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Job Title: 0114 Primary Care Physician
Job Location: Big Spring, TX (map it!Map it!)
Job Type: Health Care
Job Education: Not Specified
Required Experience: Not Specified
Job Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Travel: Not Specified
Job Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Posted Date: 9/5/2014
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Job Ref ID: US-87079

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The Ambulatory Care Service Line at West Texas VA Health Care Systems (WTVAHCS) in Big Spring, Texas, has a requirement for One (1) board certified or board eligible Primary Care Physician for direct patient care at the WTVAHCS located in Big Spring, TX, George H. O'Brien, Jr. VA Medical Center, 300 Veterans Blvd, Big Spring, TX 79720.

For more information, please contact Kim Herrmann at 877-529-8016 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resume].

This position is to support the direct patient care needs at the WTVAHCS located in Big Spring, Texas, and work will commence immediately upon completion of orientation at the WTVAHCS in Big Spring, TX. Physician will be required to work cooperatively with other physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, registered nurses, and a variety of allied health professionals to deliver comprehensive health care services to civilian and military patients. The medical center utilizes a computerized medical record system. The physician must be familiar with personal computers, have adequate typing skills to perform data entry (progress notes and physician orders), and be able to navigate through windows based computer programs. Training on the computerized system will be provided by the medical center. The physician must have good dictation skills and be able to utilize a centralized dictation system. Training on the dictation system will be provided by the medical center. The physician must provide proof that he/she has had a two-step tuberculosis skin test, testing is up-to-date, and documentation must be received prior to starting employment. If the physician has had a negative test within the past 12 months, a single step test will be done and again documentation needs to be provided prior to starting employment.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

1. The physician shall follow and meet all WTVAHCS policies, performance measures, rules and regulations.

2. The physician is required to be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and to maintain the certification during their work for the WTVAHCS.

3. The physician is required to be Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified and to maintain the certification during their work for the WTVAHCS.

4. The physician shall function as a full team member of the interdisciplinary team, serving patients at the WTVAHCS, Big Spring, TX.

5. Provide history, physical examination, diagnosis, and initiation of medical treatment.

6. An outpatient progress note must be completed for each episode of care.

7. Initiate and facilitate treatment and transfer in emergency situations.

8. A discharge summary will be completed when a patient is released from inpatient care. Established criteria will be followed for the completeness and timeliness of the summary.

9. Follow-up office visits for existing medical problems and appropriate diagnostic tests and medication adjustments.

10. Referral of patients as needed to appropriate specialists, health care facilities, and coordination of home health services.

11. Document assessments and plan of care for each patient in accordance with policies and procedures.

12. Act as consultant in clinical practice.

13. Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure continuity of patient care.

14. Collaborate and act as a patient advocate.

15. Maintain knowledge of new and current clinical methods.

HOURS OF PERFORMANCE:

1.Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except for National Holidays.

For more information, please contact Kim Herrmann at 877-529-8016 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resume].

 



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