Family Practice Physician - Annette Island Service Unit at Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium


Category
Engineering
Company
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Location
Metlakatla, AK 99926
Posted
11/16/2018

POSITION OVERVIEW

The family practice physician provider is a candidate for a clinical position with responsibility for providing primary care services at Annette Island Service Unit. This responsibility includes primary care patient encounters, participation in on-call schedule, compliance with regulatory requirements, and participation in quality practices. This is a full-time position, and is directly supervised by the Medical Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEADERSHIP:

  • Maintains consistent interaction with the providers, staff and community
  • Embraces the customer service standards set by the HEW/MIC (community governing boards)

QUALITY:

  • Maintains and enhances the highest standards of health care delivery to all AISU patients
  • Presents reports on health and quality improvement matters as required
  • Participates in AISU peer review and quality improvement process
  • Participates in and supports standards of accreditation as required by AISU’s accrediting body

OPERATIONS:

  • Attends and participates in regular meetings of clinicians and staff
  • Maintains patient electronic health records as required by AISU document policy
  • Assists with and provides consultation and coordination of care with other providers and staff (physician, mid-level, pharmacists, physical therapists, etc.)

CLINICAL:

  • Maintains a patient panel and sees patients in regular clinic schedule reflecting primary care standards and scope of practice
  • Provides emergency assessment, care, and facilitates transport of ED patients requiring higher level of care
  • Participates in the on-call schedule as assigned.



Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Trained in primary care specialty, or other, as approved by Service Unit Director/HEW
  • Current / active licensure in any US state
  • Licensed or license-eligible by the State of Alaska
  • Obtain and maintain an unrestricted license to practice in Alaska within 6 months of hire
  • Proven ability in clinical practice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to follow projects through to completion
  • Ability to build consensus and work in a team setting
  • Strong conflict management, negotiation and persuasion skills, professional demeanor, attitude, and motivation
  • Applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Applicant will comply with Metlakatla Indian Community personnel policies


Required Experience

EDUCATION& EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited US medical school, MD or DO, and Family Medicine residency program (or other area of specialty, as approved by AISU director and governing board)

  • Board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine, or other primary care specialty, with approval from AISU Director and governing board