Physician - Family Medicine

Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center

Pendleton, OR 97801, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jun 21

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The Physician works closely with other healthcare staff to diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. The Physician examines patients; takes medical histories; prescribes medications; and orders, performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statements.

*Essential Duties: *

The Physician counsels patients on all aspects of injuries and/or illnesses including preventive healthcare.

Deliver and ensure that all medical providers deliver patient care in a responsible, respectful and caring manner using experience and current industry standards.

Provide medical screening, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention services to all eligible patients in an outpatient clinic.

Legibly and timely document all patient visits following the patient visit; and execute various tests; analyze reports and findings; prescribe medications and administer treatment plans.

Responsible for referrals for medical patients for specialized treatment when the patient’s medical needs are beyond the limits of the medical facility and/or beyond the scope of the medical provider.

Reviews all referrals to ensure they are medically appropriate and within current priority guidelines. Works within approved budget constraints.

Serves as a liaison and advisor to other professional personnel regarding patients and programming issues. Provides specialty services and clinics per program directives and needs; and assist with the training and education of patients, Health Commission members, and Yellowhawk employees.

Participates in a variety of meetings and committees including, but not limited to, Pharmacy and Therapeutic (P&T) committee meetings, Diabetic Team meetings, staff meetings, Quality Improvement Focus Group (QIFG) meetings, multi-disciplinary case management meetings. Serves on additional committees as necessary.

Ensures continued compliance with Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) standards by providing an active, peer-based program of quality assurance and quality improvement.

Maintains records in compliance with professional, federal and other applicable guidelines; assure compliance with all accrediting agencies and with Yellowhawk policies and procedures.

Reviews and recommends new and revised program policies and procedures.

Providing Utilization Management review from outside providers for Contract Health Services (CHS).

Providing investigation and feedback to the Risk Management Department

*Minimum Qualifications: *
Possess degree of M.D. (Medical Doctor) or D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) with American Board of Internal Medicine or American Board of Family Medicine Certification (three years minimum) and be Board Certified.

At least four years post residency (not including fellowship training) clinical experience in internal medicine or family medicine.

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required.
Current, active, unrestricted DEA registration.

Must possess a valid driver’s license to perform the job duties that involve driving GSA vehicles both on and off the Umatilla Indian Reservations and maintain insurability to operate a GSA vehicle.

Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

*Preferred Qualifications: *
Knowledge of history, culture and health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities preferred.

*Scope of Work: *

Family medicine MD, DO
Board eligible/certified
Valid license in any state, but Oregon license preferred
DEA registration schedules II-V should be valid, unrestricted
No GSA/OIG exclusions
BLS or ACLS certification current
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30AM to 5:00PM, NO WEEKENDS, NO EVENINGS, NO HOLIDAYS or ON CALL
Shifts: Variable as 5 x 8 hours or 4 x 10 hours can be arranged
Typical to schedule up to 20 patients per day

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $126,766.00 - $190,159.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical Specialty:
* Primary Care
* 8 hour shift

* BC/BE Family Medicine (Required)

Work Location:
* One location

Company's website:

Company's Facebook page:
* Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center

Benefit Conditions:
* Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Remote interview process
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Plastic shield at work stations
* Temperature screenings
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Virtual meetings
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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