VA Physician Job Detail
Salisbury is a small, historic city located in the heart of the Piedmont area of North Carolina with a moderate climate which enjoys four distinct seasons. Salisbury is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The City of Salisbury boasts 10 National Register Historic Districts with over 1,200 properties. It is located on Interstate 85 only 35 miles from the metropolitan area of Charlotte, and 40 miles from Greensboro, and Winston-Salem NC. Salisbury has grown from a small town to a nice small city of 26,548, and is the county seat of Rowan County. It is also the home of three colleges: Catawba College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Livingstone College.
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Duties include, but not limited to:
Evaluating psychiatric patients in an outpatient setting; making appropriate referrals/consults, follow-ups, and treatment plans.
Performing initial and interim psychiatric evaluations on assigned outpatients; ordering routine laboratory, radiological and diagnostic tests on assigned patients as indicated; may order electrocardiograms; writing medical orders on assigned patients; writing progress notes; providing patient education; and applying accepted preventive health care measures to patients.
The candidate may also admit psychiatric patients to psychiatric inpatient units if necessary. The PA will also be responsible to assist in the completion of required mental health clinics reminders and monitors. All current medical center approved non-restricted formulary medications will be considered to be within the approved Scope of Practice for the physician assistant for mental health.
The PA will also perform administrative duties such as quality assurance, peer reviews, serving on various committees as may be directed by the ACOS/MH&BS or Administration.
Work Schedule: Various schedules available
Financial Discloser Report: Not Required.
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
United States Citizens