Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry-level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation. The BOP has over 120 locations nationwide from Hawaii to Puerto Rico.


  • Serves as a Physician at a Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) federal correctional institutions
  • Provides professional health care services for the federal prisoners confined at
  • Collects comprehensive medical and social history to include a review of all body
  • Performs physical assessment in correlation with historical findings
  • Examines and orders appropriate diagnostic testing and provides necessary treatment and/or medications as needed
  • Refers inmates requiring hospitalization to a community hospital and to an appropriate admitting
  • Administers or directs administration of both curative and preventative treatments
  • Prescribes medications, treatments, and fully utilizes health services
  • Assures proper maintenance of medical records, preparation of reports, , as related to the area of responsibility.
  • Makes recommendations on matters of policy, procedures, training, personnel, and equipment


  • $108,645 – $243,000 per year

Pay scale & grade

  • GP 14 – 15


  • Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex

To learn more about the Federal Bureau of Prisons please visit: BOP: Federal Bureau of Prisons Web Site

To learn more about the opportunity please visit: USAJOBS – Job Announcement

National Recruitment Office

Phone: 1-866-307-1045


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