Medical Director/Physician & Licensed Clinical Social Worker:  Tule River Indian Health Center, Inc.

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Tule River Indian Health Center, Inc. Employment Opportunities:

Medical Director/Physician & Licensed Clinical Social Worker

PO Box 768 Porterville, CA 93258

(559) 784-2316 Human.Resources@crihb.org

Position Summary Medical Director:

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Medical Director coordinates relative administration procedures and is the primary point of contact for the examination, diagnosis, and medical prevention/ treatment/education of for a full range of patients at TRIHCI. In this capacity, the Medical Director performs his/her duties with professionalism, compassion, and sound judgment to partner with TRIHCI's patients to improve their health status and quality of life. While serving in a supervisory capacity, the Medical Director does function to directly oversee the medical practice of mid-level providers and clinic physicians and work closely with the Director of Nurses (DON) to ensure the quality of medical services provided. The Medical Director is also required to serve as the Clinical Laboratory Director. The Medical Director must be able to communicate well and be able to establish rapport with patients and their families, being sensitive to the needs of the Indian community and its cultures, traditions, and values. The Medical Director must be familiar with the objectives of TRIHCI, must maintain genuine enthusiasm for the success of TRIHCI’s health programs, and consequently exercise a strong sense of stewardship in developing and maintaining community relations.

Minimum Requirements:

A current California driver's license and a good driving record are required for this position. Current unrestricted medical licensure in the State of California, current BCLS certification, and current DEA and National Provider Identification (NPI) registration numbers are also required from this position.

Position Summary Licensed Clinical Social Worker:

The LCSW is licensed by the state to deal with wide variety of complex plans of treatment for clients. He/She manages a complex caseload providing assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, and psychotherapeutic treatment for clients of the Tule River Indian Health Center, Inc. (TRIHCI). The LCSW provides various forms of mental health education and consultation services to clients, client’s families, staff, managers and other agency stakeholders. He/she must be sensitive to the needs of the Indian community, its cultures, traditions, behavior patterns, and background. He/she must be familiar with the goals and objectives of the Tule River Indian Health Center, Inc. and express a genuine commitment for its goals and ongoing success.

Minimum Requirements:

A current California driver’s license and a good driving record are required for this position. Current unrestricted Clinical Social Worker licensure in the State of California, current NPI number for billing purposes and Master’s degree in Social Work.