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Physician / Family Practice / Arizona / Permanent / Primary Care Physician Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Pinon
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Be the One You're Meant to Be. Here, in Pinon, Arizona

The Community - Pinon, AZ
Have you ever gone to a new place and felt ' wow' about it? For many people, that experience is felt in Pinon, Arizona. This small town may not be as popular as other cities in the United States, but don't let that mislead you. Pinon is a small-in-size town right now but it's also a beautiful, upcoming tourist destination that is worth its weight in gold. You will be pleasantly surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden gem of a destination, such as exploring the historic St. Mary of Rosary Mission, or get your blood pumping at the local Pinon Rodeo Grounds. Not to mention the pleasures you gain while exploring the nearby cities of Gallup, Window Rock, Page, Chinle, Marble Canyon, or even make a weekend trip out of it and go gallivanting through the Grand Canyon!

Gallup, NM is just over an hour away drive-time from Pinon, take a peek at it here!

Nearest Airports:
The closest major airport to Pinon, Arizona is the Page Municipal Airport (PGA/KPGA). Located in Page, Arizona and is 126 miles from Pinon. This month, there are 36 flights arriving at Page Airport, which are 7 flights per week or 1 flight per day. The most frequently departed flights to Page are routes from Phoenix and Grand Canyon. These two routes together are operated 36 times (this month) and make up for 100% of all monthly arrivals at Page Municipal Airport. The longest flight to Page PGA is departing from Phoenix which is a non-stop flight and takes around 55 minutes.

About the Facility - Pinon Health Center Client
PHC is Associated with Chinle Service Unit - Indian Health Service in the Heart of the Navajo Reservation - Northern AZ. PHC provides care to approximately 11,000 patients - the majority of which are Navajo and many are traditional Navajo who still speak the language. A collegial group of providers offer services in primary care, women's health, counseling, dental, dietary and community nutrition, health promotions, lab, x-ray, native medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, speech therapy, podiatry and public health nursing. When not providing care in the clinic our group enjoys book clubs, potlucks, gardening, fire pits, learning about the Navajo culture, hiking, rock climbing, camping, biking, cross country skiing. Downhill skiing, kayaking rock climbing, fishing and national parks are all within a few hours away.

Facility Address: Navajo Service Rte 41, Pinon, AZ 86510

RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • Shall provide professional medical services or direct patient care services.
  • Appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the standards of care established by recognized medical care organizations.
  • Shall provide acute and chronic primary and urgent care services in accordance with the terms and conditions of this contract and in accordance with the standards of The Joint Commission, professional standards of the licensing board, Indian Health Service, Navajo Area and Chinle Service Unity policy and procedures.
  • Shall interview and examine patients, reviews past medical history, and requests and/or perform complex diagnostic tests and examinations deemed necessary to obtain all possible information related to each case.
  • Shall make preliminary diagnosis, direct, prescribe or provide treatment, or arrange for specialized care or patient referral as required.
  • Evaluate patients presenting for services.
  • Shall base decisions upon information obtained, professional medical knowledge and skills and prescribe policies and procedures.
  • Shall make note of observations to be incorporated into clinical records.
  • Shall provide emergency care as required.
  • Shall provide definitive management in all medical categories for cases that do not require referrals.
  • Shall give total patient care including prevention, health maintenance, early diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up services to patients under his/her care.
  • Must be BLS certified, ACLS and PALS certified.
  • When working in urgent care department, shall provide patient care and obtains consultants as needed. Patients occasionally present to urgent care with urgent medical issues and may require prompt evaluation and decision making.
  • Shall provide primary medical care to patients with a wide spectrum of illness in urgent care department, including evaluation, stabilization and transfer of patients with sepsis, MI, laceration, fracture, abdominal pain, glycemic issues, psychiatric illness, respiratory conditions, pediatric illness and renal dysfunction with the capabilities of recognizing and giving initial treatment of acute and psychiatric problems.
  • Shall conduct outpatient clinics making observations appropriate to the outpatient's underlying disease and treatment plan, including current symptoms.
  • Shall refer patients to appropriate contracted medical or other government facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures that cannot be adequately provided at local I.H.S. facilities.
    REQUIREMENTS
    • Shall have a minimum of 36 months of Family Practice/General Medicine Physician work experience. There must be no lapse of services of more than six consecutive months for at least 12 months prior to beginning tour of duty.
    • Shall have completed all requirements of residency training and experience in Family Medicine/General Medicine.
    • Shall be board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Family Physicians or American Boar

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Saint George , Physician / Family Practice / Arizona / Permanent / Primary Care Physician Job, Healthcare , Pinon, Utah

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