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Physician - Family Medicine 


Job Summary

Responsible for providing comprehensive, primary care medical services to patients and families across the lifespan in a patient-centered medical home. Requires experience and skills to assess and employ clinical competence, current best practices and process improvement. Works closely with other healthcare staff to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statements.

Essential Job Functions

1. Delivers patient care in a responsible, respectful and caring manner using experience and current best practices.

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

3. Documents all patient visits legibly and timely using a SOAP format.

4. Executes various diagnostic tests, analyzes and documents reports and findings.

5. Prescribes and administers medications and treatment plans.

6. Orders 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. Creates positive external relationships while coordinating referral services with other medical practitioners and medical facilities.

7. Coordinates services in a positive and collaborative manner with all Yellowhawk departments.

8. Reviews all secondary referrals to ensure they are medically appropriate and within current Purchased/Referred Care priority guidelines.

9. Works within approved budget constraints.

10. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines at all times.

11. Participates in the development of departmental goals and objectives.

12. Serves as a liaison and advisor to other professional personnel regarding patients and programming issues.

13. Provides specialty services and clinics per program directives and needs; and assists with the training and education of patients, Health Commission members, Yellowhawk employees and student interns.

14. 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 Project Team (QIPT) meetings, multi-disciplinary case management meetings. Serves on additional committees as necessary.

15. 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.

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

17. Reviews and recommends new and revised program policies and procedures.

18. Provides investigation and feedback to the Risk Management Department.

19. Other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

1. Degree of M.D. (Medical Doctor) or D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) and be board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine or American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

2. At least two years post residency (not including fellowship training) clinical experience in family medicine preferred.

3. Must have and maintain a current BLS and ACLS Certification.

4. Current, active and unrestricted DEA registration.

5. Current, active, unrestricted state license as a Physician; Oregon license preferred. Must obtain Oregon medical license within 90 days of employment.

6. Requires extensive electronic health record experience; RPMS-HER experience is preferred.

7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

8. Experience to monitor and assess peers clinical competences and practices required.

9. Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

10. Must have demonstrated leadership and management skills.

11. Represents Yellowhawk with a respected and viable presence in the community.

12. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurance requirements to operate General Services Administration vehicles.

13. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check.

14. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

15. Must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Knowledge of history, culture and health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities preferred.

Closing Date Open Until Filled with review 09/14/2022  
Supervised By Medical Director  
Salary $250,000 + annual DOE/DOQ  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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