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Company: Seattle Indian Health Board
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
International District - Seattle, WA

Position Type

Salary Range
$120,000.00 - $140,000.00 Hourly

Job Shift

Job Category
Health Care


SIHB Core Competencies

Core Competencies are foundational commitments and skills that all SIHB staff are expected to develop. These competencies define common measures for performance that are applied to every role in the organization.

  • Commitment to Indigenous and Organizational Values: Everything we do at SIHB is centered on Traditional Indian Medicine. It is our responsibility to maintain cultural integrity in all that we do.
  • Accountability: All employees of SIHB effectively manage their own work and the work of their teams. We take ownership of our actions and decisions. We all strive to deliver the highest quality work and care, while respecting our teammates and relatives.
  • Collaboration: SIHB is a team-oriented organization. As team members, we share the responsibility of working toward a common purpose. We collaborate with our colleagues across the organization to deliver the highest quality of care and results in alignment with our mission, vision, values and Theory of Change.
  • Communication: We practice effective and clear communication with staff, relatives, teams and community. We demonstrate empathy among each other and with those we serve, and transparency in our decision making.
  • Customer Service Orientation: All employees of SIHB recognize the needs of the diverse community we serve. We put the needs of our relatives first by delivering the highest quality, professional, responsive, and innovative care. Our relatives come first and deserve the best. Position Summary: Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB) physicians are responsible for the delivery of quality, culturally sensitive primary medical care to the SIHB's patient population. Physicians work under the supervision of the Medical Director. LOCUMS providers are on staff to cover temporary shortages in the clinic.

    Organizational Structure/Reporting Relationships: This position reports directly to the Lead Physician and has no direct reports.

    Organizational Responsibilities
    • Hold Indigenous values and practices with respect and integrity
    • Hold yourself accountable to the highest standard by being resourceful, innovative, creative and solutions-oriented
    • Actively participate in organizational activities with the understanding that success is achieved through teamwork.
    • Recognize that communication is central to the organization's success and actively champion your words and actions to maintain respect for others, encourage constructive feedback, be open to share laughter and acknowledge differences in skills and opinions, all while keeping others' best intentions in mind.
    • At SIHB, we refer to our customers as Relatives. Our Relatives come first and deserve the best. Serve the needs of our Relatives first by delivering the highest quality, professional, responsive and innovative care. Job Responsibilities
      • Provide general medical care (including diagnosis, treatment, management and referral) to SIHB patients with acute, chronic and maintenance health care needs.
      • Consult and coordinate care with other practitioners, nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, and outside referral sites. Refer patients for specialty care, as indicated.
      • Provide clinic preceptorship of mid-level practitioners and patient care instruction to nurses, pharmacists and other SIHB clinical staff.
      • Participate in quality assurance, program development, community health education/ screening and related activities.
      • Document all patient care information/treatment on problem-oriented format in patient's medical records. Complete and submit encounter forms and related materials according to established procedure.
      • Comply with SIHB policies and procedures, and the AAAHC Standards of Care
      • Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards, when assigned.
      • Other job-related duties as assigned Qualifications

        Background Qualifications

        • Board Certification in specialty area and Washington State M.D., D.O. or ARNP License. Preferred:
          • Community healthcare experience.
          • Familiarity with health and social issues facing American Indians/Alaska Natives and a desire to promote the delivery of appropriate health services to this population.
            Work Environment: Clinic operates on a 4-10 schedule Monday - Friday, with occasional Saturday clinics. Schedule to be determined based on clinic needs.


Keywords: Seattle Indian Health Board, Seattle , PHYSICIAN LOCUMS, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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