Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Medical
  • Manistique, MI, USA
  • SALARY BASED UPON EXPERIENCE: $207,602.57 - $220,058.73
  • Salary
  • Year Round - Full Time
  • Yes



The Physician Supervisor, under the direction of the Clinical Manager or Community Health Program Manager-Rural and Medical Director, is responsible for providing direct patient care services and the overall supervision of the daily operations of the clinical setting and administrative responsibilities including the overall supervision and coordination of daily operations within the clinical setting.                      


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Provides direct patient care medical services.
  • Provides a wide variety of health promotion-disease      prevention direct patient care services in the clinical setting to include      medical evaluations, assessments, examinations, diagnosis, treatment and      management of a wide variety of acute and chronic disease conditions for      patients of all ages. 
  • Provides and maintains the competency of clinical      procedures, as defined and approved by the Professional Staff Organization      credentialing process. 
  • Refers patients to specialty care, as needed. 
  • Provides individual and group health education counseling      services during patient clinic visits and/or community based public health      activities.
  • Follows the privacy act guidelines, as established by the      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Provides supervision and administrative support.
  • Provides direct supervision of clinical staff; performs      peer reviews and annual performance appraisals.
  • Participates in the Health Division and Medical staff      quality improvement initiatives through assistance with data collection      and analysis of patient care information to ensure that medical standards      of patient care are met.
  • Attends medical staff and other administrative meetings,      as assigned. 
  • Collaborates with Clinic Manager, Health Center Clinic      Manager (St. Ignace), Community Health Program Manager – Rural and Medical      Director and continuously assesses and addresses the supervisory and      management issues of direct patient care services and overall clinic      operations.                                                                          


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • All other job related duties as assigned.      




Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, Executives, customers and outside vendor/service providers, customers/patients,  Doctors, Nurses and Health Care Providers.




Position light with lifting of 20 pounds and frequent lifting/carrying of 10 pounds. Physical factors include: constant use of hearing, near/midrange vision; frequent standing, sitting, use of smell, depth perception and color/field of vision and typing; and occasional driving and bending.  Working conditions include occasional exposure to noise. Potential hazards include: constant patient/client contact and computer use; frequent infectious exposure and exposure to needles/syringes, equipment/medical equipment, and occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, electric shock and chemicals. Protective equipment/clothing needed to perform the job duties; i.e. gloves and masks.




Education:  Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Degree required.


Experience:  Two years of clinical practice experience preferred.

Certification/License:  Must maintain Michigan Medical License and DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) License and Medical Board Certification in Family Practice Medicine or other Medical Specialty, such as pediatrics. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing.  Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of General Family Practice required. Knowledge and ability to use word processing and spreadsheet and data base software required. Knowledge of supervisory methods and practices required. Knowledge of Best Practices/Clinical guidelines required. Outpatient procedural skills preferred. Must be able to work with others in stressful situations with time constraints and deadlines. Must be able to work extended hours when needed to meet business needs. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and clearly, verbally and in writing, by telephone and email and in a diverse range of audiences and settings. Must maintain confidentiality. Native American preferred                                                                      

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