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Physician / Family Practice / New Mexico / Permanent / MD - Primary Care Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

MD - Primary Care
The Trail of the Ancient Byway

The Community - Navajo Nation, Shiprock, NM
Witness the sculpted horizons of the southwest, where man-made boundaries mean nothing to the rugged lands. Here the past is the present where Hopi families still carry water to pueblo villages perched atop high mesas. Granaries at Keet Seel ruins in Navajo National Monument hold corn cobs stored seven centuries ago. Navajo families farm centuries-old field in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, site of prehistoric cliff dwelling inhabited by the Anasazi, ancestors of today's Pueblo Tribes. And Hopi and Navajo artisans still sell their trademark rugs and jewelry at the Hubble Trading Post.

Explore the Four Corners Region

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: P rovide outpatient and inpatient (if desired) family practice services in the delivery of patient care to the Indian Health Service. Specific tasks include the following (but are not limited to):

  • Perform outpatient and inpatient (if desired) family practice duties and manage patient's needs as described in the (PD), identified by the Service Unit and as directed by Supervisor.
  • Perform in accordance with the competency standards listed in the Shiprock Service Unit Medical Staff By-Laws.
  • Provide professional Family Practice Physician Services in the delivery of direct patient care to the Indian Health Service. Specific tasks include the following:
  • Exercise and have knowledge of Family Practice Physician Services to outpatients and inpatient department at the Indian Health Service, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico.
  • Priority for selection shall be given to those who can work in the inpatient setting and do obstetrics.
  • The Outpatient Clinic includes same-day and continuity care clinics. The Physician would see between 12 and 20 outpatients per day.
  • Minor office surgery procedures may be performed.
  • Inpatient includes Medical Surgical Ward, Pediatric Ward, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery/Post-partum Ward.
  • Culd take night and/or weekend call approximately 2 to 3 times per month. During call back hours the contractor shall cross-cover the inpatient Family Medicine service (4-12 admitted patients), perform emergency Department consults, admit new patients to the hospital (0-3 admissions) and cover Labor and Delivery (0-2 deliveries/night). NNMC is a 60 inpatient bed facility.
  • If caring for inpatient, he or she would round on inpatients as needed.
  • Provide consultation with members of the Family Medicine staff on matters on patient care.
  • Review clinical records and adhere to records documentation procedures to insure that records are properly maintained. Requirements:
    • Valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state, The District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States
    • MD or DO degree, Board Certified or Board Eligible by the ABFM
    • Federal DEA Number required
    • 3 years experience as an MD, with 12 months in Internal Medicine
    • BLS, ACLS required Assignment length: 1 year contract will be awarded

      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.
      www.kurzsolutions.com

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Rio Rancho , Physician / Family Practice / New Mexico / Permanent / MD - Primary Care Job, Healthcare , Shiprock, New Mexico

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