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Family Practice Physician

Salary Range: $195,091 to $288,009 / Per Year
Open Period: 3/1/2021 to 6/26/2021
Summary: Submit an INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE Application for Medical Staff Appointment and/or Privileges with all requirements and supporting documentation to: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services ATTN: Human Resource 3949 South 6th Street Klamath Falls, OR 97603 IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT INFORMATION TO PROVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR TRIBAL POSITIONS. Please Note: If requirements are not met, i.e., submission of a resume in lieu of a tribal application or not including a required certification, your application will not be reviewed and will be disqualified. Indian Preference will apply. In accordance with Klamath Tribal policy, priority in selection will be given to qualified applicants who present proof of eligibility for

Work is performed under the general direction of the Lead Primary Care Provider. This position requires consistent, sound judgment and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. The Family Practice Physician performs duties following established medical and Tribal protocols. The incumbent works independently and exercises judgment based on training, protocol and licensing limitations.
Duties: The Family Practice Physician is responsible for providing health care services to the Native American population residing in the service area of the Klamath Tribes. These duties include serving as a direct provider of health care services providing quality, compassionate and culturally sensitive care for medical patients of Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services according to national medical standards of care. The Family Practice Physician works collaboratively with the Lead Primary Care Provider to provide a wide range of primary care services, which encompasses health promotion, injury and illness prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of commonly encountered health problems and injuries, monitoring of stable chronic health problems, and community development and advocacy. Performs testing, referrals as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. These services are provided within a holistic, patient care-centered framework to patients of all ages. Routine duties shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes' Service Unit.
Qualifications: • REQUIRED to possess a current State License as a Medical Doctor. (For out of state applicants; Oregon Licensure required within 90 days of hire. Must submit copy of Licensure with application.) • REQUIRED to possess a current DEA registration. Must transfer registration to current facility upon hire. (Must submit copy of registration with application.) • REQUIRED to be residency trained, board certified or have at least three (3) years primary practice experience in a family practice or similar primary care clinic setting. • REQUIRED to acquire and maintain ACLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification. • REQUIRED to be free from exclusion from providing Federal health care benefits including Medicare and Medicaid as per the Federal OIG and GSA exclusion lists • REQUIRED to submit to annual TB skin testing and adhere to KTHFS staff immunization policy in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control immunization recommendations for healthcare workers. • REQUIRED to submit to and clear an alcohol/drug screen and random testing as per policy • REQUIRED to submit to a background and character investigation, as per Tribal policy. Following hire must immediately report to Human Resource any citation, arrest, conviction for a misdemeanor or felony crime. • REQUIRED to accept the responsibility of a mandatory reporter of abuse and neglect of infants and children, people who are elderly or dependent, individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities or residents of nursing homes and other health care facilities. This includes reporting any evidence of physical injury, neglect, sexual or emotional abuse or financial exploitation.
Work Type: Permanent, Full
Announcement #: IHS21-1
Who May Apply? All Groups of Qualified Individuals
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