Locum Position
Emergency Medicine Physician-MD/DO at

Tribal Medical Center near Fort Defiance

Ft. Defiance, AZ

Hiring Organization :  Arc Health

$(225-250) per hour
  • Varying hour

  • Multiple

  • 10-12

  • Sep 2023 -

About This Job

We are seeking Board Certified Emergency Medicine physicians to provide emergency medicine care at comprehensive Indian Health Service facilities in Southwest, rural and underserved communities. Ideal candidates are those who will consider returning to the facilities for at least one-two weeks each month. We are urgently hiring qualified candidates for locums positions.

Position Details:
- Typical number of patients per day: 10-12
- Schedule: Flexible

- Committed to rural, Tribal, and underserved healthcare
- Compassionate, mission-driven social medicine practitioners
- Interested in joining a dynamic and potentially disruptive social healthcare enterprise
- Board-certified in EM/Eligible by ABEM
- Active, unrestricted license and DEA from any state or US territory
- Completed a US residency program
- Not had a lapse in practice > 6 months leading up to assignment

Benefits include:
- Flexible career options that allow rotating between domestic and international work
- Competitive compensation
- Malpractice coverage, including tail insurance
- Supportive and engaged community of social medicine practitioners
- Flexible/block scheduling

Community Details:
Strong Navajo and Hopi cultural traditions exist within the communities, offering an opportunity to learn the Navajo and Hopi languages, or to learn about traditional Native American medicine. The service units are located near the Grand Canyon National Park, with excellent opportunities for photography and outdoor recreation.

  • No procedures
  • Closed ICU
  • No codes
  • No teaching
Facility Specific Job Details
Travel Expenses (Locum Only)
  • Board certified
  • Any state license
Job Locations
  • Tsehootsooi Medical Center

Facility Description

Medical Center hosts a 24/7 Level 2 Emergency Room. Its other medical departments include a dental, optometry, primary care, and women's health , pediatric clinic. It has a 12 bed main Emergency Department with a 7-bed Overflow unit. There are 4-5 physicians shift times 6:30-4pm/11:30-9:30pm/4:30-2:30pm (single coverage)/ fast track shift 10a-8a. It is staffed with physicians who are Board Certified or eligible in the OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistants, Dentists and Optometrists.

Facility Information