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Salary Range: $201,092 to $217,794 / Per Year
Open Period: 1/27/2021 to 4/27/2021
Summary: Our mission, as a Nez Perce Tribal entity, is to provide quality healthcare in a culturally sensitive and confidential setting Nimiipuu Health is a family practice ambulatory clinic that is owned & operated by the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho through a P.L.-638 compact with the Indian Health Service (I.H.S.). We have two clinic locations on the reservation; our main clinic -- which is approximately 43,000 square feet -- is located in Lapwai, Idaho. Our satellite clinic -- which is approximately 7,000 square feet -- is located in Kamiah, Idaho. Our patients receive an umbrella of comprehensive clinical services including: medical, lab, x-ray, pharmacy, dental, optometry, mental health and substance abuse services with a variety of community health services. Services not provided on site may be available contract health services. Our exceptional employee benefits package includes: two health insurance options (one of which is employer paid), life insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar-for-dollar up to $3,000 per calendar year. Join our team!

This Physician will provide professional medical services to eligible patients within a tribal health clinic. HPSA Score: 17
Duties: 1. Deliver patient care in a responsible, respectful, culturally sensitive, respectful and caring manner; provide medical screening, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention services in an outpatient clinic; document all patient visits no less than 72 hours following the patient visit using electronic health record data system; order or execute various tests; analyze reports and findings; administer or prescribe treatment and drugs within the scope of individual licensure. 2. Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment when appropriate. Coordinate referral services with other medical practitioners or medical facilities and with other Nimiipuu Health staff such as Behavioral Health, Contract Health, Dental, Massage, Optometry, and Community Health. 3. Provide ongoing treatment and education for the chronically ill patient and their family. 4. Coordinate with medical director for regular organizational updates/reports; provide medical staff in-services and community education clinics as directed. 5. Manage, train and evaluate medical staff; provide clinical supervision to Kamiah Staff; promote health care objectives while providing a positive, efficient work environment. 6. Serve on Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T), Utilization Review (URC), Peer Review, Risk Management, and Chronic Disease Committees as directed by the Medical Director in order to enhance patient care and professional growth. 7. Maintain records and licensure in compliance with professional, federal and other applicable guidelines; assure compliance with all accrediting agencies, and with the Medical Staff By-Laws, credentialing entities and rules and regulations. Must maintain appropriate Board Certification. 8. Adheres to and promotes compliance with all applicable laws, safety codes, Human Resource Manual, Vehicle Use Maintenance Manual, Finance Manual and department policies and procedures. 9. Must have positive work history; responsible for maintaining a consistent and regular attendance record; maintain strict confidentiality. 10. Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: D.O. or M.D. license in good standing from any state. Requires Family Practice or Internal Medicine board certified, or board eligible. Must have DEA license. Requires current CPR/BLS; ACLS and/or PALS encouraged. Knowledge of history, culture and health needs of Native American communities preferred. Must possess the ability to work independently, have excellent communications skills, both oral and written, ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner, be computer literate. Requires the ability to pass an extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires a valid driver's license with an insurable record under the Tribe's policy. Tribal/Indian Preference Applies
Work Type: Permanent, Full
Announcement #: Nimiipuu-21-002
Who May Apply? All Groups of Qualified Individuals
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