The Mid Atlantic Healthcare Network VISN 6 is seeking to fill Mid-Level Provider positions for the Primary Care Service Line at the VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Mid Atlantic Healthcare system promotes a collaborative atmosphere where midlevel providers work with a dedicated team of health care professionals. As one of the largest health care systems in the nation, VA offers midlevel providers a broad range of practice options, including general medicine and primary care, along with many specialties and subspecialties.
Fayetteville is a rapidly growing community with an excellent school system and is located in Southeastern NC along the I-95 corridor.
Fayetteville is about 1.5 hours from superb Atlantic Coast Beaches, 3-4 hours from scenic mountains and skiing resorts, and about one hour from the capitol city of Raleigh. Fayetteville Regional Airport along with I-95 offers many destination choices for travelers. There are numerous parks, lakes, cultural activities and festivals, award-winning golf courses, first-rate restaurants, and multiple entertainment venues including sporting events, concerts, theaters and museums including the multi-million dollar Airborne & Special Operations Museum honoring our military neighbors at Fort Bragg.
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This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status
This position is located in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6), Fayetteville VA Medical Center (VAMC), and Associate Chief of Staff, Primary Care Service Line. The successful candidate will serve a Primary Care Physician. He/she is to ensureĂËthe quality and timeliness of the services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with the standards of accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Inspector General's Combined Assessment Program. He/she is to ensure appropriate use of the available resources, and will be responsible for the state-of-the-art standards of care. He/she collaborates with other services as appropriate.
The Physician works as a member of a multi-disciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide Primary Care to Veterans enrolled on the team. The physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of patients and family members, play an active role in the multi-disciplinary health care team, promote preventive health measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and those patients assigned to other team members when circumstances require.
- Primary Care of a panel of primary care patients (male and female)
- Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to Veterans in the Primary Care team setting; outpatients include both scheduled and unscheduled Veterans;
- Function as an integral part of a Primary Care multi-disciplinary team.
- Establish a diagnosis and initiate appropriate response to emergency health problems; Initiate appropriate referrals and consultations to other clinical services;
- Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referral; Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment;
- Initiate, evaluate, and change orders for medications;
- Include patient and family in planning care and establishing realistic measurable goals for health maintenance/improvement.
- Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes, order medications, diagnostic tests and referral consultations where needed for every patient encounter; recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed on the day of the encounter;
- Respond to computerized "alerts" indicating diagnostic test abnormalities and to health line requests from Veterans/family members on the day of receipt (weekends excepted);
- Follow Performance Measure guidelines, including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS; access and timeliness standards; prescription order entry, National VA formulary requirements, and customer service standards;
- Work effectively with patients, families, members of the multi-disciplinary team, and other FNVAMC staff Demonstrates flexibility in responding to clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsibilities, practice and maintain ethical standards, and sustain a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m, Monday - Friday and occasional Saturday's 8:00 a.m. - Noon. Note: there is no dedicated call, however, all VA physicians are obligated 24 hours a day per policy.
Financial Disclosure Report: None required.
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
US Citizens and Status Candidates