Vacancy exists for a Primary Care Provider located in the Rockford Community Based Outpatient Clinic part of the William Middleton VA Medical Center, Madison, WI. Provider works as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans. The physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills to:
- Assess the physical and psychosocial status of men and women patients.
- Plan an active role in the multidisciplinary Patient Aligned 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.
- Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, includinghealth history, physical examinations, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care Team setting.
- Function as an integral part of a Primary Care Patient Aligned Care Team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and services.
- Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referral. Establish and coordinate a plan of care related to patients identified problems.
- Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment. Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes. Recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed on the day of the encounter.
- Follow Performance Measure guidelines.
- Work efficiently with patients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team, and other facility staff.
This position is for a float provider and will require travel to the Freeport CBOC to provide coverage for staffing shortages. This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.
Work Schedule: Full time, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, May include some weekends and holidays
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician
Citizenship of the United States. Non citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting.
This position is not required to file a financial disclosure report.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other(VA Form 10-2850 - See Link Below) *Other Veterans Document *Resume *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1974166.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.