Indian Health Opportunity for compassionate FM/IM physician

ID: 23194139
Location: Rosebud , SD - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Salary: Hourly
Duration: Locum Tenens - Full Time
Accepted Visas: J-1 , H-1B
Contact: Ashley Troutman    Call: 9717084713
Posted: 07/26/2022

Position Overview:

Arc Health is seeking a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician to provide primary care in the outpatient department of an Indian Health Service hospital located in Rosebud, South Dakota. This hospital is part of the Great Plains Area Indian Health Service Unit. This physician will see patients of all ages, from newborn to geriatric. The majority of patients are adults with chronic illness, such as diabetes, hypertension, and pain management. Regular work duties may include the clinical supervision of mid-levels, students, and residents. Teaching is considered a vital role in providing good patient care.

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, with the potential for some evening or weekend clinics. One hour of admin time each day. Shift times will fluctuate to accommodate evening/weekend clinics.
  • Typical number of patients per day: 14
  • Specialty & Community resources: Rosebud Hospital is 2.5 hours from Rapid City and 4 hours from Sioux Falls. Pierre, the capital of South Dakota, is about 2 hours away. The hospital has a small inpatient department and no ICU. Currently, due to COVID, there is no surgery or OB department, but there are plans to reopen at a future date. There is a very active ER. Transfers are by ambulance or air; there is an airstrip at the hospital. There is minimal specialty care. Podiatry and nephrology services are available by appointment.
  • Compensation: $125-145/hour

Location & Population:

This comprehensive care facility is a 35 bed medical/surgical hospital located in Rosebud, South Dakota. The hospital is the primary source of health care for the Rosebud Sioux (Sicangu Oyate) tribal members, in and around the Rosebud Sioux reservation. The mission of the hospital is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illnesses
  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations for adults
  • Participate in quality improvement/patient safety projects
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care

Candidates must be:

  • Committed to rural, Tribal, and underserved healthcare
  • Compassionate, mission-driven social medicine practitioners
  • Interested in joining a dynamic and potentially disruptive social healthcare enterprise
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine; Candidates just graduating residency may be Board-eligible only.
  • Licensed in any state – active, unrestricted license
  • Completed a US residency program
  • Not had a loss of licensure or suspended licensure
  • Not had a lapse in practice > 6 months leading up to assignment
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 4 weeks or more at a time
  • Have a valid unrestricted DEA with schedule I-V