Provides supervision of assigned Emergency Department Medical Staff and provide full emergency and acute health care services to patients who present to the Twelve Clans Unity Hospital Emergency Department for care.
Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Demonstrates the WCHS core mission, vision and values.
As the supervising staff physician, incumbent performs and provides the diagnosis, care and treatment of primarily emergency care patients. Provides clinical and administrative supervision of the all the medical staff, including the contractor medical staff. Makes appropriate medical referrals to the private sector hospitals and specialist for Emergency Department patients.
Ensures that the Emergency Department is staffed at all times adequately to meet the medical care needs of the patients. Includes preparing physician and advanced practice provider schedules a minimum of 30 days in advance. Ensures all providers have received proper orientation. Ensures that all medical staff are properly credentialed prior to reporting for duty at the Emergency Department.
Ensures that all medical staff are properly trained and that all licenses and necessary certifications are current at all times. Ensures that the Emergency Department is in compliance with all applicable CMS Conditions of Participation as they relate to the Emergency Department environment.
Works closely with the Clinical Director to ensure quality and safe care is produced out of the ER.
Proficient in the electronic medical record. Ensures that all documentation is complete and acceptable for his/her staff.
Works closely with private sector hospitals, physicians and referral centers to ensure a comprehensive medical referral process is in place. Participates in all medical staff and quality management functions including professional peer review.
Ensures that the Emergency Department has the necessary medical equipment in place to provide appropriate medical care.
Makes decisions in matters of significance.
Other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a United States or Canadian medical school approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of applicant’s graduation. Or, a doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a medical school not of the USA or Canada that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States, as demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), or Fifth Pathway Certificate.
Completed a Residency Program in Emergency Medicine or have significant Emergency Medicine experience (3 years) if a non-Emergency Residency Program was completed. BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified.
At least one (1) year experience in healthcare administration as Director (Emergency Room.)
A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
Internal Number: 002
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