A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. The provider works as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans. The physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of men and women patients, plan an active role in the multidisciplinary Patient Aligned Care Team, promote preventive health measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and those patients assigned to other team members when circumstances require. Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examinations, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care Team setting. Functions as an integral part of a Primary Care Patient Aligned Care Team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and services. Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referral. Establish and coordinate a plan of care related to patients identified problems. Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment. Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes. Recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed on the day of the encounter. Follow Performance Measure guidelines. Work efficiently with patients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team, and other facility staff. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday day shift. May include some evenings, weekends and Holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.