number of medical transports.