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Family Practice Physician

Salary Range: $0 to $0 / Per Year
Open Period: 1/28/2021 to 6/1/2021
Summary: For further information and how to apply, contact directly: Connie Holt LVDHC Human Resource Director 906-358-4587 ext. 6102 906-287-1792 Excellent benefits and competitive pay

This position is located at the Lac Vieux Desert Health Center in Watermeet, MI. The facility provides primary care in a free-standing ambulatory setting to the citizens of the Lac Vieux Desert Tribe, its employees and general public in the surrounding communities. The Physician works within the defined scope of services provided at the clinic.
Duties: • Ability to work productively and collaboratively within a team environment. • Performs physical examinations utilizing techniques of observation, analysis of patient history, inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation. Employs diagnostic instruments as required. • Performs and/or orders diagnostic investigations and studies including laboratory and imaging tests. Interprets and evaluates test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings to identify the presence of disease and/or disability. • Identifies, diagnoses, and manages specific illnesses and disease processes. • Formulates, implements, and administers treatment plans in a manner which optimizes patient participation in the care plan. • Evaluates, diagnoses, and treats medical and surgical diseases and emergencies as credentialed and privileged. • Oversee the medical evaluation and treatment of patients by other medical professionals under the physician's supervision. • Perform histories, physicals and directs the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. • Make referrals to specialists as per the Lac Vieux Desert Health Center protocol and follow-up to assure quality care. • Provide on-site health education and counseling to patients. • Performs minor in-patient procedures consistent with training, competency, and privileging. • Performs emergency services and life sustaining measures to stabilize patients in need of emergent care prior to transporting to a local emergency department. • Conducts and documents in-service training on topics of interest for other members of the clinical and administrative support staff as needed. Trains other clinicians on the use of medical devices and equipment employed at the clinic. • Ability to establish support and gain confidence of other staff, including physicians, nurses members of the medical team, patients and health clinic staff. • Ability to communicate in writing, including maintaining patient electronic medical records. • Ability to facilitate staff meetings. • Ability to assess clinical competencies.
Qualifications: • Doctorate of Medicine, board certified in family practice or appropriate field. • Must be licensed to practice medicine in at least one state with the ability to attain a Michigan license within 90 days of employment. • Must have a current CPR and ACLS certification. • Must have a valid DEA license with no prescribing limitations. • Experience and/or ability to work with Electronic Health Records System. • Attend continuing medical education courses deemed appropriate for the physician's specialty by the American Medical Association, Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and other widely-recognized professional medical organizations. • Experience working in a Tribal Community preferred.
Work Type: Permanent, Full
Announcement #: Lac Vieux Desert Health Center 2021 Physician
Who May Apply? US Citizens


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