The Orlando VA Healthcare System is currently seeking an outstanding full-time Family Practice or Internal Medicine trained physician to join our Primary Care Clinic team. This incumbent will be responsible to provide comprehensive Women's Health care, under the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model, to a panel of female patients managed under PCMM guidelines. The incumbent is expected to be attentive to patient education, preventive care and be able to work well in an interdisciplinary team to provide high quality primary care in women's health. The incumbent will be responsible for providing comprehensive medical care by performing duties to include, but not limited to the below responsibilities:
- Manages chronic conditions, evaluates and treats inter-current medical conditions. Determine medical assessment and develop treatment plans according to accepted protocols.
- Collaborates with a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) to provide accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care to an assigned panel of patients.
- Performs a variety of disease prevention related activities including gender and age specific screenings, mental health screenings, and health promotion activities.
- Screens for, evaluates and treats uncomplicated common mental health disorders, including depression and common addictions, with referrals made to mental health providers for further evaluation and treatment as appropriate.
- Manages the comprehensive and gender specific care for female only veteran panel including age appropriate cervical and breast cancer screening, menopause and contraceptive management, and evaluation of gynecological concerns.
- Provide care via face to face or virtual consultation for routine cervical and breast cancer screening, menopause and contraceptive management and evaluation of gynecological concerns for female veterans not assigned to a designated women's health provider at the site of care.
- Highly preferred that the candidate be able to perform the following procedures: PAP Smear, IUD string check.
- Women's Health Primary care will have responsibility for supervision of or collaboration with primary care mid-level providers.
- Women's Health Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and to participate in peer review of other primary care providers through periodic chart reviews.
- Women's Health Primary care physicians will act as surrogates for absent Women's Health primary care providers when needed, to include review of CPRS view alerts.
- Women's Health Primary care physicians will regular 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.
- Clinical reminders should be addressed as medically appropriate. Quality of care should meet professional standards.
- Utilization of all Virtual Care modalities is an expectation of this position.
- Provide timely follow-up on results, including completion of view alerts.
- Prescribe medication according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.
- Consults other specialties as appropriate, according to service agreements.
- Demonstrates flexibility in responding to clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsibilities, practice and maintain ethical standards, and sustain a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented.
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.Designated and/or random drug testing requiredSelective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959You may be required to serve a probationary periodSubject to a background/security investigationMust be proficient in written and spoken EnglishSelected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding processMust pass pre-employment physical examination
- Basic Requirements (All applicants must meet the following basic requirements):Citizenship: Be a Citizen of the United States.
- Education: Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
- Residency/Fellowship Training: Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
- English Language Proficiency: Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).