The Nebraska Western-Iowa Health Care System is currently seeking a full-time, permanent, Primary Care Physician. This position is located at the Grand Island VA Medical Center. Responsible for delivery of primary care to patients enrolled at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. The provider will manage scheduled and unscheduled patients in the outpatient clinic setting. An integral member of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) teamlet, similar to a medical home team, and is expected to work closely and coordinate patient care with other PACT teamlet members including nursing, clinical pharmacy, social worker, dietitian, wholehealth, etc. Participate in daily huddles with other teamlet staff and participate in primary care systems redesign projects. Outpatient setting is assigned a panel of patients to manage under Primary Care Management Model (PCMM) guidelines; recommended panel size at the division level is calculated based on patient complexity, support staff and room availability. Each provider's panel size is specific to their practice and setting. May have responsibility for supervision of or collaboration with primary care mid-level providers. Responsible to provide clinical oversight and to participate in peer review of other primary care providers through periodic chart reviews. Act as surrogates for absent primary care providers when needed, to include review of CPRS view alerts. Regularly attend primary care staff meetings, departmental meetings and medical staff meetings. Timely documentation (notes and encounter forms) is necessary in all areas in accordance with facility policy. All administrative work should be completed in a timely fashion. All physicians will work within their privileges at all times and follow the Medial Bylaws. Work Schedule: Typical work hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and a full-time provider is required to work a minimum of 80 hours per pay period. Duties may include evening and weekend working hours. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.