The VA Caribbean Healthcare System is recruiting for a full-time Float Primary Care Physician. The Primary Care Physician Floater is responsible for evaluation and treatment of ambulatory patients. This will include stabilization and referral of those who require a different level of care. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Responsible for the evaluation and treatment, including preventive care of patients as assigned. Use of clinical guidelines is required when appropriate. Use of the computerized medical record (CPRS) is an essential requirement. Document in CPRS all aspect of patient care. Use existing technology (video conferencing and home Tele-Health) as part of the coordination and provision of medical care. Cover planned and unplanned leave at Virgin Islands and Rural Health Clinics, the San Juan Primary Care Clinic and other Primary Care Clinics at the CBOC's whenever needed. The floater physician may be assigned to administrative or quality duties as needed. Provides comprehensive health care and addresses the majority of health care needs for assigned patients as outlined on the granted clinical privileges. Incumbent will be responsible for the evaluation and treatment, including preventive care of a panel of patients and other patients assigned, and functions as part of a multidisciplinary team. The physician follows established clinical guidelines and service agreements, when applicable, according to the patients' needs. Functions as a team member helping to the group effort to ensure quality of services provided to our customers. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible *See "Additional Information" section below for more details. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
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