Acting under the authority of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, WCHS will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the Hospital and its associated programs. The Hospital is a 13-bed inpatient facility that includes an Ambulatory Care Clinic, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory, Radiology, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Dental Clinic, Behavioral Health, Public Health Nursing, Optometry, Social Service and other ancillary programs. The Service population is approximately 10,000 users. The Emergency Department physician will work in the Emergency Department of the WCHS Hospital and provide clinical diagnostic services and take action to appropriately treat medical conditions of patients in a timely manner. The Emergency Department is staffed 24-hours a day, seven days a week and has a Physician on duty in the hospital at all times. The typical shift is 12-hours in length. This is a Tribal direct hire for a permanent full-time Physician for the Emergency Department.
Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Demonstrates the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska’s Human Resources core mission, vision, and values.
Serves as Staff Physician in the Emergency Department of the WCHS Hospital.
Provides the full range of urgent and emergent medical care services to any and all patients with very little or no technical guidance.
Provides direct medical services including diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic services.
Complexity of care includes intubations and management of difficult airways, management of trauma including fractures of multiple extremities, stab wounds, open wounds of chest and abdomen, concussion, head trauma, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, suicide attempts, etc.
Clear, accurate, and adequate clinical records are kept current and completed at time of discharge. The treatment plan is clearly stated. The physician is fully knowledgeable of and utilizes the RPMS. All progress notes/orders are to be completed and signed daily.
The incumbent is responsive and prompt in recognizing emergency situations as well as taking timely necessary actions.
Develops and maintains rapport of patients as well as fosters confidence through competence and interpersonal skills to the end that patients and others are informed participants in the treatment effort.
Provides medical referrals to private sector hospitals, providers, and specialists if services are not available at the facility.
Serves as a member of the organized Medical Staff and adheres to Medical Staff bylaws. Will participate in the performance improvement activities coordinated with the PI programs and ensures subordinate departments are in compliance with CMS, EMTALA, and hospital standards.
Assures preparation of timely medical records and that all notes are submitted, complete, and accurate to provide comprehensive medical care.
Respects tribal/cultural traditions and practices.
Adheres to and upholds HIPAA regulations.
Completed an Emergency Residency Program in Emergency Medicine or have significant Emergency Medicine experience (3) years if a non-Emergency Medicine Residency was completed.
Must have completed a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States approved by a recognizing body in the year of the applicants graduation, or a Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree from a foreign medical school which provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the Unites States. All foreign medical school graduates must have a permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medial Graduates (ECFMG) or a Fifth Pathway Certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduated education in a foreign country.
Residency must be completed and either be Board Certified or Board Eligible. Must have certification of ACLS, PALS and BLS.
Normal to heavy work which includes the ability to lift up to 20-50 lbs. Lifting and/or transferring of patients may involve heavy lifting.
Regularly required to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods of time and use hands to operate computer keyboard, phone, and various office or medical equipment.
Manual dexterity with cooperatively free range of motion of all extremities including neck, fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, arms, shoulders, waist, legs, hips, knee joints, ankles, and feet is required.
While performing daily duties, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
Fine motor skills required.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
Internal Number: 001
About Twelve Clans Unity Hospital
Servicing Native Americans of all tribes in the area, Twelve Clans Unity Hospital (TCUH) is a former Indian Health Services facility now operated by the Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System.
TCUH is located in Winnebago, NE, a 20-minute drive from Sioux City, IA. Our employees and team members work in a high-tech, modern medical facility. TCUH is a full-service, state-of-the-art facility providing community health care, behavioral health care, and emergency care to patients in and around the Winnebago, NE area. The hospital Mission is "To improve the well-being of the community by providing patient-centered health care that is respectful of tribal beliefs."
We are always looking for healthcare professionals who provide the high quality of care our patients deserve. The values of TCUH and the expectation for all employees is to provide our values of Trust, Compassion, Understanding, and Healing. The Vision of TCUH is "to lead the nation in quality tribal healthcare."
TCUH provides a broad spectrum of care to it beneficiaries to include:
a. Emergency Room
b. Inpatient Clinic
c. Urgent Care Clinic
e. Physical and Occupational Therapy
f. Social Se...rvices
h. Public Health Nursing
i. Alcohol and Tobacco Programs and Counseling
j. Mental Health
TCUH offers generous time-off, 100% employer paid benefits and employee voluntary benefits
TCUH is an Equal Opportunity Employer