Job ID: 289874398  |  Last Updated: 5/27/2020

Emergency Medicine Physician

Employer
Indian Health Service
Location
Tuba, AZ
Applicant Contact
Human Resources Office

Job Description

Summary:
A State Designated Level III Trauma Center and Certified Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics as a Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care Emergency Department. With a staff of over 900, TCRHCC is continuously challenged to meet the needs of a growing population, to keep pace with perpetual advances in medical knowledge and technology, and to deal with limited space very close quarters. We are bursting at the seams and looking toward the future with hopes and dreams of all new facilities, in order to always deliver the best healthcare the healthcare you deserve! LOCATION AND LIFESTYLE: Live and work on the beautiful Navajo Reservation, near national parks and forests, canyon country, ski area a day trip away The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment and a rewarding career in an underserved area Easy drive to Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Snowbowl ski area, Las Vegas Easy access to hiking, biking, fishing, skiing Excellent work/life balance Very close, collaborative medical staff The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation is located in Northeast Arizona on the land known as the Colorado Plateau. This semi-desert landscape varies in elevation from 4,400 in the Little Colorado River Valley to nearly 7,000 feet at Preston Mesa. The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment. The Native American tribes located and served here are the Navajo, Hopi, and Southern Paiute. This mixture along with Anglo, Hispanic, and African American employees of the hospital and school systems make a pleasantly diverse community. Send email to tcrhcchr@tchealth.org for SALARY RANGE

The ER Physician provides emergency care on a regular and recurring basis to patients in the E.R. including major trauma such as fractures of multiple extremities, stab wounds, open wounds of the chest and abdomen, partial evisceration, concussion, head trauma subdural hematoma, etc. Emergency cases also include suicide attempts and cardiac arrests. Provides care to non-emergent and urgent patients. Manages patients through the continuum of hospital care; orders treatments, tests, and consults with specialty physicians and primary care physician where appropriate.
Duties: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Primary assignments include providing comprehensive and continuing health and medical care services for patients 2. The health care provided requires the recognition of diseases and injuries, which require referral including those which are difficult to discover or identify. 3. Assignments also include providing consultation to others in the same or other specialties. 4. Provides expertise and consultation in emergency medicine to other physicians and staff as required. 5. Assists in assuring that the requirements of JCAHO and EMTALA regulations are met. 6. Actively promote and participate in community education concerning the Emergency Medical Services system. 7. Handwriting must be legible and must be willing to use an Electronic Health Record. 8. Prepare appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care; dictate discharge summaries and correspondence concerning patients under his/her care to physicians, hospitals and other individuals and facilities. 9. Refer patients to appropriate contracted medical or other government facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures that cannot be adequately provided here. Coordinate and integrate information obtained into the ongoing health care program at TCRHCC and assure the provision of timely follow-up care as required. 10. Work closely with allied health professionals (i.e., Community Health Nurse, Social Workers, Case Managers, Health Educator, etc.) to utilize and coordinate the services of other health care professionals in the management of the patient's medical, psychological and social problems. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS Education: A Medical Degree, MD or DO Completion of a three (3) year residency program in Emergency Medicine or related specialty of Emergency Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine License: Must possess and maintain a current and unrestricted license to practice as a physician in any state within the United States, District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Credentialing: Additional credentialing/privileging qualifications required for membership to the Medical Staff

Work Type: Permanent, Full

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