LRCHC Medical Director
Job Details
Inchelium/Keller - , WA
Graduate Degree

INTRODUCTION:

Located near the beautiful Lake Roosevelt and San Poil River, Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers are dedicated to providing responsive, high quality health care services that meet the needs of all users in a non-discriminatory, confidential, compassionate and professional atmosphere.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND STANDARDS:

  1. Assists the Executive Director in overseeing all medical activities of the health center to include clinic productivity, clinic efficiency, scheduling, billing, medical records, HIPAA compliance, quality assurance, quality improvement, chronic disease initiatives and strategic planning.
  2. Makes recommendation as to staffing, clinic hours, job descriptions and qualifications of all clinical staff.
  3. Acts as final authority for policy and procedure for medical protocols and clinic medical policy.
  4. Provides conflict resolution as well as mediation in staff related matters.
  5. Directly oversees any medical liability related accusations as well as constructs and maintains peer review system.
  6. Performs administrative duties as they relate to Human Resources, mediation, and conflict resolution.
  7. Oversees health center infection control activities.
  8. Directs medical staff resources to provide the most effective medical services for patients.
  9. Responsible to keep current Continued Medical Education (CME) requirements for licensure and continued expansion of medical knowledge.
  10. Works as a health center clinician with a half panel of patients.
  11. Provide complete, comprehensive, family-oriented outpatient care for patients throughout the life cycle, including health examinations and treatment of medical conditions, to include follow-up and any problems detected.
  12. Make appropriate referrals to both internal disciplines of the clinic and/or external agencies for additional services required.
  13. Work closely with the Behavioral Health program to provide integrated care for our mental health population.
  14. Responsible for accurate, timely documentation in the patients medical record of patient contacts, case planning and plan of care.
  15. Participate in an on-call system as needed.
  16. Participate and direct various administrative/clinical staff meeting.
  17. Work with pharmacy, dental, lab, optometry, behavioral health, and physical therapy to address mutual concerns.
  18. Works as a medical team member to foster teamwork with clinical and non-clinical staff.
  19. Performs all duties using universal precautions and appropriate protective equipment as required to reduce exposure to infection, bloodbourne pathogens and hazardous materials.

Mentoring professional conduct, ethics, and confidentiality are always expected

ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

M.D. or D.O. in Family Practice or Internal Medicine if applicable. Must have completed an internship, be board certified with at least 5 years of clinical experience if applicable. Must be licensed to practice medicine in Washington and have current DEA license; must have BLS and ACLS certification. Will be required to submit to yearly PPD test and maintain CPR credentials. Knowledge of history, culture and health needs of Native American communities preferred.  Must possess the ability to work independently, have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner, be computer literate and have a valid drivers license with insurable record.  Maintain current license, DEA and certification. Tribal preference applies.

 

Experience, Skills, Licensure:

  • Ability to provide primary care in a community health care environment.
  • Applicable Washington State Licensing, DEA Certification, National Certification if ARNP.

 

MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIRMENTS:

Licensure:                  

  • Continued licensure in good standing.
  • Credentials from the applicable accredited educational program
  • Completed clinical hours required for licensure.

 

First 90 Days:              General and department orientation, infection control, fire and safety education, and information technology orientation.

Annually:                    Competency, OSHA, MSDS, Infection control, fire and safety education, background check.

Continuing Ed:           As required per license, CME requirements for continued state licensure ACLS/PALS

 

TRIBAL MEMBER AND INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL APPLY.  Honorably discharged Veterans will be given priority over minimally qualified applicants in the same preference code.

 

For guaranteed consideration applications must be received at the

Lake Roosevelt Community Health Center by 4:00 PM, Open until Filled

 

Information:                Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers

                                    Human Resource Office

                                    P.O. Box 290/ 39 Short Cut Rd.

                                    Inchelium, WA  99138-0290

                                    (509) 722-7686

                                    stef.lelone@colvilletribes.com

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