To provide high quality medical care by examining and treating diseases, aiming for prevention and promotion of health habits. Physician reports directly to the Lead Medical Officer, Primary Care and Community Medicine at the Morristown VA Clinic and supports the Mission, Vision and Values of the James H. Quillen VAMC. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Provides comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patient through a patient aligned care team (PACT) model, utilizing face-to-face, telephone, VA Video Connect appointment modalities for providing care within the standard of care for Internal Medicine/Family Practice patients. Serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or sub-specialty evaluation and treatment. Examines and provides appropriate treatment based on best clinical practice. Orders laboratory and radiology tests and refers patients to specialist when appropriate. Analyzes reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options. Prescribe medications and provides comprehensive instructions for administration. Maintains clinical proficiency and familiarity with the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), while providing continuity of care for a limited panel of patients. Ensures documentation and view alerts are processed in a timely manner. Serves as clinical preceptor for mid-level practitioners. Establishes and maintains a collegial relationship with other clinical staff. Contributes to the achievement of quality care standards, efficiency, process improvement and patient satisfaction. Maintains a safe environment for staff and patients conducive to maintaining patient satisfaction and staff morale. Performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Approved for highly qualified applicants Education Debt Reduction Program: This applicant must submit "eligible" loans to the EDRP Coordinator upon starting new position.
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.