This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file until June 30, 2021. A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. PHYSICIAN DUTIES: This position is located at the Brownwood CBOC, Brownwood Texas. The duties include but are not limited to the following: Provides comprehensive care for our veteran population such as services in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned/unassigned patients with acute care needs. Women's health care duties include, assessment and treatment of patients, including pelvic examination, pap smears and other related gender-specific healthcare of women, reviews diagnostic studies and reports abnormal findings. Provides effective medical treatment, consultation, and diagnosis upon request from other Services/Departments. Orders appropriate tests and incorporate results for treatment plan. Initiates or expedites requests for consults, special tests, or studies. Authorized to write both inpatient and outpatient medical orders, treatments and medications. Provides education and counseling to patient and family in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs. Serve as an attending/teaching physician for internal medicine/Transitional residents and Preventive medicine residents/students as assigned. Works with nurses to coordinate care in non-face to face settings. Provides supervision/collaboration to mid-level provider as assigned/requests Participates in Peer reviews, chart reviews, hospital/clinic committees and Process improvement initiatives as assigned. Utilizes proficient data-entry (typing) skills MHC consults, Employee occupational health assessments BLS required ACLS certification required Participation in Urgent Response Team Experience in Quality Improvement projects Other duties as assigned. CLINICAL DIRECTOR DUTIES: Provide leadership to the CBOC Plan and direct the educational and clinical experience of any potential medical students, residents, and fellows assigned to the Brownwood CBOC Jointly select CBOC team members. Providing clinical input and oversight for all patient treatment plans. Participating in ACOS PCS CBOC team meetings. Keeping the CBOC team apprised of medical care advances and practice standards. Collaborating with other CBOC Clinical Directors, ACOS leadership on program development issues. Creating strategic partnerships with VHA facility program directors and service line chiefs. Provides direct line supervision to Administrative Officer and Providers for several components of the Brownwood CBOC Occupies the lead management role within the Brownwood CBOC to include approving leave, reviewing Performance Pay metrics and addressing administrative and disciplinary CBOC staff concerns Development and implementation of measures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the designated areas of responsibility. This includes a strong handle of data, billing, and coding needs. Supporting clinical training and continuing professional development throughout the Whole Health System team in line with personal and professional development plans and organizational/clinical need. Working closely with management team colleagues and senior clinicians on the recruitment of permanent, temporary and locum staff. Provision of strategic clinical input and ensuring effective advice to the Service line ACOS and executive team as needed. Advise annual budgetary report based on quality activity and financial information and projections needs for CBOC Promotion and development of measures to enable monitoring of CBOC staff individual performance and to assess clinical outcomes; and addressing performance issues at Director, Team and individual level. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm or as agreed upon with the possibility of extended hours and weekends. (Note: Physicians are considered 24/7)NOTE: Candidates must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours. The candidate must be willing to be assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Note: This is a non-bargaining unit position
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.