Cherokee Nation - Jay, OK

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Performs medical duties according to credentials and privileges. Participates on committees, participates in educational and community activities, and assures Cherokee Nation Health Services objectives are met.

Job Duties:

Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and the United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Elicits and records information about patient medical history and services as patient advocate in the clinical setting. Examines patient to determine general physical condition. Orders or executes various tests, analyzes diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition. Analyzes reports and findings of tests and of examination, and diagnoses condition. Administers or prescribes treatments or drugs. Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment. Performs medical job duties within the chosen specialty according to credentials held by employee and privileges granted by Cherokee Nation. Inoculates and vaccinates patients to immunize patients from communicable diseases. Conducts physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage. Advises patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease. Participates or chairs assigned committee meetings. Participates in community health fairs. Provides education to schools and/or community organizations. Maintains educational requirements. Assures Cherokee Nation Health Services objectives are met. Adheres to professional ethical standards. Supervises assigned staff according to Cherokee Nation Human Resources Policies and Procedures and any other applicable rules, regulations, and guidelines. Other duties may be assigned.


Doctoral degree as a Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO); no substitutions. At least two years experience in a related field. An individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems and Database software. Must be licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of Oklahoma and maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certifications and/or pediatric advanced life support (PALS). Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating. Residency and/or internship training preferred.

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