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Supervisory Physician (Administration)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Shiprock, NM 87420
Job Description


Serve as a Physician/Deputy Clinical Director to provides direct patient care to inpatient and outpatient and to provides supervision of provision, planning, development, organization, integration, administration and evaluation of clinical services under the direction of the Clinical Director at Shiprock’s Northern Navajo Medical Center, Indian Health Service, Shiprock, NM.


Provide quality medical/surgical evaluation and treatment to inpatients and outpatients with a wide variety of diagnostic conditions Works with the Clinical Director and other key staff members with full participation in management discussions, decisions, policy making and supervision related to clinical services Ensure implementation and compliance with quality assurance, continuous quality improvement and procedures and processes required by accreditation and regulatory bodies (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission) Formulates and implements administrative programs and plans to satisfy priorities and service unit objectives Conducts meeting and conferences with department chiefs and staff to explain work requirements, methods and procedures Formulates and issues written instructions; reviews and recommends approval, modifications or changes in functions, procedures, personnel assignments and other operating matters; report on progress and resolution of problems in achieving objectives Supervises, administers and oversees ancillary services department (Supervisory Nurse, Supervisory Pharmacist, Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, Physicians (Radiology, Pathology), Supervisory Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Supervisory Health Systems Specialist, Supervisory Respiratory Therapist, Director of Rehabilitation Services) Ensures implementation and adherence to programs, e.g., Merit Promotion plan, Excepted Service Examining Plan, Direct Hire Authority, position management responsibilities, performance appraisal system, counseling services, equitable treatment of employees, reviews and decides penalties for disciplinary and adverse action; justifies staff and financial resources to accomplish program objectives, etc. Responsible for application and implementation of equal employment opportunity program, affirmative action programs in selections, details, promotions, awards, career development, hiring, reassignments, etc. Serves on hospital committees and reports to the Clinical Director, Chief Executive Officer, subordinate supervisors and their staff; assists with recruiting clinical staff and in the absence of and when so delegated by the Clinical Director supervises the Clinical Division of the Hospital


Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period

U.S. Citizenship is required

Must pass pre-employment examination.

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes. A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required upon selection/placement. Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required. Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities. The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service. On-call hours or standby duty may be required which may cover days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: 02/05/2020


To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT: In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. The degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association or accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Demonstrated professional skill in applying theories, principles, concepts and practices of medicine sufficient to serve as an expert in medical evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with suspected illnesses and/or rare conditions; applying knowledge of medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations, and complying with all requirements to maintain status as an active member of a medical staff; Served in a supervisory role and provided direct patient care to inpatient and outpatient and provided supervision of provision, planning, development, organization, integration, administration and evaluation of clinical services. Board Certification Preferred. Each Physician must possess and maintain a current and unrestricted license in a state. The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subjected to advers

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