FAMILY PHYSICIAN W/ OB (SITKA)

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
2020-4947
Category
PROVIDERS
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

About Us:

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

Provide comprehensive outpatient health care services including obstetrics and pediatric services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides highest quality evidenced based primary medical care to SEARHC patients; including pediatric and obstetrical care and deliveries. At times the Physician may be directed to provide services outside of the clinic to meet the patient’s needs, e.g., local long-term care center, Pioneer Home, patient’s home, and local schools.
  • Provides consultation and guidance to non-physician providers and when necessary provides supervision and practice plan oversight.
  • Actively leads and manages a full panel of patients in coordination with the integrated care team.  
  • Documents all patient services in the medical record per SEARHC medical staff rules and regulations.
  • Participates in shared Obstetrics and Pediatric call rotation
  • Participates in SEARHC quality and performance improvement programs.
  • Provides medical education and teaching to visiting medical students and resident physicians.
  • Serves as consultative liaison to rural health care providers (Angoon, Hoonah, Kake) which may include field visits to remote locations.
  • Participates in ongoing medical education to maintain licensure and board certification.
  • May occasionally be called upon for general hospitalist duties if need or circumstances arise.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience

  • Medical School completion plus completion of accredited three-year family practice residency.
  • Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (or attainment of certification pending completion of the certification exam, if recently finished family medicine residency).

 

License/Certification

  • Active, current, unrestricted (and previously unrestricted) Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) license issued by a US State licensing body. Permanent, direct hire physicians of SEARHC are required to submit a completed application to State of Alaska medical body within six months of the start date.
  • Unrestricted DEA
  • Certifications (within 18 months of start)
    • BLS
    • NRP
    • ALSO
    • ACLS

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Well versed in the principles and practices of primary care
  • Exhibits caring and respectful behavior while interacting with patients, families, staff, and colleagues.
  • Supports SEARHC standards of care, The Joint Commission, EMTALA, HIPAA, and health care risk management principles, and medical ethics
  • Provides high quality health care services including the performance of medical procedures appropriate to the outpatient and emergency care setting
  • Provides clinical leadership, promotes teamwork and collaboration, provides clinical guidance as requested for Advanced Practice Clinicians, and resolves conflict
  • Ability to efficiently utilize the electronic medical record and other clinically required technology
  • Express ideas clearly through oral and written communication skills, analyze complex situations efficiently and problem solve, and effectively implement clinical program strategies
  • Communicates in an open, respectful, helpful, supportive and collaborative manner with staff and patients
  • Is sensitive and responsive to culture, race, age, gender, and disabilities of patients and staff.
  • Exhibits caring and respectful behavior while interacting with patients, families, staff, and colleagues.
  • Minor and major surgical skills that the physician has received adequate training in and remained proficient at that skill.

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