Emergency Medicine Physician need in Polacca, AZ
Redmond, Oregon, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Salary $225.00 – $250.00 hourly
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital
Location 86042, Polacca, Arizona, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/14/24
Arc Health is actively seeking a ABEM certified Emergency Medicine Physician to provide emergency medicine care at an IHS facility in Polacca, AZ as soon as credentialed.

Nestled in the heart of Polacca, AZ, a vibrant rural tribal community steeped in the rich traditions of the Navajo and Hopi tribes. With approximately 13,500 annual patient visits, the facility is committed to providing exceptional healthcare services to every member of the community. The emergency room operates 24-hours a day and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) responders are available at all times.
The service unit is located 150 miles from the Grand Canyon National Park, with excellent opportunities for photography and outdoor recreation.

This is a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the health of the Hopi Community. If you are ready to contribute to rural healthcare in a culturally rich setting, apply now and join us at Arc Health!

Job Responsibilities

Staff the Emergency Department
Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illnesses
Perform comprehensive examinations for adults and children
Participate in quality improvement/patient safety projects
Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care


Committed to rural, Tribal, and underserved healthcare
Compassionate, mission-driven social medicine practitioners
Comfortable working 5-7 shifts a month; preferably nights
Board-certified in EM; or Board eligible in EM


Malpractice coverage, including tail insurance .
Local housing fully covered.
Car rental discounts available.
Travel stipend.
Flexible career options. Some allow for rotating between domestic and international work.
Supportive and engaged community of social medicine practitioners.
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

Working Hours

12-hour shifts: