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 Primary Care is seeking to fill one (1) Primary Care (PACT) Provider. This vacancy may be filled by a Physician through this announcement, or by a Nurse Practitioner through announcement CBTD-110970001-21-CL. Initial cut-off for application review will be 6/1/2021. The PACT Physician will care for Veterans with compassion and quality to maximize achievement of health goals and improve quality of life. The incumbent will be and is responsible for providing initial evaluation and follow-up visits to a panel of assigned patients. Incumbent uses physician order entry for all prescriptions, laboratory and radiology orders, consult requests and notes in the CPRS program. Review of laboratory, radiology, procedure and consultation reports and communication of abnormal results to patients and ensure appropriate coding of all outpatient encounters. Work in a team atmosphere delivering primary care to patients. The candidate must be qualified to provide Women's Health services in addition to comprehensive care to a panel of adult patients, from young adult to elderly. The physician will provide care to optimize patient health, work seamlessly with other health care team members and support VA patient satisfaction initiatives. The physician will be expected to provide medical care services and evaluation of Veterans with compassion and will provide education and counseling of Veterans and families regarding preventative care, medical conditions, treatment, and drugs. Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri. Scheduled to be back up for the on-call Medical Officer of the Day (MOD). On call only required if MOD is not available. Night call, weekend shifts, and holidays may be required periodically. 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.