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Physician / Family Practice / Arizona / Permanent / Physician - Family Practice Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Physician - Family Practice
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The Community - Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multicity metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It's known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants.


The Facility - Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC)
PIMC provides direct health care services to 156,815 patients. The Tribes that comprise the Phoenix Service Unit are, The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and the San Lucy District of the Tohono O'odham Nation, the Tonto Apache Tribe, the Yavapai-Apache Indian Tribe, and the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. Tribal members who receive care at PIMC are often residents of the greater Phoenix area and hail from Tribes throughout the U.S. PIMC also provides specialty care to rural and remote reservation health care facilities in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.
Population Served
The tribal identity of eligible beneficiaries receiving care at PIMC is representative of 67% of the 574 federally recognized Tribes. The top 5 Tribes represented by the PIMC patient population are the Navajo Nation of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Tribe, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the Gila River Pima Maricopa Tribe, and the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Duties and Responsibilities
The overall scope is to provide clinical physician services in Primary Care Medical Clinic; Internal Medicine or Family Practice at the PIMC location. Clinic day services shall be performed in accordance with a work schedule established by the Chief of Primary Care or Internal Medicine or designee. The following describes knowledge, skills and abilities physicians must possess (including but not limited to):

  • Skill and knowledge of established concepts, principles and practices related to health care assignments and additional training or experience in assessing the conditions of patients, in providing medical care and in advising on health care needs, all with full consideration of mental, emotional and physical factors
  • Knowledge of the diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic position related to a variety of medical health care fields to include Family Practice Physician, emergencies, medicine, minor/major surgery and nutrition
  • Knowledge of human behavior during stressful situations in order to exercise emotional control, tact, patience and reliability in carrying out patient care
  • Knowledge of the availability and use of resources designated as primary care and referral services
  • Skills in making diagnosis and in choosing, initiating and modifying selected therapies; and ability to provide emergency treatment
  • Skill in diplomacy and tact while working in stressful situations
  • Skill in working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and different cultures
  • Ability to assess the physical-psychosocial health status of patients and family based upon the knowledge of growth and development patterns and health condition is that require medical management
  • Ability to provide individual and family counseling, guidance and health instruction to help patients to understand how to prevent disease and maintain good physical and mental health
  • Ability to collect, organize, record and communicate, in a meaningful way, data relevant to primary health assessments including the detailed family and medical history, a physical examination and selective laboratory tests
  • Ability to perform special screening and developmental tests and assess routine and specialized laboratory and radiological services
  • Ability to provide guidance and leadership to other healthcare providers
  • Attend required training in order to utilize the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for chart documentation to enter all lab, x-ray and medication requests
  • Shall be sensitive to the unique cultural factors of the patients they treat, which may include, use of an interpreter to communicate services being rendered. Unique cultural and socio- economic factors that may contribute to the patient's treatment outcome include:
    • use of their language communications
    • village and tribal customs
    • use of traditional healers
    • isolation
    • housing conditions and lack of resources
    • Providers may be required to work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, holidays and after regularly scheduled duty hours on an as needed basis for emergencies
      • Successful completion of a residency program and or an accredited program.
      • Minimum Education:
        • Must have graduated from an accredited Internal Medicine or Family Practice Residency Program.
        • Certification/License:
          • Be Board Certified in Family Practice or Internal Medicine.
          • Have an active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the USA,or the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
          • Required, current certification in BLS (Basic Life Support)
            Additional Details
            • Location - Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Primary Care Medical Clinic, 4212 North 16th Street, Phoenix AZ 85016
            • Shifts: 1) 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (10 hours shift) with 30-minutes unpaid lunch; 2) 8:00

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