POSITION: PHYSICIAN/MEDICAL DIRECTOR
RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Medical Officer
SALARY: Step Range: 75 $245,603-82 $302,060; Full Benefits
CLASSIFICATION: Professional/Management, Regular, Full-Time
LOCATION: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services Wellness Center, Chiloquin, Oregon & 6000 New Way Clinic, Klamath Falls, Oregon
BACKGROUND: P.L. 101-630 Level
The Physician Medical Director is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the medical care and quality of services provided for the Native American population residing in the service area of the Klamath Tribes. This position will serve as a member of the administrative management and Provider Team; and will collaborate with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Klamath Tribes in the supervision of primary care teams providing services at Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services (KTHFS). The Physician Medical Director will ensure proper functioning of day-to-day clinical operations of the Medical Clinic, in coordination with CMO to provide consistent quality of care. The Physician Medical Director will be responsible for oversight of the primary care work done by providers to ensure quality, safety and standards are adhered to. Will also be responsible for peer review, productivity standards, holding staff accountable to consistently following clinic protocols/processes (to include participating in the development of needed protocols/processes for primary care). Responsible for mentoring, coaching, training providers. The Medical Director will also provide direct patient care services, providing quality, compassionate and culturally sensitive care for patients of KTHFS in accordance with national medical standards of care. This will include care within the KTHFS Medical Clinic, homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Area. Serve on Committees as requested.