The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska operates the Twelve Clans Unity Hospital through the Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System under the auspices of P.L. 93-638, the Indian Self-Determination and Educational Assistance Act. The Clinical Director provides clinical oversight and direction to all aspects of the provision of medical care within the hospital. The incumbent will provide direct supervision to the Medical Staff (Outpatient, Inpatient and Emergency Department), Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory, Radiology and Dietary
Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Provides oversight to the Medical Executive Committee and ensures that the Medical Staff meets on regular basis and in accordance with established medical staff bylaws.
Participates as member of the Hospital Executive Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Quality Management Committee and any other committee as designated by the Chief Operating Officer.
Ensures the provision of quality health care services in accordance with all CMS and Joint Commission standards throughout the hospital departments directly under the Clinical Director’s scope of responsibilities and duties.
Provides oversight and direction to the Medical Staff Credentialing process in compliance with the CMS conditions of participation and Joint Commission standards.
Works closely with the Quality Management Director to ensure compliance with applicable standards of care for all patients utilizing the hospital.
Ensure that the Peer Review process is in place and functioning within the established policy and procedures.
Ensures that all policies and procedures are in place for the medical staff and all departments directly under the incumbent’s supervision.
Ensures that all medical providers complete the proper documentation of the medical records in a timely manner and are following applicable policies and procedures.
Participates in the review of the Purchase Referred Care (PRC) consultant referrals and ensures they are reviewed and approved or denied in a timely manner.
Provides direct clinical services as Physician in the Outpatient Clinic on a regular basis.
Participates in morning rounds and review of all Emergency Room transfers and admission to the hospital and referral hospitals.
Reviews and analyzes utilization data of all clinical departments within the hospital and makes recommendation to management on methodologies to improve the provision of patient care services.
Network with private sector medical centers, hospitals, universities to determine more effective methods of providing patient care services.
Promotes the expansion of enhanced Specialty Care Services at the hospital that will most benefit the patient population and improve the health care status of the community.
Ensure the provision of a comprehensive medical education program for the various health care disciplines throughout the hospital in conjunction with the Director of Nursing and department heads.
Conducts annual performance evaluations of Department Heads directly supervised by the incumbent.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must possess a valid unrestricted medical license in any U.S. state or Territory to practice as Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic (D.O.).
Must have completed an approved Medical Residency Program in either Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine and be either Board Certified or Board Eligible in any of the above Residency Programs.
Must have a minimum of five years’ experience as a licensed Medical Provider with a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a hospital environment.
Must have a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license to prescribe.
Must have experience with JCR and CMS surveys and be proficient in all JCR and CMS accreditation standards pertaining to the Medical Staff.
Experience working with American Indian health care systems and communities is preferred.
Must have strong leadership and communication skills.
Must have a commitment to the provision of quality patient care and patient first mentality.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
Internal Number: 005
About Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System - Twelve Clans Unity Hospital
Servicing Native Americans of all tribes in the area, Twelve Clans Unity Hospital (TCUH) is a former Indian Health Services facility now operated by the Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System.
TCUH is located in Winnebago, NE, a 20-minute drive from Sioux City, IA. Our employees and team members work in a high-tech, modern medical facility. TCUH is a full-service, state-of-the-art facility providing community health care, behavioral health care, and emergency care to patients in and around the Winnebago, NE area. The hospital Mission is "To improve the well-being of the community by providing patient-centered health care that is respectful of tribal beliefs."
We are always looking for healthcare professionals who provide the high quality of care our patients deserve. The values of TCUH and the expectation for all employees is to provide our values of Trust, Compassion, Understanding, and Healing. The Vision of TCUH is "to lead the nation in quality tribal healthcare."
TCUH provides a broad spectrum of care to it beneficiaries to include:
a. Emergency Room
b. Inpatient Clinic
c. Urgent Care Clinic
e. Physical and Occupational Therapy
f. Social Se...rvices
h. Public Health Nursing
i. Alcohol and Tobacco Programs and Counseling
j. Mental Health
TCUH offers generous time-off, 100% employer paid benefits and employee voluntary benefits
TCUH is an Equal Opportunity Employer