The primary purpose of this position is to serve as staff physician. Responsible for providing comprehensive outpatient health care to eligible American Indians, Alaska Natives and other eligible beneficiaries in an Ambulatory setting.
At least 2 years of experience practicing as a Medical Provider is preferred but not required.
Knowledge and skill to respond to emergency/urgent care situations preferred.
Must have a valid Washington state Driver’s license and be insurable. A certified copy of an individual’s driving records for the past three years of operation, obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles in the state in which the driver’s license is issued will be conduct upon hire.
This position is classified as sensitive Tribal position; therefore, applicant must authorize a background investigation in order to be considered for an interview.
Must possess an unrestricted license to practice medicine and either have a Washington license or be willing and able to obtain one within 6 months from hire date.
IMMUNIZATIONS: Measles and rubella - Must be immunized against measles and rubella, or provide documentation /proof of immunity prior to employment.
Hepatitis B - vaccination is recommended and available at no cost to the employee.
SKIN TESTS: TB - All employees shall have a tuberculin test upon employment and annually thereafter.
EXCEPTIONS: Measles and rubella - If you were born before 1957 you are NOT REQUIRED to have the measles and rubella immunization nor do you need to provide documentation.
TB - If employee is known to have a positive TB test prior to entrance on duty, no TB testing will be carried out; instead the employee shall see a physician to establish an individualized program to assure the absence of active TB in the employee.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION: if you are allergic to any component of the vaccine or have a documented history of severe reaction to vaccine or are currently pregnant you may not have to be immunized, however you are required to provide documentation/proof, in order to be considered for employment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work in the ambulatory health care setting requires considerable walking between examination and treatments rooms, bending and lifting of patients in and out of wheel chairs and on/off carriers often exceeds 50 pounds. Some travel to CME training is also required. Ability to cope with constant changes in a stress-laden environment.