• Indian Health Service
  • $130,700.00 -147,300.00/year*
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time

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Regional Medical Director
Location:
Seward, AK Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Salary Range: $180,000 to $210,000 / Per Year
Open Period: 1/11/2019 to 1/13/2020
Summary: Chugachmiut is the Tribal consortium created to promote self-determination to the seven Native communities of the Chugach Region. We provide health and social services, education and training, and technical assistance to the Chugach Native people in a way which is acceptable to Native cultural values and tradition in order to enhance the well-being of our people by continuing to strengthen the tribes and increase self-determination opportunities for community operated tribal programs.
Physician will provide patient and family focused medical care in accordance with Chugachmiut's mission, vision, core values, key strategies, policies, and procedures. The care will be consistent with the highest recognized standards of clinical medicine. Family medicine physician will provide healthcare to infants, children, adolescents, obstetrical, adults and geriatric patients in the outpatient setting. The chief responsibility of the Medical Director is the provision of medical oversight and quality assurance of the health care services provided by Chugachmiut medical providers to communities within the Chugach Region. This position coordinates closely with the Chugachmiut Health Services Division Director, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage Native Primary Care Center, Chugachmiut Advanced Practice Providers and Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) Clinical Supervising Instructor to maintain efficient clinical operations and delivery of quality patient care.
Duties: 1. Provides quality team based care with the focus on the patient, family, and community. 2. Performs routine general medical and specialized duties that fall within a Family Practice Physician's technical and educational expertise to Alaska Natives and other beneficiaries of Chugach Region. 3. Remains current in improvements in the field of medicine and strives to incorporate those improvements into the program when appropriate, maintaining licensure and other credentials as required. 4. Participates as an integral member of the health division in the provision of medical services by collaborating with other health professionals to provide Chugach Region community member's complete and comprehensive care. 5. Follows established protocol for patient referrals within and outside the Alaska Tribal System. 6. Continually strives to improve patients experience and quality of care by focusing on key leverage points of optimal patient access, continuity, team
based care, clinical information systems, patient self-management, and community engagement. 7. Ensures the maintenance of accurate patient records to reflect each patient's health status, risk factors, plan of care and safeguards the confidentiality of patient records. 8. Complies and ensures providers' adherence to established compliance, privacy, integrity, and Chugachmiut's policies and practices, applicable ethical standards, laws, regulations, rules, code of conduct, procedures and professional standards. 9. Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to health service team. Develops goals and priorities in conjunction with employees, and assigns tasks and projects. Counsels, trains, and coaches subordinate staff. 10. Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with health service teams in all disciplines and throughout all tribal health organizations, working in positive ways in an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to clinical quality care to
ensure continuity of patient care and service integration. Collaborates with health service team around compliance, risk, quality, safety, and improvement initiatives. 11. Promotes and champions process improvement initiatives to support patient-centered integrated care. 12. Assists in creating medical protocol standardization and ensures that providers practice to the accepted standards of care. Participates as needed in quality assurance programs and directed provider work groups. 13. Works in partnership with Dental, Behavioral Health, Wellness and Social Service staff to optimize the integration of programs to improve population outcomes. 14. The physician of record is a Primary Collaborative for Chugachmiut Physician Assistant (PA) Advanced Practice Providers. 15. Provides consultation to advanced practice providers, in person, by telephone or via Vidyo, for the delivery of health care within the Advanced Practice Provider's scope of practice. 16. The physician of
record is the Supervising Physician for Community Health Aide/Practitioner's (CHA/P) for medical standing orders, certification, and credentialing. 17. Provides consultation to CHA/Ps, in person, by telephone, or via Vidyo for the delivery of health care within the CHA/P's scope of practice and in accordance with the Community Health Aide Manual and or eCHAM. 18. Provides clinical training and staff development for advanced practice providers and CHA/Ps including but not limited to: primary care, prenatal care, emergency care, pharmacology, health promotion, clinical procedures, and clinic management skills. 19. Works in coordination with Chugachmiut health care providers to develop treatment plan for patients. 20. Provides consultation to the Purchased and Referred Care Program for referral and case management as needed. 21. Monitors the quality of care delivered and provides and receives feedback on the quality of care being delivered to ensure regulatory standards and
policy are met as they apply to Chugachmiut's health clinics. 22. Completes chart and peer reviews pursuant to policy and best practices. 23. Participates as necessary in Health Services provider meetings in person or via technology to provide feedback and training on difficult patient encounters. 24. Represents and actively participates in regional or statewide health committees as directed by the Health Services Division Director (Alaska Tribal Director's Quarterly Meetings). 25. Works collaboratively with sub-area's current EMS medical director for EMS oversight/EMS call review. 26. Reviews EMS program quality measures and reviews and develops clinical standing orders to help facilitate EMS service support improvements. 27. Conforms to safety policies and general housekeeping practices. 28. Demonstrates sound work ethics, flexible, and shows dedication to the position. 29. Demonstrates a positive attitude, is respectful, and possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
toward patients, co-workers and others. 30. Keeps customer service and the mission of the organization in mind when interacting with all patients, co-workers, and others. 31. Expected to be prepared to start shift on time, meet attendance standards, and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. 32. Expected to embrace, support and promote the core values of respect, integrity, trust, compassion and quality which align with Chugachmiut's Mission and Vision through their actions and interactions with all patients, staff, and others. 33. Conforms to Chugachmiut policies, strict employee confidentiality, and HIPAA regulations. 34. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Qualifications: * Permanent and full or unrestricted license to practice in the State of Alaska as a M.D. or D.O. * Current DEA certificate * Prefer current American Board Certification for service specialty as indicated * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required * ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire * Must successfully pass the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention (IPCA) background check.
Work Type: Permanent, Full
Announcement #: IHS-19-CM-1001-AK
Who May Apply? All Groups of Qualified Individuals
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Name: Moreno-Beckner, Stephanie
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policy are met as they apply to Chugachmiut's health clinics. 22. Completes chart and peer reviews pursuant to policy and best practices. 23. Participates as necessary in Health Services provider meetings in person or via technology to provide feedback and training on difficult patient encounters. 24. Represents and actively participates in regional or statewide health committees as directed by the Health Services Division Director (Alaska Tribal Director's Quarterly Meetings). 25. Works collaboratively with sub-area's current EMS medical director for EMS oversight/EMS call review. 26. Reviews EMS program quality measures and reviews and develops clinical standing orders to help facilitate EMS service support improvements. 27. Conforms to safety policies and general housekeeping practices. 28. Demonstrates sound work ethics, flexible, and shows dedication to the position. 29. Demonstrates a positive attitude, is respectful, and possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity toward patients, co-workers and others. 30. Keeps customer service and the mission of the organization in mind when interacting with all patients, co-workers, and others. 31. Expected to be prepared to start shift on time, meet attendance standards, and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. 32. Expected to embrace, support and promote the core values of respect, integrity, trust, compassion and quality which align with Chugachmiut's Mission and Vision through their actions and interactions with all patients, staff, and others. 33. Conforms to Chugachmiut policies, strict employee confidentiality, and HIPAA regulations. 34. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Qualifications: * Permanent and full or unrestricted license to practice in the State of Alaska as a M.D. or D.O. * Current DEA certificate * Prefer current American Board Certification for service specialty as indicated * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required * ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire * Must successfully pass the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention (IPCA) background check.

Please use the following information to get more information about or apply for this job posting. Name: Moreno-Beckner, Stephanie IHS Headquarters, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857


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