Family Medicine on Navajo Indian Reservation

ID: 23194086
Location: Ganado , AZ - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Salary: Hourly
Duration: Permanent OR Locum Tenens - Any
Accepted Visas: J-1 , H-1B
Contact: Ashley Troutman    Call: 9717084713
Posted: 07/26/2022
Position Overview: Arc Health is seeking a Family Medicine physician for the Outpatient Department of a critical access Tribal hospital located on the Navajo Nation. This is a full-time position, providing outpatient care for those living in Navajo Nation.
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. No call.
  • Typical number of patients per day: 12-18 (usually 12-14). Mix of walk-ins and scheduled patients
  • Support staff/EHR: Each physician works with a medical assistant (MA) for the day. The MA may be shared with other providers and help triage and room. EHR system is MediTech.
  • Specialty & Community resources: Access to UpToDate, point of care testing, pipeline to urgent care and ED services, behavioral health, dental, diabetes & community health services program, inpatient services, laboratory, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and radiology.
  • Compensation: $120-$130/hour
Location/Population: This hospital serves the Navajo Nation and surrounding community; 97% of the service area population is American Indian/Alaska Native. It acts as the sole provider of care for the Navajo Nation chapters and communities south of Route 26 (Cornfields, Steamboat, etc.).
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illnesses
  • Participate in quality improvement/patient safety projects including antibiotic stewardship, preventive care, and provider education
  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations for adults and children.
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care

Candidates must be:
  • Fully licensed in the state of Arizona, and have an active AZ DEA
  • Committed to rural and underserved healthcare
  • Be flexible providing care in an underserved area with limited resources
  • Compassionate, mission-driven social medicine practitioners
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Interested in joining a dynamic and potentially disruptive social healthcare enterprise