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 Primary Care Physician in Ambulatory Care Service whose primary area of responsibility would be to provide Compressive primary medical care to a panel of patients with appropriate documentation of health care delivery for Veterans according to Veteran's Health Administration (VHA) and Durham Primary Care Standards. The Physician is responsible for independent clinical evaluation of Veterans through their panel of patients to provide high quality evidence based care that includes chronic disease management, disease prevention, health promotion and evaluation of acute complaints. Comprehensive primary care will be provided to male and female Veterans. Care may be provided in many modalities, from direct face to face care, virtual care (including telephonic, video, secured messaging and others). Promotes, directs, evaluates and is responsible for referral to management of clinical concerns that are found during these evaluations. Functions as a member of a Patient Aligned Care Team, collaborating with clinical and administrative support to provide timely, quality, coordinated care for Veterans. Utilizes and promotes approved standards of care, procedures, methods and techniques, safety precautions and protocols in their application to this population in all settings. Collaborates with other health care resources to ensure continuity of care. Keeps abreast of latest trends, skills, procedures, and protocols relevant in the area of specialty and serves as a resource person for the medical center staff. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 7:45 to 4:40 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be authorized for a well qualified candidate
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.