Quality Care Our Heroes DeserveNow is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 300,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, youll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
The Cincinnati VA Medical Center is seekingOne (1)Full-Time Float Physician in Primary Care. Candidate must have valid medical license with no restrictions. The duties of the candidate are: to provide interim coverage for primary care physician vacancies and physicians on extended leave; to provide primary care to a panel of patients as a member of a team including an RN, LPN, and clerical assistant; to provide care to patients with acute and chronic health problems; to provide preventive medical care including screening and vaccinations; to provide assistance to personnel on other primary care teams when the team provider is absent; be aware of performance monitors and expectations regarding preventive measures, screening, and treatment of chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, and hyperlipidemia.
TOUR OF DUTY: The PACT Float Physician will work a 40 hour week in the context of departmental Primary Care clinic coverage and as part of a PACT Team. May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 full-time Physician.
DUTY STATION: Cincinnati, OH Main Campus AND all six CBOC locationswhich include: Clermont, OH; Hamilton, OH; Georgetown, OH; Dearborn, IN; Bellevue, KY; Florence, KY.Duties
The Primary Care Physician duties include, but are not limited to:
- Board Eligible/Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine preferred.
- Must have a medical license with no restrictions.
- Provide ongoing medical care consistent with hospital policy to patients with acute and chronic health problems.
- Partner with community physicians, inpatient physicians, and the emergency department to provide coordination and continuity of care.
- Work as a team with services including pharmacy, social work, mental health, and nutrition to provide comprehensive care.
- Refer patients to specialists when additional input is desired and required for symptom and disease management.
- Provide preventative medical care including screening and vaccinations.
- Possess excellent communication skills, be able to elicit cooperation from others, and develop positive relationships with primary care (PACT) team members and hospital staff. This includes interacting in person, via email, phone, medical chart, and other forms of communication.
- Collaborate with mental health and specialty personnel in the ongoing management of mutual patients.
- Monitor team performance to assess adherence to VA standards, assure quality and effectiveness of care, and meet VA performance measures.
- Respond to patient inquiries that arise from daily practice, through the Patient Advocate, through the Front Office, and by Congressional action.
- Participate in administrative duties including peer review, hospital committees, performance improvement, and other duties as assigned.
- Provide outstanding customer service, utilizing the VA ICARE (Integrity, Respect, Excellence) principles and maintaining professional behavior and attitude at all times.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
Equal Opportunity Employer