This position primarily provides direct patient care. The Physician works closely with other CRNA clinicians and staff to coordinate services and to ensure quality. This position will report directly to and be supervised by the Medical Director.
- Comply with policies, procedures, bylaws, processes of privileging/credentialing, and standards of care that are conducive to the provision of high-quality medical services consistent with accreditation standards, state and federal licensure or regulations, Medicare, Medicaid, Indian Health Services requirements, and other regulations, guidelines, requirements, and statutes as applicable.
- Works with healthcare team to provide patients with medical care services within the standards of care.
- Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions
- Provide care directly and indirectly by working with other members of an interdisciplinary team to formulate treatment plans.
- Timely record patient encounters in Electronic Health Record
- Request further medical evaluations and make referrals, as necessary.
- Examine the health of a patient to help make proper diagnosis of clinical conditions and prescribing medication, treatments, and follow-up care as required. Counsel members of families to bring changes in lifestyle such as diet and fitness to improve the general health of the family. Encourage members of the family to work together to improve the wellness of the family.
- Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
- May participate in the recruitment and selection of permanent and locums medical staff.
- May work closely with the Health Services Leadership Team to evaluate, plan, and implement health service improvements.
- May provide clinical input in response to patient complaints and Medical Incident/Case Review.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
- Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented.
- Exceptional time management skills and discipline.
- Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
- Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
- Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations and organization matters.
- Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
- Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
- M.D. or D.O., and
- Two (2) years of post-residency clinical work experience
- Licensed in the State of Alaska
- ACLS and PALS Certified
- Five (5) years of post-residency clinical work experience
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.
The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 25 lbs. The majority of work is performed in a clinical office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. CRNA is a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. May require local travel between compact services of CRNA which may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions. Works in an environment where protection of client confidentiality is essential. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided when and where needed.
Work will be monitored through meetings, reports, and regular communication with the immediate supervisor. General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements, conditions of grant award(s), and the general policies and procedures of CRNA.
Contacts include and but are not limited to volunteers, organizational staff, clients, and outside agencies.
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
- All employment at CRNA is at will. This means that the employee or CRNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
- CRNA is a no-tolerance workplace. All employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
- CRNA has several positions that require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients. All employment offers in the covered classification are conditional until CRNA has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.
- First Aid/CPR certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire for required positions.
- As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging.