CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                                      P.O. BOX 39                                              ODANAH, WI 54861

Job Title:                   Family Practice Physician

Department:              Clinic

Hourly Rate:             Negotiable

Exempt:                     No

Supervisor:                Clinic Administrator

Summary: The Family Practice Physician (FPP) will provide health care services to the Bad River community and assume Medical Director responsibilities in his/her absence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

The FPP will provide comprehensive clinical and medical care at a primary and secondary level in the specialty of Family Practice in an outpatient setting.

The FPP will collaborate with the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Physicians and other health professionals to provide a broad range of health care to the Bad River Community.

Will supervise the Clinic RN, the FNP, Laboratory Technician, Pharmacist, and Medical Assistant.

Will serve as medical consultant to the Clinic Administrator, Health Director, health Board, Tribal Council and various health programs.

Responsible for positive representation of Clinic, exemplifying a personal conduct and management style which reflects an appropriate role model.

Will demonstrate tact, courtesy and a positive approach to communication and interaction with other employees, visitors, physicians and clients.

Will be responsible for communications with the Clinic to ensure that information is shared for effective operations.

Will work in cooperation with AODA and Behavioral Health services.

Qualifications Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:


Graduate of an accredited member of the Association of American Colleges, with a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Wisconsin or be eligible to hold/obtain a license.


Certified ACLS

Other Skills and Abilities:


This is not a required driver position.

Completion of residency in Family Practice preferred and Board certified.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position required for a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with Elderly and children.


Must possess good interpersonal skills, the ability to work well with diverse personalities, good communication skills both verbal and written.

Reasoning Ability:

Must exercise sound judgment and capability to respond to unusual circumstance, ability to deal constructively with conflict, ability to plan, coordinate and direct varied and complex situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to participate in clinic activities on a daily basis. Position requires prolonged periods of walking, standing, bending, stooping, and/or occasional lifting up to 25lbs. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.


Application Requirements:

  • Must submit complete Bad River Tribal Application and resume
  • Unofficial transcripts,
  • Copy of degree


Opens: Tuesday October 30, 2018

Closes: Tuesday November 13, 2018 @ 4:30pm



 Send Application and Resume To:

      Bad River Tribe

      Attn: Human Resources

      P.O. Box 39

      Odanah, WI 54861