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Family Medicine, Family Practice w/ OB

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Barrow, AK
  • Posted: over a month ago
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**Relocation, CME's, Signing Bonus Available and Negotiable**

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital

Family Practice W/ OB

FAMILY PRACTICE: POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Provide a wide range of health care services to neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in accordance with the ethics and code of the American Medical Association and regulations promulgated by the Alaska State Medical Board. To provide patient and family focused medical care to area residence in accordance with NSHC's mission, philosophy, medical staff bylaws, policies, and procedures while applying standards for medical professionals in the clinical/hospital setting. This position coordinates patient assignments, monitors care and provides back up for other physicians. In addition to those duties which are routinely assigned to medical staff, this position may be required to coordinate medical services performed in the Quyanna Care Center, evaluate quality of care provided, reports findings and make recommendations to the Medical Director, Administrator and/or Board of Directors.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Medical Doctor Degree from an accredited college or University. Successful completion of Specialty Residency Program. Board Eligible or Board Certified in family practice, internal medicine or the appropriate certification as deemed beneficial to NSHC.
    • Current Alaska license as a physician, MD or DO
    • Experience in the practice of medicine in remote and isolated settings is preferred.
    • This positions requires good organizational skills with attention to detail. Must be able to communicate effectively (oral and written). Possess ability to follow detailed written and oral instruction. Demonstrate professionalism, consideration and confidentiality towards other’s in stressful situations.
    • Must be in good general health. Must be physically able to talk, hear, type, file, write, bend, stoop, reach and ability to lift 50 pounds or more. Continuous amount of walking, sitting and/or standing is required. Some stress associated with decision making in critical care. Ability to travel in small aircraft in inclement weather.
    • Normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Participation in an on-call schedule, weekend and evening work is expected.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • Medical Process and Professionalism:
    • Utilizes the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation when: assessing the patient's condition and needs; setting outcomes; implementing appropriate medical actions to meet the patients/ family's physical, emotional spiritual, social, intellectual and safety needs; and evaluation patient's progress.
    • Represents NSHC in a professional manner while acting as an advocate for patients/ families, physicians, and other staff members.
    • Maintains quality and efficiency standards as set by the Board of Directors and immediate supervisor and makes recommendations for improvements.
    • Participates in activities that promote professional growth and self-development. Attends pertinent in-services, departmental and other meetings as requested by the immediate supervisor and in accordance with Medical Staff Bylaws.
    • Upholds NSHC's vision, mission and corporate values.
    • Problem solving/critical thinking
    • Assessments and interventions: Demonstrates system based assessments identifying patient problems and needs with appropriate interventions to achieve desirable outcomes.
    • Procedures, Therapies, and Treatments: Maintains an in-depth knowledge of medical principles, practices, standards, and techniques and applies this knowledge in accordance with NSHC policies and procedures, Medical Staff Bylaws and in compliance with State and federal laws/regulations, etc.

    Benefits:

    • 13 paid holidays
    • 25 days of accrued personal leave after one year of employment
    • Relocation Allowance.
    • Health Insurance covers: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Rx

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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