- Physicians manages a panel of approximately 1100 patients in conjunction with his/her patient aligned care team (PACT). - Each PACT is staffed by a physician, RN, LPN, and clerk. The PACT model emphasizes each team member contributing to the veteran's care. - Physicians see an average of 8-14 patients per day during scheduled appointment times. - No after hours or weekend call required. Moonlighting outside of normal working hours is allowed. Specific tasks depend on the specialty; however, the following responsibilities are likely to be carried out, regardless of the doctor's specialty, on a daily or weekly basis: - examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions; - carrying out specific procedures as appropriately credentialed; - making notes, both as a legal record of treatment and for the benefit of other health care professionals; - working with other doctors as part of a team, either in the same department, or within other specialties; - liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality treatment; - promoting health education; - undertaking managerial responsibilities such as planning the workload and staffing of the department, especially at more senior levels; Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am to 4:30pm 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.