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Physician -Emergency Services (DH4899) Per Diem 

About the Organization Thank you for your interest in exploring the professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling benefits with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. We look forward to continuing our discussion about the opportunity and purpose health professionals experience as valued members of TCRHCC team.

A TCRHCC career offers a chance to live and work within or near Native communities, providing clinicians/nurses/administrators with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the tribes we serve, discover traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of a deserving and appreciative patient population.


The ER Physician provides emergency care on a regular and recurring basis to patients in the E.R. including major trauma such as fractures of multiple extremities, stab wounds, open wounds of the chest and abdomen, partial evisceration, concussion, head trauma subdural hematoma, etc. Emergency cases also include suicide attempts and cardiac arrests. Provides care to non-emergent and urgent patients. Manages patients through the continuum of hospital care; orders treatments, tests, and consults with specialty physicians and primary care physician where appropriate.


  1. Primary assignments include providing comprehensive and continuing health and medical care services for patients
  2. The health care provided requires the recognition of diseases and injuries, which require referral including those which are difficult to discover or identify.
  3. Assignments also include providing consultation to others in the same or other specialties.
  4. Provides expertise and consultation in emergency medicine to other physicians and staff as required.
  5. Assists in assuring that the requirements of JCAHO and EMTALA regulations are met.
  6. Actively promote and participate in community education concerning the Emergency Medical Services system.
  7. Handwriting must be legible and must be willing to use an Electronic Health Record.
  8. Prepare appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care; dictate discharge summaries and correspondence concerning patients under his/her care to physicians, hospitals and other individuals and facilities.
  9. Refer patients to appropriate contracted medical or other government facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures that cannot be adequately provided here. Coordinate and integrate information obtained into the ongoing health care program at TCRHCC and assure the provision of timely follow-up care as required.
  10. Work closely with allied health professionals (i.e., Community Health Nurse, Social Workers, Case Managers, Health Educator, etc.) to utilize and coordinate the services of other health care professionals in the management of the patient’s medical, psychological and social problems.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.


The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must be able to walk several hundred yards quickly, write well, hear well (for cardiac examinations) and see well for complete diagnostic skills.


Must be able to perform evenings, nights, and weekends on a regular basis and handle the stresses of rural medicine with critically ill patients; must have high degree of judgment and leadership in coordinating emergency services..

Position Requirements



  • A Medical Degree, MD or DO
  • Completion of a three (3) year residency program in Emergency Medicine or related specialty of Emergency
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine


  • Must possess and maintain a current and unrestricted license to practice as a physician in any state within the United States, District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico


  • Additional credentialing/privileging qualifications required for membership to the Medical Staff

Other Skills and Abilities:

A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers. All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Positive working relationships with others
  • Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints from co-workers or patients
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to optimize the care of our inpatients
Close Date 2/11/2023  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Location Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation  
Navajo/Indian Preference Applicants who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribe or San Juan Southern Paiute Tribes and who meet the necessary qualifications for this position will be given preference in hiring and employment for this position.  
Open Date 9/18/2020  

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