This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Duties include but are not limited to the following: The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of the patients and play an active role in the multidisciplinary health care team, promote preventive measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and patients assigned to other team members when circumstances requires. Coordinates care for patients throughout the continuum of care to assure the care is timely, appropriate, of high quality and cost effective. Provide professional assessment, coordination and planning of multiple health care services; provides ongoing evaluations of care management services. Safely prescribes interventions of treatments which may include the prescriptions of medications. Incumbent is responsible and accountable for the continuous and comprehensive healthcare management of a broad range of health services which include but not limited to promotion of health, prevention of illness and disability, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions/diseases, management of health care during the acute and chronic condition phases of illness. The incumbent will document on all examinations/procedures performed, in the patient's electronic medical record. The incumbent will be responsible to review documentation completed by Mid-Levels (PA/NP) on assigned patients on his/her panel. Accurately assesses the veterans ability to follow directions. Provides clear and concise instructions to veteran when appropriate. Listens to veterans concerns; involves veteran in decision making. Individualizes care to meet veterans needs and family responsibilities. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, may include extended hours and some Saturdays 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.