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Physician, MD or DO
Seldovia Village Tribe IRA Homer, AK

Physician, MD or DO

Seldovia Village Tribe IRA
Homer, AK
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: DOE

Job Title:                       Physician

Department:                  SVT Health & Wellness

Supervisor:                    Health Center Director

Supervises:                   Provides medical oversight of the medical team as a whole

Location:                       Homer

FLSA Status:                Exempt

Classification:               Full-Time



Seldovia Village Tribe provides health care to all patients as a Community Health Center in the State of Alaska. Additionally, Seldovia Village Tribe serves the Alaskan Native/American Indian beneficiaries living in the Seldovia and Homer area.

Position Overview

Ensure integration of complementary medicine with the focus of care on the whole person. Engage staff and facilitate change to assure integration of health care to meet or exceed PCMH requirements. Provide clinical direction for QI/QA program across SVT Health & Wellness ensuring that clinical quality measures and outcomes are developed, implemented, and coordinated.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, Clinical Staff Development, and the provision of high-quality patient care through activities such as:
    • Develop, monitor, and adopt clinical standards
    • Participate in weekly meetings, to include All Staff, Back Office, CQI, Risk Management, EHR, Complex Case Management, and others as assigned
    • Medical Consultation with providers in person, by telephone, or e-mail
  • Community Liaison:
    • Interface with the medical community as directed by Administration to enhance collaborative working relationships and address inter-agency needs and issues
  • Risk Management:
    • Assist in development and monitoring of risk management program for SVT Health & Wellness
    • Assist in addressing patient outcomes
    • Participate in development and review of workflow and policy/procedures

Legal Concepts

  • Maintain strict confidentiality for all clients and their families and health center information
  • Protect the security of all patient, medical/dental, records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained following HIPAA and PPI regulations as outlined in SVT and SVTHW policy and procedure
  • Follow federal, state, and local legal guidelines (to include but not limited to HIPAA, CLIA, OSHA, and ICWA)
  • Follow license criteria and regulations


  • Maintain an active Physician license within the State of Alaska
  • Maintain an active DEA licensure
  • Maintain Board certification including continuing education requirements

Public Relations

  • Promotes communication and program development by participating in clinic, and appropriate local health service meetings
  • Communicates clearly and respectfully to all employees and community contacts
  • Develops and maintains cooperative and professional working relationships with other local and regional health care providers, agencies, community groups, and programs to enhance public relations
  • Promotes facility programs at every possible opportunity


Required Qualifications

Successful completion of an approved Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy program.

Board Certified or Board Eligible in area of chosen specialty

At least 3 years’ experience in a clinical setting

Must maintain an active physician license with the State of Alaska and an active DEA license. Maintain board certification including continuing education requirements

TB test upon hire – provided by SVT

CPR/BLS training – provided by SVT


Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of health and wellness care facility, Tribal Health, and Community Health Centers

Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of employees in both clinic and administrative settings


Travel Requirements

Travel as needed to Seldovia and Anchor Point locations by plane, boat, or car


Employment Requirements

Background check

FBI fingerprinting

Preemployment drug-testing

Employee Health Requirements

Credentialing Requirements

Work Environment

Seldovia Village Tribe is a drug-free, alcohol-free, and tobacco-free work environment. 

An individual in this position may be exposed to communicable diseases or hazards common to a healthcare setting, including but not limited to needle stick wounds, chemicals, and tuberculosis. Must be able to wear protective articles such as latex or rubber gloves, eye-wear, and personal fitted respirator. Requires hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, hearing, and sight sufficient to carry out daily tasks and the ability to communicate effectively with staff.

Physical Requirements






Squat or Kneel




Manually Manipulate

Reach Outward/Above


Lift/Carry: 50 lbs or less

Push/Pull: 50 lbs or less


Seldovia Village Tribe IRA

Homer, AK
99603 USA



Posted date

7 hours ago
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