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Physician / Emergency Medicine / Oklahoma / Locum tenens / Emergency Medicine Physician Needed in La

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8 Sep 2022
Emergency Medicine Physician Needed at Federal HospitalEmergency Medicine Physician Services requested by the Lawton Indian Hospital located in Lawton, Oklahoma for a period of 6 months with possibility to extend. Lawton Indian Hospital (Acute Care Hospital)1515 Northeast Lawrie Tatum RdLawton, OK 73507ItineraryDirect flight to Lawton, OK via American Airlines. 10 min drive via rental car to hotel; hotel will be 6 minutes from Lawton Indian Hospital.Work ScheduleNormal shifts for the Emergency Department consist of 12 hour shifts. A mid-shift may be required if thepatient workload becomes heavy. The Fast Track schedule and shifts which fall under the EmergencyHours of Operation8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday; Closed on Federal HolidaysEmergency Room and Inpatient Care Open 24/7Start DateAugust 1, 2020EMR UsedResource and Patient Management System (RPMS)OverviewThe Lawton Indian Hospital is a full-service hospital situated in Oklahoma's third largest metropolitan area. Lawton Fort Sill serves as a prominent shopping, medical, recreational, educational and religious center for the region. It is the retail and distribution center for the area's cattle, dairy and agricultural industries.The city of Lawton-Ft. Sill, only 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, has a population of roughly 100,000. Surrounded by mountains and small lakes, the city enjoys a stable economy, largely due to the 26,000 service personnel on active duty at Fort Sill and an equal number of former Army members who chose to make Lawton their home after retiring from the service.The Lawton Indian Hospital is modern facility with 26 beds and a staff over 30 full time credentialed providers. The facility offers inpatient care including general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, and pediatrics, as well as outpatient services in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory, nursing, optometry, podiatry, and audiology to name a few. There is also a community health staff of nurses, educators, social workers, and environmental health specialists. The hospital provides over 800 admissions and 100,000 outpatient per year. Improving Patient Care is a central theme. The Patient Centered Medical Home model is followed to provide care to over 23,000 active patients.BackgroundThe Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, isresponsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The mission ofIHS is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives tothe highest level and assure that comprehensive, culturally acceptable personal and public healthservices are available and accessible to members of the 566 federally recognized Tribes across the UnitedStates.Key DeliverablesThe contract physician shall provide emergency/urgent care physician services to evaluate and treatpatients who present themselves to the Emergency Department.Physician shall be required to develop familiarity and abide by current policies, procedures, by-laws andregulations of the on-site clinical and medical staff.Professional QualificationsEmergency department physicians shall have a permanent, current, full and unrestricted license topractice medicine in a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of theUnited States. Physicians shall be board certified, or eligible, by the American Board of EmergencyMedicine. Physicians shall comply with the policies, procedures and by-laws of the hospital/clinic. The physician shall also be required to perform this service in compliance with applicable standards of The Joint Commission and Quality Improvement.
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  • Job Reference: 707114306-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Oklahoma
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent