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Emergency Medicine Physician

Company: Prairie Band, LLC
Location: Chinle
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (CCHCF) is based in Chinle, Arizona (Northeast Arizona near Canyon De Chelly National Monument). The CCHCF is a 60 bed hospital which serves as the health care hub for the region. Emergency Medicine Physician Services in the delivery of direct patient care services to the Indian Health Service. Specific tasks include the following: 5.1 Emergency Medicine Direct Patient Care Services: The Chinle Service Unit serves a population of 37,000. Covering an area of 3600 square miles, the hospital and clinic are the only medical services in the immediate area. Regular Shift: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm or 8:00 pm to 8:00 am, Sunday through Saturday including Holidays, Twelve (12) hours per shift. Swing Shift for COVID-19 Pandemic: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am or 12:00 am to 12:00 pm, Sunday through Saturday including Holidays, Twelve (12) Hours per shift. The CCHCF is a 60-bed hospital, which provides medical, surgical, pediatric and obstetric care. The Emergency Department and the Urgent Care Department care for approximately 30,000 patients per year. The Emergency Department consists of nine (9) beds and emergency care services are provided on a 24-hour basis for adults, adolescent children, and infants. The Emergency Department also provides care for patients with less acute illnesses who present to the department after 8 pm. The Emergency Department is also staffed with an advanced care practitioner (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) from 12 pm - 12 am. 5.1.1 The Physician shall provide professional emergency medical duties and manage patient's needs under the terms of this contract, appropriately and timely medical services in accordance with the standards of care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of Service Unit's Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations and as described and identified in CCHCF's position description. 5.1.2 The contractor shall provide professional emergency medical services or direct patient care services as follows: A. make preliminary diagnosis, directs, prescribes or provides treatment, or arranges for specialized care of patient referral as required. Evaluates patients, adult/adolescents who come to the emergency room. B. shall provide patient care as needed and obtain consultant as needed. Patients are often critical and may require immediate decision or are complicated because patient fail to respond to previously tried treatment regimens. Provides primary medical care to patients with wide spectrum of illnesses in the emergency room. C. shall provide emergency care on a regular and ongoing basis to patients seen in the emergency room. This includes stabilization and transfer of major trauma (penetrating wounds, hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, significant blunt trauma etc.). Contractor must be competent in the management, stabilization and transfer of pediatric trauma, pediatric advanced life support, adult cardiac life support, psychiatric emergencies such as suicide, and complex/critical medical conditions (septic shock, cardiopulmonary shock, end stage renal disease etc.). The contractor shall be competent in advanced airway management including endotracheal intubation and Rapid Sequence Intubation D. shall serve as a first responder for codes, that is, ACLS/PALS administration for patients found in life threatening situations for which the code PWS No. CSU-22-01 ER 26 AUG 2021 9 Provide a rate, which allows agency to procure a steady supply of candidates on a monthly basis for the Fiscal Year. These candidates must meet the minimum criteria list indicated on the Table of Contents p age. blue activation system has been initiated on the CCHCS campus, including the outpatient departments. E. Telemedicine Services: Telemedicine - Contractors shall provide telemedicine services for patients with mild respiratory illness in the CSU Respiratory Clinic. These services will be rendered on the CSU premises but the contractor may not be physically present with the patient. From time to time, based on the patient's clinical condition, the contractor may do a brief hands-on assessment in person with these patients as indicated. Telephone - Contractors shall provide telephone visits for patients in need of chronic care management for whom it would be high risk to travel to the hospital for care. F. shall make appropriate referrals and obtain appropriate consultations after primary complete evaluation and documentation has been completed. G. shall recognize and give initial treatment of acute psychiatric problems. H. shall provide consultation and assistance to the Urgent Care midlevel providers, physician assistants or nurse practitioners, assisting them with patient care as needed. I. shall provide appropriate documentation on rendered patient care utilizing CCHCF's EHR system. The contractor is responsible for utilizing the CCHCF EHR system to obtain, dictate, electronically enters and assures preparation of appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care. Clinical data reports shall be completed in a timely manner and shall be maintained in compliance with Joint Commission standards. It is the responsibility of the contractor to use the training resources provided by the CCHCF to develop competency in utilizing the EHR system. 5.1.3 The contractor shall be subject to peer review per Joint Commission standards. 5.1.4 The contractor shall adhere to the Safety management reporting requirements in accordance with CCHCF's Safety Measure Policy. Prairie Band Health Services is subject to Title 22: Employment Code of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. In accordance with Title 22, this position is designated as a TIER 1 position. Preference will be given to individuals to the extent required pursuant to Section 22-2-4(B). To be considered for employment with Indian Preference, documentation is required to be provided at time of application. .

Contractor Qualification Requirements: 6.1 Training/Experience. The Contractor shall have completed a thirty-six (36) months of Emergency Medicine Training with a minimum of six (6) months experience in the specialty required by the contract, unless otherwise approved by the CCHCF's Credentials Committee. There must be no lapse of services of no more than six (6) months prior to beginning tour of duty with CCHCF. 6.2 Certification/License/Registration. The contractor shall be board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Emergency Medicine. If the contractor is to perform out the normal training parameters of his/her specialty, then the contractor shall provide certification of hospital privileges in those additional scope of practice(s). The contractor shall maintain appropriate licensure, a valid, current, full and unrestricted license to practice Emergency Medicine in any state within the United States, District of Columbia or the Common-Wealth of Puerto Rico, and certification throughout the term of this contract. 6.2.1 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License. The contractor shall maintain a valid, current, full and unrestricted DEA license with schedule types II through V and maintain certification throughout the term of the contract. 6.2.2 The contractor shall maintain a valid and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications and are mandatory for Emergency Medicine. 6.2.3 Motor Vehicle Operator's License. If required by the position, the contractor shall possess a valid state driver's license throughout the term of this contract. 6.3 Health Requirements/Conditions of Employment: 6.3.1 Medical Evaluation. The contractor shall provide a fitness for duty certificate issued by a licensed physician to perform the proposed job without significant risk to personal health or the health and safety of others. 6.3.2 Immunization. The contractor shall provide documentation as evidence of immunization as required by NAIHS immunization policy for the following: Hepatitis A - Two dose series at zero and six months. Hepatitis B - Three dose series at zero, one, and six months or documented immunity. A signed declination of Hepatitis B vaccination series will be accepted. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - Two doses or titer documentation. ? Varicella (chickenpox) - Two doses, titer documentation or history of varicella/shingles. Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap/Td) - one dose of Tdap, then tetanus (Td) booster every 10 years thereafter. Meningococcal - Two vaccines (MenACWY and MenB) recommended for microbiologists routinely exposed to N. meningitidis. Documentation of annual TB test- may include Mantoux TB skin test (PPD). All new employees will require the two step TST. Acceptable lab testing: Quantiferon Gold or T-Spot test. For positive TB test results, please submit a copy of recent chest x-ray results. Influenza - Mandatory annual vaccination. Covid-19 vaccination PI153113135

Keywords: Prairie Band, LLC, Rio Rancho , Emergency Medicine Physician, Healthcare , Chinle, New Mexico

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