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Physicians, Family Practice, Happy Camp and Yreka, CA

Karuk Tribe


Happy Camp and Yreka, CA

March 9, 2017

Live and work where the scenery surrounding you is breathtaking...

"Join a health care team that is committed to patient care, in a setting of continuous quality improvement. We provide full salaries, benefits, training opportunities, vacation and the opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team to further the health of Native Americans and the general population of our community".

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  • Clinic Physicians
       Happy Camp and Yreka Clinics

Summary: The Clinic Physician shall provide advice regarding the development and coordination of clinical policies and procedures and shall act as the preceptor to Physician Assistants and professional supervisor to Family Nurse Practitioners, medical program staff and clinical support staff as delineated in the Karuk Tribal Organizational Chart. Shall participate in the coordination and monitoring of all organizational wide performance improvement activities and shall serve as a member of the Accreditation Continuous Quality Improvement Committee (ACQI). Shall review contracts with other providers and shall offer professional advice to the Executive Director of Health and Human Services when requested. The Clinic Physician shall be responsible for providing primary health care to clinic patients.


  1. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with Native American people in culturally diverse environments.
  2. Exhibits the ability to manage time well and work under stressful conditions with an even temperament.
  3. Displays the ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public.
  4. Demonstrates the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.


  1. Must be a graduate of an Accredited School of Medicine and have completed training internship and residency as required for California Licensure.
  2. Must be licensed by the State of California Medical Board with preference given to physicians Board certified in Family Practice and/or Internal Medicine or equivalent work experience.
  3. Must be certified as a preceptor for physician extender or willingness to become certified if required.
  4. Must possess current DEA registration for prescribing narcotics.
  5. Must obtain CME as required for license renewal. Must attend IHS provider conferences as requested.
  6. Must meet credential and privilege standards and be granted privileges from the Karuk Tribal Health Board.
  7. Must provide documentation of immunity to measles and rubella or become vaccinated with the recommended vaccine and Hepatitis B vaccine and test annually for TB. Must have an annual health examination.
  8. Must possess valid driver’s license, good driving record, and be insurable by the Tribe’s insurance carrier.
  9. Must strictly adhere to confidentiality and HIPAA policies.
  10. Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test and be willing to submit to a criminal background check.


  • Yreka, California (pronounced Y-reeka). Yreka is a quiet little city located in an area rich in history and generous in natural resources; the valley is abundant in its intrinsic beauty and enjoys the diversity of all four seasons. Close at hand are recreational opportunities featuring; golf, tennis, fishing, white water rafting, gliding, hiking/backpacking, camping, hunting, water skiing, bowling, snowmobiling, snow skiing (at two nearby ski parks), racquetball, bicycling and motorcycling.
  • Happy Camp is a small town located in the beautiful Klamath National Forest. It offers fishing, river rafting, hiking/backpacking, camping, hunting and other recreational opportunities.

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