Physician (DO / MD) - Family Medicine Residency Faculty
Tacoma, WA Medical Department
Job Type
Full-time
Description

PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma Washington is seeking a Family Medicine Residency Faculty Physician, DO/MD.


“It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner.”


We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:

  • Monday – Friday schedule
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits – monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
  • 18+ annual paid holidays
  • Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
  • 401(k) with annual profit sharing
  • Life & AD&D insurance coverage
  • PTHA is an approved loan repayment site for various programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent work/home life balance

GENERAL FUNCTION: Provide professional health care services to PTHA patients primarily in an ambulatory setting. Provide training, support and supervision of medical residents and students as required.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluate, diagnose, and treat medical, obstetric, psychiatric, and surgical diseases and emergencies as credentialed and privilege, at PTHA and other designated facilities as assigned.
  • Oversee the medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients by other medical professionals including precepting midlevel providers as needed.
  • Perform histories, physicals, and direct the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of PTHA patients in local hospitals including participation in rounding schedule. Rounding only.
  • Make referrals to specialists as per PTHA protocol and follow-up to assure quality care.
  • Provide on-site health education and counseling to patients and staff.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call duty as scheduled.
  • Provide back-up consultation to other on-call PTHA providers as scheduled.
  • Participate in Peer Review process, utilization review studies and quality improvement committee as assigned.
  • Responsible for completing charts thoroughly and accurately, within required time frame.
  • Responsible for meeting reporting requirements of the organization as directed.
  • Serve as preceptor for medical residents and students, and part-time teaching faculty for the PTFM Residency Program. Provide support for the PTHA educational mission, values and goals.
  • Maintain and demonstrate professionalism and self-care techniques on an ongoing basis within the work place.
  • Serve as clinical adjunct faculty for area medical schools as available.
  • Attends and participates in annual mandatory trainings.
Requirements
  • Doctorate of Medicine or Osteopathy from an accredited institution
  • Board Certified in Family Practice and current license to practice medicine in the State of Washington
  • Ability to obtain hospital privileges within four (4) months of hire, to participate in rounding rotation
  • Current Certification in ACLS and/or PALS and/or ALSO, as required
  • Experience and/or ability to work with an Electronic Health Records System
  • Experience teaching and precepting Residents.