We are seeking a Staff Physician in our Atlanta, Onaway & Rogers City locations. The staff physician reports to the CMO and the CEO. He/she is responsible to the Board of Directors for the content of the Principles of Practice Agreement, including the following performance responsibilities. The staff physician provides a program of high-quality primary care, integrates service with specialty care and health related agencies and participates in the development of future health care objectives and services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Provide comprehensive health care, including examination, diagnosis, treatment, advice, prescription, consultation, education, and prevention for the medical, surgical and mental health needs of patients in the office.
  • Participate in preventive health programs.
  • Participate in on-call coverage agreement with other Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. Physicians, Mid-levels, and Providers for evenings and weekends.
  • Maintain provider numbers and accept participation with BCBSM, Medicare, Medicaid, and other reimbursement programs.
  • Participate in supervision of mid-level primary care providers by direct presence or immediate phone access.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement activities as required.
  • Achieve 150 hours of AMA approved Continuing Medical Education credits in every three-year period to comply with State Licensure and Board Certification renewal requirements. Maintain Board Certification by periodic reexamination.
  • Comply with TBCHS and regulating agencies regarding documentation policies and requirements.
  • Maintain professional malpractice coverage through FTCA, agreement with Board of Directors, or private policy, subject to negotiations at time of hiring.
  • Participate in design, utilization, location, and cost considerations of building, renovation, expansion, and leasing plans for medical facility.

Standards of Conduct:

  • Abide by the bylaws, policies and directive of the Board of Directors of Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc.
  • Hold professional responsibilities above any private or conflicting interests.
  • Respect patient’s rights to privacy, informed consent, and restricted disclosure of information. Exercises courtesy and understanding in the performance of medical care. Adhere to HIPAA standards.
  • Choose whom he/she will serve. In an emergency, however, service should be rendered to all to the best of one’s ability. Having undertaken the care of patient, may not neglect him/her.
  • Administer medical care which is free of bias due to race, age, sex, religion, home of record, lifestyle, or ability to pay.
  • Seek consultation on request of the patient, in doubtful or difficult cases, or where the quality of services is likely to be enhanced.
  • Perform in accordance with the highest medical standards and ethics, including the following:
  • perform with at least ordinary care, judgment, and diligence,
  • use recognized methods of diagnosis and treatment,
  • exercise knowledge and skill commonly possessed by physicians of similar practice in the locality,
  • seek appropriate support and treatment when impaired health of any type that could potentially affect ability to practice capably,
  • act to protect the public and profession against other physicians or practitioners deficient in moral character or professional competence.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises mid-level providers, as well as indirectly supervises employees of the Medical Support Staff.

Education Requirements: Degree as Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current valid licensure by the State of Michigan Medical Practice Board, currently registered by State and Federal Boards of Pharmacy, and Board Certified or Eligible in Family Practice with a completed residency or equivalent years of practice experience. ACLS and BLS certification


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Primary Care


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