The Internist will diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Treat internal disorders, such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and problems of the lung, brain, kidney, and gastrointestinal tract.
Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury
Provide and manage long-term, comprehensive medical care, including diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, for adult patients in an office or hospital.
Manage and treat common health problems, such as infections, influenza and pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in adolescents, adults and the elderly.
Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
Make diagnoses when different illnesses occur together or in situations where the diagnosis may be obscure.
Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
Immunize patients to protect them from preventable diseases.
Advise surgeon of patient’s risk status and recommend appropriate intervention to minimize risk.
Provide consulting services to the other doctors caring for patients with special or difficult problems.
Community based medicine, such as public health, disaster situations, infectious disease.
Working with elected governments, i.e. Tribal Council, Local Government, State, etc.).
Experience or extra training in Environmental or Occupational Medicine is a definite plus.
May have supervising responsibilities should the Medical Director be out of the office.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
New York State License for Internal Medicine
Communication Skills – need to be excellent communicators. Must be able to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare support staff.
Compassion – physicians deal with patients who are sick or injured and may be in extreme pain or distress.Physicians must be able to treat patients and their families with compassion and understanding.
Physicians must ensure that patients are receiving appropriate treatment and medications.They must also monitor and record various pieces of information related to patient care.
Leadership skills – Physicians who work in their own practice need to be effective leaders.
Organizational skills – strong organizational skills, including good recordkeeping, are critical in medical settings.
Patience – Physicians may work for long periods with patients who need special attention.Children and adult patients who fear medical treatment may require more patience.
Problem-solving skills – Physicians need to evaluate patients’ symptoms and administer the appropriate treatments.They often need to do this quickly in order to save a patient’s life.
Interested applicants are encouraged to call the Health Services Director Michael Cook or Assistant Director Matthew Thompson at (518) 358-3141 if they have any questions.
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.
Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.
About Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Akwesasne Mohawks that deals exclusively with the United States and the State of New York in all government-to-government relations. Its vision encompasses the shared desire to improve and enrich the lives of tribal members, while leading the Akwesasne community into the future with confidence and the strength of traditional Mohawk core values.
The SRMT provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental plans, short term/long term disability coverage, 401k plan with discretionary company contribution, paid time off, group life insurance coverage, resources and more!