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Physician #0009907728

Company: The American College of Radiation Oncology
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Job Description:

Description Physician

Department: Nimkee Medical Clinic

Reports To: Medical Clinic Director

Classification: Exempt

Start wage: $80.45 wage is negotiable

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of Medical Clinic Director, participate as an essential team member in the Medical Clinic following the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care. Provide high quality, comprehensive medical services to the population of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and all others eligible to receive services at Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center. All Nimkee staff must adhere to mandated reporting laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Provide acute, chronic and preventive care.
--- Interview and examine patients; review past medical history; and request and/or perform diagnostic test and examinations necessary to obtain all possible information for each case.
--- Order and/or perform screening, diagnostic tests and procedures. Interpret results and analyze data to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional or mental health problems.
--- Provide after hours, weekend and holiday telephone coverage for Nimkee Clinic Patients.
--- Provide periodic and/or regular visits to Andahwod Continuing Care Community & Elder Services, Saganing Community Center and make home visits as scheduled.
--- Ensure communicable disease control within the tribal community through screening, treatment, education, follow-up, reporting, and documenting cases.
--- Assist in stabilizing patients in emergency situations, including life-saving emergency procedures and crisis intervention in preparation for transport to the hospital.
--- Provide patient education, recommended treatments to promote the health and prevention of disease.
--- Participate in various meetings as assigned.
--- Collaborate with staff to plan, coordinate and implement specialty programs and clinics.
--- Prescribe and review medications, and make appropriate dosage adjustments.
--- Provide current and up-to-date documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) according to Indian Health Service standards and established clinic guidelines.
--- Refer patients requiring care for specialty services and/or services unavailable at Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center.
--- Provide medical/clinical supervision for Family Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
--- Assist with facilitation, participation and mentorship of medical students, Physician Assistant students, and Family Nurse Practitioner students.
--- Participate in and conduct quarterly general and focused peer reviews for quality assurance.
--- Comply with the indicators and guidelines of the Clinical Reporting System (CRS) /Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA); assist with analysis of the data to improve patient care.
--- Participate in quality improvement /assurance processes to improve patient services and care.
--- Comply and follows standards as set for by the accreditation organization.
--- Attend continuing medical education conferences to keep updated on medical knowledge, new practices and obtain required CME's.
--- Adhere to patient confidentiality and complies with clinic policies and federal regulations under the Privacy rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
--- Provide excellent customer service for all internal and external customers of the operations at all times. Provide solutions for customer concerns and continually focus on customer service as our top priority.
--- Must maintain strict confidentiality and present a positive, professional demeanor and image at all times.
--- The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Contacts/Purpose of Contacts:
--- Direct contact with patients and families to provide care, treatment and counseling.
--- Contact with other health professionals, staff, and community resources to exchange information, for collaboration and consultation, and to provide education.
--- Contact with outside vendors.

Minimum Qualifications:
--- Medical Degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
--- Current board certification in specialty.
--- Two years' experience working in an outpatient or clinic setting preferred.
--- Must be able to pass background check to meet the employment eligibility requirements as they pertain to the position.

License, Certification, or Special Requirements:
--- Medical License for MD or DO in the State of Michigan.
--- Michigan and DEA Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain upon hire.
--- Ability to obtain HIPAA Certification, Blood Borne Pathogens Certification, BLS Certification and Safety Training within thirty days of hire.
--- Native American preference shall apply to all positions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
--- Knowledge of physician principles, practices and procedures in providing comprehensive health program in clinic, home and community environments.
--- Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
--- Knowledge and understanding of current principles, methods, and procedure for delivery of medical care within designated area of medical sub-specialty.
--- Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
--- Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
--- Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise.
--- Knowledge and skills necessary to assist in providing care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
--- Knowledge of moral and customs of the ethnic group within the area and the ability to generate an appreciation of cultural differences.
--- Knowledge of drugs and biological effects, and the desired effect on treatment of disease.
--- Knowledge and ability to interview and provide counseling in preventive health care on nutrition, common illnesses, child growth and development patterns, mental health, etc.
--- Knowledge and familiarity with the mandatory reporting requirements under the Indian Child Protection Act, with regards to suspected incidence of child abuse or child neglect.
--- Skill in treating patients with tact, courtesy, and respect.
--- Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
--- Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
--- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
--- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
--- Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
--- Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
--- Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Physical Demands:
--- Frequent use of hands, wrists, fingers associated with providing medical care and with computer equipment.
--- Required to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.
--- Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
--- Normal visual acuity, ability to talk and hear.
--- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Work Environment:
--- Medical clinic.
--- Risk of exposure to bodily fluids such as blood and saliva and/or the potential for needle sticks and/or skin puncture.
--- Latex may be used in the office which can produce allergic reactions.
--- Potential contact with chemicals and/or cleaning reagents utilized within the clinic.
--- Exposure to unpleasant odors, radiation, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous material and infectious disease.
--- Situations occur where surgical masks, safety goggles, gloves and protective face shields are needed.
--- Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required. On-call status is required.

Web Id: 0009907728

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 56045981
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
  • Company Name: Undisclosed
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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