Physician/Medical Director

Location: S/M Health & Wellness Center 

Salary: Negotiable w/ Contract Exempt 

 

Reports to: Director of Health Center

Posting Date: 12-8-17


Closing Date: Until Filled

Every employee of Stockbridge Munsee Community is expected to present themselves in a professional manner to customers as well as other departments. Stockbridge Munsee Community strives to provide a provide a positive team environment where everyone contributes.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients in ambulatory care.  Provides direct supervision of the other medical providers, the nursing manager, the laboratory manager, and the radiology department manager.   Provides medical input into policies, protocols, and procedures of the clinic.  Provides medical oversight to the laboratory, radiology and behavioral health departments.  Serves as an advisor to EMS, Community Health, Ella Besaw Center, etc.  This is an exempt position and reports directly to the Director of the Health Center

DUTIES

  1. Assumes the role of the medical director of the clinic.
  2. The Physician will provide overall supervision of the medical providers.
  3. Provides direct supervision to the laboratory manager, radiology department manager, and the nursing manager.
  4. Provides direct patient medical care.
  5. Prescribes appropriate medication.
  6. Prescribes medically orientated treatment regimens.
  7. Review patient charts to assure conformance with patient protocols.
  8. Provides medical education and updating of staff.
  9. Provides medical input into clinic policies, procedures, and protocols.
  10. Provide input into medication and medical supplies.
  11. Administers or prescribes treatment and drugs.
  12. Advises patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease.
  13. Serve as the provider champion for the implementation and maintenance of electronic health records.
  14. Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
  15. Conducts physical examinations.
  16. Acute and chronic disease management of patient population.
  17. Medical advisor and support for the EMS program, Behavioral Health Program, Community Health, and Ella Besaw Center (CBRF’s).
  18. Active member of in-house Quality Assurance Committee, Electronic Health Record Committee, Managed Care Committee, Director meetings, etc. as assigned.
  19. Establish, review, and maintain medical standards with the aim of assuring the quality of medical care provided to clinic patients.
  20. This shall include reviewing professional credentials and delineating the roles and responsibilities of the medical staff.  These shall be reviewed every two years in conjunction with annual staff evaluation and annual clinic patients.
  21. Assist with review of medical protocols.
  22. Participate in a peer review system which includes: 

    A)     Problem identification by monitoring discussions at provider meetings.
    B)      Patient care protocols reviews.
    C)      Quarterly medical charts audits-policy, goals, and implementation.
    D)     Continuing medical education (CME) policy and goals.
  23. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.
  24. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
  25. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  26. May be required to satisfactorily complete an exam or other testing requirement(s) to determine skill proficiency.
  27. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.
  28. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.  The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Current license to practice as a physician in the State of Wisconsin.
  2. Current CPR Certification required.
  3. Ability to work under pressure, maintains personal composure, evaluate situations and act/react appropriately, and use tact in dealing with visitors, patients, and difficult situations. 
  4. Ability to identify and maintain confidential material.
  5. Substantial interpersonal skills necessary to instruct patients and their families and to collaborate with health team members.
  6. Minimum one year experience of EHR.
  7. Must submit and pass a background security check to meet the Elder/Youth License Requirement as it pertains to the position and the location of the department prior to and during the course of employment with the Stockbridge-Munsee Community.
  8. Must be willing to attend all applicable training.
  9. Must pass pre-employment drug and health screening.  Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
  10. Must be eligible for coverage under the employer’s liability insurance.
  11. Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.
  12. Must be able to meet physical requirements of position.
  13. Must abide by departmental and organizational safety, testing, and uniform guidelines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  1. This position requires a lot of sitting with occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
  2. Evening and/or weekend is required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.
  3. Work environment requires excellent personal hygiene due to working in close proximity to others and in an enclosed area.
  4. A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or TB Skin Test may be required.

How To Apply

Download and Fill Out Application 

Print Job Description 

Email Completed Application 

Mail Completed Application to:

Stockbridge-Munsee Human Resources
P.O. Box 70 Bowler, WI 54416


Fax completed application to (715) 793-4380

WE ARE A DRUG FREE EMPLOYER CANDIDATES MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN AND REMAIN DRUG FREE


The Stockbridge Munsee Community operates as an equal opportunity employer. Except Indian Preference is given in accordance with the Tribal Employment Preference Ordinance.


Although an interview may be granted, this does not determine that the candidate fully meets the qualifications until it is determined by the interview team.