Physician - OB/GYN

Employer
Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation
Location
Tuba City, Arizona
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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With a staff of over 900, TCRHCC meets the needs of a growing population and keeps pace with perpetual advances in medical knowledge and technology. The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment. The Native American tribes located and served here are the Navajo, Hopi, and Southern Paiute. This, along with the diverse employee population of both the hospital and school systems, makes a pleasantly diverse community. The hospital is located near the Four Corners area, which is rich in cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities, and offers four mild seasons. The Grand Canyon, ponderosa pine forests, mountains, and a vibrant city are all nearby. Contact us to learn more about this opportunity today.

Physician OB/GYN – Opportunity           

  • 4-day work week with time in clinic, OR block time, and call
  • Weekend call is every 6th weekend on average
  • Collaborative care with a collegial group of physicians and CNMs
  • Midwives take first call
  • Opportunity to work with medical students and residents
  • May qualify for Loan Repayment Program
  • Paid vacation (20 days) and CME time (5 days)
  • Focus is on patient care in a multicultural practice

POSTION SUMMARY

TCRHCC provides the full range of obstetrical and gynecological services.  Obstetrical services include routine and complex prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum care.  Gynecological services include preventative and therapeutic treatment of girls, women, and transgender people within the scope of practice.  The scope of care may be limited by the facilities.  Rarely, the provider may be the sole specialist on duty.  Other assignments include consultation services, teaching, and participation in hospital governance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Performs all clinical duties necessary to provide comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological care to girls and women includes conducting outpatient clinics, delivering babies, performing minor and major surgery, providing ultrasound examinations, and other clinical duties not specified. Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods.
  2. In an emergency, maybe be required to perform duties outside the designated area of specialization. Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver infants safely.
  3. Prepares appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care.  Dictates clinical reports and correspondence concerning patients under his/her care to physicians, hospitals and other individuals and facilities.
  4. Refers patients to appropriate contracted medical or other government facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures that cannot be adequately provided here.  Coordinates and integrates information obtained into the ongoing Health Care Program at TCRHCC and assures the provision of timely follow-up care as required.
  5. Works closely with allied health professionals (i.e., Community Health Nurse, Social Workers, Health Educator, etc.) to utilize and coordinate the services of other health care professionals in the management of patients’ medical, psychological, and social problems.
  6. Handwriting must be legible and must be willing to use an Electronic Health Record.
  7. Ensure proper PPE is always worn while on duty including but not limited to, face mask, gloves, gown, isolation gown, NIOSH-approved N95 filtering facepiece respirator or higher, if available), and eye or face shield. 
  8. Complete all donning and doffing tasks in a safe acceptable method and discard of used PPE accordingly. (see CDC website for most current updates)
  9. Complete task training for all routine cleaning and decontamination processes for all surfaces contaminated by a communicable disease to ensure a high level of patient, visitor, employee, and external customer satisfaction.
  10. Completes all patient care documentation in the electronic health record entries accurately and in real-time.
  11. Participates in departmental workflow and or testing teams as related to electronic health record or other project initiatives
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • A Medical Degree, MD or DO from accredited school of medicine
  • Completion of a four (4) year residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology

License/Certification:

  • Must possess and maintain a current and unrestricted license to practice as a physician in any state within the United States, District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • Active Candidate or Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Credentialing:

Must be a credentialed member of the TCRHCC Medical Staff

Other Skills and Abilities:

A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.  All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Positive working relationships with others
  • Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences
  • Excellent clinical skills and judgment
  • Successful completion of and positive results from all background and reference checks, including positive employment references from authorized representatives of past and current employers demonstrating to the satisfaction of TCRHCC a record of satisfactory performance and that the applicant can perform the essential functions of the job
  • Successful completion of fingerprint clearance requirements, physical examinations, and other screenings indicating that the applicant is qualified to be employed by TCRHCC and demonstrating to the satisfaction of TCRHCC that the applicant can perform the essential functions of the job
  • Submission of all required employment-related documents, applications, resumes, references, and other required information free of false, misleading, or incomplete information, as determined by TCRHCC.

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