Family Medicine Physician

Family Medicine Physician

Job ID:
360
Req No:
THS.HC 118
Location:
Tulalip, WA
Category:
Health Care
Type:
Tulalip Tribes

Tribal Department: Clinical Services                                                                                                      

 

Job Summary:  Be part of a comprehensive health and wellness system caring in culturally appropriate ways addressing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of each individual.  We focus on the entire person, and have an integrative, patient-centered, multidisciplinary health team of dedicated professionals whose primary mission is to provide the best possible care to our tribal members and community. This position provides direct and comprehensive primary, preventative and therapeutic medical and nursing care to individuals across the lifespan at the Karen I Fryberg Tulalip Health Clinic serving the The Tulalip Tribes and their community. The incumbent reports to the Senior Medical Officer.  This position is a full-time, contract staff that includes benefits such as: 1-week CME plus allowance, employer-contributed 401k, 12 paid holidays,  medical, dental, vision, vacation and sick leave, bereavement leave, flexible hours, etc.  Work weeks are based on 80-hour pay periods, and employees are paid every other Friday.

 

 

Compensation:  DOE

 

 

Education:

·        Graduate of an accredited medical school or osteopathic school with a minimum of a doctoral degree.

·        Completed residency in Family Medicine.

 

Experience:

·        Two (2) years’ experience as a Family Medicine Physician to include prenatal care.

·        Three (3) months’ experience utilizing electronic medical records.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Must possess current and unrestricted Washington State MD or DO License.
  • Must possess and maintain Board Certification in Family Medicine.
  • Must possess a current, full and unrestricted DEA license.
  • Must possess current CPR or BCLS
  • Must complete required Health Services credentialing process prior to start date
  • ACLS certification required within two (2) years of employment.
  • Must pass a Tier I-C background investigation.
     

Specific Duties Performed:

  1. Provides primary medical care for Tulalip Members and other Native Americans within Snohomish County.
  2. Elicits detailed patient histories and preforms appropriate examinations.
  3. Reaches diagnoses and orders appropriate laboratory testing, imaging, specialty care.
  4. Counsels patients and family on health and diseases.
  5. Administers or prescribes treatments and medications.
  6. Prescribes appropriate inoculations and vaccines to immunize patients from communicable diseases.
  7. Refers problems beyond the scope and competence or facilities to appropriate physician specialist.
  8. Refers nutritional, social, emotional and developmental problems to appropriate professionals and/or agencies.
  9. Bases decisions on information obtained through professional medical and advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills, current best practice standards of care, and approved policies and procedures.
  10. Make notes and chart observations in individual patient medical records and complete all additional documentation within 24 hours.
  11. Provides urgent medical care as needed or requested.
  12. Performs other job related duties as required or directed.
  13. Sutures minor wounds, and performs minor procedures, under standard practice principals in Washington State.
     

Terms of Employment: This is a contract position.