The Clinical Practice Manager (CPM) serves as the supervisor of their clinical location and provides clinical management and oversight to the Primary Care Providers assigned to that specific location. Primary Care Providers consists of physicians, Physician Assistant's (PA's), and Nurse Practitioners. Primary Care Providers assigned to Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) at their clinical location are known as "PACT Providers". The duties and responsibilities of the Clinical Practice Manager (CPM) includes but are not limited to the following: Practices, promotes, and implements current safety policies and procedures. Assesses the safety needs of patients and uses opportunities to improve environmental and operational safety. Identifies QI issues and participates in QI monitoring and evaluating clinical practice. The QI findings are utilized to improve quality of care and providing leadership in adhering to and promoting practice based on current standards of clinical practice. Serves as part of the Primary Care Management Team. Responsible for the evaluation of the Primary Care Providers at his/her assigned duty station. Evaluations include completion of (Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE) and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPEs) and all other comprehensive review of a provider when such evaluation is called for non-performance or substandard performance by a provider. Responsible for the orientation of new Primary Care Providers at his/her assigned duty station. Assists with data gathering, such as disease management statistics, and applying the findings to the recognition or improvement of individual Primary Care Providers. Assists with improving employee morale, improving quality of care, promoting national initiatives like PACT and patient-centered care, meeting performance measures, and the like under the supervision of the ACOS for Primary Care. Assists with the recruitment of Primary Care Providers. Coordinates with nursing and administrative staff on matters concerning evaluations, inspections, and patient complaints as needed. Responsible for leave approval and coordination within their unit, along with ensuring appropriate surrogate coverage. At the request of the Assistant Chief of Staff (ACOS),serves as the acting ACOS (e.g. when the ACOS is unavailable to perform his or her duties and responsibilities due to leave, illness, or other factors). Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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
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