Work Schedule: 8:00-4:30 Monday - Friday. Management reserves the right to change schedule to accommodate facility needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The incumbent will serve VA patients in the Bay Area as part of an interdisciplinary team providing clinical care to medically complex Veterans in their homes. The HCC Program has been instrumental in the provision of outstanding services to veterans with documented outcomes including significant reductions in readmissions and outstanding clinical performance measures, and Veteran satisfaction that lead the nation. Duties to include: (1) Assuming overall medical responsibility for assigned HCC patients. (2) Serving, when indicated, as the medical care provider and collaborative physician for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants and serve as back-up for other HCC primary care providers. (3) Identifying a patient's medical problems. (4) Defining the medical management of a patient's medical problems. (5) Determining the need for consultation from medical, surgical, or psychiatric or other subspecialty clinics. (6) Determining the need for and facilitating admission to the hospital and other transitions of care. (7) Visiting the HCC patients at home for medical evaluation and treatment when clinically indicated. (8) Providing medical administrative support such as completing physician required orders and forms for the HCC patients. (9) Planning and directing the educational and clinical experience of medical students, residents, and fellows assigned to the HCC Program, when indicated. (10) Assuming a leadership role in the development and implementation of HCC's process for continuous performance improvement. (11) Being readily available to the team members for collaboration when clinical or program issues arise. (12) Participating in the development of the individual plan of care at interdisciplinary care meetings for primary care provider assigned panel of patients.
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.