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 Major Duties: Primary clinical duties include assessment, diagnosis, treatment and outcome measures of healthcare issues, histories and physicals, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, initiating consults and referrals, and prescribing medications/supplies in accordance with VA policy, VA formulary, Colorado state regulations and scope of practice. The provider is academically and clinically prepared to perform a broad spectrum of patient care services at the expert level. In addition to providing direct clinical care, the physician serves as a consultant to nursing and medical staff for patients with complex treatment or care needs within GEC Services. The physician practices in the inpatient and outpatient Geriatrics Service Line settings in the WCHCS which may also include geriatric consultative support and attending physician for Residency program. The provider must be comfortable and capable of working in interdisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive patient care. The provider will also function as Medical Director over the Community Living Center, Palliative Care Program and/or Home Based Primary Care Program. Work Schedule: M-F, 0800-1630 (different tours of duty may be available) 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.