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 Admission of patients to the Community Living Center (CLC). Providing short-term care, long-term care, dementia care, respite care, hospice and palliative care evaluation, diagnosis, and consultation. Ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing medications, and provision of nonsurgical treatment to inpatients or outpatients requiring care to treat illnesses and disorders common to the elderly. Managing the appropriate interdisciplinary coordination of the actions of multiple health professionals including physicians, nurses, social workers, dieticians, and rehabilitation specialists in the assessment and implementation of treatment. Providing consultative services to inpatient units (medical/surgical floor, ICU/Telemetry, and Rehabilitation inpatient unit. Conducting evaluation, consultation, and provision of hospice and palliative care for patients with life-threatening or severe, advanced illness. This includes assessment of suffering and quality of life, managing terminal symptoms, patient/family education, and bereavement. Work Schedule: Typical tour of duty is Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; however, the position shares call on a rotating basis with other providers for weekend/holiday coverage. This coverage can be expected once a month. Financial Discloser Report: Not required
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