CSKT Medical Clinician in SAINT IGNATIUS, Montana
Serves as a Family Practitioner in the Tribal Health Department Clinic(s) at assigned THD locations providing general medical, pediatric and gynecological services in an outpatient and emergency setting. The Practitioner must have the competencies and skill for assessing physical and psychosocial health and/or illness status of patients. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The Incumbent must possess a specialized knowledge of the concepts, principals and practices of Family Medicine obtained through the successful completed course of study in F.N.P. The incumbent must have a thorough working knowledge of the major primary care field of internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics in order to treat a majority of patients.1. Board of nursing certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.2. Must be currently licensed (and in good standing) to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the United States and Montana3. Current ACLS certification is required.4. Skill in tact and diplomacy while working in stressful situations.5. Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and traditional native cultures.6. Ability to participate in activities and functions required which assures compliance with AAHC or other accreditation organization standards. Duties:- Conducts initial and periodic health histories and examinations on individual patients with acute and chronic illnesses, and for preventive medical care; ordering of appropriate diagnostic tests; making medical diagnosis based on these histories, exams and diagnostic tests; implementing and prescribing of medications and treatments within the clinical training of a licensed Medical Provider. Refers to physician or specialists when appropriate; provides follow up care with patients and their families. As appropriate to primary care, will assist in the coordination of medical care. May occasionally care for patients at home as approved.- Educates individuals in the nature or health related conditions, recommended therapy and the general promotion of health and prevention or illness/disease.- Refers patients and their families to a Registered Nurse for continued care follow-up as appropriate.- Records patient-provider transactions in the problem oriented Electronic Health Record (EHR) format in accurate timely fashion and completes required data collection instruments, referrals and medical records.- Provides medical advice to the THD administration as requested and clinical personnel as necessary.- Occasionally may provide clinical internship supervision and guidance to nurse practitioner or physician assistant students.- Provides medically related educational training, clinical staff training and/or guidance, and orientation of THD staff as required.- Participates in assigned THD staff meetings to develop new, modify existing, and evaluate medical procedures and processes relative to assurance of quality patient care.- Performs other duties as assigned. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - Must adhere to Resolutions regarding employee conflict of interest and employee standards of conduct of Tribal employees.- Must meet all annual training and system requirements to maintain access to required computer systems.- Must maintain proper licensure/certification and registration; if required.- Must participate in and support HIPAA training as needed and required.- Must adhere to social media policy and other policies regarding professional conduct.- Will be required to participate in pre-hire drug test and random drug tests thereafter.- Must pass a background and suitability check according to Public Law 101-630; the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.- Must adhere to all Department directives and policies. Exempt position. Clinic to be determined. Request position description for a detailed description of desirable qualifications and SPECIAL CONDITIONS.