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Rolling Hills Clinic

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians

Medical Department

Full-Time, Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the physician is responsible for quality and completeness of assigned medical services at any of the clinic sites. The Physician must be knowledgeable in systems improvement and have the ability to facilitate a culture of a “Patient Centered Medical Home. To provide primary health care services consistent with the philosophy of Rolling Hills Clinic (RHC). Assist the Medical Director as a preceptor and professional supervisor to the mid-level providers.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide direct medical services within the scope of a Family Practice Physician while demonstrating awareness and sensitivity to patient care needs.  Focus is on patients with chronic, unstable or multi-system problems but does include acute simple illness as well as healthcare maintenance.
  2. Record patient chart entries in Subjective, Objective, Assessment & Plan (SOAP) format; following RHC policies, and Medicaid and Medicare guidelines.
  3. Assure that health education is provided with each patient encounter.
  4. Assist in the development of Standards of Care for the medical department.
  5. Provide required federal and states ambulatory patient care data on appropriate forms.
  6. Serve as preceptor for FNP/ PA and other mid-level clinic providers, including consultations, case presentations, chart review, on-the-job training and peer review.
  7. Performs osteopathic manipulation on patients if indicated.
  8. Obtains appropriate consultation when problems presented are outside the scope of practice or when unfamiliar with a particular aspect of patient care.
  9. Provide out-of-clinic patient services as determined by RHC; including but not limited to, inpatient care, home health visits, or home visits.
  10. Participate in Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities, including regularly scheduled meetings, clinical audits and peer review.
  11. Advise the Medical Committee/ Facility Administration of any situations that may adversely impact the efficiency of the medical department.

Non-essential Job Duties:

  1. Participate in the development of medical department policies and procedures in accordance with Tribal policies, accreditation requirements and professional standards.
  2. Perform other related duties as needed.

Supervision Exercised:

Directly supervises Nurse Practitioners, MA Supervisor, and Medical Assistants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of medicine.
  • Knowledge of the etiology of communicable diseases and human nutrition.
  • Knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures of an Indian Health Clinic.
  • Knowledge of social, cultural and economic factors as they relate to health and disease.
  • Knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.
  • Knowledge of public health and community resources.
  • Skill in patient/family health counseling.
  • Skill in performing examinations, interpreting lab results, diagnosing and treating patients.
  • Ability to provide information and technical assistance in specialized areas.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative, fellow peers, and other work related outside agencies.
  • Ability to understand, comprehend and work within departmental budget guidelines to ensure compliance with fiscal policies.
  • Ability to provide information and guidance in regards to RHC personnel and departmental policies.

Requirements/ Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed California Physician, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Family Practice or Internal Medicine required.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of primary care.
  • CPR certification, ACLS, PALS certification preferred.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.  Work is primarily performed in health clinic examination rooms.  Will work with blood and blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.

Loan Repayment Program

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skills typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but is not and should not be construed an all-inclusive listing of responsibilities, skills, work requirements, or working conditions.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, individuals may perform other duties and RHC reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties, and assign other duties as necessary, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Rolling Hills Clinic and employee and is subject to change by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.

To apply for this position visit: https://rhclinic.org/employment/

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None