Company: The American College of Radiation Oncology
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Department: Nimkee Medical Clinic
Reports To: Medical Clinic Director
Start wage: $80.45 wage is negotiable
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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Participate in quality improvement /assurance processes to
improve patient services and care.
--- Comply and follows standards as set for by the accreditation
--- 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.
--- Medical Degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
--- Current board certification in specialty.
--- Two years' experience working in an outpatient or clinic
--- 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
--- Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of
--- Knowledge and understanding of current principles, methods, and
procedure for delivery of medical care within designated area of
--- Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care
services in area of medical expertise.
--- Knowledge of related accreditation and certification
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control
--- Ability to work both independently and in a team
--- 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.
--- 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
--- Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
--- Normal visual acuity, ability to talk and hear.
--- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
--- 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
--- 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
- Job ID: 56045981
Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
- Company Name: Undisclosed
- Job Type: Full-Time
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