STAFF PHYSICAN

Job Description
CHSi is accepting resumes of qualified candidates for the Staff Physician position to work full-time in support of ICE Health Service Corps at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Medical Facility. CHSi is in an active bidding process for this position which is contingent upon CHSi being awarded the contract.
INTRODUCTION
The ICE Health Services Corps (IHSC) exists within the organizational structure of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers, civil service staff and contractors comprise the healthcare professionals working together to provide quality healthcare services. IHSC serves as the medical experts for ICE for detainee health care.
MISSION
IHSC?s mission is to provide medical care to maintain the health of individuals in the custody of ICE through an integrated health care delivery system, based on nationally recognized correctional, detention and residential health care standards. The Agency is committed to providing healthcare services to protect the nation?s health, reduce global disease and provide medical support for the law enforcement mission of the safe apprehension, enforcement and removal of detained individuals involved in immigration proceedings. IHSC is committed to ensuring a system of care that is ethical, responsible, and accountable through rigorous surveillance and monitoring activities.
ATTRIBUTES AND PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:
+ Strong oral and written communication skills.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills.
+ Critical thinking skills
+ Cultural competency.
+ Integrity and honesty.
+ Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish (preferred, not required).
+ Experience in a detention/correctional or residential healthcare setting (preferred, not required).
Required Skills
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
+ Expert knowledge of the clinical medicine and the current standards of practice.
+ Ability and proficiency to serve as a clinical expert in the provision of technical assistance and consultation, and management of clinically oriented staff.
+ Ability and proficiency to properly use equipment, materials and supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures.
+ Ability to provide input for congressional inquiries and to effectively communicate with Federal Agencies and other organizations as indicated.
+ Mastery of managerial and administrative practices, to include expertise in routine management of ambulatory clinic functioning and responsibilities.
+ High degree of independence, initiative, clinical judgment, and follow-through on a wide range of sensitive, complex, and clinical issues.
+ Teaching experience acknowledging a level of expertise and capacity for developing and accessing clinical educational programs.
+ Knowledge of issues confronting the healthcare delivery system, including specific problems and concerns of special population groups.
+ Knowledge of program policies and guidelines, and operating procedures relating to healthcare delivery systems.
+ Knowledge of organizations and responsibilities of all levels of government operations.
+ Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment.
+ Ability to utilize telephonic interpreter/translation services to complete assigned duties if not fluent in a language the patient understands.
+ Ability to adapt to sudden changes in schedules and flexibility in work requirements.
+ Ability to communicate proficiently in English (verbal and written) in order to develop positive rapport with patients, co-workers and other stakeholders.
+ Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships in a multidisciplinary environment.
+ Ability to navigate in an electronic work environment including electronic health records, web based training and communications.
+ Knowledge of, and moderate proficiency in, common Microsoft Office programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.
+ Knowledge of regulations (HIPAA/Privacy Act) regarding the confidentiality of patient medical records and information as well as Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
+ Serves as the on-site medical authority within the scope of services provided by IHSC.
+ Clinical supervisory authority over mid-level providers as well as the nursing staff and pharmacy.
+ Responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of healthcare delivery at his/her assigned facility.
+ Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted privileges.
+ Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as appropriate to discipline and facility setting.
+ Conducts physical assessments, initial and follow-up assessments for acute and chronic medical condition.
+ Assures appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests and services are available, utilized and monitored.
+ Acts as initial reviewer for all outside referrals/consults to specialty services not offered at the local facility.
+ If a Medical Health Unit is onsite, conducts daily rounds on patients.
+ May be expected to respond to and or coordinate response to medical emergencies.
+ Seeks guidance from the IHSC Medical Director, Associate Medical Director, Regional Clinical Directors or other IHSC senior leadership as appropriate.
+ Serves as chairperson of local performance improvement and pharmacy and therapeutics committee.
+ Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program policies and position.
+ Maintains functional proficiency and ease of use utilizing electronic health records as required by, and appropriate to, position.
+ Completes and passes all discipline specific competencies testing, initially and annually.
+ Completes all initial, annual and ad hoc training as required/assigned.
+ Maintains patient confidentiality, and confidentiality of medical records, in compliance with the Privacy Act and HIPAA regulations in all work activities.
+ Adheres to, and maintains awareness of, IHSC Policies, Procedures, Directives, Operational Memoranda and accreditation standards as prescribed by ICE/IHSC.
+ Adheres to, and participates in, IHSC?s Safety, Prevention, Infection and Control, Quality Improvement, Patient Education and other programs and collateral duties as appropriate to position.
Required Experience
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
+ Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from a school in the United States or,
+ Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States as established by:
A. The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA) and
B. Permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
+ Minimum of one year experience as a licensed physician.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION :
+ Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state in which the duty station is located. The license must be maintained in a permanent, full, and unrestricted status during the term of employment. Any changes to licensure must be reported to employer immediately.
+ Current Board certification in an appropriate primary care specialty (internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine) by an American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved board (Candidates not board certified at the time of hiring must be
+ This position requires privileging by IHSC.
+ Maintains BLS for Healthcare Providers? certification through the American Heart Association.presented to the IHSC Medical Director for concurrence).
DUTY HOURS/ ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS
+ IHSC operates 24/7/365; this position is required to respond during an emergency
+ This full time position is required to be available telephonically and/or to report to the facility during non-duty hours.
+ This full time position requires availability to work days, evenings and nights, as well as weekends and
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS
+ The Department of Homeland Security?s Personnel Security Unit (PSU) must render an Initial Preliminary Favorable Fitness Determination to be considered a qualified candidate.
+ A Complete Favorable Fitness Determination must be rendered by PSU upon completion of initial, and between, subsequent background investigations to meet the requirements of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
+ Required to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and maintain balance.
+ Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes, where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.
+ Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.
+ Must have the ability to assist sick, injured or aging detainees or staff exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).
+ Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case by case basis).
+ Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing.
+ Must be able to lift, push, or carry 30 pounds.
+ Must perform the duties in a stressful and often austere environment without physical limitations.
+ Must be capable of standing on hard services (cement floors) for long periods of time.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS
This is a contract position and supervisory controls will be set forth by the contract vendor. Technical oversight will be provided by the Government Technical Monitor (GTM).
Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.
Job Location
Eloy, Arizona, US
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular 15bf71c6992741219642e5d9f7936224

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Consulting Staff Practice Director
Phoenix, AZ Oracle
Consulting Staff Practice Director
Tucson, AZ Oracle
Staff VP Credentialing 123239
Scottsdale, AZ Anthem, Inc
Staff VP Credentialing 123239
Tucson, AZ Anthem, Inc